These St. Patrick’s Day captions are perfect for March 17 or any day you’re feeling a wee bit Irish.
The holiday of St. Patrick’s Day recognizes the famous missionary who brought Christianity to Ireland. The Patron saint of Ireland was actually born in England. When he was 16 years old, he was taken as an enslaved worker to the Emerald Isle by Irish pirates.
He is noted for using the shamrock plant to illustrate the concept of the Holy Trinity. Some credit him with banishing snakes from Ireland, but others note that snakes were never on the island. The feast of St. Patrick’s Day is not only celebrated in Ireland, the United States, and other countries with parades, gatherings, and special events.
At such events and elsewhere, folks take photographs. Celebrate these photo memories in style by finding just the right words! Please read on.
Saint Patrick’s Day Instagram Captions
1.) I’m magically delicious!
2.) What time do the shenanigans start?
3.) Be grand!
4.) Irish kisses and shamrock wishes.
5.) I-rish I had a pint of Guinness.
6.) You’re the cutest clover in the whole patch.
7.) If it were raining soup, you would have a spoon.
8.) Mugs, Not Drugs.
11.) Kiss me; I’m vaccinated.
Old Irish Phrases (Gaelic)
12.) Sláinte! (Health!)
13.) Mo Anam Cara. (My soul mate)
14.) Céad Míle Fáilte. (A hundred, thousand welcomes.)
15.) Maireann croí éadrom i bhfad. (A light heart lives longest.)
16.) Tabhair aire. (Stay safe and take care.)
17.) My mucker! (My friend)
18.) Níl saoi gan locht. (There’s not a wise man without fault.)
19.) Dia duit. (God and Mary be with you — used as a “Hello”)
20.) Is tú mo ghrá. (You are my love.)
21.) A chuisle mo chroi. (Pulse of my heart or I love you)
22.) Tada Gan Iarracht. (Nothing without effort)
23.) Conas atá tú? (How are you?)
24.) Is ait an mac an saol. (Life is strange.)
25.) Is fearr an tsláinte ná na táinte. (Health is better than wealth.)
26.) Ní neart go cur le chéile. (Find strength in unity.)
Luck of the Irish Captions
27.) Every St. Patrick’s Day, every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to.
28.) Gaelic Gal.
29.) Let’s sham-rock and roll today!
30.) May the lilt of Irish laughter lighten every load.
31.) Oh, Danny Boy.
32.) Wishing you a rainbow for sunlight after showers—miles and miles of Irish smiles for golden happy hours.
34.) Hooligans and Irishmen.
35.) Like this post for good luck.
36.) May your day be touched with a bit of Irish luck, brightened by a song in your heart, and warmed by the smiles of the people you love. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
37.) Magically delicious.
38.) For Guinness sake, it’s St. Patrick’s Day!
39.) I’ve been Irish for many beers.
40.) Who’s Your Paddy?
41.) Green is the new black.
Funny Captions for St. Paddy’s Day
42.) The one where I’m Irish.
43.) We will; we will Shamrock you.
44.) Sassy Lassy.
45.) We drink to your coffin. May it be built from the wood of a hundred-year-old oak tree that I shall plant tomorrow.
46.) Life is like a cup of tea – it’s all in how you make it.
47.) I’m a wee bit Irish.
48.) Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day
49.) Erin Go Bragh.
50.) You’re my pot of gold.
51.) Found my lucky charm.
52.) Short arms, long pockets.
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day
53.) Tis as handy as a small pot.
54.) Life is too short to have never had green hair.
55.) It’s either: sit here at the pub or river dancing. Your call!
56.) Chase your dreams, not your whiskey.
58.) The leprechaun made me do it!
59.) Let’s get ready to stumble.
60.) Looking for gold at the end of the rainbow?
61.) Ireland Forever!
62.) If there were work in the bed, he’d sleep on the floor.
63.) May you live to be a hundred years, with one extra year to repent.
64.) Ireland: Home of Poets and Legends.
65.) How to make your own luck: Mix one part preparation with two parts hustle, sprinkle in some perspective, and store in the fridge until an opportunity arises.
66.) A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures.
67.) It’s a corned beef and cabbage night.
68.) I-rish every day was St. Patrick’s Day!
69.) My lucky charms call me Mom. (Substitute options: Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, etc.)
70.) May you be in heaven forty years before the devil knows you’re dead.
71.) No one will ever be entertained by us, as us.
72.) I’m not Irish, but my coffee is.
73.) Pimp Paddy.
74.) Shamrockin and rollin”!
75.) It ain’t over till it’s clover.
76.) God is good but never dance in a small boat.
77.) Dublin Down.
78.) The Cool Kids Never Sleep.
79.) There are two kinds of people in the world: Irish, and those that wished they were.
80.) Trust me: You Can Dance!
81.) Lucky Me, I Have You!
Here are some clever captions and short Irish sayings worthy of posting on social media.
82.) Shamrocks and Shenanigans!
83.) A good friend is like a four-leaf clover – good to have and hard to find.
