St. Patrick’s day is nearly here, and you can be so sure that this year St. Patrick’s Day will reflect the amazing talents and achievements of Irish people on many national and world platforms. Also, for the very first time, St. Patrick’s Day Festival will be appointing an International Guest of Honour, and he is one of the figures on the set of the popular movie Star Wars, Mark Hamill, for his role of Luke Skywalker – you shouldn’t miss this great event.

 Here are my top events you can’t afford to miss;

  • On Friday, you can catch the Little Museum experience at St. Stephen Green or a tour of the Pearse Lyons distillery in Dublin costing just €20 for adults and children under the age of 10 will get free entry. You can click for more details
  • For all sport lovers; the AIB GAA Football & Hurling Club Championship Finals at Croke Park, Dublin is an authentic Irish experience that you can’t afford to miss; Corofin v Nemo Rangers, Football Final at 2 pm. Meanwhile, Cuala v Na Piarsaign – Hurling final at 3.45 pm. Remember that your ticket includes admission to the GAA Museum which is also worth a visit. Book here
  • The St Patrick’s Festival Parade, Saturday the 17th; This is the day when everyone wants to be Irish and it is set to swirl with colour, craic and pageantry. So find your shamrock, your finest green attire and join the parade beginning from the city centre; Parnell Square, Dublin 1 at 12pm. Remember, the theme is Home is Where the Heart is. Click here for more details
  • Patrick’s Festival 5K Road Race, Sunday 18th; As the only national holiday that is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other, there is a space for energetic festival goers. The annual Festival 5K Road Race will take its course through the heart of beautiful Georgian Dublin and it commences 1155am; The Start Line is on St. Stephens Green. Participants are encouraged to take a leisurely walk down to Merrion Square to relax and check out the Festival Big Day Out event. Click here for more details.

Why should you choose Tipperary House, Dublin?

At Tipperary House, we want to ensure that you have a lovely time while in Dublin during and after the Festival. Our in-depth local knowledge and proximity to the city’s main train stations, Heuston Station, Guinness Storehouse, Kilmainham Gaol, and several other points of interest in the city is a unique reason why you should choose to lodge with us.

Do you know you can also decide to take a virtual tour of our rooms before you go ahead to book? In addition, our luggage storage facility is available to the public who wish to explore the city hands-free. Our comfortable luggage storage facilities are safe and secured opening from 8 am – 8 pm every day

We hope you enjoy your St Patrick’s weekend.