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The Parade

Location: City Centre

Date: Friday, March 17th.

Time: 1pm

For full parade details, click here.

This year's Cork St. Patrick's Day Parade  will take place in the heart of the City on Friday, March 17th 2017.

Celebrating the theme of Cork - A City of Community, Culture & Commerce, join us for a carnival of colour, music,  pageantry and comic fun.

The parade runs from the South Mall to the Grand Parade, along St. Patrick’s Street and finishes at Merchant’s Quay. 

Markets Markets again


Pop Up Patrick’s Festival Market

Location: Emmet Place

Dates: Sat 18 - Sun 19


Come along to Emmet Place over the weekend where you will find the country’s best street food, local Cork favourites such as O’Flynn’s, The Crepe Man, Wokabout, Sultan, Barracuda Barbeque, Wok Roll and Knockout Pizza.

Don’t forget dessert! We’ll have some tasty treats too with Mini Donuts, Churros, Waffles, Clonakilty Ice Cream, Marco’s Freshly made Crisps and Candy Rock Lane Sweet Stall.

There will be a great selection of craft stalls to browse around; The Cork Makers include; Carrignavar Timber, Chopit, The Fairy Stall, Cathy’s Pearls, Caraliza Design and lots more!

This event is produced by Goldiefish. For more information, email .

Ball Run

St Patricks Hill Ball Run

Location: St. Patrick's Hill

Date: Sun 19

Time: 2pm  Balls cost €2, buy online
See over 10,000 multi-coloured balls cascade down St Patricks Hill! A fundraiser in aid of for the Cork Lions City Centre Defibrillator Project.