Looking for some things to do at home this St. Patrick's Day? Ná bí buartha - we’ve got you covered! From homegrown podcasts and delicious Irish grub to picking up the language and taking part in a virtual parade, we’ve picked out just some of the ways you can celebrate Paddy's Day.

Listen to an Irish podcast
What better way to celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge and St. Patrick's Day than with one of RTÉ’s most loved podcasts? The Irish language chat show with Siún Ní Dhuinn, Sinéad Ní Uallacháin and Áine Ní Bhreisleáin has become a Saturday evening favourite on RTÉ Radio 1, but you can listen back any time here.

Take part in a virtual parade
The RTÉ virtual parade is back, this year in partnership with St Patrick's Festival, so get ready to create your own event at home! Be sure to get involved on Wednesday by posting videos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #RTÉVirtualParade. Click here for more info.

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Order in some Irish grub
As this will be our second St. Patrick's Day in lockdown, consider this your sign to go all out with your dinner plans. Bars and restaurants across the country have curated special foodie boxes, championing everything from Irish cream and Irish coffee to home-grown Irish cheeses and more. Check out some of our favourites here.

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Cook up an Irish feast
If you've got time on your hands, why not get busy in the kitchen by making some traditional Irish food? We've got recipes for traditional Irish dishes such as lamb stew, coddle, and bacon and cabbage as well as more modern takes such as Catherine Fulvio's Irish coffee cheesecake and these cute shamrock lollipops

Irish coffee cheese cake
Catherine Fulvio's Irish Coffee Cheesecake

Watch The Late Late Show... on a Wednesday!
Ryan Tubridy has promised Late Late viewers "the cream of Irish traditional music" for St. Patrick's Day celebrations this Wednesday on RTÉ One at 9:30pm. With Brendan Gleeson, Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains and members from The Corrs and Clannad on board, Tubs has promised "the lockdown session to end all lockdown sessions".

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Have a laugh online
If you're missing stand-up comedy these days, or you're just in need of a good laugh, Locked Comedy will provide a feast of Irish comedy with performances from Gearóid Farrelly, Chris Kent, Fred Cooke, Julie Jay, Eleanor Tiernan and Damian Clark. Tickets are €10 per household and can be found here.

Brush up on your Irish
Imelda May, Hozier and Ryan Tubridy have all shared a desire to return to the Irish language recently. If you're in the same boat, now is the perfect time to brush up on your Gaeilge. From podcasts and radio shows to TikTok accounts and online classes, there are plenty of resources available out there. For more info, check out rte.ie/gaeilge.

Celebrate Irish culture with Baz Ashmawy
A St. Patrick's Festival Celebration is a celebration of culture and creativity that'll make you proud to be Irish. Presented by Baz Ashmawy there will be music, dance, poetry, visual arts, comedy and craic – uplifting, inspiring performances - lighting up the night all over the country. Tune into RTÉ One at 6.30pm.

Pretend you're in the pub
Broadcast from O'Donoghue’s pub in Dublin, and shown live around the world on Youtube from 17:59, "The Best of the Pub" will be a virtual celebration headlined by the incredible Niall Horan who will be tuning in from London's Soho Square. 

Irish chef Marcus O’Laoire will be on hand to show viewers how to craft the ultimate Guinness cheese toastie from home, while renowned Nigerian-Irish poet and performance artist FELISPEAKS will perform a specially commissioned piece that will capture the evocative and scintillating story-telling.

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Head to a virtual gig 
If you're missing trad music something mighty, you won't want to miss Barróg Lá Fhéile Phádraig at 8pm. The pre-recorded trad session will feature an incredible line-up including Lisa O'Neill, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Caoimhe Ní Fhlatharta, Diarmuid and Brian Mac Gloin, Cormac Begley, and many more. The gig, which was filmed in Whelan's as part of this year's St. Patrick's Festival programme, will kick off at 8pm. Click here for more info.

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!