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#Paddy's Day

# paddys-day - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Tubridy's threatening to wear this Paddy's Day jumper on the Late Late
# Geansaí Glas
From The Daily Edge
# Geansaí Glas

Tubridy's threatening to wear this Paddy's Day jumper on the Late Late

Mar 4th 2014, 4:21 PM 3,522 Views 3 Comments

It’ll hurt your eyes a little bit.

# paddys-day - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Dublin Pride organisers invite New York Mayor to take part in annual march
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Dublin Pride organisers invite New York Mayor to take part in annual march

Feb 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,693 Views 135 Comments

Bill de Blasio’s not taking part in city’s Fifth Avenue St Patrick’s Day parade due to the organisers’ ban on pro gay-rights messages.

# paddys-day - Monday 17 February, 2014

Here’s where 28 government ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day
# Jetsetting
# Jetsetting

Here’s where 28 government ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day

Feb 17th 2014, 4:05 PM 26,905 Views 143 Comments

Alan Shatter in Mexico, Michael Noonan in Canada and Alex White is off to Russia.

"Low-grade mini-Funderland" not what St. Patrick's Day should be about --- Lord Mayor
# Big Wheelie Bin
# Big Wheelie Bin

"Low-grade mini-Funderland" not what St. Patrick's Day should be about --- Lord Mayor

Feb 17th 2014, 3:08 PM 9,940 Views 30 Comments

Oisín Quinn has said a revamp of the festival is needed, and accused event organisers of becoming “complacent”.

# paddys-day - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Sleeping Beauty's castle and Trump Tower are going green for Paddy's Day
# Emerald Cities
# Emerald Cities

Sleeping Beauty's castle and Trump Tower are going green for Paddy's Day

Feb 12th 2014, 5:21 PM 12,208 Views 25 Comments

Old favourites like the Pyramids in Egypt and the ‘Welcome’ sign in Las Vegas will take on a green hue for the holiday as well.

# paddys-day - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Kenny plans to participate in St Patrick's Day parade that NY mayor will boycott
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Kenny plans to participate in St Patrick's Day parade that NY mayor will boycott

Feb 6th 2014, 12:14 PM 8,446 Views 91 Comments

Enda Kenny will not be following Bill de Blasio in boycotting the event over its ban on pro-gay rights expressions, but the Tánaiste insisted the LGBT community has encouraged Irish government participation.

# paddys-day - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Looks like this city won't have a St Patrick's Day Parade for the third year in a row
# Shamrocky Relationship
From The Daily Edge
# Shamrocky Relationship

Looks like this city won't have a St Patrick's Day Parade for the third year in a row

Jan 14th 2014, 6:40 PM 4,908 Views 0 Comments

The bitter dispute about Paddy’s Day celebrations in Hoboken, New Jersey is now snaking into it’s third year.

# paddys-day - Thursday 26 September, 2013

5 Irish sportspeople who deserve their own national day of celebration
# Paddy's Day
From The42
# Paddy's Day

5 Irish sportspeople who deserve their own national day of celebration

Sep 26th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,345 Views 20 Comments

From King Henry to BOD, we look at those who’ve done Ireland proud.

# paddys-day - Sunday 17 March, 2013

32 great pictures from St Patrick's Day 2013
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

32 great pictures from St Patrick's Day 2013

Mar 17th 2013, 4:28 PM 29,089 Views 19 Comments

Sure, the rain fell but we had a laugh, right?

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

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

Mar 17th 2013, 1:08 PM 14,944 Views 18 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Mar 17th 2013, 11:10 AM 13,212 Views 78 Comments

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

From the photo archives: St Patrick’s Day 1954
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

From the photo archives: St Patrick’s Day 1954

Mar 17th 2013, 8:30 AM 9,964 Views 6 Comments

Yes, that is Maureen O’Hara with a dog in a bowler hat and shamrock.

Here's how they did Paddy's Day parades in 1905...
# No Macnas
# No Macnas

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

Mar 17th 2013, 7:45 AM 16,733 Views 22 Comments

There was no Macnas in those days.

Over 400 Irish troops celebrate St Patrick's Day overseas this weekend
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Over 400 Irish troops celebrate St Patrick's Day overseas this weekend

Mar 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,431 Views 20 Comments

Blessing the shamrock, a fun run and a feed of Irish stew are among the activities our troops are getting up to this weekend.

# paddys-day - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Pic: Richard Branson goes green for St Patrick’s Day
# Green Is The Colour
# Green Is The Colour

Pic: Richard Branson goes green for St Patrick’s Day

Mar 16th 2013, 6:00 PM 19,550 Views 17 Comments

The Virgin founder had dyed his beard green for the big day…

From Niagara Falls to the pyramids, landmarks go green for Patrick's Day
# Going Green
# Going Green

From Niagara Falls to the pyramids, landmarks go green for Patrick's Day

Mar 16th 2013, 3:42 PM 24,566 Views 56 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Paddy’s Day…

Enda Kenny meets Mayor Bloomberg in New York, gives him a teapot
# Teapot Taoiseach
# Teapot Taoiseach

Enda Kenny meets Mayor Bloomberg in New York, gives him a teapot

Mar 16th 2013, 1:00 PM 10,123 Views 71 Comments

A teapot from the Taoiseach….

# paddys-day - Friday 15 March, 2013

Here's why everyone should stop calling it 'St Patty's Day'
# Paddy Not Patty
From The Daily Edge
# Paddy Not Patty

Here's why everyone should stop calling it 'St Patty's Day'

Mar 15th 2013, 12:13 PM 24,095 Views 74 Comments

We support one man’s three-year-mission to correct this heinous mistake.

This is the most incredible Irish accent you'll hear this Paddy's weekend
# Top O' The Mornin'!
From The Daily Edge
# Top O' The Mornin'!

