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St. Patrick's Day in Belfast

Saint Patrick's Day and Christian Heritage Events

Celebrations and events will take place around the region on 17 March in honour of our patron saint.  See below for details of events taking place this St. Patrick's Day, plus other Christian heritage events during the year. 

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Saint Patrick's Big Night Out, Armagh

As part of the St Patrick's Day Festival, Armagh will host A Festival in One Night! The Market Place will be hosting performances in the auditorium, studio and on a specially built stage in the foyer. Music, comedy, dance – there’ll be something for everyone.

St Patrick's Day at Springhill, Moneymore, Magherafelt

Visit Springhill on Sunday 15 March for some Shamrock Shenanigans - and if your name is Patrick, get in FREE! Following a successful event in 2014, the beautiful National Trust property in Moneymore will once again host a fun-filled day of culture and craic for all the family!

St. Patrick's Family Fun Day at Solitude Park, Banbridge

Banbridge District Council will host their annual St Patrick’s Family Fun Day in Solitude Park on Saturday 14th March 2015. The craic kicks off at 14:00 and runs until 16:00.

SPAR Craic 10K St Patrick's Day Run, Belfast

The SPAR Craic 10K will see hundreds of runners take to the streets of Belfast on the morning of 17 March.

The race will leave City Hall at 9am, linking West and East Belfast as the route passes through the Gaeltacht and Cathedral Quarters ...

St Patrick's Day Carnival and Concert, Belfast

Come along and enjoy a colourful St Patrick's Day Carnival leaving Belfast City Hall at 12noon followed by an outdoor concert from 1pm to 3pm. 
Carnival Parade

Leaving Belfast City Hall at 12 noon, the spectacular high-energy carnival parade ...

St Patrick's Day Cruise to Devenish Island, Enniskillen

Why not relax on St Patrick's Day and take a cruise onboard the MV Kestrel to visit the famous Devenish Island Monastic Site with its history dating back to the 6th century and including the best preserved Round Tower in Ireland, Augustinian Abbey, church ruins, ancient graveyards and high cross.

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