St Patricks Day 2017 Dublin Parade Summery, Bands & Maps

St Patricks Day 2017 Dublin Parade and Festival is one of the biggest on the planet. Come and have a great time at the 2017 Dublin St Patrick’s Parade including walking funnel groups, Irish moving presentations, skims, wearing the Green and loads of good times for St Patricks Day 2017.

St Patricks Day 2017 Dublin Parade Summery

Holy person Patrick is the supporter holy person and national missionary of Ireland. St Patrick is attributed with conveying Christianity to Ireland. The majority of what is thought about him originates from his two works; the Confessio, a profound collection of memoirs, and his Epistola, an upbraiding of British abuse of Irish Christians.

st patricks day 2017 dublin parade

ST Patricks day 2016 Dublin parade

As indicated by various variants of his biography it is said that he was conceived in Britain, around 385AD. His folks Calpurnius and Conchessa were Roman nationals living in either Scotland or Wales. As a kid of 14 he was caught and taken to Ireland where he put in six years in servitude crowding sheep. He came back to Ireland in his 30s as a teacher among the Celtic agnostics.

Saint Patrick described himself as a “most humble-minded man, pouring forth a continuous paean of thanks to his Maker for having chosen him as the instrument whereby multitudes who had worshiped idols and unclean things had become the people of God.”

Numerous people ask the question ‘Why is the Shamrock the National Flower of Ireland ?’ The reason is that St. Patrick utilized it to disclose the Holy Trinity to the agnostics. Holy person Patrick is accepted to have been conceived in the late fourth century and is regularly mistaken for Palladius, a priest who was sent by Pope Celestine in 431 to be the primary diocesan to the Irish professors in Christ.

In the custom known as “drowning the shamrock”, the shamrock that has been worn on a lapel or hat is put in the last drink of the evening.


St Patricks Day 2017 Dublin Parade Map

st Patricks day parade map Dublin 2017

Celebratory theme tune by Pete St. John: “March To Dublin”

Groups have a critical impact in the St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Dublin and all through St. Patrick’s Festival itself. Groups from Ireland and around the globe have excited gatherings of people with their melodic dominance and energy during that time and we need you to be a piece without bounds festivities.

In what was a first for St. Patrick’s Festival and in association with the Office of the Lord Mayor and Dublin City Council, the 2016 Festival received a topic tune. Grant winning Dublin lyricist Pete St. John formed the celebratory tune “Walk to Dublin*”.

The march is a declaration of the welcoming spirit ever present in our nation’s capital city for all visitors to Ireland’s shores. It is an all-inclusive invitation to embrace and enjoy the history and culture of our over one thousand years old city on the banks of the magnificent River Liffey. It was performed during the ceremonial section of the festival 2016 Parade by the Artane Band.

Marching Bands 2017 in Dublin

The Artane Youth Band
From: Dublin, Ireland.
Director: Mr. Ronan O’Reilly
The Artane Band has been in existence since 1872 and has played for many heads of state, in their long history. They have a unique and long-standing relationship with the GAA and are a well-known feature of all Ireland Sundays.

Clondalkin Youth Band
From: Dublin, Ireland
Director: Mr. Vincent Dolan
One of the largest marching and concert bands in Ireland, they have won many awards over the years. They have performed every year in the Dublin Parade since 1989. The band is under the expert guidance and baton of Mr. Vincent Dolan, a graduate of the College of Music, Dublin and a full-time member of the Irish Army School of Music.

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