Neither Seachtain na Gaelige nor St. Patrick’s Day are what they promise time wise. Seachtain na Gaelige is actually 2 weeks long although “Seachtain” means “Week”.
St. Patrick’s Day festivities have been turned into a St. Patrick’s Festivals around the country.
Seachtain na Gaelige is, simply put, a celebration of Irishness through the medium of Irish language. it includes music events, conversation evenings, table quizzes, different workshops and more. The events are organized all around the country by local councils, schools, libraries and other cultural bodies.
Another thing we get at home every year for Seachtain na Gaelige is a music CD containing rerecorded Irish pop songs, that were originally recorded in English. The CD is called “Ceol”.
St. Patrick’s Festival in Dublin starts with funfairs for children and music and comedy gigs for adults. But there is much more than just those, with all events culminating with the big St. Patrick’s Day parade starting from Parnell Square.
Irish-Sayings.com have St. Patrick’s Day sayings in Irish Gaelic.
Limerick is organizes the second biggest parade in Ireland, or that’s what they promise! It has to be checked out going down O’Connell Street. Limerick also has its famous Band Parade – the Limerick International Band Competition, taking place during the same week.