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#St Patrick's Day

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Tuxedo rental and novelty socks: The €175k cost of the Govt's St Patrick's Day trips this year
# Foreign Affairs
# Foreign Affairs

Tuxedo rental and novelty socks: The €175k cost of the Govt's St Patrick's Day trips this year

Sep 21st 2022, 12:05 AM 24,781 Views 37 Comments
  • Figures released under FOI show how the Government paid to promote Ireland abroad last March.
  • Members of Cabinet and over 40 civil servants visited 28 countries as part of the annual visits this year.
  • The total cost was around €85,000 cheaper than the last pre-Covid programme in 2019.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Gardaí arrest over 400 people across Dublin over Patrick's Day festival
# Policing The Capital
# Policing The Capital

Gardaí arrest over 400 people across Dublin over Patrick's Day festival

Mar 22nd 2022, 2:11 PM 27,384 Views 8 Comments

Most of the arrests were for public order offences.

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland

Mar 19th 2022, 6:00 PM 16,932 Views 23 Comments

US ‘has skin in the game’ when it comes to maintaining peace in NI, says Congressman Brendan Boyle.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 18 March, 2022

Taoiseach says Biden 'can't wait to come back to Ireland' but no date set for visit
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach says Biden 'can't wait to come back to Ireland' but no date set for visit

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 3:31 PM 25,464 Views 64 Comments

Officials would like to get the Taoiseach back to Washington later in the year with another trip to the White House perhaps on the cards.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 17 March, 2022

400,000 people attend St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Dublin after two-year absence
# Lá Fhéile Pádraig
# Lá Fhéile Pádraig

400,000 people attend St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Dublin after two-year absence

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 6:00 PM 46,046 Views 23 Comments

The parade began at 12pm on Parnell Square and finished on Kevin Street at around 2pm.

Meeting with US President goes ahead virtually after Taoiseach tests positive for Covid
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Meeting with US President goes ahead virtually after Taoiseach tests positive for Covid

Mar 17th 2022, 4:03 PM 19,216 Views 15 Comments

Micheál Martin and the US President held a meeting via video conference after the Taoisseach tested positive for Covid-19 last night.

Taoiseach and Biden to hold virtual meeting after Martin tests positive for Covid-19

Taoiseach and Biden to hold virtual meeting after Martin tests positive for Covid-19

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 2:00 PM 93,697 Views 172 Comments

The opening remarks between the US President and Taoiseach will be streamed online.

Poll: Will you go to a St Patrick's Day parade today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you go to a St Patrick's Day parade today?

Mar 17th 2022, 9:55 AM 33,366 Views 47 Comments

St Patrick’s Day parades have been unable to take place due to Covid-19 restrictions in recent years.

Motorists urged to slow down and take extra care ahead of long bank holiday weekend
# Drive Safe
# Drive Safe

Motorists urged to slow down and take extra care ahead of long bank holiday weekend

Mar 17th 2022, 8:30 AM 7,412 Views 9 Comments

The RSA and An Garda Síochána are appealing for all road users to act responsibly and not to drink and drive.

Here’s where and when the big St Patrick's Day parades kick off
# Parading Around
# Parading Around

Here’s where and when the big St Patrick's Day parades kick off

Mar 17th 2022, 6:30 AM 37,522 Views 18 Comments

There’s a lot of talent, culture and entertainment to put on show over the day – here’s a quick look at what’s on offer.

President Higgins calls for ceasefire in Ukraine during St Patrick's Day message
# Uachtarán Na HÉireann
# Uachtarán Na HÉireann

President Higgins calls for ceasefire in Ukraine during St Patrick's Day message

Mar 17th 2022, 6:00 AM 11,132 Views 12 Comments

Higgins said the sacrifices made by frontline workers across society during the pandemic should not be forgotten.

Taoiseach tests positive for Covid-19 while in Washington for St Patrick's events
# White House
# White House

Taoiseach tests positive for Covid-19 while in Washington for St Patrick's events

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 6:00 AM 46,027 Views 53 Comments

Micheál Martin received a negative antigen test result but later tested positive on a PCR.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 14,096 new cases and 1,081 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU

Mar 16th 2022, 6:14 PM 25,229 Views 33 Comments

As of 8am today, there are 1,081 Covid-19 patients in hospital.

