100 Funny St. Patrick’s Day Jokes That Will Leave Your Lucky Charms in Stitches

Updated: Mar. 31, 2024

Irish you a pot of gold and all the laughs with these St. Patrick's Day jokes!

Whether you’re Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is a fun celebration of Irish culture, and with such a widely adored holiday, there are always St. Patrick’s Day jokes to be made. While you may want to brush up on St. Patrick’s Day memes and St. Patrick’s Day quotes, there’s tons of humor and fun with Irish jokes too!

So add these St. Patrick’s Day jokes to your St. Patrick’s Day traditions on March 17, and get ready for a day full of laughs. While most of them are short, we also threw in a few knock-knock jokes that will surely have everyone giggling!

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Leprechaun St. Patrick’s Day jokes

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1. What kind of spells do leprechauns use?

Lucky charms.

2. Why did the leprechaun go outside?

To sit on his paddy-o.

3. What did the leprechaun say when the video game ended?

“Game clover!”

4. What do you call a leprechaun with a sore throat?

A streprechaun.

5. How does a leprechaun work out?

By pushing his luck.

6. When does a leprechaun cross the road?

When the light turns green.

7. Who catches lepre-cons?

Under-clover cops!

8. Why shouldn’t you borrow money from a leprechaun?

Because they’re always a little short.

9. Why was the leprechaun sad on March 18?

It Ain’t Patrick’s Day.

10. Why did the leprechaun win the race?

He took a shortcut.

11. What do you call environmentally conscious leprechauns?


12. What do you call it when a leprechaun does a prank?

A saint Pat-trick.

13. What do you get when two leprechauns have a conversation?

A lot of small talk.

14. Why do leprechauns hate running?

They’d rather jig than jog.

15. What do you call a leprechaun’s vacation home?

A lepre-condo.

16. Why are so many leprechauns gardeners?

Because they have green thumbs.

17. How can you tell if a leprechaun likes your joke?

He’s Dublin over with laughter!

18. Why did the leprechaun climb over the rainbow?

To get to the other side.

19. What did the leprechaun say to the human on March 17?

“Irish you a happy St. Patrick’s Day!”

20. What’s a leprechaun’s favorite fast-food order?

A small fry!

21. Did you hear about the band of leprechauns that performed on St. Patrick’s Day?

They shamrocked!

22. What’s a leprechaun’s favorite game show?

Wheel of Fortune!

23. Why was the father leprechaun tearing up at his daughter’s wedding?

He was getting ready to walk her down the Emerald Isle.

24. How old are leprechauns?

So old that they can remember when rainbows were black and white.

25. Why did the leprechaun stand on the potato?

To keep from falling into the stew.

26. Why are leprechauns hard to get along with?

They are short-tempered.

27. What do leprechauns barbecue on St. Patrick’s Day?

Short ribs.

28. Why do leprechauns prefer dollar bills to coins?

Because they’re green.

29. How do leprechauns celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

By holding a lepreconcert.

30. What is a nuahcerpel?

Leprechaun spelled backward.

31. How does a leprechaun end a conversation?

Irish you well!

32. Why did the leprechaun bring a ladder to the bar?

Because he heard the drinks were on the house!

33. Why did the leprechaun apply for a job as a chef?

He wanted to make sure everything was Irish-stew-perb!

34. What happens when a leprechaun falls into the Irish Sea?

He gets wet.

35. Where would you find a leprechaun baseball team?

In a little league!

36. Where did the leprechaun hide during hide-and-seek?

At the end of the rainbow!

37. What did the leprechaun put in the vending machine?

A lepre-coin.

Irish St. Patrick’s Day jokes

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38. Why did St. Patrick drive the snakes out of Ireland?

Because he couldn’t afford a plane ticket.

39. Why shouldn’t you iron a four-leaf clover?

You might press your luck!

40. How did the Irish jig get started?

Too much water to drink and not enough restrooms.

41. That photo is pitcher-perfect!

42. How do musicians show off on St. Paddy’s Day?

They play their brag-pipes.

