Saint Patrick's Day
Cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March
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Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.
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For U.S. small restaurants, coronavirus impact is swift and brutalOn St. Patrick's Day last year, Amy and Chris Hillyard marked the 30th anniversary of Farley's, their pair of cafes in San Francisco and Oakland, California, with live bagpipes and noisy crowds.
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Deserted St Patrick's Day streets highlight Irish hospitality woesPublican David Chawke should have been frantically pulling pints on Tuesday in the middle of his busiest day of the year as the annual St. Patrick's Day parade passed his central Dublin bar, The Bank.
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Answers to your St. Patrick's Day questions: Who he was, why we wear green and moreSt. Patrick's Day may be seen as a pot of gold on the calendar and an excuse to party. But the day is a prideful one for Irish and Irish Americans.
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Last orders... Ireland closes all pubs on eve of St Patrick's DayIreland on Sunday said all bars in the country should close until at least the end of the month to curb the spread of coronavirus after videos of groups singing in packed Dublin venues sparked anger on..
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Foster and O'Neill cancel St Patrick's Day trip to Washington over coronavirusArlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill have cancelled their planned trip to Washington on Wednesday as part of the St Patrick's Day celebrations. The Executive Office confirmed Northern Ireland's First and..
Coronavirus kills St. Patrick's Day parades in Boston, Dublin; heavy economic impact likelyCoronavirus fears have derailed two of the world's most famous St. Patrick's Day parades and other cities may follow soon
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Birmingham Irish I am: 'St Patrick's Day - best day of my life'A BBC Four documentary tells the story of Birmingham's Irish population through people's memories and rare archive footage.
Birmingham St Patrick's Day parade under threatOrganisers say they have lost their main sponsor without whom they will struggle to fund the event.
Boxer whose knockout left Patrick Day in critical condition said he considered quitting sportBoxer Charles Conway wrote an emotional open letter to Patrick Day, who is in extremely critical condition after Conway knocked him out in fight.