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#St Patrick's Day

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Facebook shuts down Instagram accounts advertising illegal St Patricks Day rave
# Lockdown Rave
# Lockdown Rave

Facebook shuts down Instagram accounts advertising illegal St Patricks Day rave

Sun 10:25 AM 46,469 Views 59 Comments

The event would be in breach of Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions if it went ahead.

# st-patricks-day - 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

Sat 6:00 PM 15,587 Views 41 Comments

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

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Gardaí to be given powers to seize scramblers and quad bikes on the spot
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Gardaí to be given powers to seize scramblers and quad bikes on the spot

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 2:15 PM 48,165 Views 64 Comments

The HSE found that 62 people were injured last year in accidents involving off-road vehicles like scrambler bikes.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 12 February, 2021

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will not be heading to Washington for St Patrick's Day
# BEGORRAH
# BEGORRAH

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will not be heading to Washington for St Patrick's Day

Feb 12th 2021, 5:46 PM 110,121 Views 231 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that this year’s meeting will not take place.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 11 February, 2021

White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach
# Shamrock Bowl
# Shamrock Bowl

White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 7:29 PM 48,920 Views 201 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he would go if an in-person meeting was planned.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 29 January, 2021

Stormont leaders won't visit Washington for St Patrick’s Day - but the Taoiseach still intends to go
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Stormont leaders won't visit Washington for St Patrick’s Day - but the Taoiseach still intends to go

Jan 29th 2021, 8:03 AM 39,843 Views 135 Comments

The Executive Office has confirmed that the annual visit would not proceed this year, amid ongoing public health concerns.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

St Patrick's Festival Dublin parade officially cancelled for second year as organisers move online
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Festival Dublin parade officially cancelled for second year as organisers move online

Jan 20th 2021, 12:30 PM 8,339 Views 23 Comments

Micheál Martin said previously that there won’t be enough people vaccinated to allow the festivities to go ahead.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

US has always managed its elections in a 'peaceful and democratic way', says Taoiseach
# US Election
# US Election

US has always managed its elections in a 'peaceful and democratic way', says Taoiseach

Nov 4th 2020, 3:18 PM 11,740 Views 25 Comments

Whoever wins, the Taoiseach plans to meet them next St Patrick’s Day in Washington DC.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Quiz: Can you recognise these All-Ireland GAA senior club winning teams?
# It's Quizness Time
From The42
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Can you recognise these All-Ireland GAA senior club winning teams?

Mar 18th 2020, 6:14 PM 16,844 Views 11 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge here.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

In pictures: Famous buildings around the world go green for St Patrick’s Day
# Greening
# Greening

In pictures: Famous buildings around the world go green for St Patrick’s Day

Mar 17th 2020, 11:00 PM 27,879 Views 35 Comments

This is one Paddy’s Day tradition that was untouched by the coronavirus outbreak.

Open thread: What are your favourite All-Ireland club final memories?
# Good Times
From The42
# Good Times

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

Mar 17th 2020, 5:04 PM 5,194 Views 7 Comments

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

In Pictures: Children across Ireland are celebrating St Patrick's Day through arts and crafts
# Green Wave
# Green Wave

In Pictures: Children across Ireland are celebrating St Patrick's Day through arts and crafts

Updated Mar 17th 2020, 1:47 PM 44,920 Views 21 Comments

Kids across the country are using arts and crafts to keep the St Patrick’s Day festivities alive.

Virtual parades and green buildings: How people have been celebrating St Patrick's Day
# Paddy's Day
# Paddy's Day

Virtual parades and green buildings: How people have been celebrating St Patrick's Day

Mar 17th 2020, 12:00 PM 28,990 Views 6 Comments

People have been thinking outside the box in order to celebrate the day.

'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 23,782 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.

