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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Parade

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# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added deadly science tricks
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Northern Ireland
Explosion reported in Lurgan, county Armagh
PSNI said officers were in the area at the time because of an unnotified parade.
# St Patrick's Day
LIVE: Watch Dublin's St Patrick's Day Parade
Watch a livestream of the parade courtesy of RTÉ and YouTube.
# patriotism wha?
8 people you will definitely see if you go to the parade on Sunday
Brace yisserselves.
# paddy not patty
Here's why everyone should stop calling it 'St Patty's Day'
We support one man’s three-year-mission to correct this heinous mistake.
# to be sure to be sure
15 people* who are really, REALLY looking forward to St Patrick's Day
*and some dogs too.
# Flag Protests
SDLP calls on police in Northern Ireland to "assert the rule of law" over flag protests
Earlier today the Chief Constable of the PSNI said that marches and protests in Northern Ireland which do not notify the Parades Commission “must now come to an end”.
# Belfast
Teen arrested for petrol bomb offence during nationalist parade disorder
The incident took place in September this year when forty seven PSNI officers were injured.
# Thanksgiving
21 of the best photos from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Including Carly Rae Jepsen and Spongebob Squarepants.
MEP Nick Griffin says he will not apologise for 'Fenian' comment on Twitter
Griffin hit out at republicans after he received “vast amounts” of abuse on his Twitter feed.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added manflu avoidance techniques
The things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Unionism
PHOTOS: Thousands march in Belfast for anniversary of Ulster Covenant
The parades have passed off peacefully so far, despite fears of violence breaking out along part of the route.
# Belfast
Water cannon used by police during Belfast disorder
The PSNI also fired six AEP baton rounds during a second night of disorder. Fifteen police officers were injured.
# Russia
Moscow bans gay pride parades for 100 years
No gay pride parades will be allowed in the Russian capital for the next century to avoid “public disorder”.
# Northern Ireland
PHOTOS: Violence flares after 12 July parade in Belfast
Police used water cannons to push back nationalist protesters, while petrol bombs were thrown at riot police.
# North Korea
UN experts to investigate North Korea's Mercs
In new UN report, sanctions experts raise issue of luxury cars in Pyongyang and suggest fake missiles were used in major NK military parade.
# dublin pride
Dublin Pride: Massive parade and party to get underway in the city
More that 26,000 people are expected to flood the streets of Dublin for the annual event and party.
# St Patrick's Day
In pics: How you spent St Patrick's Day from Auckland to Dingle
We asked you what you did for Patrick’s Day – and here’s what you told us.
# St Patrick's Day
Giants, floats and face paint: The best pics from Dublin's parade today
Over 500,000 people attended the parade in Dublin city centre today. Here’s all the best pictures from it.
Column: So what does St Patrick’s Day actually mean?
Parades, green costumes, drunk teenagers – but what’s behind the celebrations? John Gibney looks at the options.
# on the ball
This year's Grand Marshal for the Patrick's Day parade is...
Footballing legend John Giles will lead the parade in Dublin city this year, two and a half months before Ireland plays in the European Championships.
# Honour
Open thread: who should be the Grand Marshal of Dublin's St Patrick's Day parade?
The Grand Marshal will be revealed tomorrow. Who do think it will be or who would you like it to be? Leave your answers in the comments section.
# North Korea
In pictures: North Korea's military parade in honour of Kim Jong Il
Commemorative events and a major military parade were held on what would have been the late leader’s 70th birthday.
# Ouch
New Jersey cancels Patrick's Day parade for "dishonouring" the day
After 34 arrests at last year’s parade, the St Patrick’s Day parade in Hoboken, New Jersey has been cancelled. The mayor had criticised the “unacceptable” levels of property damage and crime on the day.
# Belgrade
Gay pride parade banned in Belgrade, 6 extremists detained
Violence at last year’s gay pride event in Belgrade led authorities to block this year’s parade. There were arrests at a gathering of a far-right group.
# fringe
5 questions for the Fringe: Noeline Kavanagh
Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we’ll be quizzing the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.
# Derry
Four arrested after night of petrol bombs and hijackings in Derry
A mother and daughter were dragged from their car during one hijacking incident.
# Party On
WATCH: Donegal's Kevin Cassidy leads the homecoming celebrations
He’s a big Depeche Mode fan, dontcha know. ..
# Galway arts
Galway Arts Festival: What to see/hear/watch
Heading west? Here’s part two of’s video clip guide to the picks of the Galway Arts Fest…
# Galway arts
Galway Arts Festival: What to see/hear/watch
Heading west for the arts fest? Here’s a video preview of some of the best catches this week…
# The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In today’s fix: Dublin’s Pride Parade, Smurfs on show and what you think about U2′s tax affairs (the answer? Not much)…
# St Patrick's Day
Hundreds of thousands turn out for St Patrick's Day parades (slideshow)
Massive turnouts were reported for St Patrick’s Day parades across the country today.
# Your Say
Poll: How will you be celebrating your Irishness tomorrow?
Tomorrow’s St Patrick’s Day – the one day of the year when you get to remember how it feels to be proud to be Irish. So let us know how you think we should be celebrating it.