The St. Patrick’s Festival in Dublin, Ireland

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St. Patrick’s Day is a day when people wear green and celebrate the Irish. The holiday marks the death of Ireland’s patron saint in 460 A.D. In 1995, Dublin established the St. Patrick’s Festival, which is a 4 day celebration held March 16 to 19th. During the 4 days you can attend 30 events, including a parade, concerts, poets, and more. What is special about this year’s event is the theme, Ireland You Are. This year the focus is learning about the culture, history and traditions of the Irish. Find more information about the festival here and read about the history of the holiday here.

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