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Colourful St Patrick’s Day festival unveiled for Downpatrick

This year's impressive programme features some of the best St Patrick's celebrations in the country, boasting a rainbow of fun and traditional events for all the family right across Down district.

On Wednesday March 17 all eyes will be on historic Downpatrick, the reputed burial place of Ireland’s patron saint, for the culmination of the festival. Don’t miss the cross-community carnival parade, which this year is themed ‘Oh, What A Wonderful World', and Mary Coughlan In Concert at Down Arts Centre.

For more information contact the festival office on 4461 2233 or log on to

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