Dublin is a city of diversity an boasts many museums and art galleries, pubs and cafes, fun and exploration. Apart from that there are many events attracting toursits from all over the globe. One of them is St Patrick’s day. It is generally celebrated in many other countries too; but the there is a common point in all of them: wishing to be Irish! However; being in Dublin will make you feel it more and more. You will use your creative energy to make this great show happen and you will never forget these days. Saint Patrick’s Day was made an official feast day in the early seventeenth century and the government established this as a festival in 1995 to get start an event worldwide.

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Preperations for the festival takes 18 months. The festival is named after Saint Patrick, the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland. During the festival there are public parades and festivals, céilithe, and wearing of green attire or shamrocks. In fact, the colour associated with Saint Patrick was blue. Over the years the colour green and its association with Saint Patrick’s day grew. The phrase “the wearing of the green”, meaning to wear a shamrock on one’s clothing, derives from a song of the same name. There are many great hotels with good rates during the festivals. You can choose one of them and enjoy the parade till the end. Now, get yourself something green to wear and join the crowd!

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