43. What would St. Patrick order to drink at a restaurant?

Green tea.

44. That last brew was a jig mistake.

45. Do people get jealous of the Irish?

Yes, they’re green with envy!

46. What are the best shoes to wear on St. Patrick’s Day?


47. What is a huge Irish spider called?

Paddy Long Legs.

48. How can you tell when a potato is not from Ireland?

When it’s a French fry.

49. The paddy don’t start till I walk in.

50. Why do Irish people recycle?

They like to go green!

51. What do ghosts drink on St. Patrick’s Day?


52. What’s an Irish baby’s favorite song?

“Patty Cake.”

53. What did the Irishman say to his lass after she broke up with him?

“I’m already clover it!”

54. What do you get if you cross Christmas with St. Patrick’s Day?

St. O’Clause!

55. Why did the baker pour Coke into her mixer?

She was trying to make Irish soda bread!

56. What’s the perfect St. Paddy’s Day breakfast?

Green eggs and ham.

57. What’s Irish and stays out all night?

Paddy-o furniture.

58. When does Valentine’s Day come after St. Patrick’s Day?

In the dictionary.

59. What do you call an Irish man who finds a pot of gold?


60. How did the Irish musician fix his instrument?

He just fiddled with it a bit.

61. Why is the Irish man passionate about sustainability?

He’s committed to green living.

62. What’s an Irish child’s favorite toy?

A Cabbage Patch Kid.

63. What’s the Irish’s favorite part of Fenway Park?

The Green Monster.

64. Who is St. Patrick’s favorite superhero?

The Green Lantern.

65. What type of spells do Irish witches cast?

Lucky charms.

66. What did the Irish potato say to his sweetheart?

I only have eyes for you.

67. Why do frogs love St. Patrick’s Day?

They’re always wearing green.

68. Why does the River Shannon have so much money in it?

Because it has two banks.

69. What did the Irish referee say at the end of the soccer match?

“Game clover.”

70. What do you call an Irishman bouncing off the walls?

Rick O’Shay.

71. What’s green and sings?

Elvis Parsley.

72. Irish you luck on your big day!

73. What’s big and purple and lies next to Ireland?

Grape Britain.

74. What’s an Irish baby’s favorite song?

“Paddy Cake.”

75. What kind of bow can’t be tied?

A rainbow.

76. This game is clover! 

77. What does Ireland have more of than any other country?


Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day jokes

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78. What’s the difference between wisdom and luck?

One is clever, the other is clover.

79. What’s an Irish jig at McDonald’s called?

A Shamrock Shake.

80. What kind of music should you listen to on St. Patrick’s Day?

Sham-rock and roll.

81. What’s Dwayne Johnson’s Irish nickname?

The Sham-Rock.

82. What does it mean if you find a four-leaf clover?

That you have too much time on your hands!

83. What do you call a fake Irish stone?

A sham rock.

84. Where can you always find a shamrock?

In the dictionary.

85. Why do people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day?

Because real rocks are too heavy.

86. How did the leprechaun go to the moon?

In a sham-rocket!

Knock-knock St. Patrick’s Day jokes

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87. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Irish who?

Irish you a happy St. Patrick’s Day!

88. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Clover who?

Clover here and I’ll tell you!

89. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Erin who?

Erin go bragh!

90. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Saint who?

Saint no time for questions, open the door!

91. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Pat who?

Pat on your shoes and let’s get to the St. Patrick’s Day party!

92. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Potto who?

Potto gold.

93. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Ireland who?

Ireland you some money if you pay me back!

94. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Warren who?

You warren anything green for St. Patrick’s Day?

95. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Pat who?

Pat your jacket on, we’re late to the St. Patrick’s Day parade!

96. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Irish who?

Irish you’d kiss me!

97. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Paddy who?

The life of the Paddy!

98. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Irish who?

Irish I could find a four-leaf clover.

99. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Boy who?

Boy do I love St. Patty’s Day!

100. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Irish who?

Irish stew in the name of the law.