9 ways to enjoy the St Patrick’s weekend in Dublin

St Patrick’s Day is perfectly timed this year – with March 17 falling on a Sunday, the Bank Holiday Monday creates a three-day weekend full of festivities.

There are plenty of ways to celebrate in Dublin, from the parade that weaves through the city to huge gigs held in historic settings. Alongside the big-ticket events at St Patrick’s Festival, both in the Festival Quarter and at venues around town as part of the One City programme, there are intimate shows, photography exhibitions and plays to be enjoyed.

Whether you want to dance the night away at a gig or enjoy a themed tour in an art gallery, here are some of the best ways to enjoy St Patrick’s weekend in Dublin.