50 St. Patrick’s Day Jokes That Will Have You Dublin Over With Laughter

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 always a fun celebration of Irish culture, and with such a widely adored holiday, there are always jokes to be made. You’ll also want to brush up on St. Patrick’s Day memes, funny St. Patrick’s Day quotes, and a ton of Irish-themed clever jokes. But before you start on those St. Patrick’s Day traditions of drinking green beer, cooking up Irish recipes, and watching Irish movies, make sure you get a few laughs in with these St. Patrick’s Day jokes. While most of them are short, we also threw in a few knock-knock jokes that the kids will surely love.

Funny leprechaun jokes 

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. When does a leprechaun cross the road? When the light turns green.

6. How does a leprechaun work out? By pushing his luck.

7. Who catches the 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. What do you call environmentally conscious leprechauns? Wee-cyclers.

11. Why did the leprechaun win the race? He took a shortcut.

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.

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16. Why are so many leprechauns gardeners? Because they have green thumbs.

17. Why did the leprechaun climb over the rainbow? To get to the other side.

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

Find out why we wear green on St. Patrick’s Day before the big day comes.

Funny Irish jokes 

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

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

21. How did the Irish jig get started? Too much water to drink and not enough restrooms.

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

23. What would St. Patrick order to drink at a restaurant? Green tea.

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

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25. What are the best shoes to wear on St. Patrick’s Day? Lepre-converse.

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

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

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

29. What’s an Irish baby’s favorite song? Patty Cake.

30. What do ghosts drink on St. Patrick’s Day? BOOs!

31. What did the Irishman say to his lass after she broke up with him? I’m already clover it!

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

33. Why did the baker pour Coke into her mixer? She was trying to make soda bread!

34. What’s the perfect St. Patty’s Day breakfast? Green eggs and ham.

35. What’s Irish and stays out all night? Paddy-o furniture.

36. When does Valentine’s Day come after Saint Patrick’s Day? In the dictionary.

If you think these St. Patrick’s Day jokes are funny, you’ll get a kick out of these bad jokes.

Funny shamrock jokes 

37. What’s the difference between wisdom and luck? One is clever. The other is clover.

38. What’s an Irish jig at McDonald’s called? A Shamrock Shake.

39. What’s Dwayne Johnson’s Irish nickname? The Sham-Rock.

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

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

42. What do you call a fake Irish stone? A shamrock.

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

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

Before you post one of these St. Patrick’s Day jokes for the holiday, make sure you know if it’s spelled St. Paddy’s or St. Patty’s.

St. Patrick’s Day knock-knock jokes 

45. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Irish who?

Irish you a happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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46. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Clover who?

Clover here and I’ll tell you!

47. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Erin who?

Erin go bragh!

48. Knock, knock.

Who’s there?


Saint who?

Saint no time for questions, open the door!

49. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Pat who?

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

50. Knock, knock.

Who’s there?


Potto who?

Potto gold.

When the St. Patrick’s Day jokes fall out of season, keep the laughs going with these clever knock-knock jokes.

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