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#St Patrick's Day

# st-patricks-day - Friday 16 March, 2018

No date set for Trump visit - but it could happen in early 2019
# Incoming
# Incoming

No date set for Trump visit - but it could happen in early 2019

Mar 16th 2018, 8:48 AM 7,038 Views 64 Comments

“I look forward to being there,” Trump said yesterday.

Trump and Leo become 'fast friends' yesterday (just don't mention Doonbeg)
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Trump and Leo become 'fast friends' yesterday (just don't mention Doonbeg)

Mar 16th 2018, 1:28 AM 25,182 Views 78 Comments

TheJournal.ie had a ringside seat for Irish celebrations in the Trump White House.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Sean Spicer was back in the White House for the shamrock ceremony
# Blast From The Past
# Blast From The Past

Sean Spicer was back in the White House for the shamrock ceremony

Mar 15th 2018, 11:27 PM 17,970 Views 13 Comments

“It’s a great day. Us Irish get just one day – you have to take advantage of it,” he said.

Leo Varadkar presents Donald Trump with bowl of shamrock in St Patrick's Day ceremony

Leo Varadkar presents Donald Trump with bowl of shamrock in St Patrick's Day ceremony

Mar 15th 2018, 10:25 PM 33,362 Views 69 Comments

Varadkar was speaking at the St Patrick’s Day ceremony at the White House.

Advice for Leo? We asked two former Taoisigh for some pointers ahead of today's Trump visit
# The Shamrock Trip
# The Shamrock Trip

Advice for Leo? We asked two former Taoisigh for some pointers ahead of today's Trump visit

Mar 15th 2018, 6:05 AM 11,419 Views 19 Comments

Bertie Ahern and John Bruton reflect on their visits to the White House.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Varadkar presents Irish physicist and technology innovator with St Patrick's Day science medals
# Washington
# Washington

Varadkar presents Irish physicist and technology innovator with St Patrick's Day science medals

Mar 14th 2018, 4:07 PM 9,585 Views 8 Comments

The medal is awarded annually to a distinguished Irish scientist, engineer or technology leader living and working in the US.

'There is important work to be done': Clinton says politicians should commit to spirit of Good Friday Agreement
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

'There is important work to be done': Clinton says politicians should commit to spirit of Good Friday Agreement

Mar 14th 2018, 8:50 AM 11,097 Views 38 Comments

A special event to mark the 20th anniversary of the deal has been held in Washington DC.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Taoiseach says no one will gain from a trade war between US and Europe
# Leo In The Usa
# Leo In The Usa

Taoiseach says no one will gain from a trade war between US and Europe

Mar 13th 2018, 8:00 PM 20,609 Views 58 Comments

The Taoiseach told an audience in Washington DC that Ireland is a “global country” at the centre of a “rapidly changing world”.

'It would not feel right': Simon Harris cancels St Patrick's Day trip away
# Trolley Crisis
# Trolley Crisis

'It would not feel right': Simon Harris cancels St Patrick's Day trip away

Mar 13th 2018, 6:31 PM 75,093 Views 133 Comments

Yesterday, the INMO said that there were 714 people on trolleys in hospitals across the country.

Met Éireann is predicting snow for St. Patrick's Day
# BEGORRAH
# BEGORRAH

Met Éireann is predicting snow for St. Patrick's Day

Mar 13th 2018, 7:46 AM 136,002 Views 36 Comments

Snow showers could be frequent in the east and southeast.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have
# Not On The List
# Not On The List

Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have

Mar 12th 2018, 12:25 PM 38,762 Views 141 Comments

The leaders of both parties are traditionally invited to the annual White House Patrick’s Day reception.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'I carry Ireland with me everywhere I go': Leo likely to indulge Pence and Ryan with talk of Irish roots
# St Patrick's Day Trip
# St Patrick's Day Trip

'I carry Ireland with me everywhere I go': Leo likely to indulge Pence and Ryan with talk of Irish roots

Mar 11th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,244 Views 54 Comments

The Taoiseach is about to set off on a whirlwind tour of America for St Patrick’s Day.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree'
# White House Visit
# White House Visit

Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree'

