What's newSaint Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration on the death date of the eponymous patron Saint of Ireland. The 17th of March is a public holiday within the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland alongside Newfoundland and Labrador and Montserrat. It is widely celebrated across the world with parades, cèilidhs, shamrocks and lots of green!
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- The arts sector is well represented in the 171st edition of Who’s Who, including actor Cate Blanchett, best known for her roles in Elizabeth and Lord of the Rings.
- Science and Technology also feature heavily in this year’s new entrants with Dr Richard Herrington, Head of the Earth Sciences Department of the Natural History Museum, and the Chief Scientist at the Meteorological Office.