Why is St Patrick's Day still relevant?


Celebrating St Patrick's Day is about more than just green props and pints of Guinness.

It's since evolved into a secular celebration, recognising Irish culture, and for some their family heritage.

It also means 25 years of painting the town green with Auckland's St Patrick's Festival.

Honorary Consul-General for Ireland in New Zealand Niamh McMahon spoke to The AM Show.

Watch the video.