So if you thought New York is getting into St. Patrick’s Day spirit rather early, it’s 8:30pm in Dublin and that’s what its famed tourist-beloved Temple Bar and the surrounding “cultural quarter” looks like.
This is what it looked like four hours ago.
And what does Lá Fhéile Pádraig mean to Saoirse? “Not much, really… Shamrock shakes? Most of my friends want to do something fun on Paddy’s Day, but usually planning is involved in figuring out something that avoids having to go into town.”