St Patrick's Origin | The British Newspaper Archive Blog


Saint Patrick’s Day – Origins and History

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day, here are some stories (and a cartoon) ¬†from the Archive about the origins and history of the national saint of Ireland¬† and, just for good measure, a story that explains the history of the shamrock.

St Patrick's Day
Tamworth Herald | 18 March 1933



St Patrick's Day
Gloucester Journal | 30 July 1949



St Patrick's Day
Western Daily Press | 13 September 1935



St Patrick's Day
Western Daily Press | 17 March 1943



St Patrick's Day
Evening Telegraph | 17 March 1910




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