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This beautiful ad by Tourism Ireland has me feeling a little sentimental and dare i say proud to be Irish. Who says advertising doesn’t work?!? With the weekend fast approaching i thought  it is time to see what we can get up in Dublin to celebrate our national holiday and better still a day off work for most. No shamrock drowning here, just good clean family fun 

Friday 13th March.  The Five lamps Arts Festival presents Guido Fanzini’s Impossible Circus at 2:30 pm in D-Light Studio, 46 North Great Clarence Street, Dublin 1.Please see here for more: http://bit.ly/1MwDiGY

Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th and Tuesday 17th March. Waltzer time! City at Play, funfairs open at 11am in Merrion Square and Custom House Quay. This is good fun for the whole family especially if you can get in early before the crowds. Please see here for more http://bit.ly/1Ba4ina

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Saturday 14th March. The Moon & Sixpence Family Marionette Performance. A puppet show based suitable for children of all ages based on the little red riding hood story. Admission for this is free but booking essential. The show is at 3pm The Charleville Mall Library, North Strand, Dublin 1. Please see here for more: http://bit.ly/1F4VxRB

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Tuesday 17th March. The Dublin Parade. I couldn’t have a Paddy’s day post and omit the main event. Apparently it attracts over 600,000 thousand people to the city and is second largest parade in the world second only to the New York parade. The Parade starts at noon from Parnell Square on the city’s Northside down O’Connell Street, over the River Liffey via O’Connell Bridge into Westmoreland Street, past Trinity College at College Green and on to Dame Street. It then turns left at Christchurch Cathedral into Lord Edward Street, Nicholas Street and Patrick Street before finally finishing at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The route is 2.5 km and takes about 2 hours. More information: http://www.stpatricksfestival.ie/

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Happy St. Patricks Weekend,

Dublin Mummy x

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