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There are some great St Patrick's Day Events on offer for families all over Ireland. Here are just a few we think you might enjoy with the kids.

Dublin St Patrick's Day Festival

Ireland’s national festival, St. Patrick’s Festival, returns with a cast of thousands of talented home-grown and international musicians, dancers, storytellers and performers coming together for five days and nights of events from March 14th to 18th. The vibrant and colourful programme of over 30 events will create a world class cultural celebration of Ireland, its people and our national holiday.

The artistic programme includes a unique film commission project, street-theatre, talks, walks, spoken word, literature, music, Irish language, visual art and more.

Community groups and pageant companies will come together from all over Ireland to celebrate our national’s holiday, as we warmly welcome thousands of people to our Home to celebrate with us. Join thousands of other families to watch Ireland’s finest street-theatre groups as they swirl by with spectacular pageantry and eye-catching performances. St. Patrick's day is made unforgettable with these interesting and fun events!

Parade Starts @ 12pm from Parnell Square & finishes at St. Patricks Cathedral at approx. 2pm

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Cork St Patrick's Festival

Saint Patrick's Festival weekend in Cork will be an experience not to be missed, with numerous events taking place during the weekend throughout the city. Catch The Lee Sessions in pubs around town, visit some of our Top Attractions or discover the city on foot at your own pace with Cork City Walks.

Preliminary Plan: Parade Starts @ 1pm from the South Mall to the Grand Parade, finishing at Merchants Quay

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Galway St Patrick's Day Parade

2019 marks the 117th anniversary of the Galway St. Patrick's Day Parade and you can expect a wonderful spectacle of all things Irish. The iconic fountain in Eyre Square will even turn green as part of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations.  The Parade will start at 11.30am and finish at approximately 1.00pm. 

Parade Starts @ 11.30pm from NUIG and finishes at Bothar Na mBan at approx. 1pm

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Limerick St Patrick's Festival

On Sunday 17th March the Limerick St. Patrick's Day Parade will feature thousands of participants from various community groups, companies, bands and sports clubs from across Limerick and further afield. On Monday 18th March the streets of Limerick will be filled with lively musical tones. For more information about Limerick St. Patrick's Festival click Below.

Parade Starts @ 12pm on O'Connell Ave. & finishes at Merchants Quay

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Kilkenny St Patrick's Festival

Kilkenny promises to be a most enjoyable place to be for St. Patrick's Day this year. With lots of events and open days going on for the holiday weekend, your family is guarunteed to find many different activities and amenities they are bound to love. Kilkenny is sure to be a big hit with the whole family!

Parade Starts @ 1.30 pm Market Yard, Parliament Stt, High St, Parade, Castle Road

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