National Services Day

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National Services Day

Parnell Square, Saturday 1st September 2018

A national thank you to the brave people who keep us safe every day.

National Services Day is organised each year by FESSEF, an entirely volunteer-led effort. FESSEF's mission is to promote awareness and goodwill among the public for the role played by service personnel in protecting the safety and security of citizens and to create opportunities for the individual services to show their appreciation for the ongoing support they receive from members of the public.

Skills Display – 11am-3.30pm | Dublin Castle
From abseiling to bomb disposal, watch the pro's put their skills to the test. Kids (and adults) can experience the vehicles and equipment up close.

The Bands – An international line up
Bands have always been a big part of the spectacle and this year is no exception. We are proud to welcome the bands of foreign services including the Pipes and Drums of the Irish Regiment of the South African Army.

The Parade – 12.00 noon | Parnell Sq to Dublin Castle
Join the crowds as they watch a thousand Services personnel and their vehicles wind their way through the city. Follow them to Dublin Castle to see the vehicles and equipment put through its paces in the exciting Skills Display.

Concert Sat 8th Sept 7.30pm | National Concert Hall
Price: €20 + €10 concessions.
More details on the line-up here.


Date:
Saturday 1st September 2018
Time:
12.00pm
Price:
Free
Address:
Parnell Square West, Dublin, Ireland

Google Map of Parnell Square West, Dublin, Ireland

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