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    A shamrock is a young sprig, used as a symbol of Ireland. Saint Patrick, Ireland's patron saint, is said to have used it as a metaphor for the Christian Holy Trinity. The name shamrock comes from Irish seamróg ([ˈʃamˠɾˠoːɡ]), which is the diminutive of the Irish word seamair and simply means "young clover".

  2. Jun 06, 2022 · Even among the Irish, no consensus dubs one particular plant as the true Irish shamrocks, botanically speaking. A 1988 survey conducted at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin, revealed that when the Irish wear the "shamrock," it can be any one of five plants. Three of the plants are clovers while the fourth is a clover-like plant ...

  3. The Irish Guards was formed on 1 April 1900 by order of Queen Victoria to commemorate the Irish people who fought in the Second Boer War for the British Empire. This followed an initial suggestion from the Irish-born British Army officer Field Marshal Viscount Wolseley to allow soldiers in Irish Regiments to wear the shamrock in their headdress on St. Patrick's Day.

  4. Jul 12, 2022 · Hibernians (Malta) 0 Shamrock Rovers 0 (Rovers win 3-0 on aggregate) But the glamour of a European night seemed far, far away as Rovers went about their business at the Centenary Stadium on an ...

  5. Jun 30, 2022 · St. Patrick’s Day, feast day (March 17) of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain in the late 4th century, he was kidnapped at the age of 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped but returned about 432 ce to convert the Irish to Christianity. By the time of his death on March 17, 461, he had established monasteries, churches, and schools. Many legends grew up ...

  6. Jul 18, 2022 · Ludogorets 1945 (Bulgaria) v Shamrock Rovers Huvepharma Arena, Razgrad, 6.45pm (Live on RTÉ 2) Ironically, the devaluing benefit of dominating Bulgaria’s domestic scene leaves these 11-in-a-row ...

  7. shamrock, any of several similar-appearing trifoliate plants—i.e., plants each of whose leaves is divided into three leaflets. Plants called shamrock include the wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella) of the family Oxalidaceae, or any of various plants of the pea family (Fabaceae), including white clover (Trifolium repens), suckling clover (T. dubium), and black medic (Medicago lupulina).

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