PRESS RELEASES

12 Mar, 2018

Legendary Star Wars Actor Named As St. Patrick’s Festival Inaugural International Guest Of Honour

St. Patrick’s Festival celebrates our national holiday with a global impact. Each year a cast of thousands of home-grown and international musicians, dancers, storytellers and performers take part in the Festival’s rich and vibrant artistic programme of events, inspired for the 2018 Festival by the theme of Home. This year, for the very first time, St. Patrick’s Festival appoints an International Guest of Honour. Mark Hamill, star of the stage and screen, and known for his Star Wars role of Luke Skywalker, will be welcomed back to our shores as the inaugural International Guest of Honour.

28 Feb, 2018

Game of Thrones Star Liam Cunningham To Lead This Year’s St. Patrick’s Festival Parade

Dublin star of the stage and screen Liam Cunningham has been selected by St. Patrick’s Festival to lead this year’s Festival Parade which will wind its way through the streets of the capital from 12 noon on March 17th. The East Wall native was chosen in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Irish acting both at home and internationally.

6 Feb, 2018

Druid’s acclaimed Waiting for Godot presented by St. Patrick’s Festival

'Well? Shall we go? Yes, let’s go.’ St. Patrick's Festival presents Druid ‘s acclaimed production of Samuel Beckett’s seminal play Waiting for Godot Saturday 17th March at Dublin's historic Daisy Market for an exceptional once-off, outdoor theatre performance for the whole community.

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