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Auckland St Patrick’s Festival Celebrations

Tuesday 11 March 2008

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Auckland St Patrick’s Festival Celebrations

St Patrick’s Day is March 17.. and we've got a few wee ways for you to PRACTICE for the Big Event !

This coming Friday we're PRACTICING all night on the FREE GUINNESS HOOLEY Bus...

From 6pm - it goes round and round ALL the OFFICIAL FESTIVAL PUBS ...ALL NIGHT ... The Clare Inn, Claddagh, The BOG and The Thirsty Dog to be sure . It’S a FREE bus - thanks to our good friends at "Guinness"

Then this Saturday is the LAST BIG PRACTICE for St Patrick’s Day ...and you won’t want to miss it!

The HUGH GREEN GROUP Parade on Queen Street herself starts MIDDAY Saturday with dancing and singing like there’s no tomorrows .. Even St Pat himself will be there!

Then from 1 till 3 , the magical musical Guinness Fleadh is on right by the Town Hall there ... ... it'll be a wonderful afternoon ...

Have a look at www.stpatrick.co.nz .... and with enough PRACTICE ... I tink we'll be nearly PERFECT!

2008 ST PATRICK’S FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Monday 10th March St Patrick’s Festival Launch at the Clare Inn

Irish Pub

Och But I Dunno Show

A celebration of Irish Wit and Humour at

Thirsty Dog, Karangahape Road, Newton

Tuesday 11th March Och But I Dunno Show

A celebration of Irish Wit and Humour at

Thirsty Dog, Karangahape Road, Newton

Wednesday 12th March Hugh Green Group Preview – “ Studs”


Friday 14th March Guinness Travelling Bus Hooley 6pm – 1am

The Bog Irish Pub

The Claddagh Irish Pub

The Clare Inn Irish Pub

The Thirst Dog Irish Pub

Saturday 15th March Hugh Green Group Parade & Guinness .

Fleadh in Queen Street

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra proudly presents When Irish Eyes are Smiling

Melview Developments St Patrick’s Banquet

Sunday 16th March Irish Club & Community Family Sports Day


Monday 17th March Irish Club St Patrick’s Day Festivities


Green Fire Island Concert

St Patrick’s Day celebrations at the official

St Patrick’s Festival Pubs

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