St. Patrick's Festival 2017

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A request has been received from St. Patrick’s Festival for the temporary closure of the following roads to facilitate the St. Patricks Festival Event, during the periods listed below:

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Location A:
Western Way from 18.00hrs on Thursday 16th March 2017 to 15.00hrs on Friday 17th March 2017.

Location B:
Mountjoy Street, Mountjoy Street Middle, Palmerstown Place, Wellington Street, St Mary’s Place North, Dominick Street Upper, Granby Row,
Parnell Square North, Parnell Square East, Cavendish Row, O’Connell Street Upper & Lower, O’Connell Bridge, Westmoreland Street, College
Green, Dame Street, Lord Edward Street, Christchurch Place,  Nicholas Street, Patrick Street, New Street South,  Clanbrassil Street Lower, Kevin
Street Upper, Kevin Street Lower, Cuffe Street and St Stephens Green South from 04.30hrs to 18.00hrs on Friday 17th March 2017.

Traffic Management Plan

  • Traffic on Arran Quay travelling north and east will be diverted via Church Street, Constitution Hill, North Circular Road, Portland Row and Amiens Street.
  • Traffic on North Wall Quay travelling south will be diverted via City Quay Lombard Street, Westland Row, Merrion Square North, and Mount Street Lower.
  • Traffic on North Wall Quay travelling west will be diverted via George’s Quay Beresford Place, Gardiner Street, North Circular Road, Infirmary Road, Parkgate Street.  
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

St. Patrick’s Festival – Custom House Quay Funfair

Customs House Quay (from Eden Quay to Memorial Road) from 19.00hrs on Thursday 16th March 2017 to 06.00hrs Monday 20th March 2017.

Traffic Management Plan

  • Traffic from Eden Quay / Butt Bridge wishing to travel on Custom House Quay will be diverted via Beresford Place and Memorial Road
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

St. Patrick’s Festival – Merrion Square Funfair

Merrion Square West from 19.00hrs on Thursday 16th March 2017 to 06.00hrs on Monday 20th March 2017.

Traffic Management Plan

  • Traffic from Clare Street / Merrion Street Lower will be diverted via Merrion Square North / Mount St Lower / Warrington Place / Herbert Place / Baggot Street Lower.
  • Traffic from Merrion Row and will be diverted via Baggot Street Lower, Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Merrion Square East and Merrion Square North.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

St. Patrick’s Festival - Ceili

Earlsfort Terrace (from Leeson Street Lower to Hatch Street Upper) from 08.00hrs to 21.00hrs on Thursday 16th March 2017. 

Traffic Management Plan

  • Traffic on Hatch Street Upper wishing to travel to St Stephens Green will be diverted via Hatch Street Lower and Leeson Street Lower.
  • Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

St. Patrick’s Festival – Big Day Out

Merrion Square South and Merrion Street Upper from 14.00hrs on Saturday 18th March 2017 to 23.00hrs on Sunday 19th March 2017.

Traffic Management Plan

  • Traffic on Merrion Square North wishing to travel on Merrion Square West to Baggot Street Lower will be diverted via Merrion Square East and Fitzwilliam Street Lower.
  • Traffic on Merrion Row wishing to travel on Merrion Street Upper & Merrion Square West to Clare Street will be diverted via Baggot Street Lower, Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Merrion Square East and Merrion Square North.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

St. Patrick’s Festival – Treasure Hunt

Castle Street from 08.00hrs to 18.00hrs on Saturday 18th March 2017.

Traffic Management Plan

  • Traffic wishing to travel on Castle Street to Werburgh Street will be diverted via Lord Edward Street
  • Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

St. Patrick’s Festival – 5k Road Race

St. Stephen’s Green South from 10.00hrs to 13.00hrs on Sunday 19th March 2017.

Traffic Management Plan

  • Traffic on Leeson Street Lower wishing to travel on St Stephens Green South to Cuffe Street & St Stephens Green West will be diverted via Earlsfort Terrace, Hatch Street Upper and Harcourt Street.
  • An Garda Siochana will operate traffic control measures on the race route.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.