Counting to three is a common act when preparing to carry out a variety of activities, such as playing rock-paper-scissors or shooting someone in the face.
- The Holy Trinity
- Three Wise Men
- The Shamrock
Luck is said to come in sets of three, "Third time's a charm", The recurrence and prevalence of the number through Irish folklore can be observed, It's also the Magick according to De La Soul and Multiplication Rock