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Francis Joseph Bigger festival

10 - 18 March 2018

Join us in Lecale as we celebrate the legacy of Saint Patrick. Located just 6 miles from Downpatrick Ardglass is your perfect base for this unique and colourful festival.

Armagh and Downpatrick are the true home of Saint Patrick. In this unique corner of Ireland you can explore his story from his landing to his legacy. A full programme of events can be found at


In Ardglass you can experience the legends of the Sheepland Cliffs with Duane Fitzsimons on 16th March at 11:00am. This one off event will pay a visit to his holy well and explore the legacy of the rediscovery of Patrick's body by John de Courcy. Afterwards music and food will be provided at Curran's Bar in Chapeltown.

Tickets are available from Downpatrick Visitor Information Centre (+44(0)28 4461 2233).

Choose Ardglass as your perfect coastal location to get away from it all and explore the legacy of one of the world's most famous saints! Click here for just a few sites to help you make an itinerary.

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