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#St Patrick's Day

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

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

Poll: Will you be attending a St Patrick's Day parade today?

Mar 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 25,197 Views 42 Comments

Events will be held across the globe to celebrate today.

Heading to the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin? Here's everything you need to know
# Traffic Restrictions
# Traffic Restrictions

Heading to the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin? Here's everything you need to know

Mar 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 34,227 Views 6 Comments

There are a number of road closures and transport restrictions in place.

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 16 March, 2019

An unexpected guest and a luminous river: Leo ends St Patrick's trip not being centre of attention
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

An unexpected guest and a luminous river: Leo ends St Patrick's trip not being centre of attention

Mar 16th 2019, 11:30 PM 56,668 Views 0 Comments

Varadkar finished off the final leg of his US trip walking in the Chicago parade and taking a boat trip down the river.

Opinion: In many ways St Patrick's Day is an Irish American festival
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: In many ways St Patrick's Day is an Irish American festival

Mar 16th 2019, 8:30 PM 14,034 Views 48 Comments

‘Maybe this St Patrick’s Day we should concede ownership of our patron saint and accept that we have been sharing him with America for centuries’, writes Robbie Smyth.

Taoiseach marches alongside Conor McGregor in Chicago's St Patrick's Day parade
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach marches alongside Conor McGregor in Chicago's St Patrick's Day parade

Updated Mar 16th 2019, 5:33 PM 74,256 Views 18 Comments

Government officials were left surprised at McGregor’s appearance at the parade.

'It makes you proud to see': The 10th year of the Global Greening takes place this week - here's how it started
# GLOBAL GREENING
# GLOBAL GREENING

'It makes you proud to see': The 10th year of the Global Greening takes place this week - here's how it started

Mar 16th 2019, 4:00 PM 23,312 Views 15 Comments

The annual initiative will take place in more than 50 countries this year.

Ellen Degeneres said that Leo Varadkar taking his boyfriend to meet Mike Pence made her 'very happy'
# Happy Days
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Days

Ellen Degeneres said that Leo Varadkar taking his boyfriend to meet Mike Pence made her 'very happy'

Mar 16th 2019, 10:46 AM 45,731 Views 2 Comments

Leo’s partner is making headlines.

Everything worth checking out in Dublin if you don't have plans for St. Patrick's Day yet From The Daily Edge

Everything worth checking out in Dublin if you don't have plans for St. Patrick's Day yet

Mar 16th 2019, 8:00 AM 3,197 Views 1 Comment

Brunch, comedy, culture and cans.

Here's what's happening around the country this Paddy's weekend
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Here's what's happening around the country this Paddy's weekend

Mar 16th 2019, 8:00 AM 13,456 Views 21 Comments

A round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

Taoiseach says climate change protests are 'welcome' and 'inspiring'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Taoiseach says climate change protests are 'welcome' and 'inspiring'

Mar 16th 2019, 12:07 AM 10,039 Views 75 Comments

Earlier this month, the Taoiseach said he supported school students going on strike.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 15 March, 2019

Here's our Spotify Paddy's Day party playlist, which only features Irish artists
# St Patrick's Day
From The Daily Edge
# St Patrick's Day

Here's our Spotify Paddy's Day party playlist, which only features Irish artists

Mar 15th 2019, 4:31 PM 3,890 Views 3 Comments

If you’re celebrating being Irish, you might as well do it by listening to Irish artists.

The St Patrick's Day forecast is bleak with hail and thunder expected
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

The St Patrick's Day forecast is bleak with hail and thunder expected

Mar 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 19,391 Views 16 Comments

Highest temperatures will range between 7 and 9 degrees, according to Met Éireann.

Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington
# No Windfarms
# No Windfarms

Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington

Mar 15th 2019, 2:24 PM 75,657 Views 42 Comments

The Taoiseach’s visit to Pence’s house, alongside his long-term partner, dominated coverage yesterday.

'Ireland out of step for too long': Campaigners in London to march for Irish abroad vote in presidential elections
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

'Ireland out of step for too long': Campaigners in London to march for Irish abroad vote in presidential elections

Mar 15th 2019, 9:17 AM 14,585 Views 81 Comments

VICA says a yes vote would help honour the international role of the Irish President.

