Happy St Patrick’s Day from all of us at Kerry County Museum. As every year, we are throwing our doors open on St Patrick’s Day and visitors can avail of free entry all day 10am until 5pm. All exhibitions are open and there are plenty of fun activities for all the family. We are especially delighted to welcome the talented young musicians of Oidreacht Music School this year who will perform at the museum at 2pm after the Tralee parade, which will start at the Rose Hotel at 12noon and finishes on Denny Street outside the Museum.

Museum Opening Hours:

Sat 16 March: 9:30am – 5pm

Sun 17 March: 10am -5pm FREE ENTRY ALL DAY

Mon 18 March: 10am – 5pm

Last admission is 45 minutes before closing at 4.15pm

Please see below details of the various St Patrick’s Day parades across the county (Source: Radio Kerry)

Number of parades planned in Kerry

Number of parades planned in Kerry tomorrow
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Parades and celebrations galore are planned around Kerry to mark St Patrick’s Day.

The first parade gets underway in Dingle at 6 o’ clock tomorrow morning as the Fife and Drum band take to the street for their traditional dawn march from Ashmount.

Milltown’s parade will leave the Mid Kerry Co-op Mart at 10am and Gneeveguilla’s parade will leave the Sea Lodge at 10:30am.

Festivities will begin in Castlemaine at 11.15am and in Tarbert leaving from the fire station at 11.30am.

Lixnaw’s parade begins at 12pm from the community centre while festivities get underway in Glenbeigh/Glencar from around noon at the GAA grounds.

Tralee’s parade has a new route this year with participants leaving the Rose Hotel at 12 noon and traveling through the town via Mitchel’s Rd., Boherbee, Castle Street and finishing on Denny Street.Advertisement

Duagh’s parade starts at 12.30 while Dingle’s second St. Patrick’s day celebration begins at Ashmount Terrace at 12.45pm.

Listowel’s parade also begins at quarter to one from The Square.

Killorglin’s festivities commence at 1 from the Rowing Club on the Tralee Road.Advertisement

Sneem’s parade will leave Galvin’s Hardware at 1:30pm – that’s the same time as Causeway’s parade which leaves from An Tóchar Education Centre.

Castleisland’s parade also leaves at half one and there’ll be a Joe Dolan tribute show on the Main Street before the parade.

Killarney’s St Patrick’s Day Parade starts from Mission Road at 2pm; Dan Kelleher, who spent almost 60 years working in the National Park, is grand marshal.Advertisement

Abbeydorney’s parade also leaves at 2 from the GAA grounds.

Cahersiveen’s parade begins at 2pm; floats start from Fertha Drive and walkers begin from Aldi to the Carnegie Building, followed by dancing at the crossroads.

Ballybunion and Castlegregory’s festivities begin at 3pm with a 3.30pm starting time for Ballyheigue.

There’s a 4pm start for Kilflynn, Waterville and Abbeyfeale in West Limerick.