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#St Patrick's Day

# 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 10,506 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 11,994 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 26,305 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 16,055 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 15,959 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 44,041 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 12,250 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 56,127 Views 74 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 12,135 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 18,933 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 35,126 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 44,322 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 12,197 Views 27 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 6,130 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 29,380 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 5,891 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 23,133 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 21,607 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 22,477 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 16,367 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 6,212 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 557 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 9,983 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 16,124 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 1,213 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 16,192 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

A complete rundown of those outrageously Irish St Patrick's Day booze tutorials

Mar 14th 2017, 9:00 PM 6,446 Views 1 Comment

So much booze.

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

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

Mar 14th 2017, 8:39 PM 18,139 Views 44 Comments

Ireland’s national holiday is often synonymous with drinking.

New York snowstorms disrupt Conlan's final preparations for professional debut
# All White On The Night
From The42
# All White On The Night

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

Mar 14th 2017, 5:18 PM 4,335 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Mar 14th 2017, 7:31 AM 25,580 Views 62 Comments

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
# Robust Policing
# Robust Policing

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

Mar 14th 2017, 6:05 AM 20,696 Views 30 Comments

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
# Oh Caaanada
# Oh Caaanada

Niagara Falls went green last night

Mar 13th 2017, 2:55 PM 17,617 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Mar 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,323 Views 53 Comments

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
# RIGHT TO VOTE
# RIGHT TO VOTE

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

Mar 12th 2017, 5:00 PM 59,300 Views 219 Comments

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

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

Mar 12th 2017, 9:46 AM 10,676 Views 91 Comments

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
# Punching Above Our Weight
# Punching Above Our Weight

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

Mar 12th 2017, 9:15 AM 15,650 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Going Green
# Going Green

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

Mar 12th 2017, 8:00 AM 8,233 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Mar 11th 2017, 2:19 PM 23,521 Views 63 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 11th 2017, 10:00 AM 16,544 Views 31 Comments

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