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St Patrick's Day 2016 - Everything you need to know from parades and concerts to history and legacy

Published 17/03/2016

Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Belfast St Patrick's day celebration 2015
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Pictured from the McCullough school of Irish dance are Ellan Cross and Cora Rose Corry with Naomi McMullan. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th March 2015 - St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. Thousands of people descended on Belfast city centre today (17 March) to enjoy the city??s annual spectacular St Patrick??s Day parade and concert. Organised by Belfast City Council, the family-friendly celebrations were officially started by Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon who led the high-energy carnival parade, created by BEAT Carnival. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th March 2015 - St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. Thousands of people descended on Belfast city centre today (17 March) to enjoy the city?s annual spectacular St Patrick?s Day parade and concert. Boyband 'HomeTown' play at Custom house Square Organised by Belfast City Council, the family-friendly celebrations were officially started by Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon who led the high-energy carnival parade, created by BEAT Carnival. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th March 2015 - St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. Thousands of people descended on Belfast city centre today (17 March) to enjoy the city?s annual spectacular St Patrick?s Day parade and concert. Boyband 'HomeTown' play at Custom house Square Organised by Belfast City Council, the family-friendly celebrations were officially started by Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon who led the high-energy carnival parade, created by BEAT Carnival. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is Jinxing Lin, Axel Beauvisage during St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon during St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Tuesday 17th March 2015 - St Patricks' Day Celebrations 2015 - Belfast Pictured is Ellie and Erin Kane during St Patricks' day celebrations in Belfast that take place in front of a crowed of thousands who have lined the streets amid the celebrations Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Pictured from the McCullough school of Irish dance are Ellan Cross and Cora Rose Corry with Naomi McMullan. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 17/3/15 Belfast St Patrick's day celebrations. Thousands of people descended on belfast City centre to celebrate St Patricks day. The event organised by the Belfast City Council is a great family day out taking a modern yet traditional look the annual festival. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015.
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
Boyband 'HomeTown' play at Custom house Square
Boyband 'HomeTown' play at Custom house Square
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Highland dancers on stage Irish dancers on stage
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Highland dancers on stage
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Highland dancers on stage
Belfast Lord Mayor with Citybeat's Stephen Clements and Sara?Neil.
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th March 2015 - St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. Thousands of people descended on Belfast city centre today (17 March) to enjoy the city?s annual spectacular St Patrick?s Day parade and concert. Sandra and Trevor McKeeman Organised by Belfast City Council, the family-friendly celebrations were officially started by Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon who led the high-energy carnival parade, created by BEAT Carnival. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
St Patrick's Day Carnival parade and Concert in Belfast city centre. March 17 2015. Picture Presseye
People in Rome taking selfies in front of the ‘greened’ Colosseum.
Niagara Falls joins Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
Mussenden Temple and Venus, pictured by Glenn Miles
Coca-Cola London Eye on London's South Bank is lit green by Tourism Ireland to celebrate St Patrick's Day, which is on Tuesday 17th March.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: Patron celebrate St Patrick's Day at the Harbour View Hotel on March 17, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. March 17th commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrating Irish heritage and culture. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
The Great Wall of China joins Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
The Cibeles Fountain and Palacio de Comunicaciones in Madrid, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
Christ the Redeemer illuminated in green to celebrate the upcoming Irish festivity of Saint Patrick's Day, atop Corcovado hill in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBAYASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: Patrons celebrate St Patrick's Day at the Orient Hotel on March 17, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. March 17th commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrating Irish heritage and culture. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: Patrons celebrate St Patrick's Day at the Orient Hotel on March 17, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. March 17th commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrating Irish heritage and culture. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
The Sky Tower in Auckland, New Zealand, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Irelands Global Greening initiative, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, London is lit green by Tourism Ireland in celebration ahead of St Patrick's Day, on Tuesday 17th.
Kayakers float on the Chicago River after being dyed green ahead of the St. Patrick's Day parade in Chicago, Saturday, March 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
The Allianz Arena, home to Bayern Munich, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Irelands Global Greening initiative, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
Cabot Tower on Signal Hill, St Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador (Canada), joins Tourism Irelands Global Greening, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
The iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Irelands Global Greening initiative to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
Ciara Kelly photographs Gareth Maguire on a mobile phone by the Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, south east London, which is decorated green by Tourism Ireland to celebrate St Patrick's Day, which is on Tuesday 17th March.
The Colosseum in Rome joins Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
The Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, south east London, is decorated green by Tourism Ireland to celebrate St Patrick's Day, which is on Tuesday 17th March.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: Patrons celebrate St Patrick's Day at P.J. O'Brien's Irish pub on March 17, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. March 17th commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrating Irish heritage and culture. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: Patrons celebrate St Patrick's Day at P.J. O'Brien's Irish pub on March 17, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. March 17th commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrating Irish heritage and culture. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: Patrons celebrate St Patrick's Day at the Orient Hotel on March 17, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. March 17th commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrating Irish heritage and culture. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
Edinburgh Castle in Scotland illuminated green as it is among more than 100 international landmarks turning green to mark St Patrick's Day.
Glasgow's SSE Hydro Arena and Armadillo in Scotland illuminated green as they are among mo
Edinburgh Airport control tower in Scotland illuminated green as it is among more than 100 international landmarks turning green to mark St Patrick's Day.
Retired professional boxer Barry McGuigan at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
Bolivian traditional dancers take part in the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
People dressed up at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
A woman waves an Irish flag at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
A group of girls at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday March 15, 2015. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
People celebrate at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
A girl holds an Irish flag at the front of a band at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
People gather at Trafalgar Square at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
A mobile figure of St. Patrick at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
A bystander takes a photo of a elephant float at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
People at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire
A woman waves an Irish flag at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
A woman waves an Irish flag at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
People dressed up at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
A participant at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
People dressed up at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
A woman enjoys the day at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
A woman enjoys the day at the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in London. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.
Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, London is lit green by Tourism Ireland in celebration ahead of St Patrick's Day. Matt Alexander/PA Wire .

