St. Patrick’s Day Festival
St Patrick’s Festival parade in Galway is a platform to showcase local artists and community groups while celebrating the city’s diverse culture and talent through an inclusive programme of events. This year’s festival will make a long-awaited return with a full outdoor programme offering a feast of family entertainment.
The 2023 Parade highlights include Galway Arts Centre, Colours Street Theatre, An Taibhdhearc Theatre and Galway Theatre Festival with community groups such as Foróige, GAA clubs and Amnesty International creating a kaleidoscope of of Galway’s rich mix of cultural and ethnic diversity.
The parade will once again begin in the shadow of the Galway Cathedral. Winding its way up University Road, onto the Salmon Weir Bridge and turning right onto Eglinton Street it will meander onto Williamsgate Street and past the official viewing stand in Eyre Square before finishing on Prospect Hill and Bóthar na mBan.
Photo courtesy of St. Patrick’s Festival Galway
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