St. Patrick's Day Jokes to Crack Your Kids Up

Erin Cavoto
·4-min read
St. Patrick's Day Jokes to Crack Your Kids Up

From Country Living

If you're headed into March 17 this year and thinking of some fun St. Patrick's Day games to play, why not come prepared with some hilarious St. Patrick's Day jokes as well? These puns and riddles are sure to add some lighthearted humor to the holiday. And once you've hung your DIY St. Patrick's Day decorations and made all those delicious St. Patrick's Day recipes, take a break by scrolling through these funny jests to reward yourself.

These jokes are kid-friendly, but their groan-worthy—yet undeniably silly—punchlines are guaranteed to make the adults giggle too. While you can share some meaningful St. Patrick's Day quotes on social media, you can also add some of these jokes to make sure the day is one that's full of laughter.

Every holiday needs some festive humor, and we think these St. Patrick's Day jokes are just what your Paddy's Day needs to put a little jig in your step!

Funny Leprechaun Jokes

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Photo credit: Sue Zellers - Getty Images
  • What kind of spells do leprechauns use? Lucky Charms!

  • Why do leprechauns hate running? They’d rather jig than jog.

  • Why do leprechauns love to garden? They have green thumbs!

  • What happens if a leprechaun falls into the ocean? He gets wet, of course.

  • Why shouldn’t you borrow money from a leprechaun? Because they’re always a little short.

  • Do leprechauns make good secretaries? Sure, they’re great at shorthand!

  • When does a leprechaun cross the road? When it turns green!

  • Why did the leprechaun climb over the rainbow? To get to the other side!

  • What do you call a leprechaun who broke the law? A lepre-con!

  • How did the leprechaun win the race? He took a shortcut.

  • What did the leprechaun say when the video game ended? Game clover!

  • How can you tell if a leprechaun likes your joke? He’s Dublin over with laughter!

Funny Irish Jokes

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Photo credit: NicolasMcComber - Getty Images
  • What’s Irish and stays out all night? Paddy O’Furniture.

  • How do you know if an Irishman is having fun? He’s Dublin over with laughter!

  • Why did St. Patrick drive the snakes out of Ireland? Because he couldn’t afford a plane ticket.

  • Do people get jealous of the Irish? Yes, they’re green with envy!

  • What do you get if you cross Christmas with St. Patrick’s Day? St. O’Clause!

  • What is a huge Irish spider called? Paddy Long Legs.

  • Why do Irish people recycle? They like to go green!

  • How should you buy drinks on St. Patrick’s Day? With soda bread.

  • How do musicians show off on St. Patrick’s Day? They play their brag-pipes.

  • How should you greet someone on March 17? Irish you a happy St. Patrick’s Day.

  • What do you call a bad Irish dance? A jig mistake.

  • Why do frogs like St. Patrick's Day? Because they're always wearing green.

  • What instrument would a show-off play on St. Patrick's Day? The bragpipes.

  • What do ghosts drink on St. Patrick's Day? BOOs!

  • What does it mean if you find a horseshoe in Ireland? Some horse lost its shoe!

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

  • How can you tell if a potato is not from Ireland? When it’s a French fry.

Funny Shamrock Jokes

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Photo credit: Little Brown Rabbit Photography - Getty Images
  • What do you call a fake Irish stone? A shamrock!

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

  • Why do we wear shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day? Because real rocks are too heavy.

  • What kind of music should you listen to on St. Patrick’s Day? Sham-rock and roll.

  • Where can you always find a shamrock? In the dictionary.

  • What did one shamrock say to the other when it saw a leprechaun? Look clover there.

  • What do you say if you lose a game on St. Patrick’s Day? Game clover.

  • What do you say to the smartest person you know on St. Patrick’s Day? You’re very clover!

  • What does it mean if you find a four-leaf clover? That you have too much time on your hands!

  • What's an Irish jig at McDonald's called? A Shamrock Shake.

St. Patrick's Day Knock-Knock Jokes

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Photo credit: gpointstudio - Getty Images
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Warren. Warren who? Warren anything green for St. Patrick's Day?

  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Irish. Irish who? Irish you a happy St. Patrick's Day!

  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Pat. Pat who? Pat on your shoes and let's get to the St. Patrick's Day party!

  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Erin. Erin who? Erin go bragh!

  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Clover. Clover who? Clover here and I'll tell you!

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