Susan Kirby

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 Over 3,000 people took part in the St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The sun was the biggest star at Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade due to its unexpected appearance. Forecasters had threatened parade-goers with rain (...)

Inishowen Carnival Group from Donegal at the St Patrick’s Festival parade in Dublin in 2018. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Once upon a time, long, long ago, there was St Patrick’s Day parade. (Even longer and longer ago, there was St Patrick himself, of course – or rather,(...)

“Giselle” by Akram Khan:  Business to Arts panel acknowledged a significant amount of uncertainty as Brexit continues to unfold. Photograph: Laurent Liotardo

Irish arts and cultural organisations may be adept at replacing musicians when someone in a band gets sick, or moving outdoor productions inside when (...)

St Patrick’s Festival: Dublin’s main parade starts at noon on March 17th. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade It sounds like Game of Thrones battles it out with Star Wars for Dublin’s parade this year. Grand marshal this year (...)

Pictured with Annalise Annalise are Eve Crean (9), Chloe Crean (6) and Ellen Morris (9), along with pageant character Piyanuch Chanphet. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Olympic sailing silver medallist Annalise Murphy is to be the grand marshal of the Dublin St Patrick’s day parade in recognition of her achievement at(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe  at the launch of the St Patrick’s Festival 2016 with festival parade characters, Ciara Withington (6) and James MacDougald (8) in Merrion Sq, Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Organisers of this year’s St Patrick Festival have said that the four day city-wide event will go ahead despite the scheduled Luas strike on March 17(...)

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(...)