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St Patrick’s day in Ireland: What to do

St Patrick’s day in Ireland: What to do

If you have ventured off to Ireland to live, work, and play, you can expect to be confronted by one or two St Patrick’s Days along the way. As a South African living in Ireland, you should probably know that St Patrick’s Day 2020 is set to be a good one – are you...
Old Irish traditions that survive in modern Ireland

Old Irish traditions that survive in modern Ireland

If you have even just a drop of Irish blood in your veins (and even if you haven’t) you’ll know that the 17th of March was St Patrick’s Day. St Patrick’s Day is an Irish cultural and religious celebration that is celebrated both in Ireland and in many countries around...
St Patrick’s Day: a global celebration

St Patrick’s Day: a global celebration

Expats who have recently moved abroad may be amazed to discover that St Patrick’s Day is celebrated almost everywhere around the world – and often by citizens that have no Irish roots at all. In fact, St Patrick’s Day is celebrated in more countries than any other...
St. Patrick’s day around the world

St. Patrick’s day around the world

You don’t need to be Irish to know about St. Patrick’s Day. In fact, this observance is celebrated across the globe and has become popular in student culture in particular. We take a look at the origins of this celebration and the way it’s celebrated across the world....