Lá Fhéile Pádraig, the cultural and religious celebration held on 17th March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland.


REMEMBER: It’s – St. Patrick’s Day (or Paddy’s Day) NOT Patty’s Day!

We’ve compiled an extensive list of the start times of the parade’s in Cork:

  • Cork City Centre: 1PM – Starting Point: South Mall (Finishing Merchants Quay.)
  • Ballincollig: 3PM – Starting Point: Down’s Supervalu Carpark.
  • Bandon: 2.30PM – Starting Point: St. Patrick’s Church Carpark.
  • Bantry: 12.30PM – Starting Point: Unknown.
  • Ballydehob: 12PM – Starting Point: Unknown.
  • Blarney: 3.30PM – Starting Point: Secondary School via BFS, Shamrock Terrace, Millstream Row, Church Corner.
  • Carrigaline: 1.30PM – Starting Point: Kilmoney Road.
  • Carrigtwohill: 1.15PM – Starting Point: The West End.
  • Castletownbere: 3.00PM – Starting Point: East of the Pier (Music is the square from 2pm, parade starts at 3pm sharp.)
  • Cobh: 3.30PM – Starting Point: Heritage Centre.
  • Clonakilty: 3.00PM – Starting Point: Ashe Street Carpark.
  • Coppeen: 3.00PM – Starting Point: The School.
  • Courtmacsherry: Sea Parade at 4.30pm and a land parade at 5pm.
  • Douglas: 2PM – Starting Point: St. Columba’s School.
  • Dunmanway: 1.45PM – Starting Point: St. Patrick’s Church.
  • Fermoy: 11AM – Starting Point: Cavanagh’s, Cork Road.
  • Glounthaune: 10.30AM – Starting Point: Unknown
  • Inchigeela: 3PM – Starting Point: Unknown.
  • Kealkill: 3PM – Starting Point: Village Centre.
  • Kinsale: 4PM – Starting Point: The Glen.
  • Lisgoold/Leamlara: 1.15PM – Starting Point: GAA Grounds – Finishing at the Community Centre.
  • Macroom: 3.30PM – Starting Point: Cork Street.
  • Mallow: 2.30PM – Starting Point: Mallow Town Park.
  • Midleton: 3.00PM – Starting Point: Babies Walk.
  • Mitchelstown: 1PM – Starting Point: Georges Street.
  • Schull: 2PM and the Parish Party in the Hall, with music and refreshments, will be after the parade. Family Treasure Hunt at 4:15pm.
  • Skibbereen: 4PM – Starting Point: Morgan O’Driscoll’s Antiques Carpark.
  • Youghal: 2.45PM – Starting Point: Brehon Road Roundabout.


By Cork Safety Alerts

Administrator of Cork Safety Alerts.