The force behind the festival

When the St Patrick’s Day festivities kick off in ten days’ time, it will mark the culmination of a year’s work for Susan Kirby.

5th March, 2011

When the St Patrick’s Day festivities kick off in ten days’ time, it will mark the culmination of a year’s work for Susan Kirby.

As chief executive of the St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin, Kirby began working on this year’s five day event when the marching bands were packing up after last year’s parade.

‘‘It has been challenging, but equally rewarding. It’s really spectacular...

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