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Devenish Island Island, Co. Fermanagh

Saint Patrick and Christian Heritage Events

Learn about our Saint Patrick's and Christian heritage throughout the year with great events taking place around the region. 

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St Patrick's Week Conference, Downpatrick

Crosses, Millstones and Quarries: The geology of Early Christian Down. The conference will include a number of morning talks, an afternoon bus tour of local sites and lunch. Pre-booking essential. Please bring suitable footwear and raincoat.

Voices of Ireland, Downpatrick

The Cathedral welcomes John Anderson and the Voices of Ireland who will be giving a recital in honour of our national Saint. It is a lovely blend of sacred and secular music, ranging from popular songs of today to some of the most beautiful and best loved Irish melodies ever written.

St Patrick's Day Celebrations!, Downpatrick

Come along to the museum for a great day of family entertainment. Featuring Irish
dancing, traditional and folk music, storytelling, circus style entertainment, clowns,
acrobats and jugglers. The museum’s event is one of the highlights of St Patrick’s
Day with a fun filled programme for all ages. Exhibitions and shop open
throughout the day.

St Patrick's Cross: Rediscovery and Reconstruction, Downpatrick

The Lecale and Downe Historical Society present this lecture by Mike King, Curator Down County Museum, for the St. Patrick's Festival.

Shamrock Shenanigans, Moneymore, Magherafelt

With free entry for anyone who can prove they are called Patrick, this is sure to be a fine way to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day.  Discover the Shamrock Trail around the grounds and enjoy crafts, food and music.

Additional charge for Shamrock ...

In the Footsteps of St Patrick, Downpatrick

The Peace 111 Funded exhibition display explores local sites, monuments and archaeological discoveries linked to the early missionary work of St Patrick and his followers.

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