Paddy's Day At Home - What's On TV and Netflix

Paddy's Day At Home - What's On TV and Netflix
Sean Reidy
Sean Reidy

15 Mar 2017

St. Patrick's Day isn't all about going out, Some people will choose to have a quite night in ahead of the Bank Holiday Saturday night.

Also, town will be packed because of the Parade, the Club All Ireland final and the other various events taking place around the city.

Luckily for those of you who don't plan on leaving the house on Paddy's Day, there is plenty on the TV and on Netflix to keep you occupied all night long.

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE, DUBLIN - RTÉ ONE - 12:15PM

The St. Patrick's Day Parade will be broadcast live on RTE One hosted by Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh.

They will also have live updates from different parades and festivals taking place all over the country.

P.S. I LOVE YOU - TV3 - 9PM

It tells the story of Holly Kennedy who is married to the love of her life an Irishman named Gerry.

When Gerry's life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. The only one who can help her is the person who is no longer there.

CLUB ALL IRELAND FINALS - TG4 - 2:30PM

In the hurling watch Ballyea of Clare take on Cuala of Dublin.

While in the football Dr. Crokes take on Slaughtneil GAC.

The coverage kicks off at half 2, with the first game starting at 3pm.

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST - BBC ONE - 10:35PM

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is the second installment in the the famous series.

It lends itself to some perfect Patrick's night viewing to get you ready for the Bank Holiday Saturday which lies ahead.

GOGGLEBOX UK - CHANNEL 4 - 9PM

Remember it's not a Bank Holiday in England, so all our favourite Friday night TV will be on as normal.

Of course, the families from Gogglebox UK will be on-hand to look back at all the TV highlights of the week.

RED 2 - E4 - 9PM

It tells the story of a Retired CIA agent Frank Moses who is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life.

Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs who's played by John Malkovich, meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia.

It's the perfect combination of action and comedy.

Meanwhile on Netflix, a number of Irish movies have just been added.

BROOKLYN

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, one of the best Irish movies of the last decade is now on Netflix.

Brooklyn tells the story of Eilis Lacey, a young Irish girl, who emigrates to America. Sponsored by Father Flood, a priest from her native town Enniscorthy, she is assured to find a full-time job there.

However, when she gets across the Atlantic a tragedy back home threatens her now life in New York.

LOBSTER

Although it's not an Irish movie, it stars our very own Colin Farrell.

Colin plays David has just been dumped by his wife. To make matters worse, he lives in a society where single people have 45 days to find true love, or else they are turned into the animal of their choice and released into the woods.

David is kept at the mysterious HOTEL while he searches for a new partner, and after several romantic misadventures decides to make a daring escape to abandon this world.

SING STREET

For anyone looking for an uplifting Irish movie on Paddy's Day, this is only one solution.

This film takes us back to 1980s Dublin seen through the eyes of a 14-year-old boy named Conor who is looking for a break from a home strained by his parents' relationship and money troubles, while trying to adjust to his new inner-city public school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher.

He finds a glimmer of hope in the mysterious and beautiful Raphina.

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