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Limerick St. Patrick's Festival

Friday 16th - Monday 19th March

The Limerick Strand Hotel is the ideal location to enjoy the Limerick 2018 St Patrick's Festival just three minutes from the parades and local cultural attractions. This year Limerick City is running TWO PARADES (one on Saturday and second on Sunday) 

‘All Roads Leads to Limerick’ this St. Patrick’s Day where we are offering a superb two night package including: 
two nights’ accommodation, an orginal Irish Coffee on arrival and if you play your cards right the friendly staff might even share their secret on how to make the perfect one! Award winning full Irish breakfast each morning is included plus dinner in the AA rosette River Restaurant 

Throughout the weekend Gold star winner at the Great Taste Awards, Best Chef Limerick and Failte Ireland Food Champion; Executive Chef Tom Flavin will have an array of "Truly Irish" Dishes on the menu throughout St Patrick’s Weekend for all to savor. 

Guests can enjoy the fabulous Energize Health Club with four pools, including a 20-metre swimming pool, state of the art gymnasium, sauna and Jacuzzi! 


The ideal spot to celebrate St Patricks Weekend, we have everything taken care of from award-winning food, live trad music, onsite car parking, 84 inch large screen showing all the Six Nations action live, all located just minutes from the parade all you need to do, is sit back relax and enjoy a pint of the black stuff and if you play your cards right our staff might even share our secret on how to pour the perfect pint!

St Patricks Day Friday 17th of March 2017 - St Patricks Day Lunch
Buffet Lunch served in the River Restaurant from 1pm – 3pm Will feature the very best of Irish dishes including Bacon & Ham Kiddies Menu Available
€12.95 per person

6 Nations Ireland V England at 2:45pm pm live on our 5 big screens in the Terrace Bar!
Live trad music following the rugby match at 5pm and a 2nd bland live at 9pm!

Sunday the 19th of March - Band Parade Sunday Lunch
Sunday welcomes Limericks International Band Parade join us afterwards for our delicious Sunday Lunch Buffet 4 courses with a glass of Bubbly on Arrival - €24.95 per person served from 1pm – 3pm

The Limerick Strand Hotel is the perfect vantage point to watch these years St Patricks Festival Fireworks Extravaganza at King Johns Castle !
Food served until 10pm!
For reservations please call 061 421800 or email


St Patricks Festival Limerick 2018 
Make a break to Limerick for a St Patricks Day to remember below you will find just a sample of the many events taking place within footsteps of our Award Winning Hotel! 

St. Patrick’s weekend of racing will take place at Limerick Racecourse
An estimated 80,000 people are expected to line the streets of Limerick City Friday 17th March 2017 for Ireland’s largest regional St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
6 Nations matches take place with Ireland V England at 2:45pm on Saturday March 18th. game shown live on big screens in the Terrace Bar. 
Limerick's International Band Parade will take place on Sunday, 18 March 207 @ 12pm. Ireland’s only international band competition features a world class judging panel and attract thousands of spectators on to the streets of the Treaty City every year.
Limerick's St. Patrick's Festival Extravaganza promises to be a tremendous treat for the whole family as dramatic illuminations are projected onto one of Limerick's most iconic buildings followed by a spectacular fireworks display during which the skies of Limerick will transform into an explosion of colour!
There will be musical entertainment from 9pm while the walls of the King John’s Castle will come alive with a specially commissioned video projection to animate the facade of the Castle, turning it into a giant tapestry.