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#St Patrick

# st-patrick - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

The Irish For - You’ll never catch our linguistic Lucky Charms
# Leprechaun
# Leprechaun

The Irish For - You’ll never catch our linguistic Lucky Charms

Mar 17th 2020, 7:30 AM 24,386 Views 10 Comments

It’s St Patrick’s Day, in an extraordinary week, but Darach Ó Séaghdha says there’s no harm looking back at the legend of the leprechaun.

'Global greening' set to go ahead across the globe for St Patrick's Day
# GLOBAL GREENING
# GLOBAL GREENING

'Global greening' set to go ahead across the globe for St Patrick's Day

Mar 17th 2020, 6:45 AM 23,905 Views 16 Comments

Hundreds of iconic landmarks like the Burj al Arab and sites in over 50 countries are set to go green over the next couple of days.

# st-patrick - Monday 16 March, 2020

Poll: Are you going to do something to celebrate St Patrick's Day?
# Lá Fhéile Pádraig
# Lá Fhéile Pádraig

Poll: Are you going to do something to celebrate St Patrick's Day?

Mar 16th 2020, 12:56 PM 32,269 Views 71 Comments

Large groups aren’t allowed, of course, but some people have plans to celebrate being Irish from their homes.

# st-patrick - Thursday 13 February, 2020

This year's St Patrick's Festival aims to celebrate contemporary and traditional Ireland
# Paddy's Day
# Paddy's Day

This year's St Patrick's Festival aims to celebrate contemporary and traditional Ireland

Feb 13th 2020, 12:23 PM 13,726 Views 17 Comments

The festival will run over five days from 13 to 17 March.

# st-patrick - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Patrick Kluivert handed role at Barcelona after being sacked by Cameroon
# St Patrick
From The42
# St Patrick

Patrick Kluivert handed role at Barcelona after being sacked by Cameroon

Jul 25th 2019, 4:26 PM 5,397 Views 5 Comments

The former Barca striker has signed a two-year deal to oversee the club’s famed La Masia academy.

# st-patrick - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012
# Danger Zone
# Danger Zone

Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012

Mar 14th 2018, 3:18 PM 10,013 Views 47 Comments

Officers will also be on the lookout for speeding, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phone while driving.

# st-patrick - Sunday 12 February, 2017

This festival wants to show a totally new side to St Patrick
# Home Of St Patrick
# Home Of St Patrick

This festival wants to show a totally new side to St Patrick

Feb 12th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,294 Views 16 Comments

The festival will include elements of music, art, film and spirituality.

# st-patrick - Thursday 17 March, 2016

48 of the best photos from St Patrick's Day across the country
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

48 of the best photos from St Patrick's Day across the country

Mar 17th 2016, 8:20 PM 53,182 Views 17 Comments

All smiles.

PHOTOS: The world's most famous landmarks are going green today
# GLOBAL GREENING
# GLOBAL GREENING

PHOTOS: The world's most famous landmarks are going green today

Mar 17th 2016, 5:40 PM 47,897 Views 35 Comments

About 190 locations are giving a nod to Ireland.

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 43,862 Views 32 Comments

From the man himself to how we celebrate him.

# st-patrick - Friday 1 January, 2016

Does St Patrick deserve his own flag? An enterprising Kerryman thought he did
# Patron Saint
# Patron Saint

Does St Patrick deserve his own flag? An enterprising Kerryman thought he did

Jan 1st 2016, 7:30 PM 12,782 Views 55 Comments

The government wouldn’t support the idea.

# st-patrick - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

This is still the best telling ever by kids of the St Patrick story
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

This is still the best telling ever by kids of the St Patrick story

Mar 17th 2015, 1:00 PM 15,115 Views 3 Comments

It’s 13 years since Brown Bag animated a 1960s tape of Dublin children telling saints’ stories – but it never grows old.

YOUR St Patrick's Day: Toddlers in bow ties, surprise snowmen
# Prep Pics
# Prep Pics

YOUR St Patrick's Day: Toddlers in bow ties, surprise snowmen

Mar 17th 2015, 12:25 PM 11,314 Views 0 Comments

You’ve been answering Ireland’s Call even before you get to the parades.

14 things you probably didn’t know about St Patrick’s Day
# The Man Himself
# The Man Himself

14 things you probably didn’t know about St Patrick’s Day

Mar 17th 2015, 7:00 AM 39,335 Views 34 Comments

He’s not even a true saint by today’s definition.

