Irish in Sweden celebrate St Patrick's Day

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  • The 17th March is St Patrick's Day, the national day of Ireland. Around 4,000 Irish citizens live in Sweden, according to the Irish Embassy.

  • 'Wherever Irish people are in the world, we celebrate St Patrick's Day', says Austin Gormley, Ireland's Ambassador to Sweden.  

  • Finbarr Geaney, Secretary of the Swedish-Irish Society, says St Patrick's Day is a celebration open to everyone who is interested in Irish culture.