'Let common sense prevail': Annual St Patrick's partying by students in Belfast raises Covid-19 concerns
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'Let common sense prevail': Annual St Patrick's partying by students in Belfast raises Covid-19 concerns

Mar 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 36,988 Views 20 Comments

The Holylands area in Belfast is notorious for large celebrations on St Patrick’s Day.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 16 March, 2020

How well do you know St Patrick's Day?
# Quiz
# Quiz

How well do you know St Patrick's Day?

Mar 16th 2020, 8:30 PM 43,741 Views 29 Comments

Time to sort the shamrocks from the four-leaf clovers.

Children have been sharing their St Patrick's Day artwork through window panes
# Paddy's Panes
# Paddy's Panes

Children have been sharing their St Patrick's Day artwork through window panes

Mar 16th 2020, 12:05 PM 21,015 Views 4 Comments

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.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Poll: Will you watch online St Patrick's Day festivities?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Will you watch online St Patrick's Day festivities?

Mar 15th 2020, 11:55 AM 27,398 Views 32 Comments

Regular events have been cancelled this year, but celebrations will still take place online.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 13 March, 2020

President calls for 'solidarity' to tackle Covid-19 in St Patrick's message
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

President calls for 'solidarity' to tackle Covid-19 in St Patrick's message

Mar 13th 2020, 5:00 PM 25,115 Views 22 Comments

Michael D Higgins addressed the coronavirus outbreak in his St Patrick’s Day message this evening.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Ireland's Ambassador to the US says 'cool heads and trust in science' is needed to combat coronavirus
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Ireland's Ambassador to the US says 'cool heads and trust in science' is needed to combat coronavirus

Mar 11th 2020, 8:55 PM 21,785 Views 53 Comments

The ambassador was addressing Irish and American businesses in Washington DC today.

Varadkar to raise issue of undocumented Irish in US during meeting with Trump
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Varadkar to raise issue of undocumented Irish in US during meeting with Trump

Mar 11th 2020, 6:56 AM 10,003 Views 39 Comments

Varadkar will commence his US St Patrick’s Day trip in Washington DC.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

New York's St Patrick's Day parade still set to go ahead despite coronavirus concerns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New York's St Patrick's Day parade still set to go ahead despite coronavirus concerns

Mar 10th 2020, 6:32 PM 27,764 Views 19 Comments

The Taoiseach cancelled the New York leg of his US trip yesterday.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 9 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Cork and Sligo cancel St Patrick's Day parades
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Coronavirus: Cork and Sligo cancel St Patrick's Day parades

Updated Mar 9th 2020, 2:17 PM 114,920 Views 150 Comments

A number of other parades across the country have been postponed or cancelled.

Taoiseach cuts St Patrick's Day trip short to deal with evolving coronavirus situation and will not travel to New York
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach cuts St Patrick's Day trip short to deal with evolving coronavirus situation and will not travel to New York

Updated Mar 9th 2020, 12:49 PM 48,047 Views 65 Comments

Leo Varadkar will travel to Washington DC as planned to meet President Trump.

'Clarity' on St Patrick's parade and sick pay expected within next two days, says Harris
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Clarity' on St Patrick's parade and sick pay expected within next two days, says Harris

Mar 9th 2020, 9:07 AM 37,268 Views 88 Comments

The parade is due to take place next Tuesday in Dublin city centre.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Donald Trump skipping traditional St Patrick's lunch but will still meet with Leo Varadkar
# Paddy's Day
# Paddy's Day

Donald Trump skipping traditional St Patrick's lunch but will still meet with Leo Varadkar

Mar 8th 2020, 7:44 PM 44,966 Views 73 Comments

The House Speaker traditionally hosts the lunch.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 6 March, 2020

Mcdonald says she will not travel to US for St Patrick's Day 'due to current circumstances'
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Mcdonald says she will not travel to US for St Patrick's Day 'due to current circumstances'

Mar 6th 2020, 6:03 PM 47,383 Views 118 Comments

McDonald said earlier this week that she was staying close to home after a case of Covid-19 was confirmed at her children’s school.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

