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ABOUT THIS ECARD

For a somewhat iconoclastic view of the Patron Saint of Ireland - who we raise a glass to every 17th March - take a look at this light-hearted ecard. Lively Celtic music, complete with Bodrán percussion accompaniment plays in the background.  A traditional depiction of Saint Patrick shows him holding the national emblem of Ireland – the shamrock. The painting comes to life as his eyes move to check the coast is clear. Then, he sneakily swaps his shamrock for a pint of Ireland’s finest. He takes a sip, before reinstating the shamrock into its rightful place, as if nothing has happened. As the frame freezes, a tongue-in-cheek message in Mediaeval style lettering reads: ‘Have some fun this Saint Patrick’s Day’. The animated Saint Patrick ecard will not play on touch devices like iPhones and iPads.