St Patrick’s Day 2016

Thursday 17 March 2016

A celebration of Irish heritage in Australia

Saint Patricks DaySt Patricks Day provides an annual opportunity to appreciate the Irish culture and traditions in Australia. Irish music concerts, dancers, exhibitions, theatre performances and religious services are held throughout March each year. St Patricks day is celebrated by wearing green,  eating green foods, and drinking popular Irish drinks – Guinness, Jameson Irish Whiskey or Baileys Irish Cream.

See below for a listing of Irish Pubs around Australia to celebrate St Patricks Day.

St Patrick’s Day Australia – Irish in Australia

In the 1830’s approxiamately 25% of the population of Australia was born in Ireland. About 40,000 convicts were sent to Australia from Ireland as well as free Irish settlers immigrating This strong Irish connection means that up to 33% of Australians today have some sort of Irish ancestry.



What is a shamrock?

A type of clover with three leaves.

What is a Leprechaun?

A Leprechaun is a mischievous elf in Irish folklore and is believed to have a secret stash of treasure


 The 2016 Sydney St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Sydney St Patrick’s Day Org Inc. is a not for profit organisation managed by a group of volunteers. It is an absolutely amazing fun filled day and to see Sydney celebrating its Irishness is like nothing else. From humble beginnings by a group of dedicated individuals over 30 years ago – this event has become a huge day for the Irish Community in NSW with many people only connecting to their heritage on this one day.
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St Patrick Day Celebrations in Sydney

The Porterhouse
This cosy traditional Irish Pub will make you feel right at home regardless of where you come from.

Mulligan’s Restaurant
Sydney’s only Irish Licenced restaurant with real Irish hospitality. There’s food for your heart, music for the soul, it’s a hop and skip to Ireland.

Melbourne St Patrick Day Celebrations

The Irish
Seamus O’Tooles’s Irish Pub located in Knox O-Zone Burwood Road Wantirna South .

Pugg Mahones Irish Pub
The Best Irish Pub in Town – Pugg Mahones has a veritable wealth of space, spared of the tight confines of many Irish pubs, Carlton’s Puggs mixes a traditional Irish pub with a contemporary bar feeling, and succeeds in creating a fun experience if you’re after few quiet drinks, or up for a session’.

Brisbane St Patrick Day Celebrations

Harrigan’s Irish Pub
If you’ve ever been to Ireland, you will feel a sense of deja vu as soon as you walk into a Harrigan’s Irish Pub.

The Irish Club
The only place to celebrate St Patrick’s Day is at Brisbane’s Original and Authentic Irish Club with a feast of events to satisfy the whole family

Perth – St Patrick Day Celebrations

Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub
Enjoy a mixture of contemporary Irish dining, fine ales, lagers and stouts, live entertainment, a genuine Irish atmosphere and friendly service from Irish staff and people the world over. The Irish have always known that Irish Pubs allow people to relax and be themselves.

Murphy’s Irish Pub
Located along the foreshore overlooking Manjar Bay, Murphy’s Irish Pub offers the very best in Irish pub hospitality. With authentic Irish bric-a-brac, frosted glass and wooden bars it seems like a piece a small piece of Ireland has landed in Mandurah.

Paddy Malone’s
A slice of Ireland comes to the North. Paddy Malone’s brings the tastes of Ireland to Joondalup, providing a wide range of great