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#St Patrick's Day

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

President Higgins calls for global solidarity to 'exit the fog' of Covid-19 in St Patrick's Day message
# Words From The áras
# Words From The áras

President Higgins calls for global solidarity to 'exit the fog' of Covid-19 in St Patrick's Day message

Mar 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,268 Views 19 Comments

The president said: “We have been reminded of our shared vulnerability, our interdependence, the need for an understanding that can fly past borders.”

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

'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests

Mar 16th 2021, 6:38 PM 20,033 Views 40 Comments

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin says dismissing protesters as ‘cranks’ will not work.

'We are at a crossroads': Taoiseach in plea for people to have 'Covid safe' St Patrick's Day
# National Holiday
# National Holiday

'We are at a crossroads': Taoiseach in plea for people to have 'Covid safe' St Patrick's Day

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:20 PM 25,674 Views 106 Comments

Garda representatives say members are preparing for “one of the busiest and most dangerous days” of the year.

People asked to stay home this St Patrick's Day as 2,500 gardaí to be on duty nationwide
# Paddy's Day
# Paddy's Day

People asked to stay home this St Patrick's Day as 2,500 gardaí to be on duty nationwide

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 2:20 PM 44,923 Views 169 Comments

Gardaí are asking people to avoid large gatherings tomorrow.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 15 March, 2021

Poll: Will you be taking part in an online event this Paddy's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be taking part in an online event this Paddy's Day?

Mar 15th 2021, 8:31 AM 26,370 Views 51 Comments

Among the range of events featured will be music, poetry, knitting, weaving and wellness workshops and walking, food and history tours.

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Here are Taoiseach Micheál Martin's three-day virtual St Patrick's Day plans with the US
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Here are Taoiseach Micheál Martin's three-day virtual St Patrick's Day plans with the US

Mar 13th 2021, 12:58 PM 26,971 Views 69 Comments

The Taoiseach’s St Patrick’s Day programme will begin on Monday, 15 March.

Poll: Should the Taoiseach ask Joe Biden for vaccine supply support on St Patrick's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Taoiseach ask Joe Biden for vaccine supply support on St Patrick's Day?

Mar 13th 2021, 9:45 AM 44,909 Views 94 Comments

An MEP has said the Taoiseach should ask the US president to assist Ireland’s vaccine rollout by sharing some doses that are understood to be stockpiled.

Garda operation plans in place to police protest events on St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Garda operation plans in place to police protest events on St Patrick's Day

Mar 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 30,796 Views 0 Comments

It comes after an anti-lockdown event in Dublin on 28 February at which violent incidents occurred.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 4 March, 2021

From Blindboy to the Book of Kells: Here’s what you can expect from this year’s St Patrick’s Festival
# Paddys In The Time Of Covid
# Paddys In The Time Of Covid

From Blindboy to the Book of Kells: Here’s what you can expect from this year’s St Patrick’s Festival

Mar 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,434 Views 1 Comment

The festival will run from the morning of 12 March until around midnight on Paddy’s Day.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

A post box 350 kilometres above the Arctic Circle is 'going green' for St Patrick's Day
# Feelin' Green
# Feelin' Green

A post box 350 kilometres above the Arctic Circle is 'going green' for St Patrick's Day

Mar 2nd 2021, 10:16 AM 15,946 Views 5 Comments

Tourism Ireland today announced details of some of the famous attractions and sites around the world which will go green.

# 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

Feb 21st 2021, 10:25 AM 47,255 Views 60 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

Feb 20th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,883 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 49,062 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 111,057 Views 238 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 49,116 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 40,050 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 8,418 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 11,770 Views 27 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 16,894 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 28,219 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 5,207 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 45,219 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 29,057 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 23,935 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 37,038 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 43,979 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 21,060 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 27,409 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 25,139 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 21,797 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 10,020 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 27,835 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 114,984 Views 151 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 48,226 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 37,297 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 44,998 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 47,399 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 53,006 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 42,320 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 19,297 Views 20 Comments

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