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#St Patrick's Day

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

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

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

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

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

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

For those not on the session.

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

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

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'

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

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge A complete rundown of those outrageously Irish St Patrick's Day booze tutorials Booze

'We can celebrate without getting drunk': Pioneers release St Patrick's Day message

Ireland’s national holiday is often synonymous with drinking.

New York snowstorms disrupt Conlan's final preparations for professional debut

The Belfast boxer fights Tim Ibarra at Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day.

Here is the crystal bowl of shamrock Enda Kenny will give Donald Trump

The presentation is a longstanding tradition between Ireland and the US.

Lock-down: Private security to man 40 access points at Temple Bar on Paddy's Day

The plan was trialled last year, and has been deemed a success.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 13 March, 2017

Niagara Falls went green last night

Over 200 iconic sites will ‘go green’ this weekend to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.

Irish roots: Mike Pence and Paul Ryan to entertain the Taoiseach during shamrock trip

The Taoiseach is on a whirlwind tour of the east coast of America for St Patrick’s Day.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Referendum to be held to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections

If passed, it would mean those North of the border would be able to cast their vote for the first time.

Enda Kenny: Situation of undocumented Irish an 'absolute priority' on US visit

Kenny said he would be raising the issue with Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

Inventors, creators and innovators: The untold stories of what Irish people have given the world

A new book seeks to give these people recognition.

Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'

We spoke to the two women responsible for the St Patrick’s Festival pageants, which will make up part of the parade this year.

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'He's a sexual predator': John Halligan is not happy with Kenny meeting Trump

Halligan will be heading to Brazil for St Patrick’s Day.

Everything you need to know about Paddy's Day celebrations around the country

There’s a lot on in Dublin, but there’s a lot more going around the country this St Patrick’s Day.

Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone said yesterday she would not take part in the parade.

# st-patricks-day - Friday 10 March, 2017

Donald Trump's St. Patrick's Day hat has been pulled from his website

The hat featured a four-leaf clover instead of a shamrock.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Gay army veterans denied right to march in Boston's St Patrick's Day parade

“This is a black eye on South Boston,” said Air Corps veteran Bryan Bishop

Taoiseach says he will raise the new travel ban with Trump when he visits the White House

Trump’s revised travel ban will come into effect on 16 March, the same day Kenny is scheduled to meet Trump in the White House.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Poll: Should Enda Kenny make a public comment about the travel ban at his meeting with Trump? This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Enda Kenny make a public comment about the travel ban at his meeting with Trump?

Enda Kenny will meet Donald Trump at the White House to give him a bowl of shamrocks as part of St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Enda Kenny will meet Donald Trump on the day the new travel ban comes in

The ban comes into effect the day before St. Patrick’s Day.

# st-patricks-day - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 times America got St Patrick's Day all wrong The Black And Tan

10 times America got St Patrick's Day all wrong

We need to talk about the t-shirts.

An Olympic hero will lead Dublin's St Patrick's Day parade

Murphy said the appointment was an honour.

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Here's how you'll be able to celebrate St Patrick's Day in Dublin

Four days of festivities have been announced for this year’s St Patrick’s Festival.

Maintaining tradition, Trump declares March 'Irish-American Heritage Month'

It’s not a particularly old tradition. In fact, it barely predates Lethal Weapon 3.

# st-patricks-day - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'Not a time for green beer and shamrocks': Ex-Governor's stark message to Enda over Trump

Martin O’Malley said it wasn’t a time to be giving bowls of shamrock “to white supremacists with Irish surnames”.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

The Taoiseach WILL go to Washington (and here's where all his ministers are heading)

Let the annual Paddy’s Day exodus commence…

# st-patricks-day - Thursday 9 February, 2017

World Trade Center to join global landmarks going green this St Patrick's Day

A string of new landmarks are set to go green this year.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'It's in our best interests to bite our tongues. Kenny's White House visit gives us a rare opportunity'

Enda Kenny must visit Donald Trump this St Patrick’s Day, writes Andrew McGinley.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 30 January, 2017

Poll: Should Enda Kenny meet Donald Trump on St Patrick's Day? Presidential Visit This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Enda Kenny meet Donald Trump on St Patrick's Day?

A spokesperson for Kenny said he would be “acting in the interests of the Irish people” by raising issues with Trump.

# st-patricks-day - Saturday 28 January, 2017

An Irish Independence Day? Enda says we already have our day on 17 March

A Fianna Fáil senator has proposed 21 January (the date the first Dáil sat in 1919) should be Ireland’s Independence Day.

# st-patricks-day - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Michael Conlan's first pro opponent named ahead of St Patrick's Day debut

American Tim Ibarra will go toe to toe with the Belfast native on 17 March.

# st-patricks-day - Monday 26 December, 2016

From The42 Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb Feature

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.