Remember if you choose to write a St. Patrick’s Day themed story or poem with any of our prompts, you can submit it and we’ll publish it by March 31st 2019! :)
21 St. Patrick’s Day Writing Prompts!
- You accidentally discover a horrible secret in the life of famous Irish writer James Joyce. What is it?!
- The lead singer of U2, Bono, gives away top security secrets to the enemy through the songs he sings.
- Describe your profession as a leprechaun to somebody who doesn’t have any knowledge of leprechauns at all.
- A six-year old who has trouble with long words in Irish Gaelic is chosen king of Ireland.
- A random act of kindness creates a stir in Dublin.
- You’re a time traveler and take a trip to July 16th 1970 in Belfast. What happens next?
- She was so glad she made that mistake on Bachelor’s Day/Leap Year in Cork, Ireland.
- Watch this music video, use it as inspiration to write your very own Irish drinking song :)
House of Pain – Jump Around
- Make a list of pros and cons of being a leprechaun…
- Write an essay about everything you know about Ireland.
- Write an essay about why someone should visit Ireland. Persuade your audience using Rhetoric with either: Logos, Pathos or Ethos.
- “I woke up the day after St. Patrick’s Day and found myself in…”
- “At the end of the rainbow, I didn’t find a pot of gold but I did find…”
- Write about your favorite lucky charm and why it’s your favorite or who may have stolen it! ;)
- Research and write an essay about St. Patrick.
- Research and write an essay about Niall of the Nine Hostages, a high Irish king and warlord.
- Write a short story, poem or limerick about St. Patrick and/or Niall of the Nine Hostages.
- Write about the inscription you found in an old book by Oscar Wilde.
- “Yeah, but you can put anything into Irish stew,” he said with a wink then poured in a generous shot of Kilbeggan whiskey.
- Write a poem about Irish poet W.B. Yeats.
- Write a short dialogue between Samuel Beckett and George Bernard Shaw about a book signing they both attended in Cork.
Details to submit your Irish writing prompt themed story or poetry can be found here, click on the link! :) https://daedalus-magazine.com/submissions/