St Patricks Day celebrations around Ireland

St Patricks Day celebrations around Ireland

St Patrick’s Day on 17th March is the biggest day in Ireland’s cultural calendar and a national holiday, with a host of events throughout Ireland in celebration of the nation’s patron saint. Here are some of the activities and events that will be take taking place in Ireland for St Patrick’s Day. Why not get involved!


Website: St. Patrick’s Festival 2022

Where better to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than in Ireland’s capital city? This is arguably the best time of the year to visit Dublin, and 2022 will make no exception, with some 500,000 people expected to descend on the city for its famous parade. The event usually starts at St Mary’s Place and ends at St Patrick’s Cathedral, with marching bands, floats and costumes along the way. Check out their website for more details on tickets and times.


Website: St Patrick’s Day

Watch as Patrick journeys through the streets of Belfast .He’ll be donning a giant cloak, elegantly patchwork-fashioned from expressions of people and groups throughout Belfast. The Parade will take place between 1pm – 2.30pm on 17 March. The event is free to attend but check out their website for more details.


Website: St Patrick’s Day Spring Carnival Parade

A Spring Carnival Parade is set to take place in Derry City on the afternoon of March 17, and it aims to feature over 500 participants. The live show will transform the area in and around Guildhall Square . The parade will be departing Bishop Street at 3pm so get there early to get a good spot. Check our their website for details.

Shannon Region

Website:St Patrick’s Day

Carrick on Shannon’s St Patrick’s Day Parade 2022 will be held on Thursday 17th March starting at 1.00pm.Assembly from 12 noon at the Circular Road for floats and vehicles. Marching entries please assemble at the Girls’ School, on the old Dublin Road. Please check out their website for more details.


Cork & Kerry

Website: Cork St. Patricks Festival

Cork City explodes into life for its St Patrick’s Day Parade. Ireland’s second city holds one of the country’s biggest events, celebrating St Patrick with marching bands, dancers, street theatre performers and community carnival groups. Over 40 buildings in Cork City are lit in Green this St. Patricks Festival week. Please check out their website for more details on time and tickets.


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