Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with incredible stories of how the Irish have changed the world

For centuries the Irish have had an impact on the world far beyond what you would expect for a tiny nation on the edge of Europe. Available in time for St Patrick’s Day, ‘What Have the Irish Ever Done for Us?’ by David Forsythe is an illustrated collection of the wonderful ways the Irish have […]

AA Warns Motorists To Exercise Caution ahead of cold/potentially Snowy St. Patrick’s Day

Motorists are being advised to drive with extra caution over the St. Patrick’s weekend, as Met Eireann has warned of a low risk of snow in parts of the east and south-east. While any expected snowfall is expected to be relatively minor, combined with route disruptions because of festivals and a higher risk of drink-driving, […]

ALONE call on public to remember older people affected by emigration this St. Patricks Day

 This St. Patricks Day, ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is highlighting one of the lesser known effects of emigration. ALONE report an increase in the number of older people requiring their services as a direct result of their children and grandchildren emigrating.   The number of Irish people leaving […]

Minister Charlie Flanagan Lends A Hand To Boost Tourism From Italy

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, has been visiting Italy, as part of a ‘Promote Ireland’ programme around St Patrick’s Day. The minister’s busy schedule included attending the ‘Greening’ of the famous Colosseum in Rome – which joined Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative once again this year, to celebrate the island of Ireland […]

Tipperary Retailers Seek Votes in National Window Dressing Challenge

Three Tipperary retailers are seeking the public’s vote to help them win the Go Green with Green Angel Skincare Challenge – a nationwide search to find Ireland’s most creative shop window. The competition challenges Green Angel stockists to produce the country’s best St Patrick’s Day-themed window featuring the successful Irish skincare brand. The competition was […]

Templemore College Press Release

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Templemore College, Tipperary, enter their College Float for the first time, in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  The theme was ‘Suffragettes’ – highlighting the liberation and empowerment of women over 100 years ago. Education was a weapon for change.  They won a prize for their effort. Hairdressing Students at Templemore College […]

St Patrick’s Day and Easter Entertainment in Nenagh at Philly’s Bar

There is a great line up of entertainment over St. Patrick’s Day and Easter in Philly’s Bar on Connolly St., Nenagh. Wed 16th March @ 10pm – Wig Wam Glam Band Thurs. 17th March Paddy’s Day @ 5pm – Whiskey Stones Sat 19th March @ 6pm Annual Darts Tournament Full Details on Facebook Sun 20th […]

IRISH TV Live Broadcast Brings New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade To Ireland And UK For First Time Ever

The New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest and most renowned St. Patrick’s Day parade in America, will be broadcast live for the first time ever in Ireland and the UK on March 17th St. Patrick’s Day Parade officials have partnered with IRISH TV to facilitate the international broadcast of the 255th annual […]

Emigration has left older people ALONE this St. Patricks Day

This St. Patricks Day, ALONE, the charity that provides services to older people in need, is highlighting one of the less obvious effects of emigration on our society. ALONE report that the continued high levels of emigration, particularly of our young people, is leaving thousands of older people without familial support systems they once had. […]

Emigration has left older people ALONE this St. Patricks Day

This St. Patricks Day, ALONE, the charity that provides support to older people in need, is highlighting one of the lesser known effects of emigration. ALONE report an increase in the number of older people requiring their services as a direct result of their children and grandchildren emigrating.   Recent Eurostat figures showed that Ireland now has […]

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