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Irish eyes were smiling today…..

Irish eyes were smiling today (March 17th 2017) as thousands of people lined the streets of Bray to enjoy the annual St. Patrick’s Bray Festival and Parade.

PIC: Joe Keogh

Mick Glynn, Chairman of the St. Patrick’s Festival Bray Committee said “Our festival and parade has gone from strength to strength. Bray has become a destination to help celebrate the spirit of St. Patrick and we were delighted to welcome the thousands of visitors to our town”.

“Bray has a really strong community spirit and days like today really highlight this. A huge thank you to the many volunteers, businesses, families, artists and community groups that helped to make this year’s festival and parade happen”.

“There’s still plenty to see and do in Bray this weekend and the award winning Bray.ie has the festival event listings to help you plan your visit” concluded Mick Glynn.

Bray’s St. Patrick’s Festival is proudly brought to you by Bray & District Chamber of Commerce and Wicklow County Council.

The festival continues until Sunday (March 19th). Event highlights include:

  • Throughout the weekend there’s over 20 live music performances in the many local bars – Bray for a better night out
  • A free guided walk up and around the beautiful Bray Head this Saturday & Sunday (March 18th & 19th)
  • A festival funfair open daily from 12 noon on Bray Seafront until Sunday (March 19th)
  • Free entertainment for the whole family on Saturday (March 18th) at Bray’s Town Centre –  featuring Irish Dancing, Face Painting, Street Performance, Friendly Snakes and a Bray Emmets Shoot-Out.

More information about the festival can be found here www.bray.ie/st-patricks-day-festival/. Keep up to date with the latest festival news by following us on Twitter @Bray_ie or like us on Facebook.

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