This is the most incredible Irish accent you'll hear this Paddy's weekend

Mar 15th 2013, 10:06 AM 17,462 Views 31 Comments

He’s just a man trying to make it in a tough economy, guys.

# paddys-day - Thursday 14 March, 2013

12 actual t-shirts that show how the world sees Ireland*
# Bought The T-shirt
From The Daily Edge
# Bought The T-shirt

12 actual t-shirts that show how the world sees Ireland*

Mar 14th 2013, 8:53 PM 53,050 Views 115 Comments

*Or at least some parts of the world. It’s not pretty.

What did leprechauns look like? There are 2 answers...
# Explainer
From The Daily Edge
# Explainer

What did leprechauns look like? There are 2 answers...

Mar 14th 2013, 4:08 PM 13,435 Views 21 Comments

Hmm.

# paddys-day - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

7 unique treats we should export this Paddy's Day season
# Ireland's Call
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland's Call

7 unique treats we should export this Paddy's Day season

Mar 13th 2013, 1:52 PM 9,963 Views 19 Comments

Football Special anyone?

PIC: St Patrick's Day delivery to a single Irish pub
# St Patrick's Day
From The Daily Edge
# St Patrick's Day

PIC: St Patrick's Day delivery to a single Irish pub

Mar 13th 2013, 11:11 AM 18,265 Views 29 Comments

Guess how many pints these barrels in Minneapolis contain?

# paddys-day - Monday 11 March, 2013

Does 'Kiss Me, I'm Irish' really work?
# Paddy's Day
From The Daily Edge
# Paddy's Day

Does 'Kiss Me, I'm Irish' really work?

Mar 11th 2013, 9:00 PM 20,773 Views 27 Comments

Two brave people set out to find out.

15 people* who are really, REALLY looking forward to St Patrick's Day
# To Be Sure To Be Sure
From The Daily Edge
# To Be Sure To Be Sure

15 people* who are really, REALLY looking forward to St Patrick's Day

Mar 11th 2013, 6:30 PM 14,130 Views 10 Comments

*and some dogs too.

# paddys-day - Sunday 18 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 18th 2012, 5:46 PM 15,206 Views 24 Comments

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.

# paddys-day - Saturday 17 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 17th 2012, 7:20 PM 10,139 Views 20 Comments

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

Column: So what does St Patrick’s Day actually mean?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: So what does St Patrick’s Day actually mean?

Mar 17th 2012, 7:45 AM 74 Views 29 Comments

Parades, green costumes, drunk teenagers – but what’s behind the celebrations? John Gibney looks at the options.

# paddys-day - Friday 16 March, 2012

Being Irish 'is a badge of honour': A Patrick's Day message from the Taoiseach
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Being Irish 'is a badge of honour': A Patrick's Day message from the Taoiseach

Mar 16th 2012, 1:18 PM 3,198 Views 75 Comments

Tomorrow is a chance to celebrate “everything it really means to be Irish” says Enda Kenny.

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of leprechauns from around the world
# St Patrick's Day
From The Daily Edge
# St Patrick's Day

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of leprechauns from around the world

Mar 16th 2012, 12:06 PM 5,410 Views 10 Comments

For one week only, it’s not animals…

# paddys-day - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Here's the ex-Goldman Sachs partner with a shamrock tattooed on his bum
# Bit Of Irish
From The Daily Edge
# Bit Of Irish

Here's the ex-Goldman Sachs partner with a shamrock tattooed on his bum

Mar 14th 2012, 1:54 PM 4,458 Views 11 Comments

Peter Kiernan lost a bet with his son and had to take a trip to his local tattoo parlour…

Most shops in Dublin to remain open on St Patrick’s Day
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Most shops in Dublin to remain open on St Patrick’s Day

Mar 14th 2012, 10:40 AM 7,291 Views 14 Comments

A survey by retail Ireland reveals that nearly three-quarters of outlets in the capital plan to remain open this Saturday.

# paddys-day - Saturday 10 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Mar 10th 2012, 8:56 AM 5,698 Views 20 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# paddys-day - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 6th 2012, 6:25 PM 6,727 Views 128 Comments

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…

# paddys-day - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Poll: Should the Occupy Dame St camp move for St Patrick's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Occupy Dame St camp move for St Patrick's Day?

Mar 4th 2012, 12:25 PM 10,450 Views 194 Comments

The campaigners have been asked to leave the Central Bank plaza for the festival weekend. But what do you think?

# paddys-day - Monday 16 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Jan 16th 2012, 4:43 PM 4,618 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

New Jersey cancels Patrick's Day parade for "dishonouring" the day
# Ouch
# Ouch

New Jersey cancels Patrick's Day parade for "dishonouring" the day

Jan 16th 2012, 1:31 PM 8,943 Views 31 Comments

After 34 arrests at last year’s parade, the St Patrick’s Day parade in Hoboken, New Jersey has been cancelled. The mayor had criticised the “unacceptable” levels of property damage and crime on the day.

# paddys-day - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

St Patrick’s Weekend road deaths up 50 per cent from last year
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

St Patrick’s Weekend road deaths up 50 per cent from last year

Mar 23rd 2011, 7:30 PM 646 Views 0 Comments

Six people were killed on the roads over the five-day period while 267 were arrested for drink driving.

# paddys-day - Monday 7 March, 2011

Chinese city cancels St Patrick's Day parade over fears of protests
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Chinese city cancels St Patrick's Day parade over fears of protests

Mar 7th 2011, 2:33 PM 1,328 Views 0 Comments

Shanghai will not be celebrating Paddy’s Day this year over fears that the Arab world’s ‘jasmine revolution’ will spread to China.