85 Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Jokes

Last Updated on January 31, 2024 by Michele Tripple

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It’s your lucky day! If you’re searching for something to do to celebrate, these St. Patrick’s Day jokes are as good as a pot of gold. Hearing your little leprechauns in stitches is a treasure that will last a lifetime! 

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My kids always enjoy a good joke. Holidays are the perfect time to bring out some new ones! It’s almost an expectation now that every holiday or special occasion will be accompanied by some new knee-slapping jokes.

Laughing together as a family helps us keep our connection strong. We know that being together is always a good time! 

Or if you need some other St. Patrick’s Day ideas, check out our list of Leprechaun Riddles, St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Families, St. Patrick’s Day Games or make a fun St. Patrick’s Day Dessert, Lucky Charms Treat, or St. Patrick’s Day Treat.

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  • Why did the leprechaun climb over the rainbow? To get to the other side
  • Who is the tallest leprechaun? The jolly green giant.
  • What kind of spells do leprechauns use? Lucky charms.
  • What did the leprechaun say to his sweetheart? You’re my lucky charm.
  • How does a leprechaun work out? By pushing his luck.
  • Why was the leprechaun sad on March 18th? Because St. Patrick’s Day was over.
  • What is the leprechaun’s favorite basketball team? The Celtics.
  • Why do leprechauns not eat soup? Because he had a pot of Gold already.
  • Why did the leprechaun go outside? To sit on the paddy-o.
  • How does a leprechaun pay for a pop? With Soda Bread
  • What do you call it when a leprechaun does a trick? A saint Pat-trick
  • What did Yogi Berra say on St. Patrick’s Day? It ain’t clover til it’s Clover.
  • What is Irish and sits outside? Patty O’ Furniture
  • What do you get if you crossed St. Patricks Day and Christmas? St. O’ Claus
  • What do you call it when leprechauns talk to one another? Small talk.
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  • What did the leprechaun say at the end of the basketball game? Game Clover!
  • Why are so many leprechauns gardeners? Because they have green thumbs!
  • What do hockey players celebrate instead of St. Patrick’s Day? St. Hat-tricks Day!
  • What is an Irish baby’s favorite song? Patty cake
  • What is a leprechaun’s favorite flavor of tea? Green tea.
  • What type of bow can’t be tied? A rainbow
  • Why did the baker our his coke into the mixer? He was making soda bread.
  • Why do leprechauns hate to run? That would rather do a jig than a jog.
  • What do leprechaun’s like to BBQ? short ribs.
  • What do you get when you mix a four-leaf clover and poison Ivy? A rash of good luck.
  • What do you eat on St. Patrick’s day? Green eggs and ham.
  • What is a leprechaun’s favorite kind of music? Sham-rock ‘n’ roll
  • What do you say to someone who is running a race on St. Patrick’s Day? Irish you luck.
  • Where do you find Valentine’s Day after St. Patrick’s Day? In the dictionary.
  • Why do leprechauns like to recycle? Because they like to go green.
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  • What is a leprechaun’s favorite thing to order at McDonald’s? A shamrock shake.
  • Why don’t you iron a four leaf clover? You might press your luck.
  • What do ghosts drink on St. Patrick’s day? BOOs
  • What does it mean if you find a four leaf clover? You have a lot of time on your hands.
  • What do you call a leprechaun who is in jail? A lepre-con!
  • What happens when you fall in the Irish sea? You get wet.
  • Where can you always find leprechaun? In the dictionary.
  • What do you call a leprechaun’s vacation home? A lepre-condo
  • What happens when a leprechaun falls in a lake? He gets wet.
  • Why are leprechauns good secretaries? They are great at shorthand.
  • What do you call a lucky pickle? A big Dill.
  • How can you tell if a potato is not from Ireland? Because it’s a French fry.
  • Where do leprechauns play baseball? In Little League.
  • Why are four leaf clovers and best friends the same? They are hard to find.
  • What do you call an Irish Spider? Paddy long legs
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  • Who is a leprechaun’s favorite superhero? Green Lantern. 
  • Where do leprechauns shop for food? Rainbow market
  • What do you find at the end of a rainbow in Texas? A big pot of Chili. 
  • Why is it hard to get along with a leprechaun? They are short-tempered
  • What do leprechauns say on March 17th? Irish you a Happy St. Patrick’s Day. 
  • Why do leprechauns not eat leftovers? They prefer left-clovers. 
  • Where can you find a shamrock? In the dictionary. 
  • When does a leprechaun cross the street? When the light turns green 
  • Why didn’t the Irish golfer move on to the second hole? He refuses to leave the green.
  • What did the baby see at the end of the rainbow? A potty gold
  • What happens when a leprechaun takes a bath? He gets wet. 
  • What did the leprechaun say when the video game ended? Game clover 
  • Why did St. Patrick drive the snakes out of Ireland? They couldn’t afford to fly. 
  • Why do leprechauns like dollar bills? Because they are green.
  • What is Irish and stays out all night? Paddy O’Furniture.
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  • What is a leprechaun’s favorite cereal? Lucky charms
  • What is big and purple right next to Ireland? Grape Britan. 
  • Why did the leprechaun not stop at the red light? To get to the pot of gold faster. 
  • Why do people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day? Because rocks are too heavy. 
  • Why did St. Patrick drive all the snakes out of Ireland? It was too far to walk
  • Why do frogs love St. Patrick’s Day? Because everything is green.
  • What did Katy Perry say on St. Patrick’s Day? I kissed a leprechaun and I liked it. 
  • What’s the best position for leprechauns to play on a baseball team? Shortstop 
  • What is an awesome photo called on St. Patrick’s Day? Pitcher-perfect.
  • How do you spot a jealous leprechaun? He’s green with envy. 
  • What does it mean when you find a horseshoe? A horse is barefoot. 
  • What did the Irish ghost say to the other? Top O’ the moaning to ya
  • Why should you never give a leprechaun a loan? They always come up short.
  • Why do leprechauns like to plant flowers? They have green thumbs. 
  • What do you call a fake Irish diamond? A shamrock 
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  • What does the leprechaun say to his neighbor on March 17th? Happy St. Patrick’s Day. 
  • What did the naughty leprechaun get in his stocking? A pot of coal
  • What instrument does a showoff play on St. Patrick’s day? The Brag-pipes 
  • What does the potato say to his sweetheart? Eye only have eyes for you. 
  • What do you call a thief on St. Patrick’s Day? A lepre-con!
  • Who catches the lepre-cons? Under-clover cops!
  • How do leprechauns celebrate”? They hold a lepre-concert. 
  • When is an Irish Potato not an Irish Potato? When it is a French fry.
  • What happens when you mix a frog and a leprechaun? A hopping good time. 
  • How did the leprechaun win the race? He took a shortcut. 
  • What is green that sings? Elvis Parsley

Do you have other St. Patrick’s Day jokes to share? Add them in the comments so we can try to solve them!

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