John C Reilly says it's a 'big honour' to be leading the St Patrick's Day celebrations
# Paddy's Day
# Paddy's Day

John C Reilly says it's a 'big honour' to be leading the St Patrick's Day celebrations

Mar 16th 2022, 3:52 PM 22,696 Views 10 Comments

The actor visited the Guinness Storehouse to mark the beginning of the festival.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

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

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

Mar 15th 2022, 8:40 AM 30,726 Views 48 Comments

It’s just two days away.

Ireland’s St Patrick's Day message and theme is being tweaked to reflect the Ukraine crisis
# US Trip
# US Trip

Ireland’s St Patrick's Day message and theme is being tweaked to reflect the Ukraine crisis

Mar 15th 2022, 6:30 AM 13,975 Views 9 Comments

Micheál Martin has decided to evolve the ‘tone and theme’ of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations this week.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 14 March, 2022

Mostly dry weather and sunny spells in store for long weekend ahead
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Mostly dry weather and sunny spells in store for long weekend ahead

Mar 14th 2022, 5:46 PM 13,113 Views 6 Comments

Met Éireann said St Patrick’s Day will see a mix of showers and sunny patches.

Sinn Féin runs advert in The New York Times calling for 'Irish unity in our time'
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Sinn Féin runs advert in The New York Times calling for 'Irish unity in our time'

Mar 14th 2022, 3:36 PM 19,191 Views 59 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald sat down with The Journal in New York today where she said criticism of the ad was ‘nonsense’.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Quiz: How well do you know these famous Patricks?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these famous Patricks?

Mar 13th 2022, 10:00 PM 46,280 Views 15 Comments

Test yourself.

Sinn Féin advert to run in New York Times as Mary Lou McDonald heads Stateside
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Sinn Féin advert to run in New York Times as Mary Lou McDonald heads Stateside

Mar 13th 2022, 11:33 AM 43,085 Views 58 Comments

McDonald will travel to New York today as well as Washington DC where she will raise issues such as Northern Ireland and Brexit.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 11 March, 2022

Taoiseach travels to London as part of a two-day trip to mark St Patrick's Day celebrations
# London
# London

Taoiseach travels to London as part of a two-day trip to mark St Patrick's Day celebrations

Mar 11th 2022, 6:45 AM 12,389 Views 28 Comments

The Taoiseach will attend London’s St Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Global Greening paused this year so monuments around the world can be lit in Ukrainian colours
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Global Greening paused this year so monuments around the world can be lit in Ukrainian colours

Mar 10th 2022, 12:05 PM 25,399 Views 33 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has written to all Irish embassies asking for monuments to be lit up in yellow and blue.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

St Patrick's Day global greening set to incorporate 'Ukrainian theme' this year, says Taoiseach
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day global greening set to incorporate 'Ukrainian theme' this year, says Taoiseach

Mar 8th 2022, 4:13 PM 11,411 Views 7 Comments

Taoiseach says the Government will use St. Patrick’s Day visits to highlight Ireland’s solidarity with Ukraine.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Ellen Keane and Kellie Harrington to lead Dublin's St Patrick's Day Parade

Ellen Keane and Kellie Harrington to lead Dublin's St Patrick's Day Parade

Mar 2nd 2022, 1:47 PM 18,192 Views 6 Comments

The Parade is returning to Dublin this year.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Taoiseach heading to Washington as 32 ministerial trips planned for St Patrick's week
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach heading to Washington as 32 ministerial trips planned for St Patrick's week

Feb 8th 2022, 3:24 PM 14,194 Views 33 Comments

It is tradition for Ministers and Ministers of State to travel to different destinations around the globe to mark St Patrick’s Day.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 7 February, 2022

St Patrick's Festival set to return to the streets of Dublin for 'most ambitious parade ever'

St Patrick's Festival set to return to the streets of Dublin for 'most ambitious parade ever'

Feb 7th 2022, 12:17 PM 24,015 Views 34 Comments

The festival had been cancelled for the last two years due to Covid-19.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Slimmed down contingent of Ministers likely to travel abroad for St Patrick's Day this year
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Slimmed down contingent of Ministers likely to travel abroad for St Patrick's Day this year

