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St Patrick Festival Finale: Get All Folk’d Up live from Market Place Theatre

We all love a big hearty breakfast to kick off St Patrick’s Day. Why not join us live and watch one of our finest chefs Simon Dougan (Yellow Door) show you how to get the best from local ingredients. However, be aware, Simon has his work cut out as joining him from a social distance, is NI’s first lady, May McFettridge. What can possibly go wrong?!!

If you want to cook along, details of the ingredients you need will be posted on the VisitArmagh Facebook page 72 hours before the event.

Wednesday 17 March, The Great St Patrick’s Day Fry Up, 10am – 11am

This event is free and will stream live, free of charge through Visit Armagh Youtube and social media channels


Irish Dance Masterclass with Riverdance Lead Jason O’Neill, 1pm – 1.45pm

This event will be available to view, free of charge free of charge through Visit Armagh Youtube and social media channels

Armagh welcomes Irish Dance Sensation Jason O’Neill as he leads a high-energy dance masterclass from the Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre to celebrate ‘At Home with St. Patrick Festival’ 2021.

Inspired by contemporary dance styles, Jason has created his own unique dance routines, which also feature his captivating Irish dance steps.

Jason O’Neill, Irish Riverdance Lead

Choreographed to contemporary music, his new style has captured the imagination of dancers across the globe through his recent online videos that have been watched by more than 80,000 viewers.

As lead dancer with Riverdance for the past 10 years, Jason has toured to over 200 cities across the world and danced on some of the most famous world stages.

He now brings all of his experience and talent to the Market Place auditorium to share his creative and athletic dance styles with local and national audiences. Two local female dancers will join Jason on stage during the Masterclass.

Twelve-year-old world champion Blaithin Mohan from Armagh City and Ciara McGivern from Markethill who placed 9th in the world.

Together they will showcase a range of intricate steps for dancers to follow on with at home alongside some traditional dances for everyone to enjoy.

Live from the Market Place Theatre – All Folk’d Up, 3pm -4pm

This event will be available to view live free of charge through Visit Armagh Youtube and social media channels

We finish up the commemoration of our patron saint with a special live performance from The Market Place’s main stage. Move the coffee table, turn on your biggest screen, pump up the volume and enjoy some fantastic music from one of Ireland’s most popular groups.

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