The shamrock, which was also called the “seamroy” by the Celts, was a sacred plant in ancient Ireland because it symbolized the rebirth of spring. Celtic people are believed to have spread the genes for red hair .
A leprechaun is a type of fairy in Irish folklore. (Red-headed!) It is usually depicted as a little bearded man, wearing a coat and hat, who partakes in mischief. They are solitary creatures who spend their time making and mending shoes