Florence - Irlanda in Festa
Florence celebrates Saint Patrick's Day with all things Irish - parties, concerts, games, special events, and Irish food and drink for 3 days around March 17 in Irlanda in Festa. Celtic music and dance performances are part of the Irish festival at ObiHall Theater.
Irish Pub in Florence: Finnegan's Irish Pub claims to be the only Irish owned Irish pub in Florence. You'll probably find lots of Irish celebrating the 17th there.
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Bologna - Irlanda in Festa
Bologna is a big university city with lots of nightlife and is a good place to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day. Bologna's Irish festival, Irlanda in Festa, lasts several days, usually culminating on March 17, and includes music and beer.
Irish Pub in Bologna: Celtic Druid Irish Pub is a good place to go for a Guiness. They hold a big party on March 17, be sure to wear green.
Rimini - Saint Patrick's Week
The seaside town of Rimini, celebrates Saint Patrick with Irlanda in Festa, 3 days of events around March 17 including concerts, Irish dinners, traditional music sessions, and of course Irish drink. See Irlanda in Festa (in Italian) for dates.
Irish Pub in Forli, a smaller town near Rimini: Wild Horse Pub, piazza Porta Ravaldino 5, is a good place to have an Irish drink and celebrate Saint Patrick.
Rome - Irish Pubs and Churches
Rome has a fair number of Irish ex-pats and you may find them celebrating in Irish pubs. but you're also likely to find them in one of Rome's Irish churches. A good Saint Patrick's Day activity might be to take a look at a few of the interesting churches. Here's a look at Irish churches in Rome.
Irish Pubs in Rome: The Abbey Theater Irish Pub has live music with guiness and typical Irish dishes on March 16 and 17. The two Druids Irish Pubs have live Irish music and promise a Saint Patrick's Day party. Finnegan's Irish Pub says it's Rome's only Irish owned pub. Rome Explorer has a list of Irish pubs in Rome.
Irish Pub in Verona: Hartigan's Irish Pub and Birreria, Vicoletto Cieco Disciplina 2, is a small pub where you'll find Guiness and Irish music.