84.) You never miss the water till the well has run dry.
85.) Irish puns are O’fensive!
86.) Wine + Dinner = Winner.
87.) Irish at Heart.
88.) Everyone’s Irish today!
89.) May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow. And may trouble avoid you wherever you go.
90.) For each petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way: Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day.
91.) World’s Tallest Leprechaun.
92.) A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
93.) Cheers to green beer and good friends.
94.) When Irish eyes are smiling – they’re usually up to something.
95.) The Irish Legend continues!
96.) Irish and Beers each have five letters. Coincidence? I didn’t think so.
97.) For the whole world is Irish on the Seventeenth O’ March!
98.) I’m not Irish, but I pinch.
99.) To warm words on a cold day.
100.) May your bank account always be bigger than your troubles.
101.) May the ships at sea never be bottoms-up.
102.) Long live the Irish!
103.) A drink precedes a story.
104.) I see Green people.
105.) Time is a great storyteller.
106.) To our wives and girlfriends… may they never meet.
107.) Top o’ the morning!
108.) Erin go Bragh.
109.) May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
St. Patrick’s Day Caption Memes and Images
Check out these fun Irish memes for St. Patrick’s Day.
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling Meme
110.) When Irish eyes are smilin’, they’re usually up to something.
Ireland Forever Image
111.) Ireland forever!
I See Green People Meme
Quotes by Saint Patrick
These quotes can make a social media post come alive. Check ’em out.
112.) Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ Above me.
113.) Sufficient for me is that honour which is not seen of men but is felt in the heart, as faithful is He who hath promised and who never lies.
114.) The Lord opened the understanding of my unbelieving heart so that I should recall my sins.
115.) Avarice is a deadly sin.
116.) I have had the good fortune through my God that I should never abandon his people whom I have acquired in the extremities of the earth.
117.) I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated, and least of all the faithful and despised in the eyes of many.
Prayer of Saint Patrick
118.) May the strength of God pilot us, and may the wisdom of God instruct us. May the hand of God protect us, may the word of God direct us. (And) May thy salvation, O Lord, be always ours this day and for evermore. Amen.
Irish Quotes for St. Patrick’s Day
119.) Ireland is a land of poets and legends, of dreamers and rebels.
120.) Yeah, it’s Paddy’s Day. Everyone’s Irish tonight.
Norman Reedus, The Boondock Saints
121.) St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time—a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.
122.) For the whole world is Irish on the seventeenth o’ March!
Thomas Augustine Daly
123.) Luck was a mechanism to be devised, and luck and destiny were merely two sides of the same coin.
124.) Something special happened today. I got green lights all the way.
125.) The heart of an Irishman is nothing but his imagination.
George Bernard Shaw
126.) Luck is believing you’re lucky.
Paddy’s Day Quotations
127.) The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
128.) If I found a lucky penny, I’d toss it across the bay. Your love is worth all the gold on earth.
129.) When it comes to luck, you make your own.
130.) If you’re Irish, it doesn’t matter where you go—you’ll find family.
131.) Whether I drink often or just once in a while, I’m always sure to raise a glass to the dear old Emerald Isle.
132.) Whether it’s St. Patrick’s Day or not, everyone has a little luck o’ the Irish in them.
Funny Irish Quotes
133.) If one could only teach the English how to talk and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
134.) The Irishman sustains himself during brief periods of joy by the knowledge that tragedy is just around the corner.
William Butler Yeats
135.) Every St. Patrick’s Day, every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to.
136.) In Ireland, the inevitable never happens, and the unexpected constantly occurs.
John Pentland Mahaffy
137.) Irish Alzheimer’s: you forget everything except the grudges.
138.) The Irish are a fair people: They never speak well of one another.
139.) You can make a man of Ireland, but you can’t take the Irishness of the man.
Here are some more fun St. Patrick’s Day captions.
140.) We’re Dublin the fun!
141.) Still searching for my pot of gold.
142.) Lucky, blessed, and all the rest!
143.) Gingers unite!
144.) A Galway girl!
145.) Sip, sip, hooray!
146.) I’m not Irish, but my coffee is.
147.) The leprechauns made me do it!
148.) Take a pitcher; it will last longer.
149.) My luck will change, but this charm never goes away.
150.) Let’s get this paddy started!
FAQ St. Patrick’s Day Captions
Here are some frequently asked questions about St. Patrick’s Day.
“I’m magically delicious,” “What time do the shenanigans start?” “Who’s your Paddy?” and “When Irish eyes are smiling — they’re usually up to something!”
“Ní neart go cur le chéile” which means “Find strength in unity,” and “Is ait an mac an saol” which means “Life is strange.”
Saint Patrick wrote, “Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ Above me.”
Hope you enjoyed these captions, quotes, and memes for St Patrick’s Day. It’s a great day to be with friends and family. As always, drink responsibly and have a designated driver.
By Mike O’Halloran
Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet. His grandfather was born and raised in Galway, Ireland.
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