Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these iOS apps

Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day. Hopefully, you’ll wear something green and check out some macOS and iOS apps to celebrate.

Well, iOS apps anyway. I couldn’t find any at the Mac App Store. However, here are several St. Patrick’s Day apps available for iOS devices. St. Patrick’s Daymation is a free app that counts down the days to St. Patrick’s Day and jots the results on a virtual “old school chalkboard.”

A St. Patrick’s Day Quizzle (St. Patrick’s Day Quizzle) is a free quiz app about the festive day. It has over 300 questions.

St. Patrick’s Day Hidden Objects is a seek-and-find game with 35-plus levels. It’s free, but does tout in-app purchases.

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A St. Patrick’s Day Stacker is a stacking game in which players see how high they can stack items related to the holiday. It’s free but does offer in-app purchases.

Floppy Leapy Leprechaun is game in which you play as Patty and leap about, grabbing coins, collecting power-ups, and more. It’s free, but touts in-app purchases.

Tri Peaks is a free Solitaire game with a St. Patrick’s Day twist.

Out of Luck is a free game in which you must help Leary the Leprechaun find his lost gold.

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Sky Rhyder is a free game in which you must help Paddy outrun nightfall and reach his goal at the end of the rainbow.

St. Patrick’s Day occurs annually on March 17 in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. What began as a religious feast day in the 17th century has evolved into a variety of festivals across the globe celebrating Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a lot of green.

Why green? The color can be tied to several things, including Ireland's flag, its nickname as the "Emerald Isle," the shamrock (which is an important symbol in the story of Saint Patrick) and spring.