Posts Tagged ‘ St Patrick\’s Day ’

St Patrick’s Day 2021

Mar 17th, 2021 | By

In Ireland itself, the day will be a muted affair. The national parade itself has been cancelled and the festival is only online this year.

A St Patrick’s Day like no other

Mar 17th, 2020 | By

Whilst today is St Patrick’s Day it will be quite like any other St Patrick’s Day I have ever known.

Saturday snippets: 17th March 2018

Mar 17th, 2018 | By

Today is, of course, St Patrick’s Day. And as the world knows by now, the Irish go out of their way to persuade other destinations to colour themselves green. Once again, Niagara Falls will be illuminated by green light from 9pm until 1am on both the Canadian and American side of the falls. Amongst the other buildings illuminated will be the Sydney Opera House, Empire State Building, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, the London Eye, the Colosseum in Rome and the
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Saturday snippets: 26th March 2016

Mar 26th, 2016 | By

It’s Easter, the weather is changeable and many are out-and about. For those who have decent weather, look in the events’ column for ideas. For those who haven’t here are some thoughts from this week’s tourism coverage..

Saturday snippets: 27th February 2016

Feb 27th, 2016 | By

If the dank and wet weather that we seem to have been having for months continues into the Easter holidays then a hot, sunny destination might take your fancy. How about Tobago in the Caribbean? Over the Easter period, they have some key sporting events that might attract you. Like the Buccoo Goat & Crab Racing Festival which has been held for over 90 years. The goat and crab racing festivals are held annually at the Buccoo Racing Stadium on Easter Monday and Tuesday. The
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Saturday snippets: 21st March 2015

Mar 21st, 2015 | By

Adrian finds nothing in the budget for travellers but as more of us visited the US last year, wonders whether Wyoming will see more Brits in their anniversary year.

The longest and the shortest St Patrick’s Day Parade

Mar 17th, 2014 | By

Sometimes you could believe that St Patrick’s Day lasts weeks rather than one day.

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Mar 17th, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller would like to wish all our Irish readers a very Happy St Paddy’s Day!

Baa-appy St Patrick’s Day!

Mar 17th, 2012 | By

Ewe celebrating St Patrick’s Day? Even a flock of sheep in Scotland wants to be ‘seen in green’ this weekend!

Doing St Patrick’s Day in Dublin

Mar 16th, 2012 | By

Dublin will be going green on St Patrick’s Day. Expect parades, parties and lots of fun , writes Megan Gates

Ireland Everywhere

Mar 7th, 2011 | By

It’s not even St Patrick’s Day yet but the Irish will be all over out TV screens, radio stations and websites as they try and persuade us that we should have our holidays and short breaks with them this year. Depending on and ports have links. And it all starts today.

St Patrick’s Day & Everyone Celebrates. So find your own saint

Mar 17th, 2009 | By

The Irish know a thing or two about celebrating. In the 1980’s I remember going to a do in Jury’s in Dublin where they told the funniest Irish jokes until the restaurant closed down in the early hours of the following day. The company was good, the revelry was great and that is how the Irish celebrate St Patrick’s Day (a Welshman by the way. A memorial stone to him lies in the village of Banwen near Neath where he may have been born.)But it
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