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St Patrick's Day in Dublin by numbers

Published March 17th, 2015

Whether your pa was born and bred in County Cork, or you only claim 1/16 Celtic heritage on St Patrick’s Day, March 17 is the day to let your Irish flag fly. While Irish descendants can be found in all corners of the globe (even in Montserrat in the Caribbean!), the best place to party on St Paddy’s Day is the Irish capital, Dublin. With more than 1,000 pubs to choose from, there’s no shortage of spots to savour a pint of green beer or Guinness and enjoy the craic. Here’s cheers (Sláinte!) to the St Patrick’s Day Festival and how we think the day will go down in Dublin...

 

 

 

Cassandra Laffey

Consumed with unrequited wanderlust, I get my fix in 24/7 cities and hippie retreats. I'm still looking for the ultimate combo of secluded beach and major metropolis, and my happy place is a 5-star hotel room all to myself - sigh.