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# patricks-day - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Dublin was showing all the signs of an epic hangover first thing this morning...

But the city is cleaning up well. There’s little sign of the carnage normally associated with the post-Paddy’s Day cleanup this morning.

# patricks-day - Thursday 16 March, 2017

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.

# patricks-day - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins

The Rutland Centre has said they are seeing more people affected by problem gambling.

# 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.

# patricks-day - Thursday 17 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 9 ways Paddy's Day changes as you get older Paddy's Day

9 ways Paddy's Day changes as you get older

Everything has changed.

# patricks-day - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Nervous energy... and glitter: Behind the scenes of the St Patrick's Day Parade

This year’s parade is three years in the planning. We checked in with one pageant company, as they made their final preparations.

# patricks-day - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Why it's looking like a (short) election will be in February 2016

Having ruled out November, the Taoiseach now says the election will be in early 2016, and the signs point towards February.

# patricks-day - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

The world going green for St Patrick’s Day will fill you with pride Paris To Berlin This post contains videos

The world going green for St Patrick’s Day will fill you with pride

The ‘Global Greening’ is even bigger this year.

From The Daily Edge 11 mortifying times brands tweeted about St. Patrick’s Day Patty's Day

11 mortifying times brands tweeted about St. Patrick’s Day

Shhh, don’t say anything.

From The Daily Edge Here's how Temple Bar is faring today... Carnage

Here's how Temple Bar is faring today...

Just really relaxed, no vuvuzuelas or anything.

From The Daily Edge 9 things you'll see at every regional St Patrick's Day parade Patrick's Day

9 things you'll see at every regional St Patrick's Day parade

Gas floats, tractors and majorettes.

From The Daily Edge 16 St Patrick's Day t-shirts that will make you question humanity Erin Go Bleeurgh

16 St Patrick's Day t-shirts that will make you question humanity

“Irish car bombs make my clothes fall off!” – nobody Irish, ever

# patricks-day - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Ministers sell Ireland around Paddy's Day to secure jobs. Why the begrudgery?

It may sound kitsch to bring folks along to a green themed breakfast or lunch engagement, but it works, writes Aaron McKenna.

# patricks-day - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick's Day in the White House Happy Days

Barack Obama has invited Stephanie Roche to spend Patrick's Day in the White House

The announcement comes on the back of recent news confirming that Roche has signed with US side Houston Dash.

# patricks-day - Sunday 9 November, 2014

In pictures: When Foot & Mouth had us all on edge ... and those little blue tubs were EVERYWHERE

The country was plunged into crisis-control mode — and the stringent control measures had an impact on virtually everyone in the State.

# patricks-day - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside Patrick's Day

Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside

Terry McMahon’s Patrick Day is headed for an LA screening.

# patricks-day - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Varadkar tells all-male lunch that 'real change requires courage'

The Transport Minister said that Ireland should embody “justice, opportunity and equality”.

# patricks-day - Monday 17 March, 2014

The Manneken Pis statue got dressed up for St Patrick's Day

Looking good, little guy.

# patricks-day - Monday 10 March, 2014

Mandate union withdraws from strike action at DAA

General Secretary John Douglas said they will attend a meeting with the expert panel this Friday.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to meet Prime Minister David Cameron in the UK

While in the UK, Kenny will also attend the Champ St Patrick’s Day Reception in Westminster.

# patricks-day - Monday 18 March, 2013

Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today

The Tánaiste will discuss how America’s plans to reform its immigration laws will affect tens of thousands of Irish people in the US.

# patricks-day - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Alan Shatter tells Israel: Ireland is still your friend

The Minister for Justice also told an Israeli newspaper that he had been the target of some anti-Semitism during his time in politics but that it had been “extremely rare”.

From The Daily Edge Here's how they're celebrating St Patrick's Day in space Spás

Here's how they're celebrating St Patrick's Day in space

Yes, that’s Commander Chris Hadfield of the International Space Station wearing a green bowtie AND recording his version of Danny Boy.

Poll: Do St Patrick's Day celebrations portray Ireland in a positive way? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do St Patrick's Day celebrations portray Ireland in a positive way?

As thousands of people celebrate our national holiday, we’re asking if it’s good for Ireland’s image.

13 things you probably didn't know about St Patrick's Day

Where was the first parade? What other country has a national holiday today? And where is the world’s largest shamrock?

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know this St Patrick’s Day.

Here's how they did Paddy's Day parades in 1905...

There was no Macnas in those days.

# patricks-day - Saturday 16 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your bank holiday weekend.

# patricks-day - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Poll: Is it worthwhile for Ministers to travel abroad on Patrick’s Day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it worthwhile for Ministers to travel abroad on Patrick’s Day?

Ministers will be travelling to America, Australia, Saudi Arabia and India – amongst others – for Patrick’s Day. Good way to promote Ireland? Or is it just a junket?

# patricks-day - Friday 22 February, 2013

US town stops alcohol sales for Patrick's Day celebration

Bars, restaurants and off-licences in Pennsylvania are supporting the alcohol-free zone in a bid to curb drinking.

# patricks-day - Monday 19 March, 2012

Ding ding! Enda Kenny set to ring opening bell on Wall Street today

The Taoiseach is in the middle of his trip to the US to promote Ireland. Tomorrow he will meet President Obama in the White House for a bilateral meeting.

# patricks-day - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Want to see Niagara Falls turned green for Patrick’s Day? Going Green This post contains images

Want to see Niagara Falls turned green for Patrick’s Day?

The Prince’s Palace in Monaco and City Hall in Vienna joined a huge range of landmarks around the world which went green for the day yesterday.

# patricks-day - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Giants, floats and face paint: The best pics from Dublin's parade today St Patrick's Day This post contains images

Giants, floats and face paint: The best pics from Dublin's parade today

Over 500,000 people attended the parade in Dublin city centre today. Here’s all the best pictures from it.

Suspicious object found in Armagh hours before Patrick's Day parade

The object has been declared a hoax by the PSNI after a controlled explosion was carried out. Some homes were evacuated during the security alert.

# patricks-day - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Taoiseach and 16 ministers off around the world for Patrick's Day celebrations

Dinny McGinley is off to Glasgow and Michael Noonan will be in France. Here’s where else our government ministers will be jetting off to on 17 March…

'The camp will continue' - Occupy Dame St vows to stay for Patrick's Day parade

Gardaí had asked the camp to dismantle for the parade due to health and safety concerns.

# patricks-day - Friday 2 March, 2012

Barack O’Bama launches Irish-American Heritage Month

Apparently it’s an annual thing…

# patricks-day - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

This year's Grand Marshal for the Patrick's Day parade is...

Footballing legend John Giles will lead the parade in Dublin city this year, two and a half months before Ireland plays in the European Championships.

# patricks-day - Friday 10 February, 2012

London mayor dismisses Patrick's Day event as 'lefty crap'

Irish groups in London have said Boris Johnson’s comments were ‘contemptuous’ – but he says he appreciates and admires the Irish.

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