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WALK SAINT PATRICK'S WAY

Be ready for a new experience after Lockdown and bring family and friends on St Patrick’s Way in 2021 in Downpatrick.

This unique experience – a guided pilgrim walk, bus tour or canoe trip– in the beauty of St Patrick’s Country, Downpatrick and Newcastle – can be given as a gift for the forthcoming tourist season (April onwards). Walking Tours start again on 28th April.

Just find a tour you like here, e-mail us on info@saintpatrickcentre.com and we will help you book it.

Check it out –WALK WITH US VIRTUALLY

SAINT PATRICK PODCAST

20TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS

Our new Podcast Series to Celebrate our 20th Anniversary with Elaine Kelly and Martina Purdy launches on Monday March 15th with an exclusive interview with TV Legend Eamonn Holmes. The 40minute podcast will be aired on Monday March 15that the start of a festive week for Saint Patrick, along with another podcast on 17th March featuring cellist Patrick Dexter who has spent lockdown providing beautiful music from his garden in the west of Ireland.  Find Out More Here.

Listen Here – Podcast 1 Eamonn Holmes

Listen Here – Podcast 2 Patrick Dexter

 

 

SPIRIT OF SAINT PATRICK INTERNATIONAL YOUNG WRITERS COMPETITION

20TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS

The Saint Patrick Centre launched an international writing competition to celebrate its 20th Anniversary and invited young aspiring writers to write about human trafficking and slavery worldwide.

OUR 2021 WINNER – Congratulations to 16 year old Maeve Cunningham from Ballycastle . Read her Essay HERE.

 

SAINT PATRICK’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY KIDS’ ART COMPETITION

A HUGE thank you to all of the children and schools who took part in our Art Competition to celebrate St Patrick’s Day and to mark our Twentieth Anniversary serving the community at home and abroad.

With public celebrations on hold due to Covid-19 this Saint Patrick’s Day, we asked  children to recreate the Spirit of Patrick through art and we are please to announce the winners.

WINNERS –

P1-P2 Competition Winner Eva Ward P1 Forthill Integrated Primary School, Lisburn. Eva wins an Nintendo Switch.


P3 – P5 Winner Amelia Mason P5 Portaferry Integrated Primary School. Amelia wins a Nintendo Switch.

P6-P7 Competition Sarah Napier P6 Downpatrick Primary School. Sarah Wins an iPad Mini.

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Opening Hours

The Saint Patrick Centre is closed at present under Government Restrictions but we are planning amazing new adventures for when its safe to open again in 2021.
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