Hello All, dear followers or just a random stranger who decided to read, and view this photo-post.

To All who missed St. Patrick’s Festival taking place in Ireland 2012. To All who where lazy to wake up early in the morning to get into city center 3 hours in advance to secure a place near one of the barriers before the Parade 🙂 You can still view some photos from Saint Patrick’s Festival. I hope you had a great weekend, and even thought we didn’t had a Super Bright sunny weather on Saturday we managed to stay Dry for most of the day.

Underwater Creatures in St. Patrick's Parade

This one of the days that Ireland, and Dublin in Particular get’s greener than ever. Shamrock and Green Vikings. Lady’s who are proud to be Irish and requesting a kiss. Young lads who dress as summer never left this region. Leprechaun Hat’s, and many more mythical creatures feels the streets of Dublin on this wonderful day. But the biggest event that everyone talk and wait for is St.Patrick’s Parade or as some would call it Feast of Saint Patrick.

Below are  Saint Patrick’s parade photos that I took during this year (17th. Of March 2012) in City Center of Dublin.

Irish Army @ St. Patrick's Parade

Saint Patrick's Parade Photos

Parade in Dublin 2012

A bit more about this day: Saint Patrick’s Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, “the Day of the Festival of Patrick”) is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March all a cross Ireland and some other countries, such as: Great Britain, Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia, and New Zealand, among others. Today, St. Patrick’s Day is probably the most widely celebrated saint’s day in the world.
Photos of Saint Patrick's festival

2012 Photos of Festival - Ireland

Colorful St. Patrick's parade photo

Sain Patricks Parade Photography

Marching Band in St. Patricks Festival

Photos of Parade 2012 Ireland

Saint Patrick’s Day has come to be associated with everything Irish: anything that is green and goldish color, shamrocks and luck that everyone wishes to each other, and most importantly, to those who celebrate its intended meaning.  Saint Patricks Day is a traditional day for spiritual renewal and offering prayers for missionaries worldwide. For more information just click on this link to find out more!

St Patricks Festival - Music On!

Saint Patrick's Festival Marching Creatures

St. Patrick's Tiger mech.

St Paddys Day Dublin

Saint Patrick day Photos 2012

Image captured in Saint Patrick's Day 2012

St Patricks Parade Performance

Saint Patricks Kiss Photo

Performance in Dublin - St. Patrick's day

Here are some quick facts about Paddy’s Day:

Over 500,000 people turned in for the parade in Dublin this year.

Almost 3,000 performers took part in the parade.

Very Known Irish football legend where part of this parade – John Giles as Grand Marshall.

As part of the celebrations, 31 global landmarks turned green for the day, including the leaning tower of Pisa, Table Mountain, the London Eye, the Sydney Opera House.

This year the theme of the parade is the wonder and curiosity of science.

Saint Patrick Day in Dublin 2012

St Paddy's Day Dublin 2012

Colerful costume

Saint Patric Costume

Paddys Parade

Paddy's day 2012

Saint Patricks Vampire Photo

Saint Patricks Garda Force

Photos of Saint Patrick's Festival

Dublin St. Patricks Festival

Patrick day festival

Year 2012 Paddy's day

Patrick's Day 2012 Photos

Saint Patrick's Parade 2012

Irish Saint Patrick's Festival

Patricks Contestant- Angry Fish

St. Patricks Parade - Scarry Fish Creature

Love and Soul Creature - Paddys day parade

Performance in Dublin - St. Patrick's parade

 

St. Patrick's carnaval

horse riders

Miss St. Patrick's Girls

Photos of Saint Patrick Day

Comic show - Dublin St. Patrick's day Photo

Long Leg Performer - Dublin 2012

Paddys performers 2012

Sun Photo - St. Patricks Parade

Color of Saint Patrick's festival

Close Up Motion Image

Dublin Based Patrick's Day!

Jazz perrformer

Paddy's day contestant 2012

Saint Patrick's Carnaval Show machines

Parade Ireland 2012

Scary Crowd in Dublin Carnaval

Rhino Photo - St. Patrick's Day

March Festival 2012

Paddy's performer show case

Singing voice

Festival Images - St. patrick's Day

Dinosaur shot - Saint Patrick parade

March Forward

Festival Bird Creature

Parade Duck costume - Paddy's day

Lady dancers performance

Alines costume

Give him a kiss

Saint Patricks Photo

Green Leaves Costume

Leaves Machne

Photo of Saint Patrick's Festival 2012

Magick band Show

Dublin Saint Patrick's Festival

Mechanic Close Up

Patrick Day Dublin

Jumping Squad

Music Band Performing Dublin 2012

Fun Parade in Ireland - Dublin 2012

Flying Rocket Photo - St. Patrick's day

Baloon Show - St. Paddy's day

Finish line is just up ahead

Finishing The Parade

Wave to Us

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Have a great St Patrick’s week and a well deserved day off.

 

6 Responses to Saint Patrick’s Parade Photos 2012 – Dublin

  1. Rayo says:

    Fantastic pictures

  2. Laurie Flaherty says:

    Loved every one Vitalji! You really captured the spirit of the day! I don’t feel like I missed a thing being this far away from the celebrations! 😉

  3. Joern says:

    Great pictures. Looks like you secured a good spot with a perfect view, hee hee

  4. news says:

    An interesting post right there mate ! Thank you for it !

  5. Blue says:

    I chanced by your blog as part of my theatre project, and have found myself and several of my companions in your photos 🙂 Thanks for the laugh, and good job

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