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Experience the Magic of St Patrick's Day with a Folklore Twist at Belmore Court & Motel in Enniskillen

In the heart of Enniskillen, the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are taking a captivating turn with this year’s theme, “FOLKLORE IN 24.” This enchanting theme promises to weave the rich tapestry of Irish folklore into the fabric of the festivities, offering guests at Belmore Court & Motel an unparalleled experience of tradition, culture, and fun. As you plan your visit for Sunday, 17th March, prepare to be immersed in a celebration that brings to life the legends, myths, and tales that have been passed down through generations in Ireland. From the mystical parade to the myriad of activities, Enniskillen is the perfect setting to explore the folklore that makes St. Patrick’s Day a uniquely Irish celebration.


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Delve into Family Fun with a Folklore Flair (1.30pm – 3.30pm)

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The festivities commence at Broadmeadow, transforming into a wonderland of live music, entertainment, and activities, all infused with a touch of folklore. Under the guidance of DJ Bob, families can enjoy a plethora of free activities. This year, anticipate the thrill of meeting characters from Irish folklore brought to life, from the legendary Finn McCool to enchanting leprechauns. The event is a vibrant celebration of Ireland’s storied past, with added attractions like folklore-themed balloon modelling and bouncy castles, ensuring a magical day out for all ages.

St. Patrick’s Parade: A Folklore Journey Through Enniskillen (3.30pm – 4.30pm)

The centrepiece of the day, the St. Patrick’s Parade, promises an extraordinary spectacle. Beginning at the Fermanagh Lakeland Forum and winding through the town centre, the parade will showcase an array of floats inspired by Irish folklore, complete with traditional and carnival-style elements, acrobatics, and live music. The 2024 Grand Marshalls, Fermanagh BrightStarz, will lead the parade, featuring appearances by Finn McCool’s Irish Wolfhounds and more, creating a living tableau of Ireland’s rich folklore and traditions.

Unique Celebrations: Folklore Comes Alive

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Enniskillen’s St. Patrick’s Day goes beyond the conventional, with unique events highlighting the folklore theme. From hydrofoiling leprechauns to the special flotilla event on St. Patrick’s Eve, each celebration is a nod to the myths that shape Ireland’s cultural heritage. The live entertainment and lakeside catering offer a modern twist on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, making it a truly unique experience in Ireland’s Only Island Town.

Folklore Storytelling and Fringe Events

Amidst the revelry, don’t miss the Folklore Story Telling Sessions on Castle Island, where tales of yore will captivate the imagination of young and old alike. These sessions are a testament to the power of storytelling in Irish culture, offering a window into the mystical world of Irish folklore.

Begin Your St. Patrick’s Weekend with a Traditional Irish Seisiún

Embrace the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with a traditional Irish music cruise on Lough Erne. This event is a perfect prelude to the weekend’s festivities, combining the serene beauty of Lough Erne with the lively tunes of traditional Irish music, offering a harmonious blend of nature and culture.

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Why Choose Belmore Court & Motel?

Nestled in the heart of the festivities, Belmore Court & Motel is your gateway to a St. Patrick’s Day filled with folklore and fun. Our location offers easy access to all events while providing a tranquil retreat to recharge and reflect on the day’s adventures. Whether you’re returning from the parade or seeking a peaceful morning of yoga with views of Blaney Bay, our accommodations ensure comfort, convenience, and a touch of magic.

As the town of Enniskillen transforms with the spirit of “FOLKLORE IN 24,” let Belmore Court & Motel be your home away from home. Join us for a celebration where Irish legends come to life, and experience the magic of St. Patrick’s Day in a way that only Ireland’s Only Island Town can offer. Book your stay now and be part of a festival where folklore, tradition, and the joy of St. Patrick’s Day merge into an unforgettable experience.

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Erne Water Taxi – Traditional Irish Music Cruise

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Available 2pm and 3pm on Saturday 16th March

Join us for a 1-hour traditional Irish seisiún aboard our luxury electric passenger vessel, Island Discovery. Bring your friends and family, sit back and relax while you admire the beautiful scenery of Lough Erne at dusk and tap your feet to the live Irish music. It is the perfect way to start your St Patrick’s weekend. Enjoy a complimentary drink, and feel free to bring your own bottle.

Cost: £15 pp

Duration: 1 hour Approx

Spaces: Only 12 per sailing

To make booking or find out more please call us on 07719770588 or email

Share Discovery Village

St Patricks Share Centre

Date: March 15th – March 18th, 2024
Time: Friday – Monday, 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Location: Share Discovery Village
Activities: Escape Room, Bush Craft, Combat, Wall Climbing, Archery
Details: Dive into a weekend of adventure at Share Discovery Village with a lineup of thrilling activities for all ages! From mind-bending escape rooms to adrenaline-pumping combat sessions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.


St Patrick's Day FAQ

“FOLKLORE IN 24” is this year’s theme for the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Enniskillen. It aims to immerse guests and locals alike in the rich tapestry of Irish folklore, myth, and legend through a variety of events, parades, and activities designed to celebrate Ireland’s cultural heritage.

Absolutely! The celebrations kick off with family fun at Broadmeadow, featuring live music, entertainment, and activities for all ages. From folklore-themed entertainment to interactive activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

The St. Patrick’s Parade is open for all to watch and enjoy as it makes its way through Enniskillen town centre. If you’re interested in participating or entering a float with a folklore theme, we recommend contacting the parade organizers through the Project St Patrick website or social media for more details.

Special activities include folklore storytelling sessions on Castle Island, a traditional Irish music cruise on Lough Erne, and unique celebrations like hydrofoiling leprechauns. Additionally, the parade will feature folklore-inspired floats and performances.

You can book your stay directly through our website, by calling our reservation team, or via email. We recommend booking early as rooms fill up quickly for the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Belmore Court & Motel is conveniently located in the heart of Enniskillen, making it an ideal base for guests wishing to participate in the St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Most event venues are within walking distance or a short drive away.

For the latest updates on the “FOLKLORE IN 24” celebrations and other events, follow Project St Patrick on Facebook and check our website. We also provide guests with information and schedules upon check-in to ensure you don’t miss out on any of the festivities.

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