It might surprise people to learn that St. Patrick, our national saint, was not born in Ireland. Some claim he was born in Wales. Others say Scotland or Brittany. But we do know that he was an immigrant to Ireland, who, it is believed, came here as a slave.
Seamóg or Seamair Óg in Irish means young clover. It is believed that St Patrick used this plant with three leaves on one stem to explain the Trinity (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) when preaching Christianity.
So as we celebrate our National Holiday I wish you