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Postponed 2020 St. Patrick's celebrations in the Basque Country

By dfogarty - Posted on 12 March 2020

This was the plan up to 11th March 2020:

LagunCara recommendation: if planning to attend any of the following St. Patrick's events, please strictly follow the CoviD-19-related regulations and guidelines set out by the relevant local authorities and the Basque Government.

Advertisement: Irish Jaia - Portugalete-n!
Organized by: Portugaleteko Koadrilak and Portugaleteko Merkatua.
For last moment updates, see:

WHEN: 9-17 March, 2020 including:

Mon. 9/3/2020
Photo exposition about the 1916 Easter Rising.

Thurs. 12/3/2020
19.00 h Opening
19.30 h Talk on Sinn Féin by social theorist Pablo Mendez Gallo followed by round-table discussion.
21.00 h First Portugalete darts match.

Fri. 13/3/2020
19.00 h Opening
19.30 h Irish women in history (presentation by members of LagunCara)
21.00 h Jam session, "seisiun ceol" + the group "TNS P2?"

Sat. 14/3/2020
13.00 h Workshop on how to pull a pint (of Guinness!); kids workshop on hand crafts and celtic symbols.
15.30 h Town lunch for 100 pax
17.00 h Trivial pursuit about Ireland.
18.30 h Irish dancing workshop (cancelled)
21.00 h Xukelak music concert
22.30 h Deiedra music concert
Irish Jaia
WHERE: Market place in Portugalete, Bizkaia; Merkatua Portugalete, Casilda Iturrizar Kalea, 1, E-48920 Portugalete Bizkaia
+INFO: Contact Bríd (

WHEN: Tuesday 17th March 2020, 14.00 h
WHAT: St. Patrick's Day Irish/Basque Lunch in Bilbao
WHERE: Las Cepas de Estraunza restaurant (Gran Vía 63, 48009 Bilbo, followed by traditional visit to The Wicklow Arms, c/Rodríguez Arias - Estraunza Bilbao.
+INFO: Menú del Día, 13.50 €
Confirm assistance to Bríd via WhatsApp at: 647.736.871

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