St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in County Wexford

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St. Patrick’s Day 2024 in County Wexford: Your Go-To Guide for All the Fun!


This St. Patrick’s Day, County Wexford is where all the magic’s happening, and you’re officially invited to join the fun. The county of Wexford will be awash with green and drenched in music this St. Patrick’s Day with some spectacular events in all four corners and everywhere in between., No matter where you are in Wexford, we have you covered. Grab your best green outfit, and let’s dive into where events will be taking place this St. Paddy’s Day!


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Click below to see what’s happening across the county below:

Wexford Town

When? 10:30 am sharp!
Where? From Trinity Street all the way to Redmond Square
Expect a parade with all the bells and whistles, with a Fleadh inspired parade. A quiet zone – will be set up by Redmond Square so attendees can take time out of the busy atmosphere of the parade when needed…..Everyone’s welcome to join the fun their way!

Carrig on Bannow’s

When: 2 pm
Carrig on Bannow is setting the stage for a parade that will set village vibes and community spirit at their best.


When: 3 pm
Parade Path: From Shannon Chapel down to Lymington Road
The theme for this year’s Enniscorthy parade is ‘Mardi Fleadh’, a topical play on words as Wexford prepares to host Fleadh Cheoil na Eireann in 2024. Enniscorthy’s parade, from Shannon Chapel, down through the heart of Templeshannon, along Shannon Quay to the new bridge, up through Abbey Square and over Mill Park Road, up Friary Hill, turning left onto Court Street and turning right up Hospital Lane onto Lymington Road, over to Duffy Hill to John Doyles corner and down Main Street. The walkers will finish at Market Square and disperse from Wafer Street with vehicles going back to Abbey Square. The viewing stand will be in Abbey Square with music in the Market Square during and following the parade.


When: 10:40 am
The parade will get underway with music from Liam Sharkey on Markey Square going from 10am – 12 noon.

From Kiltealy to Coolgreany: Parades Galore
Kiltealy from 1pm at Kiltealy Hall and Coolgreany, getting underway at midday……


When: 11 am
The self-proclaimed ‘smallest, shortest, and least well-known parade’ – now in its 7th year!


When: 2 pm
Clonroche’s parade is all about coming together and having a great time.

Fethard on Sea

When: 1 p.m.
Fethard on Sea is rolling out the green carpet for local legend Seamus Wall. It’s all about community pride and joy here.


Image: Kasia Kotlarska

When: 3pm
Get ready to celebrate Irish Music Legends at the annual Gorey St Patrick’s Day Parade which is set to take place at 3p.m. on Sunday, March 17. This year, the parade will follow its traditional route, marshalling in Creagh before heading towards the Carnew Road, past the monument, through McCurtain Street, Main Street and Esmonde Street. QUIET AREA at this year’s Gorey St.Patrick’s Day Parade. There will also be a new dedicated ‘quiet area’ located outside Gorey Hospital for 100m to ensure that the parade is an enjoyable experience for all.

New Ross

When: 2pm
Beginning from the Irishtown and it will conclude on the Quay just after the visitor centre at the Dunbrody.
There will be a quiet area again this year at the Youth Centre. All music and noise will be restricted from the roundabout at the top of Mary Street at the Mount Carmel Convent gates until the parade passes Árd na Gréine going towards the 3 Bullet Gate.


Visit Wexford is also going green!

Visit Wexford’s sun icon is Paddy’s Day ready!


If you get out to celebrate St. Patrick’s day in Wexford, please tag us in your photos on social media and we will share them!


We hope you enjoy this year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations!


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