PRESS RELEASES

22 Feb, 2019

Celebrating Irish Produce and Global Flavours

The 2019 National St. Patrick’s Festival, running March 14 – 18, will celebrate Irish produce and global flavours. A bounty of delicious food and beverage offerings will feature throughout the spectacular five-day programme, with tastes from Ireland and abroad.

21 Feb, 2019

Create your own precious family stories at this year’s fun packed, five-day St. Patrick’s Festival!

St. Patrick’s Festival returns to the capital this March with a spectacular five-day family programme, celebrating the very best of Irish traditional and contemporary Storytelling , this year’s Festival theme. From Irish mythology and defining historical moments of our past, Ireland’s rich storytelling tradition is world renowned. This year’s theme is interpreted across five days of family focused events, such as the Festival Parade and new for 2019, the three-day Festival Village at Merrion Square to inspire family fun for all ages.

8 Feb, 2019

St. Patrick’s Festival and Tesco Ireland announce Cultural Partnership

Celebration of Irish Culture to become key sponsorship for Tesco Ireland St. Patrick’s Festival is delighted to announce a new two-year cultural partnership with Tesco Ireland entitled Ireland’s finest* - A Celebration of Irish Culture. This inclusive cultural programme will celebrate Ireland’s heritage, traditions and music, alongside the very best of Irish food, and runs throughout the five-day celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, March 14th to 18th.

25 Jan, 2019

St. Patrick’s Festival 2019 Binds Irish and Scottish Cultural Connections Through Words

St. Patrick’s Festival 2019 (14th-18th March) will explore the contemporary connections of culture, traditions and heritage between Ireland and Scotland in a new cultural exchange initiative entitled The Words That Bind Us, which was launched today by Minister Josepha Madigan, T.D., Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland and Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Scotland. The project brings together poets from Ireland and Scotland to collaborate with a new generation of young writers, exploring the roots between the two countries and topics of belonging and identity, through the prism of spoken word, poetry and performance.

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