Your guide to St Patrick’s Day festivals and events in Belfast and across Northern Ireland for the whole family to enjoy.

Belfast

  • If you’re in the centre of Belfast on March 17, you will not be able to miss the festivities taking place in the city including the annual St. Patrick’s Day Carnival Parade and Concert.
     
  • Belfast city centre will be awash with colour as the parade leaves City Hall at midday, making its way down to Custom House Square, where a free concert featuring local musicians and dancers, along with special guests, will take place.
     
  • The atmosphere will continue in the coming days with a special St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at St. George’s Market, from March 18-20, featuring live traditional music throughout the weekend, special trader offers and lots of family fun.

Times: Parade leaves Belfast City Hall at 12 noon; concert begins at 12.45pm

The parade leaves City Hall at 12 noon, travels across Donegall Square North, down Donegall Place, Royal Avenue, turns right onto Donegall Street, onto Bridge Street, left onto High Street and ends at Custom House Square where the free concert will be held.

The rainbow city themed carnival, designed by Beat, will feature community groups from across the cultural spectrum alongside professional and amateur performers, musicians and dancers.

Free concert at Custom House Square

From 12.45pm to 3pm enjoy a free outdoor concert hosted by Cool FM’s Breakfast presenters Pete Snodden, Paulo Ross and Rebecca McKinney.

Co Antrim

  • Get into the St. Patrick’s Day mood early by celebrating all things Irish at the St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Giants Causeway. Taking place on March 12-13, there will be face-painting, balloon modelling and a treasure trail, perfect fun for the whole family.
     
  • On St. Patrick’s Day itself, the annual Ballycastle and District Horse Ploughing Championship will take place. A traditional event for more than 100 years, it promises to be fun for all the family with many skilled ploughmen taking part and a great bank holiday atmosphere.

Co Armagh

  • One of Armagh’s key events of the year, is the St. Patrick’s Festival which takes place from March 10-20, opening with a celebratory event honouring St. Patrick through words, music and dance, the John Anderson Choral Event.
     
  • Over the following ten days, a wide range of activities and events will take place including an Ulster Orchestra concert in the Church of Ireland Cathedral, a Celtic Spirit concert in the Roman Catholic Cathedral, and one of Northern Ireland’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day precessions on the day itself.

