The Brief: In 2021, Saint Patrick's Day memes mark the holiday and highlight how celebrations are different during a pandemic.
To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day 2021, people are sharing their favorite memes about the holiday. These include famous moments from TV shows with St. Paddy’s Day specials, puns, jokes about wearing green, drinking references, and more.
March 17th celebrates Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. In the United States, festivities around this widely commercialized holiday often focus on dressing in green, drinking beer, and sharing leprechaun iconography.
There’s the devious tradition of pinching anyone who’s not wearing green…
Sir Patrick Stewart is not to be confused with St. Patrick…
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, 2020, Sonic the Hedgehog added a new character, Irish the Hedgehog, who is voiced by Irish YouTuber Jacksepticeye.
Note: it’s St. Paddy’s Day, not St. Patty’s Day.
Partying on St. Paddy’s Day? In a panny?
Me looking at everyone’s Instagram stories of them out celebrating St. Patrick’s Day even though we’re still in a pandemic pic.twitter.com/YdQL7jGvXJ
— frederickm (@MFrederickM) March 13, 2021
While public health officials advise people not to gather in large groups for Saint Patrick’s Day, some parties have already started.