People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected

Mar 15th 2019, 9:02 AM 11,435 Views 28 Comments

The HSE has said patients may face longer waiting times at emergency departments due to an increase in people attending.

Michael D Higgins: 'As world buildings turn green, let's play our part in a greener world'
# St Patricks Day Message
# St Patricks Day Message

Michael D Higgins: 'As world buildings turn green, let's play our part in a greener world'

Mar 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,233 Views 43 Comments

He urged Irish citizens to “play their own personal and essential role in saving our planet and our environment”.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Trump on the Irish: 'They’re smart. They’re sharp. They’re great. And they’re brutal enemies!'
# Shamrock Ceremony
# Shamrock Ceremony

Trump on the Irish: 'They’re smart. They’re sharp. They’re great. And they’re brutal enemies!'

Mar 14th 2019, 10:32 PM 69,963 Views 81 Comments

Varadkar touched on the economy and Irish immigration in his speech today.

Trump says he hopes to visit Ireland this year during White House visit by Taoiseach
# Oval Office
# Oval Office

Trump says he hopes to visit Ireland this year during White House visit by Taoiseach

Mar 14th 2019, 3:26 PM 16,833 Views 64 Comments

The Taoiseach will return to the White House later this evening for the traditional shamrock ceremony.

Varadkar speaks of being judged by 'political actions not sexual orientation' as he meets Pence
# Breakfast Meeting
# Breakfast Meeting

Varadkar speaks of being judged by 'political actions not sexual orientation' as he meets Pence

Mar 14th 2019, 2:05 PM 37,291 Views 77 Comments

The US vice president has been criticised for his views and his legislative record on LGBT rights.

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence

Mar 14th 2019, 6:15 AM 42,291 Views 58 Comments

Last year, Mike Pence told the Taoiseach his partner, Matt Barrett, would be welcome in Pence’s home if he decides to attend this year.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Leo Varadkar says those that wanted Brexit 'have been chasing unicorns for a long time'
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Leo Varadkar says those that wanted Brexit 'have been chasing unicorns for a long time'

Mar 13th 2019, 6:22 PM 15,043 Views 36 Comments

Varadkar said there is a “rich irony” that the UK’s tariff proposals intend to treat Northern Ireland differently to Great Britain.

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Leo Varadkar's partner to attend breakfast meeting at house of US vice president Mike Pence

Mar 13th 2019, 5:17 PM 37,798 Views 77 Comments

The US vice president has been criticised for his views and his legislative record on LGBT people.

4 events for... anyone looking to do something different this St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

4 events for... anyone looking to do something different this St Patrick's Day

Mar 13th 2019, 3:48 PM 977 Views 1 Comment

And not a parade or giant leprechaun in sight.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Breakfast meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be open to the media this year
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Breakfast meeting between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be open to the media this year

Mar 12th 2019, 11:42 PM 11,750 Views 30 Comments

US Vice President Mike Pence was criticised for excluding the media from the traditional breakfast meeting with the Taoiseach.

Poll: Will you attend a St Patrick's Day parade this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you attend a St Patrick's Day parade this year?

Mar 12th 2019, 9:45 AM 24,671 Views 50 Comments

The day is almost upon us.

Taoiseach heading to Washington DC for annual St Patrick's Day meeting with Donald Trump
# White House Visit
# White House Visit

Taoiseach heading to Washington DC for annual St Patrick's Day meeting with Donald Trump

Mar 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,832 Views 45 Comments

Leo Varadkar will also travel to Chicago this year.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 11 March, 2019

Around the world - This is where Varadkar and our ministers are heading for St Patrick’s Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Around the world - This is where Varadkar and our ministers are heading for St Patrick’s Day

Mar 11th 2019, 9:00 AM 26,165 Views 73 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will visit US President Donald Trump this St Patrick’s Day.