Co Down

St Patrick's Day parade. Belfast. March 2010
St Patrick's Day parade. Belfast. March 2010
St Patrick's Day festivities, Belfast. March 2010
X-Factor finalist Ruth Lorenzo performing at Custom House Square where thousands gathered for an open air concert St Patrick's Day concert
The British Colombia Regimental band of the Irish Pipes & Drums from Canada lead off the annual St Patrick's Day parade through Belfast . March 2010
St Patrick's Day festivities, Belfast. 2010
.St Patrick's Day festivities, Belfast. 2010
St Patrick's Day festivities - Maria Pardo, Jesus Cordoba and Begona Alvaret. Belfast. 2010
St Patrick's Day parade through Belfast. March 2010
St Patrick's Day parade through Belfast. March 2010
St Patrick's Day parade through Belfast. March 2010
St Patrick's Day parade through Belfast. March 2010
St Patrick's Day parade. Belfast. March 2010
St Patrick's Day parade. Belfast. March 2010
St Patricks Day parade. Belfast. March 2010
St Patricks Day parade. Belfast. March 2010
St Patrick's Day celebrations take place in Belfast. Left to right. Alice McGirr, Aoibheann Shiels, Maeve Flanagan and Sinead McLaughlin pictured in Belfast City Centre. 2010
Taken from the top of Imperial House, Donegall Square East, Belfast. March 2010. Submitted by Jonny Weston.
Six month old Andrea getting ready for her 1st St.Patricks Day in Belfast. March 2010: Picture submitted by Fiona Bradley
Cavorting Jester Richard Hughes, from In Your Space, who have lept in to action for todays St. Patrick's Day Spring Carnival in Derry. 2010
Kerry Collins, Ciara McAleer, Charlene McNabb and Eimear Quinn. Belfast. 2010
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Parade, Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patrick's Day Celebrations Belfast 2009
St Patricks Day celebrations in Belfast, 2009
Four year old Anna Lee enjoys the passing St Patricks Day parade in Belfast this afternoon from the top of a Belfast City Sightseeing Tour Bus.
St Patricks Day parade in Belfast this afternoon.
St Patricks Day Carnival and parade makes it way from City Hall to Custom House Square.
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks Day Carnival and parade makes it way from City Hall to Custom House Square.
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks Day Carnival and parade makes it way from City Hall to Custom House Square.
St Patricks Day Carnival and parade makes it way from City Hall to Custom House Square.
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks day celebrations, Belfast 09
St Patricks Day parade in Belfast this afternoon passes Castle Junction.
St Patricks Day parade in Belfast this afternoon.
St Patricks Day parade in High Street in Belfast this afternoon.
St Patricks Day parade in High Street in Belfast this afternoon.
St Patricks Day parade in High Street in Belfast this afternoon.
Cultural diversity at the St Patricks Day parade in Belfast this afternoon.
St Patricks Day parade in Belfast this afternoon.
The St Patricks Day parades, Belfast 09. Freya Ballard and Chloe Hanna from Carnival Creations
The St Patricks Day parades, Belfast 09. A visitor to Belfast's St Patricks Day parade enjoys the fun
A man takes part in the St Patrick's day parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, March, 17, 2009. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
A man gets his faced painted for the St Patrick's day parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, March, 17, 2009. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
A dog called Shamrock is dressed in a festive costume for St Patrick's Day in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, March 17, 2009. Catholic Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin emphasized that the island's 4 million Catholics must pray on St. Patrick's Day for an end to Irish Republican Army dissident attacks that claimed three lives this month in the British territory of Northern Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
A boy in a festive costume enjoys a St Patrick's Day parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, March 17, 2009. Catholic Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin emphasized that the island's 4 million Catholics must pray on St. Patrick's Day for an end to Irish Republican Army dissident attacks that claimed three lives this month in the British territory of Northern Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
A man watches the St Patrick's day parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Tuesday, March, 17, 2009. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
The St Patricks Day parades, Belfast 09. Jack Wilson, Joel McLean, Georgia Beggley and Erin Mills all dressed for the occasion
The St Patricks Day parades, Belfast 09. People dressed for the occasion
The St Patricks Day parades, Belfast 09. Face painters dressed for the occasion
