St. Patrick´s Day Pack

You won’t get pinched in the pocketbook with these screensavers, fonts, games and utilities in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day.

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Celtic Collection 1.0
Customize your Windows desktop with the Celtic Collection. You’ll find everything you need to get into the spirit of St. Paddy’s day with this all-encompassing group of icons, fonts, wallpaper, sounds and cursors. You can easily make several desktop themes from this group, if you have Windows 95 Plus! installed. If not, you’ll just need to extract these files to the appropriate folders on your drive with the help of the included documentation. You might even find some neat images for your web site, like my personal favorite—a photo of Muckross House, County Kerry.

Licensing: Shareware, $4
Requirements: Win 3.x
Publisher: Greg Ellis
Download size: 733 KB

Family Matters 3.10
Track your family tree, Irish or not, with Family Matters. This superior genealogy program enables you to maintain detailed information on your family using a lineage- and event-linked relational database. Multiple users can view and access your family information simultaneously. Family Matters uses a Family Unit metaphor, where an entire family of three generations is displayed at once—the generation you are viewing (mother and father), one generation up (their parents) and one down (their children). Entering information and forming your family history is easy using the supplied user manual and context-sensitive help. You can even construct a genealogical web site with distributed internet database compatibility.

Licensing: Shareware, $25
Requirements: Win 3.1x
Publisher: MatterWare
Download size: 1584 KB

Guinness Screensaver
Who wouldn’t love an Irish beer-loving fish on a bicycle on St. Paddys Day? The new Guinness screensaver charts the life story of Spawn, the amazing cycling fish, before television debut in the famous „fish on a bicycle“ advertisement. It’s fun stuff and will entertain Guinness guzzlers and tee-totalers alike. At 7 MB, this is a big file and not recommended for modems slower than 28.8. Downloads that break the file into smaller pieces can be found at the Guinness
Download size: 7168 KB

Old Irish TrueType Font
Add a beautiful Old World touch to your word processing or desktop publishing documents with this wonderful font. Install this fully-scalable font in your Windows fonts folder, and impress your co-workers and family with your style. Combine this font with the ones in the Celtic Collection to make a formidable library of Gaelic fonts for any occasion.

Licensing: Freeware
Requirements: Win 3.x
Publisher: Padraig Mccarthy
Download size: 60 KB

Shamrock Solitaire Game
Try your hand at a game of Solitaire to see if you’ve got the luck o’ the Irish. You won’t find any cool special effects or dazzling graphics in this game, but you WILL find the ability to while away endless hours with this classic solo pastime. You’ll never run out of interesting options–the publisher of this game offers over 80 versions of Solitaire and 31 different game titles.

Licensing: Freeware, $15 upgrade to Shareware version
Requirements: Win 3.x
Publisher: PC WholeWare
Download size: 59 KB

St. Patrick’s Day Screensaver 1.0
Show off that wee bit o’ Irish in you with this holiday screensaver. Clovers weave and roll about your screen until it’s covered with green. Look closely and you’ll see a happy little leprechaun frolicking amongst the clovers. You can get this screensaver, the Valentine’s Day screensaver featured in our Valentine’s Day pack and two others from the author for $15.

Licensing: Shareware, $5
Requirements: Win 3.x
Publisher: Paul Sundquist
Download size: 40 KB

Virus Buster Lite for Windows 4.84.15
Okay, so Leprechaun Software’s Virus Buster Lite doesn’t have a direct connection to our St. Patrick’s Day theme, BUT…you’re going to need it if you’re a frequent downloader of shareware. Most shareware is perfectly safe, but virus protection is essential for the small percentage that isn’t safe. This package of virus detection tools includes Doc Check, which is Leprechaun’s latest cure for the Word Macro virus, along with new signatures for the Word Macro/Show Off virus. Also included is Vcheck, which will detect the new Euthanasia (Krshna) virus. You can keep pace with the latest little gremlins in the computer world with Leprechaun’s virus database.

Licensing: Freeware
Requirements: Win 3.1x
Publisher: Leprechaun Software
Download size: 861 KB

U2 ZOO TV Screensaver
Kiss ‘em, they’re Irish! As rockers U2 sweep through America on their current tour, adorn your PC with memorabilia from their ZOO TV tour. This screensaver fills your screen with images and messages used by U2 in their stage show for that groundbreaking tour. You’ll also hear music from the group, if you have a sound card and speakers. Unzip this file into your Windows\System directory and get ready to rock.

Licensing: Freeware
Requirements: Win95/NT
Publisher: Steve Mathieson
Download size: 1096 KB