St Patrick`s Day

St Patrick`s Day is the feast of St Patrick, it is a religious and cultural holiday held on the 17th of March every year.
The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish.
Celebrations include public parades and festivals, the wearing of green clothing, shamrocks, ceile dances, church services, and it is a public holiday.

The National St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place in Dublin this Sunday.
There will be over 4,000 participants including marching bands from all over the world, music, performers, dancers, extravagant floats and much more.
The theme of the St Patrick`s Day festival and Parade this year is Spréach’, the Irish word for Spark, which represents the unique essence of Ireland and of Irish People.
This is often what attracts people from all over the world to Ireland and the Irish.

There will be multiple parades and celebrations taking place throughout cities, towns, and villages across the country.
Click here for more information on the St Patrick`s day parade and other activities taking place this weekend.