# st-patrick - Monday 16 March, 2015

(Saint) Patrick - The Bits They Left Out
# Super Saint
# Super Saint

(Saint) Patrick - The Bits They Left Out

Mar 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 28,698 Views 42 Comments

Documents and archaeological evidence paint a picture of the man behind the legend.

# st-patrick - 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 10,824 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.

# st-patrick - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Officers who mistreated teens at St Patrick's will not move to Wheatfield
# Young Offenders
# Young Offenders

Officers who mistreated teens at St Patrick's will not move to Wheatfield

Jul 6th 2013, 4:05 PM 9,084 Views 72 Comments

After visiting Wheatfield, the Children’s Ombdusman Emily Logan said she felt reassured about the move.

# st-patrick - Sunday 17 March, 2013

32 great pictures from St Patrick's Day 2013
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

32 great pictures from St Patrick's Day 2013

Mar 17th 2013, 4:28 PM 29,092 Views 19 Comments

Sure, the rain fell but we had a laugh, right?

13 things you probably didn't know about St Patrick's Day
# March 17
# March 17

13 things you probably didn't know about St Patrick's Day

Mar 17th 2013, 11:00 AM 37,166 Views 50 Comments

Where was the first parade? What other country has a national holiday today? And where is the world’s largest shamrock?

# st-patrick - Saturday 16 March, 2013

4 Irish sites to visit to get close to St Patrick mythology
# Hidden Ireland
# Hidden Ireland

4 Irish sites to visit to get close to St Patrick mythology

Mar 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 17,716 Views 17 Comments

Follow in the footsteps of St Patrick this weekend… or at least to the places he’s reputed to have visited for special events.

# st-patrick - Monday 11 March, 2013

15 people* who are really, REALLY looking forward to St Patrick's Day
# To Be Sure To Be Sure
From The Daily Edge
# To Be Sure To Be Sure

15 people* who are really, REALLY looking forward to St Patrick's Day

Mar 11th 2013, 6:30 PM 14,133 Views 10 Comments

*and some dogs too.

# st-patrick - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

New iconic sites to go green for St Patrick's Day
# GLAS VEGAS
# GLAS VEGAS

New iconic sites to go green for St Patrick's Day

Feb 13th 2013, 12:43 PM 13,836 Views 21 Comments

For the first time ever, Christ the Redeemer, the Pyramids of Giza, the ‘Welcome’ sign in Las Vegas and the Little Mermaid statue will all go green on 17 March.

# st-patrick - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?
# Relics
# Relics

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

Aug 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 14,632 Views 19 Comments

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

# st-patrick - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Why are there no snakes in Ireland?
# Hiss-tory
# Hiss-tory

Why are there no snakes in Ireland?

Jun 20th 2012, 5:30 PM 16,315 Views 50 Comments

Co Laois woman found three foot-snake under bed. Why aren’t we finding more of them?

# st-patrick - Friday 16 March, 2012

Does Carrick-on-Shannon have Ireland's most unusual St Patrick's parade?
# Boat Parade
From The Daily Edge
# Boat Parade

Does Carrick-on-Shannon have Ireland's most unusual St Patrick's parade?

Mar 16th 2012, 8:15 PM 7,310 Views 5 Comments

The Leitrim town is having TWO parades – one on water – and a man sitting 180 feet high in a glass box.

Column: Cardinal Rules - The real Book of Patrick
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - The real Book of Patrick

Mar 16th 2012, 7:00 PM 7 Views 6 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland, shares some previously unpublished excerpts from a life of St Patrick… by his manservant Bran.

# st-patrick - Thursday 15 September, 2011

# st-patrick - Thursday 17 March, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 16. The REAL story of St Patrick.
# Cardinal Rules
# Cardinal Rules

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 16. The REAL story of St Patrick.

Mar 17th 2011, 11:00 AM 11 Views 0 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland unearths exclusive extracts from The Book of St Patrick, the definitive biography of our national patron saint. Maybe.

# st-patrick - Monday 1 November, 2010

Top 10: Weird Patron Saints
# All Saints Day
From The Daily Edge
# All Saints Day

Top 10: Weird Patron Saints

Nov 1st 2010, 4:40 PM 6,321 Views 0 Comments

It’s All Saints Day – so how better to mark November 1 than with a selection of lesser-known patron saints?