St Patrick's Day 2019 – the best images, fancy dress and food to celebrate Ireland's patron saint

ST Patrick's Day is both a day of celebration for Ireland's patron saint and one of the world's favourite days to party on.

But where can you buy a costume for the big day, and what are the best dishes to cook? Here are our top tips…

When is St Patrick's Day?

St Patrick's Day marks the date of the patron Saint of Ireland's death.

It takes place every year on March 17 which, this year, falls on a Sunday.

What are the best St Patrick's Day recipes?

From breakfast to dinner, these are some meals you may want to try on March 17:

Green fish and chips: Add some green colouring to your batter for a Paddy's Day twist on the classic

‪If you are lucky enough to be in Dublin’s fair city today, Make sure to check out @ThreshersDublin for their delicious Paddys Day Fish N Chips – How cool and tasty does this look?!! 💚☘️😛😝😝 #Paddysday #dublin #ireland #Stpatricksday #StPatricksDay2019 #paddysweekend ‬#foodie #foodguide #irishfoodie #irishfood #foodblogger #stpatricksdayfood @dublinfoodguide @failte_ireland @failteireland_intmedia #Dublin #Ireland #dublinsfaircity #restaurantguide #irishrestaurants #seafooddublin #seafood

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Guinness chocolate brownies: like normal brownies, but made with the national drink of Ireland

Happy St Patrick’s Day! ☘️ find the recipe for these Guinness Chocolate Brownies on my blog #stpatricksday #stpatricksdaytreats #stpatricksdayfood #irishfood #irishdesserts #guinnessbrownies #guinness #thebakingexplorer #weblognorth #cookblogshare #chocolatebrownies #brownies #foodfeed #foodphotography #chocolatelover #brownielovers #brownierecipe #beautifulcuisines #dessertporn #bakingwithbeer @guinness (NOT sponsored)

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Green cheese bagel: you'll thank us later

@Orwashers poses…What’s really on the other side of the rainbow?! 🌈🍀🥯💚✨For purchase at the bakery this Saturday and Sunday only. Will sell out so get there early. 💫💫💫💫💫💫💫💫 . . . . #greenbagel #bagel #bagelsandwich #creamcheese #bagelandcreamcheese #stpatricksday #stpaddysday #stpatricksdayfood #breakfastgoals #brunch #eeeeeats #eaterny #lefooding #epicurious #eatingfortheinsta #foodgasm #foodiepic #foodiegram #food52 #feedfeed #huffposttaste #tastingtable #buzzfeedfood #buzzfeast #forksoverknives #newforkcity #forkyeah #munchies #orwashers #orwashersbakery

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Bangers and mash: already a winter favourite, why not cook it up for St Patrick's Day?

Manly indulgence… Grilled Beef Sausages on Mashed Potatoes & Peas. A classic. #sausages #bangersandmash #bangers #mashedpotatoes #afternoons #cafefood #cafeinseminyak

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Beef and Guinness pies

How good do these look? Beef 'n Guinness pies from The Leprechaun's Bean, can't wait for lunch… #yum Image: @theleprechaunsbean #visitwagga #theleprechaunsbean #myappventure #foodandwinefestival #wagga #irishfood #beefandguinnesspies #seeriverina

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Shamrock macarons

Getting ready for tomorrow #baileysganache #shamrockmacarons

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What are the best St Patrick's Day costumes?

If you're heading to the pub for St Patrick's Day (and with it being a Saturday night, I reckon lots of us will be!) why not dress up for the occasion?

From novelty T-shirts to full blown fancy dress, there are lots of options if you want to take it further than the standard green tee.

Paddidas T-shirt – Etsy: £12.99

Irish You A Lucky Day tee – Red Rubble: £17.01

Leprechaun costume – Wonderland Party: £30.99

St Patrick's Day suit – Halloween Costumes: £45.99 – £55.99

Ladies' leprechaun costume – eBay: £17.99

What are the best St Patrick's Day memes and GIFs?

If you want to send your friends a funny St Paddy's Day greeting, these are some of our favourite images from around the web.

From a nod to Ireland's reputation as big boozers, to dancing leprechauns, the laughs won't run dry with this lot (even if the Guinness does!)

Happy St Patricks Day!#stpatricksday #irish #funny #stpattysday #pattyspub #guiness #beer #irishbeer #funnypic #meme pic.twitter.com/2vkympTyYu

Happy St Patrick's Day!!! Have fun everyone!! Murphy here has already had 8 Slim's crackers to set him up for the day that's in it 😜 #StPatrickDay pic.twitter.com/QYmpuUKquA

New GIF tagged gif, party, meme, irish, st patricks day, lookhuman, look human, st paddys … https://t.co/EQTczspTpR pic.twitter.com/uyNcXKrBKf

Completely forgot it was St. Patricks day!! Better late than never!🍀☘ pic.twitter.com/4ZkF0tlpTw

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