Friday, March 11, 2022

Why is the shamrock a symbol of Ireland? by Josie Riviera

 For many years, Irish Folklore has held the belief that shamrocks have great meaning. The ancient druids (who conjure up thoughts of wizardry), thought the shamrock sacred, and that shamrocks held evil at bay.

The celts, who lived in Iron Europe about 2500 years ago, considered the number three as a sacred number. They valued the shamrock because of the shamrock's three, heart-shaped leaves.

In any event, the shamrock is a sweet, simple and green plant that brings a cheeriness and smile to any setting.

Do you love the shamrock plant as much as I do? Please leave your comments below.

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  1. I didn't know about the history of the shamrock. Interesting. I've never given the plant any thought, but now that you mention it, it is a happy looking plant.

    1. I agree, Kimberly. It is a happy looking plant. :)