Labhair muid le Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh faoi pharáid Lá 'le Pádraig, a tuairimí ar an lá agus an spéis idirnáisiúnta i gceiliúradh na n-Éireannach.

Bláthnaid has been presenting the parade on television for over 10 years and talks about why it's still special to her. She says the people make the day for her, those of whom who arrive in the early hours to get the best spot along the route. 

Liam Cunningham is this year's Grand Marshal

Coverage of the St. Patrick's Day Parade starts at 12.15 on RTÉ One.