Volunteer with St. Patrick’s Festival 2017

Thu Jan, 2017
Volunteer with St. Patrick’s Festival 2017

The festival relies heavily on volunteers each year, as they are an integral part of many of our events. If you or someone you know would be interested in taking part please visit our volunteers page - we look for people with a variety of experience and interests. 

This is a great chance to be part of Ireland’s national festival and to experience the excitement and atmosphere first hand!

Requirements for volunteering is 18 years and above.


Are you creative, artistic, enthusiastic and interested in learning new skills? Our outreach programme City Fusion and Brighter Futures are looking for volunteers to work alongside our creative team and learn from industry professionals to create two large scale pageants for this years Parade. From January-March 2017, volunteers work with a team of highly skilled, professional artists and facilitators at the project base, taking part in the creative process and learning skills in: design, costume, prop making, make up and float decoration.

Role Descriptions:
General Assistants to work with costume and props designers and artists. A fantastic opportunity to be involved in the creative process from conception to completion.
Costume Assistants & Make up Artists  who will work with our artistic team to bring alive the look and feel of the City Fusion and Brighter Futures pageants for the St Patrick’s Day parade
Props Assistants who will work with the prop makers to create large scale props like heads of puppets, constructions and large scale pieces.

Get all the info here. If you want to express your interest or ask more questions, please contact Rachel at

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