Updated Feb 1st 2022, 7:49 PM 15,964 Views 17 Comments

It is tradition for Ministers and Ministers of State to travel to different destinations around the globe to mark St Patrick’s Day.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Taoiseach hopes 'in-person' St Patrick's Day events can return with White House visit on the cards
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach hopes 'in-person' St Patrick's Day events can return with White House visit on the cards

Jan 26th 2022, 6:18 PM 13,026 Views 42 Comments

This year will be Micheál Martin’s last opportunity as Taoiseach to visit with the US president in Washington DC.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Double bank holiday earmarked for St Patrick's Day weekend next year, says Varadkar
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Double bank holiday earmarked for St Patrick's Day weekend next year, says Varadkar

Nov 25th 2021, 1:18 PM 52,741 Views 45 Comments

A permanent bank holiday would then be held on St Brigid’s Day from 2023 onwards.

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

Larry Donnelly: From Kennedy to Biden, Irish-American ties remain robust
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: From Kennedy to Biden, Irish-American ties remain robust

Mar 21st 2021, 10:30 AM 13,624 Views 25 Comments

In a special week for Ireland, our Boston-born columnist looks at the strength of ties between the two countries.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 19 March, 2021

Gardaí launch investigation into St Patrick's Day party at castle owned by UCD professor
# Dolores Cahill
# Dolores Cahill

Gardaí launch investigation into St Patrick's Day party at castle owned by UCD professor

Mar 19th 2021, 7:09 PM 196,373 Views 0 Comments

Security sources say upwards of 75 people may have attended the party at the Co Kildare castle.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Gardaí launch investigation after man and woman attacked by group in south Dublin estate
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Gardaí launch investigation after man and woman attacked by group in south Dublin estate

Mar 18th 2021, 4:07 PM 82,340 Views 35 Comments

The man was taken to Tallaght University Hospital for treatment of his non-serious injuries.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Quiz: Would this famous person qualify to play for a Republic of Ireland football team?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Would this famous person qualify to play for a Republic of Ireland football team?

Mar 17th 2021, 10:00 PM 54,117 Views 37 Comments

Test yourself.

Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin

Mar 17th 2021, 8:21 PM 147,369 Views 155 Comments
  • 16 arrests had been made as of 3pm this afternoon, gardaí said.
  • Officers are appealing to people not to attend parties or gatherings tonight.
Taoiseach says US won't know until summer whether it can help Ireland with vaccine supplies
# Biden Meeting
# Biden Meeting

Taoiseach says US won't know until summer whether it can help Ireland with vaccine supplies

Mar 17th 2021, 8:16 PM 40,841 Views 74 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking after his virtual St Patrick’s Day meeting with US President Biden.

Taoiseach speaks of 'undying friendship' between Ireland and US in virtual meeting with Joe Biden
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach speaks of 'undying friendship' between Ireland and US in virtual meeting with Joe Biden

Updated Mar 17th 2021, 5:50 PM 41,142 Views 101 Comments

In a virtual meeting this evening, Martin presented Biden with the traditional bowl of shamrock.

Archbishop of Dublin: Easing Mass restrictions 'has better Constitutional claim than powerful commercial interests'
# Homily
# Homily

Archbishop of Dublin: Easing Mass restrictions 'has better Constitutional claim than powerful commercial interests'

Mar 17th 2021, 12:02 PM 30,843 Views 82 Comments

Archbishop Dermot Farrell made the case in a St. Patrick’s Day message.

'God bless the Irish': World leaders send St Patrick’s Day greetings to Ireland
# Slainte
# Slainte

'God bless the Irish': World leaders send St Patrick’s Day greetings to Ireland

Mar 17th 2021, 10:58 AM 56,982 Views 43 Comments

William and Kate were among those who included some Irish in their greeting.

Security operation underway to prevent planned lockdown protests
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Security operation underway to prevent planned lockdown protests

Mar 17th 2021, 9:50 AM 37,767 Views 132 Comments

More than 2,500 gardaí are deployed across checkpoints and arterial routes around the country.

Patrick's Day Fare: Pastry chef Caitlin Lopes shares choux bun and lemon meringue recipes
# Holiday Fare
# Holiday Fare

Patrick's Day Fare: Pastry chef Caitlin Lopes shares choux bun and lemon meringue recipes

Mar 17th 2021, 8:30 AM 16,281 Views 10 Comments

Caitlin Lopes, pastry chef at the Grand Central Hotel in Belfast shares some delicious sweet treat recipes.

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