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#St Patrick's Day

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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.

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

Poll: Will you watch online St Patrick's Day festivities? Poll This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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'

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

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to be associated with actions of Conor McGregor

This time last week, Varadkar was somewhat overshadowed at the Chicago St Patrick’s Day parade.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Funeral arrangements announced for victims of Tyrone nightclub tragedy

Lauren Bullock, Connor Currie and Morgan Barnard died in a crush ahead of a St Patrick’s Day disco.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

CCTV shows up to 400 people were present for Tyrone nightclub tragedy

Counselling has been offered to friends and classmates of Lauren Bullock, Connor Currie and Morgan Barnard.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: St Patrick's Day

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Pictured: Hundreds of thousands take to streets of Ireland for St Patrick's Day parades

Around 500,000 people attended the parade in Dublin, the country’s largest parade.

As it happened: St Patrick's Day celebrations take place across the country

Parades took place across the country – here’s updates as they happened!

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

In response, Sinn Féin said the partition of Ireland is “divisive and offensive”.

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