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St. Patrick’s Festival Update

  • Sun 17 March, 2013

Opening Hours

The St. Patrick’s Festival team would like to know the opening hours of stores in the city centre during the St. Patrick’s Festival; please click here  to see a list of some of the larger stores/centres/ car parks and their planned opening ours for the festival. We are asking all BID members to take a moment to email with your opening hours (Friday 15th to Monday 18th of March inclusive). We will publish this information on our website for the public and we will share with St. Patrick’s Festival and Failte Ireland.

Road Closures & Diversions

Please see St Patrick’s Festival Map that advises on the traffic restrictions on March 17th to facilitate the Gathering Ireland initiative on St. Patrick’s Day – The People’s Parade. Click here for a full list of Road Closures & Parking Restriction. For additional details in relation to fringe events taking place in streets such as Dame Court, Stephens Green, Castle St and Dawson St, please see details here.

Dublin Bus St. Patrick’s Day Parade Diversions

Dublin Bus St. Patrick’s Festival Road Diversions

Luas information


Full Programme

Please click here for a full programme of events for the St. Patrick’s Festival.

Finally, the organisers are urging businesses to get involved and “Go Green” for St Patrick’s Day also. Further details can be found here