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Music, dance, fireworks, comedy, film, theatre and art are set to come together in Dublin in the coming weeks, as the Irish capital celebrates St Patrick's Day.

Argued by some to be the largest annual event in Ireland, the festival around the saint's special day is a huge event for both those visiting the country and staying in Dublin as well as those who are residents.

The festival is set to take place from Thursday March 12th until Tuesday March 17th, with the traditional centrepiece - the St Patrick's Day Parade - taking place on the last day of the showcase.

The parade begins at 12:00 GMT at Parnell Square North and snakes around the city, giving everyone a chance to see the two-hour spectacle.

Over the course of the five-day event, some 4,000 performers and one million people are due to celebrate all things Irish.

And, with the theme of this year's festival being the sky's the limit, the show promises to be the most memorable edition yet, the organisers explain.

Tickets for grandstand seats - which could ensure the best possible view of the parade - are now available online and are priced at €60 (£55.78).

For those who are keen to be in the Irish capital are advised to secure their accommodation at the early stages. LateRooms.com offers more than 140 Dublin Hotels ranging from serviced apartments to boutique hotels.

There is a huge variety of hotels on LateRooms.com offering exceptional deals, in particular Temple Bar Hotel. This delightful hotel has an average customer rating of 5/6 and is offering double or twin rooms with full Irish breakfast for £90 – the normal rate for this room is £185.

The Gresham Hotel is located in the heart of Dublin centre and making it an ideal choice for the St Patrick's festival. This 4 star luxury hotel is offering double and superior rooms for £92 and £149 respectively.

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