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#St Patrick's Day

# 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 144,323 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 31,959 Views 55 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 22,689 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 11,848 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 34,273 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 23,385 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 18,961 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 31,440 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 13,756 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 30,811 Views 37 Comments

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
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

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

Mar 23rd 2019, 12:49 PM 84,442 Views 100 Comments

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
# Cookstown
# Cookstown

Funeral arrangements announced for victims of Tyrone nightclub tragedy

Mar 20th 2019, 6:43 PM 10,851 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cookstown
# Cookstown

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

Updated Mar 19th 2019, 11:58 AM 59,550 Views 4 Comments

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
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

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

Mar 17th 2019, 7:52 PM 13,323 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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

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

Mar 17th 2019, 6:56 PM 47,741 Views 15 Comments

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
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

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

Mar 17th 2019, 1:45 PM 24,381 Views 29 Comments

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
# England Out
# England Out

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

Mar 17th 2019, 11:02 AM 89,891 Views 134 Comments

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

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 25,205 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 34,650 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 56,695 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 14,217 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 74,319 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 23,341 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 45,991 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 3,247 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 13,473 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 10,044 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 4,117 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 19,439 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 75,738 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 14,612 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 11,444 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 13,256 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 70,161 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 16,839 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 37,337 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 42,420 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 15,050 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 37,815 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 1,003 Views 1 Comment

And not a parade or giant leprechaun in sight.