Media

Welcome to St. Patrick’s Festival 2021

We would be delighted if you would share news of the Festival with your audiences.

As we are broadcasting the Festival globally this year, it can be watched from anywhere in the world, so it’s a good news story for everyone.

Please find here our Media Dropbox which contains press releases, images, video content and the SPF TV Guide (Irish time) here.

Please feel free to use these assets freely, there are no restrictions on them.

We will continue to update this Dropbox as new content becomes available.

Imagery, Video & Design Elements

Below is all the key information on St. Patrick’s Festival 2021.

Should you require further information, interviews, images etc, please get in touch with our PR agency

The Hive Agency, Dublin
Nigel Goggin – nigel@thehiveagency.ie

Enjoy the Festival!
Team St. Patrick’s Festival, Dublin

Digital

Website: www.stpatricksfestival.ie

TikTok @stpatricksfestival

Facebook @StPatricksFestivalIreland

Twitter @stpatricksfest

Instagram @stpatricksfest

Hashtags

#SPF2021

#SPFTV

#stpatricksfestival

#AwakenIreland

Dates

St. Patrick’s Festival 2021 runs from March 12th – 17th inclusive, 6 days and nights

Where

St. Patrick’s Festival 2021 takes place on a dedicated online TV channel SPF TV (St. Patrick’s Festival TV), which runs from early morning until late at night each day for 6 days.

SPF TV can be viewed live globally at www.rte.ie/culture

SPF TV can be viewed in 1.1 million homes in Ireland on the Oireachtas TV channel, on all TV platform providers

(Saorview Channel 22, Virgin Media Channel 207, Sky Channel 517, eir Vision Channel 504, and Vodafone Channels 201, 207 and 208.)

Most events can be replayed on their event page on www.stpatricksfestival.ie until March 21, 2021

What

More than 100 events created across Ireland over the last 12 months and presented to the world through SPF TV from March 12 – 17.

From music, literature, art, poetry and performance to heritage, history, food, tours, talks, workshops and so much more.

Theme

The theme of this year’s Festival is Dúisigh Éire! Awaken Ireland!

It is a clarion call to the Irish across the world to throw off the long dark months and rise to embrace brighter days ahead.

Festival Strands

The Festival is presented in five different strands.

You will find full details on all the events in these strands on www.stpatricksfestival.ie

SPF Óg

Lots of fun stuff for the young and young at heart

SOUNDS

Celebrating the contemporary and traditional music of Ireland

STORIES

It’s the way we tell them - through the lens of film, literature, poetry, performance and art

LIVING IRELAND

How we live and love, work and play, make and create, remember and celebrate

SOLAS: AWAKENING IRELAND

Illuminations, performances and creative communities, supported by TikTok

Festival Funders

St. Patrick’s Festival is made possible through the continued support of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Fáilte Ireland, Dublin City Council, TikTok and many generous partners and funders.