St.Patricks day is an Irish religious holiday and feast day that is celebrated all over the world. This day holds a great importance and is celebrated as the death anniversary of St. Patrick who is the patron saint of Ireland. On St Patricks day, whole cities are decorated in green, with shamrocks, leprechaun banners and flags to show spirit of St.Patricks day. During the party celebrations people share St Patricks day riddles, jokes, poems and Irish quotes to entertain others and have a great time.

St. Patricks day riddles are a very integral part of the festivities on St Patricks day, as they imbibe the essence of the Irish culture. Irish folk are jolly natured whose love for limericks, poems and riddles is well known. St. Patricks day riddles are short question, with a hint for the answers hidden in the question, and are a great way of keeping in touch with the Irish culture, traditions and a great way of learning something new about St Patricks Day. St Patricks day riddles can be used while playing drinking games, family games and also a great way of keeping your friends entertained.

We have handpicked a collection of St Patricks day riddles that you can use this year.

 St Patricks Day Riddles

Why did the elephant wear green sneakers instead of red ones?

The red ones were in the wash.

When is an Irish Potato not an Irish Potato?

When it’s a French fry.

What does it mean when you find a horseshoe?

Some horse is going barefoot.

What do you get if you chase a Leprechaun for his pot of gold?


Where will you always find gold?

In the dictionary

What do you get if you crossed Christmas with St. Patrick’s Day?

Santa O’Claus

What do you get if you crossed Quasi modo with an Irish football player?

the halfback of Notre Dame

What do you get when you cross a chicken and a four leaf clover?

The Cluck o’ the Irish

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Some Irish i’s a-smilin’:)

How can you tell if an Irishman is having a good time?

He’s Dublin over with laughter

why should you never iron a 4-leaf clover?

You don’t want to press your luck

What do you say to a leprechaun?

How z the weather down there

What is a nuahcerpel?

Leprechaun spelled backward.

Why did the man cross the road?

Because there was leprechaun standing on the other side of the road following the rainbow.

Why do so many people live in Ireland?

Because the capital is always Dublin

What do you get when you cross a leprechaun and a frog?

A little green man with a croak of gold

What do you call an Irishman who keeps bouncing off the walls?

Rick O’Shea

Why did the leprechaun wear green suspenders?

To keep his dander up

How late do leprechauns stay up?

Until the wee, small hours.