Children don colourful costumes as they take part in the St Patricks Day celebrations in Belfast where thousands of people were expected to join the carnival parade from Belfast City Hall to Custom House Square for an open air concert by X Factor finalist Owen Quigg.
A young boy takes part in the St Patricks Day celebrations in Belfast where thousands of people were expected to join the carnival parade from Belfast City Hall to Custom House Square for an open air concert by X Factor finalist Owen Quigg.
Belfast Lord Mayor Tom Hartley, left takes part in the St Patricks Day celebrations in Belfast where thousands of people were expected to join the carnival parade from Belfast City Hall to Custom House Square for an open air concert by X Factor finalist Owen Quigg
Members of the public take part in the St Patricks Day celebrations in Belfast where thousands of people were expected to join the carnival parade from Belfast City Hall to Custom House Square for an open air concert by X Factor finalist Owen Quigg.
Members of the public take part in the St Patricks Day celebrations in Belfast where thousands of people were expected to join the carnival parade from Belfast City Hall to Custom House Square for an open air concert by X Factor finalist Owen Quigg.
Members of the public take part in the St Patricks Day celebrations in Belfast where thousands of people were expected to join the carnival parade from Belfast City Hall to Custom House Square for an open air concert by X Factor finalist Owen Quigg.
Young children dressed as a marching band take part in the St Patricks Day celebrations in Belfast where thousands of people were expected to join the carnival parade from Belfast City Hall to Custom House Square for an open air concert by X Factor finalist Owen Quigg
Dawn Chambers picks the first shamrocks of Spring in preparation for the St Patrick s Festival in Downpatrick today Tuesday 17 March 2009.
Former Miss World Rosanna Davison
Saint Patrick himself (aka Patrician expert, Neil Cusack) with an excited little group of international followers; (left to right) Madison Deegan, Owen and Adam Campbell and Amy Hillen
St Patrick riding on a snake in today's St Patrick's Day parade through Belfast City Centre.
Some of the performers in the St Patrick's Day parade in Belfast, Sunday 17 March 2002
Some irish dancers in the St Patrick's Day parade in Belfast, Sunday 17 March 2002
In Your Space performers Richard McClelland and Brendan Young, launching Derry City Council's St. Patrick s Day programme of events which include the St. Patrick's Day parade
Picking the First Shamrocks of Spring. To celebrate the launch of The St Patrick's Festival in Downpatrick, Dawn Chambers picks the first shamrocks of spring in the shadow of Down Cathedral, St Patrick's last resting place
Irish dancer Claire Donnelly, aged 15 and musician Tom McQueen at the launch of the St. Patricks Day Celebration Concert
A Down to Earth St Patrick's Tradition. Did you know that traditionally, emigrants leaving Ireland took a handful of the old sod with them from St Patrick's grave in Downpatrick to remind them of Ireland?
John Quinn and Katie Richardson from "The Beat" the company who are putting on the show as St. Patrick gets the X Factor. Tickets are on release from yesterday (23rd Feb) for this year's spectacular St Patricks Day concert in Belfast City Centre headlined by Northern Ireland's very own X Factor star Eoghan Quigg.
The St Patrick's Day Parade leaves the City Hall.
One young member of the parade enjoys her day.
The Saint patrick's Day Parade makes it's way through Belfast City Centre.
Out to walk in Belfast on St Patrick's Day yesterday is Jorden Agnew from West Belfast who gets carries away in the carnival spirit.
Pupils from Holy Cross Primary School in North Belfast, get in the festive spirit for St Patrick's Day as they prepare to parade to Belfast City Hall Sunday March 17 2002.
Some of the many young people who took part in the Saint Patricks day celebrations in Belfast
Two young boys climb a tree for a vantage point to watch the Saint Patrick's day celebrations in Belfast.
Some of the many multi-cultural groups that took part in the Saint Patricks day celebrations in Belfast
Some of the many young people who took part in the Saint Patricks day celebrations in Belfast
Stilt walkers take part in the Saint Patricks day celebrations in Belfast.
Chinese Dragons lead the Saint Patricks day celebrations in Belfast.
St Patrick's Day Parade In Belfast Northern Ireland April 02
Belfast St Patrick's Day Celebrations March 2002. All smiles as the girls and parents from the Holy Cross School at Ardoyne lead the North belfast contingent into the city centre during the annual St Patricks Day parade
  • From March 11-19, Newry will be playing host to its St. Patrick’s Festival, a week of fun and frolics for the whole family including a variety market, arts and crafts workshops, musical events and more, culminating in a parade with a Feasts and Wild Beasts theme.
     
