Friday, 12 March, 2021
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This year, St Patrick's Day will be unlike any other. There may not be a parade to go to in your local town, but there is a wealth of 'craic' to be had online, as many of our festival providers have adapted their offerings to ensure that everyone of Irish ancestry can celebrate their heritage from the safety of their home.

Celebrate St Patrick's Day, from your home!

Here you will find a selection of virtual events that are happening next week. Be sure to don your cap and pin on the shamrock when you join in, and let's mark this special occasion together, in a new way.


St. Patrick’s Festival 2021 will feature more than 100 events, created by artists, performers, makers and dreamers across Ireland. Running from March 12 - 17, for six great virtual days and nights.

St Patrick's Festival 2021

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Join the celebrations this year’s and share your home-parade with the world, using the hashtag #RTEVirtualParade on your preferred social platform.

Virtual Parade

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Join the Consulate General of Ireland, Sydney, for a virtual celebration encompassing song, music and dance from local and Irish musicians.

Sydney

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On St Patrick's Day, join Dan Mulhall, Ireland's Ambassador in Washington, for an afternoon of art and conversation, to celebrate Irish-America in all its many vibrant shades. 

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Tim Fanning's book about an Irish adventurer in 19th century South America will be presented by historian Carmen McEvoy on March 17th.

Don Juan O'Brien

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Inspired by the hope of a new era after the intensity of the pandemic lockdown of 2020. TG4 and Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh invite you to join her on a very special St Patrick's Day performance in An Grianán Theatre. 

TG4

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On March 17, The Late Late Show will broadcast on a Wednesday night for the first time in its 59-year history. Tune in from anywhere in the world on the RTE Player.

Ryan Turbridy St PAtrick Late Late Show 2021

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An Taoiseach Micheál Martin will launch From Whence I Came, a fascinating and timely collection that offers a fresh perspective on the Kennedy legacy and the bonds between Ireland and the United States.

Kennedy Legacy From Whence I Came

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Join the Embassy of Ireland, London for a virtual St. Patrick’s Day celebration at lunchtime on the 17th, featuring music from a supergroup of Irish and British musicians. 

Embassy of Ireland in Great Britain

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Irish Singer-Songwriter Mickey Joe Harte will be coming live from the Alley Theatre, Strabane, in a very special concert for St Patrick's Day. 

Mickey Joe Harte

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