Plenty of the green stuff ready for the weekend. Photograph: David Sleator

St Patrick’s Day usually brings with it the worst of the Irish weather but parade organisers will be quietly (...)

A new video, “St Patrick’s Day 2014 #IrelandInspires” highlighting the qualities that make Ireland such a special place is rapidly gaining a bi(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisín Quinn says the St Patrick day festival could be much bigger and “lacks ambition”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

St Patrick’s Day Festival organisers have defended their programme as the Lord Mayor of Dublin criticises the event as a “mini-Funderland” that lac(...)