ST PATRICK'S DAY
Irish in Sweden celebrate St Patrick's Day
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.