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#17 March

# 17-march - Monday 7 February, 2022

St Patrick's Festival set to return to the streets of Dublin for 'most ambitious parade ever'

St Patrick's Festival set to return to the streets of Dublin for 'most ambitious parade ever'

Feb 7th 2022, 12:17 PM 23,972 Views 34 Comments

The festival had been cancelled for the last two years due to Covid-19.

# 17-march - Saturday 20 February, 2021

A virtual shamrock ceremony? Taoiseach says details of Biden meeting still being ironed out
# 17 March
# 17 March

A virtual shamrock ceremony? Taoiseach says details of Biden meeting still being ironed out

Feb 20th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,883 Views 41 Comments

The tradition began back in 1956 and has become an annual fixture in more recent decades.

# 17-march - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Open thread: What are your favourite All-Ireland club final memories?
# Good Times
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# Good Times

Open thread: What are your favourite All-Ireland club final memories?

Mar 17th 2020, 5:04 PM 5,207 Views 7 Comments

The traditional 17 March date for club deciders is no more.

# 17-march - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Here's how you'll be able to celebrate St Patrick's Day in Dublin
# Start The Party
# Start The Party

Here's how you'll be able to celebrate St Patrick's Day in Dublin

Mar 2nd 2017, 11:55 AM 15,748 Views 24 Comments

Four days of festivities have been announced for this year’s St Patrick’s Festival.

# 17-march - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Quiz: How much do you know about St Patrick's Day?
# Paddys
# Paddys

Quiz: How much do you know about St Patrick's Day?

Mar 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 44,185 Views 32 Comments

From the man himself to how we celebrate him.

# 17-march - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Joanne O’Riordan will be the youngest ever Grand Marshal of the St Patrick’s Day Parade
# No Limbs No Limits
# No Limbs No Limits

Joanne O’Riordan will be the youngest ever Grand Marshal of the St Patrick’s Day Parade

Feb 25th 2016, 2:40 PM 19,355 Views 24 Comments

The Cork student and campaigner will lead the main event on 17 March.

# 17-march - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Puking passengers and teens "bombed out of their tree": Taxi-drivers tell their St Patrick's Day stories
# FRIGHTENING
# FRIGHTENING

Puking passengers and teens "bombed out of their tree": Taxi-drivers tell their St Patrick's Day stories

Mar 15th 2015, 9:00 PM 42,027 Views 78 Comments

It can be a lucrative day, but some drivers just don’t want to work it. No wonder, really, when you hear some of their stories…

# 17-march - Saturday 15 March, 2014

NYC parade organisers to stand by PSNI invite, despite 'jitters'
# Come On Over
# Come On Over

NYC parade organisers to stand by PSNI invite, despite 'jitters'

Mar 15th 2014, 2:25 PM 10,825 Views 24 Comments

The parade committee received a raft of complaints about the move in recent days, but they’re expected to confirm the invitation later.

# 17-march - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Dublin Pride organisers invite New York Mayor to take part in annual march
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Dublin Pride organisers invite New York Mayor to take part in annual march

Feb 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,699 Views 135 Comments

Bill de Blasio’s not taking part in city’s Fifth Avenue St Patrick’s Day parade due to the organisers’ ban on pro gay-rights messages.

# 17-march - Monday 17 February, 2014

"Low-grade mini-Funderland" not what St. Patrick's Day should be about --- Lord Mayor
# Big Wheelie Bin
# Big Wheelie Bin

"Low-grade mini-Funderland" not what St. Patrick's Day should be about --- Lord Mayor

Feb 17th 2014, 3:08 PM 9,970 Views 30 Comments

Oisín Quinn has said a revamp of the festival is needed, and accused event organisers of becoming “complacent”.