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St Patrick's Day
St Patrick’s Day, the 17th March, is a cultural celebration of Ireland’s patron saint. However, it is so much more than that as it is a day for Irish pride, mighty craic and lively festivities. Every city, town and village takes part in the magic of the day, with spectacular parades, traditional music sessions and fun community get-togethers where everyone is welcome!
St Patrick’s Day is celebrated all around the world and is the one day of the year where everyone wishes they were Irish. From international parades, to the lighting up of famous landmarks in green, the day is acknowledged globally, and is an important date in every calendar. However, there is no better place to get the full experience than in Ireland itself. It is the perfect time to plan a vacation to the Emerald Isle as you will get a real insight into the magic, beauty and uniqueness of our little island.
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No matter where you spend the 17th March in Ireland, a good time is guaranteed! However, Dublin goes all out with its annual St Patrick’s Festival, and the four-day event will really sweep you off your feet! Running from the 15th – 19th March, the capital city hosts a fantastic range of family-friendly activities that are sure to get you in the festive mood. The festival’s calendar includes an exciting treasure hunt, a huge céilí, a 5K Road Race and of course, the all-important St Patrick’s Day Parade spectacle!
When planning your visit to Ireland at this special time of year, why not choose to stay in B&B accommodation? You are guaranteed a comfortable night’s sleep in luxury surroundings, followed by a delicious breakfast in the morning. What’s more, by staying with an Irish family, you will get the full Irish experience and isn’t that what St Patrick’s Day is all about?
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