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Council to bring in private security to help keep the peace in Temple Bar on Paddy's Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Council to bring in private security to help keep the peace in Temple Bar on Paddy's Day

Mar 9th 2019, 4:00 PM 16,606 Views 55 Comments

There were similar arrangements in place last year which the council said worked well to prevent overcrowding and on street drinking.

Business-class flights and 5-star hotels: Here's how much the Government spent on St Patrick's Day trips in 2018
# Ireland Connected
# Ireland Connected

Business-class flights and 5-star hotels: Here's how much the Government spent on St Patrick's Day trips in 2018

Mar 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 37,973 Views 69 Comments

Figures obtained under FOI show how each Department spent on St Patrick’s Day last year.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Paddy's Day attire? Here's what ASOS thinks we should be wearing to celebrate the occasion
# Paddy's Day
From The Daily Edge
# Paddy's Day

Paddy's Day attire? Here's what ASOS thinks we should be wearing to celebrate the occasion

Mar 6th 2019, 5:21 PM 13,256 Views 2 Comments

And no, it’s not leprechaun hats.

Mary Lou to attend White House St Patrick's Day event after getting snubbed last year
# RSVP
# RSVP

Mary Lou to attend White House St Patrick's Day event after getting snubbed last year

Mar 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 23,121 Views 60 Comments

Last year there was some controversy after McDonald was not invited to the White House for the traditional St Patrick’s Day reception.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 25 February, 2019

Time for a change? All-Ireland club final switch to January could be a better fit
# St Patrick's Day
From The42
# St Patrick's Day

Time for a change? All-Ireland club final switch to January could be a better fit

Feb 25th 2019, 4:18 PM 3,970 Views 3 Comments

It has been proposed to move away from the current fixture date of 17 March.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'Up to 400' global landmarks will be donning the green on St. Patrick's Day this year
# Irish For The Day
# Irish For The Day

'Up to 400' global landmarks will be donning the green on St. Patrick's Day this year

Feb 21st 2019, 9:14 AM 13,446 Views 21 Comments

This year’s Global Greening is the biggest edition yet of the initiative.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 22nd 2019, 6:27 PM 28,335 Views 71 Comments

The trips could be shorter than usual given Brexit.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Is it time to move the All-Ireland GAA club finals from their St Patrick's Day date?
# Fixture Shake Up
From The42
# Fixture Shake Up

Is it time to move the All-Ireland GAA club finals from their St Patrick's Day date?

Nov 27th 2018, 6:45 PM 5,448 Views 2 Comments

The long gap between provincial finals and the All-Ireland series causes problems for clubs.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Saturday Night Live's St. Patrick's Day sketch was just as unfunny as you'd expect after that whole Aer Lingus thing From The Daily Edge

Saturday Night Live's St. Patrick's Day sketch was just as unfunny as you'd expect after that whole Aer Lingus thing

Mar 18th 2018, 10:24 AM 10,304 Views 8 Comments

The main gag was basically about how Irish people are all inbred.

People are seriously annoyed about the U.S. Army's St. Patrick's Day message
# Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland

People are seriously annoyed about the U.S. Army's St. Patrick's Day message

Mar 18th 2018, 9:28 AM 28,386 Views 9 Comments

Yikes.

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Irish flags, selfies and Leo chants: Taoiseach gets a pep in his step walking down Fifth Avenue
# NY ST PATRICK'S DAY
# NY ST PATRICK'S DAY

Irish flags, selfies and Leo chants: Taoiseach gets a pep in his step walking down Fifth Avenue

Mar 17th 2018, 8:00 PM 35,623 Views 150 Comments

Leo Varadkar said it was a privilege to march in the New York City parade today

From Dublin to New York: How we're celebrating St Patrick's Day
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

From Dublin to New York: How we're celebrating St Patrick's Day

Mar 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 44,331 Views 18 Comments

Lá Fhéile Pádraig!

Ireland make history as Schmidt's men claim glorious Grand Slam in London
# Champs
From The42
# Champs

Ireland make history as Schmidt's men claim glorious Grand Slam in London

Mar 17th 2018, 4:48 PM 68,085 Views 103 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side matched the achievements of 1948 and 2009 in convincing style.