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Patrick’s Day 2015: the best Paddy parties you can put your pennies to

Grab a Guinness or a Jameson's...

It’s that time again. Grab a Guinness in one hand, a Jameson in the other and get ready to celebrate! We all know the Irish love a good party so why not join in! Whether you’re after a family day out or a night on the town filled with music and fun, Manchester has it all goin’ on!

1. Saint Patrick’s Day Parade


Sunday, March 15th

Join in as the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade makes its way through the city centre from the Irish World Heritage Centre to Albert Square. Expect music, colour and excitement!

2. Irish Markets – Albert Square & St Ann’s Square

St Patricks Day Market Manchester

March 12th – 15th

From March 12th – 15th, the Irish Market lands in Albert Square and this year spreads across into St. Ann’s Square as well! This is a family affair so be sure to bring along the kids! Enjoy irish foodie favourites as well as children’s rides and lots of Guinness!

3. High Kings at The Lowry

High Kings

Tuesday March 17th

Head down to The Lowry to catch the most exciting irish ballad group since The Clancy Brothers! Playing a modern twist on traditional Celtic folk songs, this is the perfect place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like the Irish.

Show starts at 8pm on Tuesday March 17th. Tickets start at £17.60.

4. Irish Open Mic Night at The Whiskey Jar

Whiskey Jar

Tuesday March 17th

We all know The Whiskey Jar host the best open mic in town but did you know if you tweet about it you get a free shot of Jameson Irish Whiskey? What better way to celebrate than with an Irish open mic and lots and lots of Whiskey.

Starts from 7pm on Tuesday March 17th.

5. Jameson Tasting at Bourbon & Black

Bourbon And Black

Sunday March 15th

Celebrate a few days early at Didsbury’s Bourbon & Black. Tuck into some Irish grub whilst you taste your way through five different Irish whiskies with Jameson Ambassador, Killian Lee as your host.

From 6pm Sunday March 15th.

6. THE BEST pint of Guinness in Manchester at Mulligans Irish Pub

Irish Pub Manchester

Every day

Mulligans, based just off Deansgate in the heart of Manchester, is an authentic irish pub and the home of Guinness in Manchester. It’s Manchester’s number one Irish pub. So it would be rude not to pay them a visit during the festivities.

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