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Best Irish Jokes to Tell on St. Patrick's Day

Who doesn’t love a good joke? What better way to celebrate such a joyous occasion as St. Patrick’s Day than by dishing out a few of your own zingers? The Feast of Saint Patrick has been an Irish staple for more than 1,000 years, since not long after the death of the saint it’s named for. The first parade to celebrate the saint, who was credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland, was held on March 17, 1752 in New York City.

March 17 has consistently been a day for people to gather together and simply enjoy being alive. From parades to family gatherings, the holiday has brought people together for good food and great company. As you’re gathered with your best friends and family, downing glass after glass of green beer and chowing on corned beef and cabbage, try to remember some of these St. Patrick’s Day and Irish jokes. While you’re at it, make a game of it: first person to laugh has to take a drink!

Be forwarned, some are classic "dad jokes."

St. Patrick’s Day Jokes

What do you call a fake Irish stone? A Shamrock

What do you get when you cross poison ivy with a four-leaf clover? A rash of good luck!

Why shouldn't you iron a four-leaf clover? You might press your luck!

Why do leprechauns hate sports? They prefer jigging than jogging

On what musical instrument did the braggart musician play his St. Patrick's Day tunes? On his brag-pipes

What was the lebrechaun's favorite cereal? Lucky Charms

What was St. Patrick's favorite super hero? Green Lantern

Why does the River Shannon have so much money in it? Because it has two banks

Why did the leprechaun go outside? To sit on his paddy-o.

What did one Irish ghost say to the other? Top o' the moanin' to you.