Archives: 2015-st-patricks-day

The sobering, sad story of the Irish in Richmond

Not to bum you out or anything, but Grant Martin’s piece from last year about the fate of the Irish in Richmond was enthralling. Refresh your memory for St. Patrick’s Day.

Build-your-own St. Patrick’s Day: 2015 events

The Irish holiday cometh. Here are your celebration options!

Choose your own luck-filled adventure: Celebrating St. Paddy’s Day in RVA

With more area festivals than you can shake a shillelagh at, here’s a look at what you can expect at each, whether you’re trying to get Shamrock’d or just have a little fun out with the family.

RAIN DATE: Innsbrook’s St. Paddy’s Palooza moved to Sunday

The popular event drew a crowd of over 10,000 people last year.

Shamrock The Block set to rock the Boulevard again Saturday

The event, now in its second year, drew a crowd of over 20,000 in 2014.

St. Patrick’s Day brews: Irish beer isn’t green

Adam Worcester of Triple Crossing Brewing Company gives us a rundown on what kind of Irish beers we should really be checking out.

River City Reading: Contemporary Irish authors to make you feel many things

Shake up your bookshelves with these contemporary Irish authors.

A night in with Irish films

We like any culture that you can celebrate via movies (that’s most cultures, btw), and Irish movies have a flavor all their own. Educate, entertain, and/or delight yourself with the following films—on St. Patrick’s Day or any other day of the year.

Shamrock The Block festival organizers seeking volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help pour beer, and will be rewarded with two complimentary beer tickets of their own to enjoy.