"We can fight for our country in the army and vote in elections, but we cannot commemorate the traditions of our heritage."
Belfast ex-pat Patrick McKenna, now living in Montreal, reflects on the changing nature of St. Patrick's Day.
For many, St. Patrick's Day 2021 will mark the first anniversary of the arrival of the awful virus which locked down our lives, cut us off from our neighbors, and shuttered the places in which we gathered to make merry.
Make Trinity part of your St Patrick's Day celebrations on Friday, March 12 at 1 pm GMT/ 8 am EST with the "The History of the Irish Pub" event.
Did you know that St. Patrick wasn't even Irish? Or that the Irish can't claim credit for St. Patrick's Day parades?
The way the national holiday has been celebrated has changed a lot over the years.
Guinness and dessert - is there any better combo?!
Over St. Patrick's Day everything, including beer, has a tinge of green about it but what about Ireland's favorite the humble spud?
Saint Patrick's name is really Maewyn Succat and he was born in Scotland... or was it Wales.
IrishCentral readers share their stories and thoughts on what makes them proud to be Irish this St. Patrick's Day
The evolution of St. Patrick’s Day - why we celebrate
St. Patrick's real name was actually Maewyn Succat
Popular Irish boy names as Gaeilge perfect for anybody born during Seachtain na Gaeilge
An American woman's first impressions of the famous Irish mammy
The one green thing you shouldn't eat for St. Patrick’s Day
International Women's Day - the inspiring lives of some of Ireland's fiercest females
Underage on St. Patrick's Day - an Irish American conundrum
"Wine windows" - an Italian solution to Ireland's COVID-19 pub crisis
Precious childhood memories of St. Patrick's Day in Belfast
Northern Ireland - Scotland tunnel could be inching closer to reality
COVID live updates: Two deaths reported today in Northern Ireland, none in Rep of Ireland