Who was St Patrick?

St Patrick


Spooky Saints


In this St Patrick’s Day Special, Jacob Milnestein looks at the mystery surrounding Ireland’s Patron Saint


With a wave of his staff and the stamp of his feet, hoary St Patrick is said to have cast out all snakes in Ireland.

Born circa AD 387 and captured at the youthful age of 16 by slavers, Patrick grew to become of the most recognised figures of Christian legend, resonating still as a national saint of Ireland.

Author: The Spooky Isles

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