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Dublin: 3 °C Sunday 19 January, 2020

#Paddy's Day

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

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

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

5 Irish sportspeople who deserve their own national day of celebration

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

From TheJournal.ie 32 great pictures from St Patrick's Day 2013 St Patrick's Day This post contains images

32 great pictures from St Patrick's Day 2013

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie From the photo archives: St Patrick’s Day 1954 St Patrick's Day

From the photo archives: St Patrick’s Day 1954

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how they did Paddy's Day parades in 1905... No Macnas

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

There was no Macnas in those days.

From TheJournal.ie Over 400 Irish troops celebrate St Patrick's Day overseas this weekend St Patrick's Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pic: Richard Branson goes green for St Patrick’s Day Green Is The Colour

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny meets Mayor Bloomberg in New York, gives him a teapot Teapot Taoiseach

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

A teapot from the Taoiseach….

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

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

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

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

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

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

Football Special anyone?

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

Guess how many pints these barrels in Minneapolis contain?

Does 'Kiss Me, I'm Irish' really work? Paddy's Day This post contains videos

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

Two brave people set out to find out.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: So what does St Patrick’s Day actually mean? Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Being Irish 'is a badge of honour': A Patrick's Day message from the Taoiseach St Patrick's Day This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains images

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

For one week only, it’s not animals…

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Most shops in Dublin to remain open on St Patrick’s Day St Patrick's Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and 16 ministers off around the world for Patrick's Day celebrations St Patrick's Day

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…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Occupy Dame St camp move for St Patrick's Day? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie New Jersey cancels Patrick's Day parade for "dishonouring" the day Ouch

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie St Patrick’s Weekend road deaths up 50 per cent from last year Road Deaths

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Chinese city cancels St Patrick's Day parade over fears of protests St Patrick's Day

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

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