Saturday, 24th March 2018
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All set for Spraoi?

To make sure to get the best from your Spraoi weekend, be sure to pick up your Festival Guide!

The 2017 Spraoi International Street Arts Festival will run from the 4th to 6th of August 2017. The 2017

Festival Guide is your one stop shop for programme updates, programme downloads, accommodation and

travel! Check it out at


Edmund Rice International Heritage Centre has offered Spraoi festival goers free parking in their car park on Barracks Street for the three days of the

festival. Barrack Street is only a 2 min walk to the centre of the City where all the Spraoi madness will take place! The car park will be open on Friday 4th, Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of August until 11.00pm.

Special Needs

For the Spraoi Parade and Fireworks there will be a specially cordoned off viewing area for the physically disabled and those with special needs. The area will be accessible by vehicle from the Reginald’s Tower end of The Quays up to 9pm.


Letters to the Editor


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