|A gold harp with silver strings on a blue background is used as the Arms of Ireland.
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|St.Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. His feastday is celebrated on the 17th. of March and it is a national holiday. It is celebrated not only by people in Ireland but by people of Irish background throughout the world.
The largest parade is in Dublin but many other towns and cities includingAnytownhold parades.