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St Patrick’s Day Parade Singapore 2015

The annual St Patrick’s Day parade took place last Sunday at Boat Quay. The parade began near the Raffles Landing in front of the Arts House and ended at the UOB Plaza, crossing the iconic Cavenagh Bridge. This is the 10th St Patrick’s Day parade in Singapore.

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Free pint of GUINNESS this St Patrick’s Festival

GUINNESS is treating the nation to 20,000 complimentary pints this St Patrick’s Festival from 13 to 17 March 2015. That means more than 4,000 pints daily and a total of over 11,000 litres of the velvety brew given away over five days.

The GUINNESS pints can be redeemed using Singtel’s mWallet app which is available for download via Apple’s App Store or Android’s Google Play. Once logged into the App, customers over the age of 18 will see a prompter that allows them to click through to complete their pint redemption and view the list of island-wide outlets where they can pick up their complimentary GUINNESS.

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day from 11 to 17 March 2015

St. Patrick’s Day is happening on the 17 March and GUINNESS will be extending festivities in Singapore from a weekend carnival to a week of enticing celebrations.

The local week-long extravaganza will feature a wide range of activities from foot-tapping Irish dance and music performances to delectable food and drink specials available all across Singapore, promising an energetic, fun-filled week to remember. For instance, catch Jack & Rai pay a fitting tribute to Irish music at Timbre @ The Substation, witness top international chefs battle it out at Singapore’s 19th Guinness Oyster Opening Championship at Muddy Murphy’s or sink your teeth into specially created Guinness-infused tapas at Fabrika @ Klapsons, all accompanied by special GUINNESS offers.

The highlight of St. Patrick’s Day will be taking place at Boat Quay and the adjacent Circular Road. Supported by GUINNESS, the St. Patrick’s Street Festival is a modern celebration of all things Irish and will kick off on 13 March.

The iconic St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on 15 March at 3pm. Free for all to participate, the parade will march from the Asian Civilizations Museum to Circular Road.

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McDonalds National Breakfast Day

The National Breakfast Day is back and McDonalds is giving over 120,000 Egg McMuffins on 9 March 2015 (Monday).

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The giveaway is available from 6am to 11am for a limited quantity only, while stock lasts. Free Egg McMuffin Giveaway will start at 7am (instead of 6am) at the Compass Point and Clifford Centre stores.

Not available at the following McDonald’s restaurants: KK Hospital, LIDO, Singapore Science Centre, Tampines Interchange Kiosk, Lucky Chinatown, Clementi Avenue 3, and Changi Airport Terminal 2 Transit.

Besides free Egg McMuffins, McDonalds will also be having all day breakfast from 4am to 5pm. Looks like a great way to combat Monday Blues.

Name our new Littoral Mission Vessels

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has commissioned eight new Littoral Mission Vessels (LMVs) to replace the current fleet of Fearless-class Patrol Vessels will reach the end of their operational lifespan.

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These vessels, constructed here in Singapore, can be quickly configured to address a wide range of mission requirements ranging from search and rescue operations to naval combat. The LMVs are built to operate further yet fast and agile for tight manoeuvres. The 80 meters long and 12 meters wide LMVs are capable of max speed 27 knots. With its unique Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) launch and recovery system and the ability to carry helicopters, the LMVs can deploy swift and potent responses against threats.

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As part of the RSN tradition, the public is invited to name the Navy’s future Littoral Mission Vessels.

The RSN’s LMV naming competition is open from now till 15 March 2015. The winners who choose the best names for the eight LMVs will stand to win up to S$3,000 in cash prizes. The winning entries will reflect a number of important characteristics, including the purpose and capabilities of the LMVs, the vessels they are replacing, as well as the history and tradition of the RSN.

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Submit your ideas at www.navy.sg/nameourships.