The National St Patrick's Day Festival will be held entirely virtually - for the second year in a row.
Organisers say celebrations will be aired on SPF TV, St Patrick's Day Festival TV, which will be accessed via their website.
St. Patrick’s Festival returns from March 12 to 17 with six great virtual days and nights of online events! See our full statement and sign up for news and updates at https://t.co/AIawjx4TQ0 #stpatricksfestival pic.twitter.com/CYvvt9GgqT
— St. Patrick's Festival (@stpatricksfest) January 20, 2021
The event will still host a number of events involving hundreds of artists, musicians, performers, makers and creators.
The TV channel will be available for 6 days, running from March 12th to March 17th.
The Festival has also linked up with RTÉ for a second year to host a "virtual parade".
— Mick Osbo (@MickOsbo) March 17, 2020
Last year hundreds of people held "parades" in their homes.
Users shared their feel-good videos online, alongside the hashtag #RTEVirtualParade.
— Peter Hynes 🐄🥛🇮🇪 (@Peterhynes15) March 17, 2020
Further details on what this year's celebrations will look like will be announced over the next few weeks.