Mar 7th 2018, 7:29 PM 9,426 Views 48 Comments

Varadkar said Ireland and the US have strong links that “will outlast any president or Taoiseach”.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Taoiseach wants Dáil to sit on Friday to ensure May abortion referendum date isn't jeopardised
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Taoiseach wants Dáil to sit on Friday to ensure May abortion referendum date isn't jeopardised

Mar 6th 2018, 7:01 PM 10,503 Views 36 Comments

A special Cabinet meeting is due to be held tomorrow or Thursday.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Trafalgar Square, Athletic Bilbao's stadium and the Space Needle are all going green for St Patrick's Day
# Emerald Cities
# Emerald Cities

Trafalgar Square, Athletic Bilbao's stadium and the Space Needle are all going green for St Patrick's Day

Feb 13th 2018, 12:54 PM 11,987 Views 43 Comments

They will be joined for the first time since 2014 by the Sydney Opera House.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

In full: Here’s where our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

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

Jan 16th 2018, 6:05 PM 26,292 Views 75 Comments

35 countries will be visited as part of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations this year.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 4 September, 2017

Garda probe into St Patrick’s weekend death of man after post-mortem throws up questions
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Garda probe into St Patrick’s weekend death of man after post-mortem throws up questions

Sep 4th 2017, 2:46 PM 16,034 Views 1 Comment

Gerard Tubridy of Cree, Co Clare died on 20 March, two days after being admitted to hospital.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK

Apr 23rd 2017, 11:56 AM 15,927 Views 43 Comments

The Labour leader has an uphill battle to beat Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party in June’s snap election.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Gardaí investigating claims woman was raped in Kerry B&B
# St Patrick's Night
# St Patrick's Night

Gardaí investigating claims woman was raped in Kerry B&B

Mar 22nd 2017, 8:20 PM 44,020 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are treating the claims seriously and a number of witnesses have been interviewed.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Three charged over Longford St Patrick's Day stabbing
# Charged
# Charged

Three charged over Longford St Patrick's Day stabbing

Mar 19th 2017, 10:59 AM 12,200 Views 0 Comments

Three males are due to appear before a special sitting of Longford District Court.

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 18 March, 2017

The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish'
# Guaranteed Irish
# Guaranteed Irish

The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish'

Mar 18th 2017, 4:09 PM 55,819 Views 79 Comments

More Cork than Kerry though it seems.

A brief history of well known people drinking (often shocking) pints of Guinness for Paddy's Day
# The Head On That
From The Daily Edge
# The Head On That

A brief history of well known people drinking (often shocking) pints of Guinness for Paddy's Day

Mar 18th 2017, 2:10 PM 11,850 Views 0 Comments

The further you go, the worse it’s likely to get.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 17 March, 2017

The business behind the one-day-a-year shamrock industry
# Agribusiness
# Agribusiness

The business behind the one-day-a-year shamrock industry

Mar 17th 2017, 9:30 PM 18,929 Views 14 Comments

Ireland’s national plant is shipped all over the world for St Patrick’s Day.

Paddy the Puppy has been reunited with his owners after being 'arrested by gardaí'
# A Little Husky
# A Little Husky

Paddy the Puppy has been reunited with his owners after being 'arrested by gardaí'

Mar 17th 2017, 5:20 PM 35,117 Views 19 Comments

Paddy. St Patrick’s Day. Geddit?

As it happened: St Patrick's Day at home and abroad
Live Mar 17th 2017, 4:28 PM

As it happened: St Patrick's Day at home and abroad

In Photos: A record number of landmarks turn green for St Patrick's Day
# Going Green
# Going Green

In Photos: A record number of landmarks turn green for St Patrick's Day

Mar 17th 2017, 3:12 PM 43,982 Views 29 Comments

World famous sites such as the London Eye, Niagara Falls and the Colosseum will be joined by some more unusual newcomers.

Fun poll: Are you wearing an actual sprig of shamrock today?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Fun poll: Are you wearing an actual sprig of shamrock today?

