Saint Patrick's Day Dublin 2014

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Outside The Stag's Head, St. Patrick's DAy 2014 Outside The Stag's Head, St. Patrick's DAy 2014

A short trip through Dublin after the 2014 St. Patrick's Day parade and festival from The Stag's Head to Temple Bar. I didn't visit the parade.

Like my last post on some of the locations associated with Ireland's patron saint, today as a Monday Saint Patrick's Day was always going to be a rowdy, raucous day coming as it did after a weekend's worth of drinking.

All the streets of the city centre from Grafton Street to the cobbled streets of Temple Bar were like a sea of green, with those fake beards, big hats and green clothes along with painted faces.

I could almost imagine that the statistics will show 2014 to be one of the busiest of recent years in Dublin, the whole weekend seemed to have been filled with tourists and out-of-towners.

All in all today saw Dublin's streets filled with colour and variety. Here are a few images of the festivities including the foam in the fountain on College Green.

Panoramic Ireland run Dublin Photo Tours seven days a week, not just on St. Patrick's Day.

St. Patrick's Day in Temple Bar, Dublin 2014.

Busy Grafton Street on St. Patrick's Day 2014

Foamy fountain - the fountain on College Green with foam on St. Patrick's Day 2014

Last modified on Wednesday, 16 March 2016 16:44
Darren McLoughlin

International travel photographer and Irishman in search of the best bits of Ireland. Leading photography tours and experiences in Ireland.

Contributor to New York Times / Sunday Times / Irish Times

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