Celtic Ball has marked St Patrick's Day in Rome for 28 years.
The Celtic Ball, which was due to take place in Rome on 16 March, has been cancelled.
The Irish Club of Rome announced the news with regret but stated it was forced to make the decision due to poor ticket sales.
Organisers say that those who have purchased tickets will be refunded in full. For queries contact email@example.com.
Considered Rome's most important social occasion in Irish circles, the black-tie event has marked St Patrick's Day in the Italian capital each year since 1991.