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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Paddy's Day

This year
# feeling green
In pictures: St Patrick's Day parades around the country
There were floats of every shape and size around the country.
# Daily poll
Poll: Is it worthwhile for Ministers to travel abroad for St Patrick’s Day?
Almost €175,000 was spent last year to send ministers abroad on trade missions for St Patrick’s Day.
# Paddy's Day
HSE issues warning about ‘additional pressure’ on emergency departments over St Patrick’s weekend
The HSE’s chief operations officer said St Patrick’s weekend ‘historically brings additional pressure’.
Last year
# celebrations
Quiz: How well do you know international Paddy's Day celebrations?
Test your knowledge.
# Paddy's Day
John C Reilly says it's a 'big honour' to be leading the St Patrick's Day celebrations
The actor visited the Guinness Storehouse to mark the beginning of the festival.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you going to do something to celebrate St Patrick's Day?
It’s just two days away.
St Patrick's Day parades to return this year, government confirms
The Government announced the changes this evening.
All time
# Paddy's Day
People asked to stay home this St Patrick's Day as 2,500 gardaí to be on duty nationwide
Gardaí are asking people to avoid large gatherings tomorrow.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you be taking part in an online event this Paddy's Day?
Among the range of events featured will be music, poetry, knitting, weaving and wellness workshops and walking, food and history tours.
# Paddys in the time of Covid
From Blindboy to the Book of Kells: Here’s what you can expect from this year’s St Patrick’s Festival
The festival will run from the morning of 12 March until around midnight on Paddy’s Day.
# Paddy's Day
Virtual parades and green buildings: How people have been celebrating St Patrick's Day
People have been thinking outside the box in order to celebrate the day.
# paddy's panes
Children have been sharing their St Patrick's Day artwork through window panes
If you want to send us pictures of your children’s St Patrick’s Day art, see the end of this article for full details.
# Paddy's Day
Donald Trump skipping traditional St Patrick's lunch but will still meet with Leo Varadkar
The House Speaker traditionally hosts the lunch.
# On a jet plane
In full: Here’s where the Taoiseach and our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day
There are far fewer trips this year than before.
# exodus
Varadkar to fly to Washington for Paddy's Day as 'slimmed down contingent of ministers' also set to travel
The number of ministers travelling will be pared back if there is no government.
# Paddy's Day
This year's St Patrick's Festival aims to celebrate contemporary and traditional Ireland
The festival will run over five days from 13 to 17 March.
Ballyhale Shamrocks v St Thomas, All-Ireland senior club hurling final
The decider at Croke Park threw-in at 2pm.
# Traffic Restrictions
Heading to the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin? Here's everything you need to know
There are a number of road closures and transport restrictions in place.
Opinion: In many ways St Patrick's Day is an Irish American festival
‘Maybe this St Patrick’s Day we should concede ownership of our patron saint and accept that we have been sharing him with America for centuries’, writes Robbie Smyth.
# Netflix
14 Irish shows, movies, and documentaries to watch on Netflix over St Patrick's weekend
There’s a rake of shows, movies, and documentaries to watch this Paddy’s weekend.
# Paddy's Day
Poll: Are you arsed with St. Patrick's Day?
Are you just glad for the extra day off?
Everything worth checking out in Dublin if you don't have plans for St. Patrick's Day yet
Brunch, comedy, culture and cans.
# St Patrick's Day
Here's what's happening around the country this Paddy's weekend
A round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.
# Paddy's Day
'It was such a big day for my club, it would have been a shame to miss out'
Martin Farragher heads into this All-Ireland club final without the threat of suspension hanging over him.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you attend a St Patrick's Day parade this year?
The day is almost upon us.
# these are fake hands
Comedians Jason Byrne and Deirdre O'Kane announced as Paddy's Day grand marshalls
The pair will lead the traditional parade on Sunday week.
# Paddy's Day
Paddy's Day attire? Here's what ASOS thinks we should be wearing to celebrate the occasion
And no, it’s not leprechaun hats.
# irish for the day
'Up to 400' global landmarks will be donning the green on St. Patrick's Day this year
This year’s Global Greening is the biggest edition yet of the initiative.
# Paddy's Day
Padraig Harrington confirmed as Europe's captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup
The contest takes place against the USA at Whistling Straits next year.
# John Oliver
This John Oliver segment on local news stations celebrating St Patrick's Day is both hilarious and painful
It features bad accents and bad dancing.
# Irish Car Bombs
8 'traditions' that Americans started for St Patrick's Day
From Irish Car Bombs to Shamrock Shakes.
# patty's day
The weird ways random places around the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day
It’s a global celebration, really.
# Paddy's Day
Poll: Will you go to a pub today or tonight?
Will you brave it?
# please say it ain't snow
Paddy's Day is going to be freezing but there shouldn't be that much snow
It’s going to be cold but we won’t be snowed in.
# Lá fhéile Pádraig
7 kid-friendly events for St Patrick's Day - from ball runs to giant céilís
He’s our patron saint and beloved snake wrangler, so here’s how to celebrate St Patrick in style.
Met Éireann is predicting snow for St. Patrick's Day
Snow showers could be frequent in the east and southeast.
# teariffic
Angela and Eileen dressed up Michael Tea Higgins for Paddy's Day on Gogglebox last night
# grand marshal dara
The photos of Dara O Briain leading out the Paddy's Day parade in London are class
Nice sash.
# the head on that
A brief history of well known people drinking (often shocking) pints of Guinness for Paddy's Day
The further you go, the worse it’s likely to get.
# green white and orange
Aaron's Takeaway in Tipperary introduced tricolour battered sausages for one day only
*wipes away patriotic tear*