St Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions' started by Erith, Mar 15, 2007.

  1. Erith

    Erith Frequent Poster

    Has anyone got any useful tips for negotiating the parade in Dublin with kids? I'm thinking particularly about parking and view.
  2. Gordanus

    Gordanus Frequent Poster

    Last edited: Mar 16, 2007
    leave the car behind or leave it near public transport. get the bus/Luas/DART. Go early and find a good spot. Parnell Square or the hill between Christ Church & St Patrick's Cathedral. Bring snacks and drinks. And write your mobile number on the kids arms!
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2007
  3. Murt10

    Murt10 Frequent Poster

    If you have a step ladder, bring it in on a roof-rack or in the car. It works very well. The kids can climb up on it rather than sitting on your shoulders or you lifting them up and down.

  4. brodiebabe

    brodiebabe Frequent Poster

    Pay 60 yoyos for a ticket to the grandstand.
  5. TarfHead

    TarfHead Frequent Poster

    We were in place at a great spot inside the railings of the black Church 11:30. Clear uninterrupted view. Then the Gardai let a whole load of people stand in front of the railings just as the parade was begining :mad:.

    Spent 90 minutes with 4yo daughter on my arm.

    Still, despite that, it was worth it.