Irish Times Abroad and the St Patrick’s Festival are offering the chance for two people to fly from overseas to celebrate the St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin.

The prize includes return flights to Ireland, VIP grand stand tickets to the St Patrick’s Parade in Dublin, plus accommodation.

Join The Irish Times Abroad Network below and tell us what St Patrick’s Day means to you in 15 words or less. Already a member? Click here to enter the competition.

Living in Ireland? Simply nominate someone overseas to visit you.

By joining the Irish Times Abroad Network, you will receive a weekly email containing the best of our journalism for overseas readers, returned emigrants, and anyone with an interest in Irish emigration. Members can also

  • Participate in opinion polls on issues of interest to the Irish abroad
  • Share their experience of life overseas
  • Contribute to our news and feature coverage
  • Enter competitions for flights and other prizes

Terms and conditions apply.

Tell us about yourself

Where you or your family come from in Ireland?

Where are you now and why?

Where you live now?

What area, state, county, province?

Closest city or town to where you live now?

What you currently work as?


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