MEP Maria Walsh condemns 'bigotry' of US St Patrick's Day parade for banning beauty queen
# Madison L’insalata
# Madison L’insalata

MEP Maria Walsh condemns 'bigotry' of US St Patrick's Day parade for banning beauty queen

Mar 4th 2020, 9:21 AM 52,930 Views 86 Comments

Madison L’Insalata publicly came out as bisexual over the weekend.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

In full: Here’s where the Taoiseach and our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day
# On A Jet Plane
# On A Jet Plane

In full: Here’s where the Taoiseach and our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day

Mar 3rd 2020, 3:20 PM 42,161 Views 77 Comments

There are far fewer trips this year than before.

Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross

Mar 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 19,285 Views 20 Comments

The Aviva Stadium will host three group games and one Round of 16 game this June.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 2 March, 2020

Harris says guidelines on mass gatherings expected to be issued tomorrow amid Covid-19 concerns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Harris says guidelines on mass gatherings expected to be issued tomorrow amid Covid-19 concerns

Updated Mar 2nd 2020, 7:36 PM 144,280 Views 137 Comments

Meanwhile, a school in Dublin today began its two-week closing period after it was confirmed a pupil was diagnosed with Covid-19.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Covid-19: Decision on St Patrick's Festival expected this week, says Tourism Ireland chief
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Decision on St Patrick's Festival expected this week, says Tourism Ireland chief

Mar 1st 2020, 12:48 PM 31,896 Views 54 Comments

Niall Gibbons said that coronavirus was a major threat to Irish tourism.

Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Mary Lou is hoping to ride the crest of a wave of support all the way to the US this Patrick's Day

Mar 1st 2020, 11:30 AM 22,659 Views 56 Comments

The party has never had much trouble in drumming up support in the States – though this year’s election result is likely to add to its publicity.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Covid-19: St Patrick's Festival organisers say emergency health team carrying out risk assessment
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Covid-19: St Patrick's Festival organisers say emergency health team carrying out risk assessment

Feb 27th 2020, 5:27 PM 11,843 Views 18 Comments

The festival is due to start in two weeks.

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations
# Not Going Green
# Not Going Green

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

Feb 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 34,207 Views 30 Comments

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 21 February, 2020

Varadkar to fly to Washington for Paddy's Day as 'slimmed down contingent of ministers' also set to travel
# Exodus
# Exodus

Varadkar to fly to Washington for Paddy's Day as 'slimmed down contingent of ministers' also set to travel

Feb 21st 2020, 3:26 PM 23,325 Views 55 Comments

The number of ministers travelling will be pared back if there is no government.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 20 February, 2020

The world's largest beaver statue, a giant smurf and a kissing couple sculpture: These landmarks will be lit up for the 'Global Greening'
# Going Green
# Going Green

The world's largest beaver statue, a giant smurf and a kissing couple sculpture: These landmarks will be lit up for the 'Global Greening'

Feb 20th 2020, 2:45 PM 18,818 Views 24 Comments

Over 500 landmarks around the world will be lit green for St Patrick’s Day.

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 15 February, 2020

While parties try to cobble a government together, these important dates are looming large
# It's A Date
# It's A Date

While parties try to cobble a government together, these important dates are looming large

Feb 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 31,433 Views 59 Comments

There’s a royal visit, a St Patrick’s Day trip to Washington, and Brexit trade talks coming up shortly…

# st-patricks-day - 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 13,698 Views 17 Comments

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

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 24 March, 2019

The year the Archbishop refused to bless the NYC parade due to growing 'IRA influence'
# Doors Closed
# Doors Closed

The year the Archbishop refused to bless the NYC parade due to growing 'IRA influence'

Mar 24th 2019, 11:00 AM 30,750 Views 37 Comments

Retired journalist Éanna Brophy recalls a tense wait at the Cathedral doors as the choice of grand marshall prompted controversy.

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