Mar 17th 2017, 12:45 PM 12,168 Views 25 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Watch: A play about St Patrick from 1958 (with Irish kings and druids)
# An Tóstal
# An Tóstal

Watch: A play about St Patrick from 1958 (with Irish kings and druids)

Mar 17th 2017, 12:00 PM 6,093 Views 5 Comments

The clip, made available by the Irish Film Institute, forms part of an advertisement from 1958 promoting Ireland.

Trump's 'new friend': What happened at the White House, when Enda came to visit...
# Grip And Grin Time
# Grip And Grin Time

Trump's 'new friend': What happened at the White House, when Enda came to visit...

Mar 17th 2017, 9:33 AM 29,369 Views 43 Comments

TheJournal.ie had a ringside seat for Irish celebrations in the Trump White House.

17 things you're bound to spot at a St Patrick's Day parade down the country
# Order Of Malta
From The Daily Edge
# Order Of Malta

17 things you're bound to spot at a St Patrick's Day parade down the country

Mar 17th 2017, 8:00 AM 5,878 Views 2 Comments

Who needs Dublin and its fancy parade, TBH?

Getting around: Everything you need to know about St Patrick's Day in Dublin
# Road Closures
# Road Closures

Getting around: Everything you need to know about St Patrick's Day in Dublin

Mar 17th 2017, 8:00 AM 23,111 Views 17 Comments

Celebrating? Working? We’ve got you covered.

Picture this: Looking back at Dublin's old St Patrick's Day Parades
# Lá Fhéile Pádraig
# Lá Fhéile Pádraig

Picture this: Looking back at Dublin's old St Patrick's Day Parades

Mar 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 21,447 Views 19 Comments

From jesters to Wombles, from young to old, here’s a quick history of Dublin’s old St Patrick’s Day parades.

Well holy God! It looks like St Patrick was married and we used to celebrate his wife every year
# The Snake
# The Snake

Well holy God! It looks like St Patrick was married and we used to celebrate his wife every year

Mar 17th 2017, 6:00 AM 22,400 Views 25 Comments

The mention of Sheelah in the written word stretches back hundreds of years

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 16 March, 2017

10 class Irish movies to watch on Netflix this Paddy's Day weekend
# Bunker In
From The Daily Edge
# Bunker In

10 class Irish movies to watch on Netflix this Paddy's Day weekend

Mar 16th 2017, 9:00 PM 16,264 Views 4 Comments

For those not on the session.

Foil Arms and Hog have perfectly summed up the utter sham that is St Patrick's Day
# Lies Lies Lies
From The Daily Edge
# Lies Lies Lies

Foil Arms and Hog have perfectly summed up the utter sham that is St Patrick's Day

Mar 16th 2017, 7:10 PM 6,199 Views 1 Comment

St Patrick isn’t Irish. Potatoes aren’t even Irish. Who are we?

Michael D Higgins: 'St Patrick's own life story was one of hardship and migration'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Michael D Higgins: 'St Patrick's own life story was one of hardship and migration'

Mar 16th 2017, 12:00 PM 538 Views 49 Comments

President Higgins described the Irish as a migrant people in his St Patrick’s Day message to those at home and abroad.

Pressure on Enda Kenny to speak out against Trump travel ban during shamrock ceremony
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Pressure on Enda Kenny to speak out against Trump travel ban during shamrock ceremony

Mar 16th 2017, 10:32 AM 9,981 Views 51 Comments

It’s not going to be all green ties and shamrocks today at the White House.

US Vice-President's Irish roots and hint of Trump visit to Ireland dominate gala with Enda
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

US Vice-President's Irish roots and hint of Trump visit to Ireland dominate gala with Enda

Mar 16th 2017, 8:16 AM 16,119 Views 44 Comments

Kenny said he has plans to bring up the Irish undocumented with Trump when he meets the US President today.

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: 'It's time Irish people stood up against racism. We were the terrorists at one time'
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: 'It's time Irish people stood up against racism. We were the terrorists at one time'

Mar 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 1,190 Views 129 Comments

It is our responsibility to speak truth to power. If it doesn’t happen in the White House, it’ll happen in The Riverside Church NYC tomorrow, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech
# White House
# White House

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech

Mar 15th 2017, 9:32 PM 16,186 Views 60 Comments

Meanwhile, Kenny has said he will raise marriage equality with Mike Pence if he gets the chance.