  • Also, on March 17, you can pay a visit to St. Patrick’s Day at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum where a unique festival of music, seasonal food and crafts will be taking place, with costumed guides taking visitors back to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations of a hundred years ago as well as a themed quiz to be solved.

Downpatrick

  • Beoga in Concert, The Great Hall, Downpatrick, March 16. Beoga (Gaelic for ‘lively’) have become one of the most exciting and influential groups in modern traditional Irish music, whose unique sound features the twin duelling accordions of Damian McKee and Seán Óg Graham, pianist Liam Bradley, four times all-Ireland bodhrán champion Eamon Murray and Niamh Dunne on vocals.

    They will be joined by renowned Irish Dancers including home grown sensation Celtic Storm who have toured the world in various shows.
     
  • Following in the Spiritual Footsteps of Saint Patrick, Armagh and Downpatrick, March 19. An opportunity to follow in the spiritual footsteps of Saint Patrick, starting at Navan Centre and Fort, through Armagh City to Slieve Patrick, Saul and Downpatrick.

    There will be a screening of the film, “Footsteps of St. Patrick” during the day as well as a night of traditional music from Cathal Hayden, Donal Murphy and Seamie O’Dowd. Begins at 10.45am with a bus departing Downpatrick at 9.15am. Pre-booking is essential through either Armagh or Downpatrick Visitor Centres.
     
  • St. Patrick’s Landing and Food Banquet, Inch Abbey, Downpatrick, March 13. The re-enactment of St. Patrick’s landing will take place at Inch Abbey, using the River Quoile where visitors will have the opportunity to purchase food from the medieval banquet. Begins at 2pm, with free park & ride available from Down Business Park at 1pm.
     
  • Artisan Food Market, St. Patrick Square, Downpatrick, March 17. The market will offer excellent food produce of local provenance in a traditional style marketplace setting. Make sure to visit and enjoy a tasty treat. From 10am – 6pm.

Co Fermanagh

  • As is the case every year, the Enniskillen St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be a lively event for all the family with a colourful parade and a family fun day, all happening on March 17.
     
  • March 17 also marks the start of Easter Extravaganza at Share Discovery Village, Lisnaskea which will give families lots to look forward to. Until April 3, visitors can enjoy a variety of land, water and art activities in one or two hour taster sessions.

Co Londonderry

  • Children and adults alike will enjoy the fun and excitement at Hezlett House as Leprechauns have escaped from the trees of Downhill and hidden themselves around the house. To join in with the Leprechaun Hunt and discover the fascinating story of Hezlett House, come along on March 17 from 10am.
     
  • St. Patrick’s Day also marks the beginning of Legenderry Food Festival in Guildhall Square in Derry~Londonderry, with opportunities to try and buy lots of delicious Northern Ireland produce, with a host of activities such as cookery masterclasses, live music and craft activities for kids.

Co Tyrone

  • Omagh’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this year have the theme “Sharing Heritage and Traditions” giving everyone the opportunity to come out, get involved and enjoy the multicultural atmosphere and amazing display of creative talent on offer.
     
  • Also on March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day – The Emigrants’ Farewell at the Ulster American Folk Park. Watch a dramatic re-enactment featuring music and songs of the so-called “American Wake” when thousands of people left Ireland in the 18th and 19th Century.

History and legacy

St Patrick is a figure that fascinates many as his profile is iconic throughout the world, even inspiring buildings and landmarks to turn green in his honour on March 17. 

For those who would like to uncover more about the history and legacy of this renowned saint, there are lots of activities, trails and walks to try out which will help you to understand more about his life.  Visit his grave in the grounds of Down Cathedral or explore Armagh where two impressive cathedrals bear his name.

Follow the Saint Patrick’s Trail through a host of Christian sites at Bangor, the Ards Peninsula, Downpatrick, Newry and Armagh to uncover the fascinating links between Northern Ireland and St. Patrick.

Saint Patrick’s Way: The Pilgrim Walk is perfect for those who like to get out and about whilst also finding out more about the history and heritage of an area. Starting at the Navan Centre in Armagh, this 82 mile signed walking trail takes participants through some of Northern Ireland’s most spectacular scenic landscapes before ending at Saint Patrick’s final resting place, in the grounds of Down Cathedral. Participants can stamp their Passports at the 10 locations along the route and then present their completed Passport to receive a certificate of achievement.

Places to take in along the way include the Palace Demesne, Acton Visitor Centre and The Saint Patrick Centre.

To find out more about what is happening in Northern Ireland over St. Patrick’s Day or for further information on places to stay or things to see and do click on discovernorthernireland.com or visit your local visitor information centre.

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