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Dublin Airport Anticipates Busy St Patrick's Period

By Dave Simpson

Dublin Airport is expecting to play host to close to 800,000 passengers between 12 March and 24 March, according to a statement published on the airport's website.

St Patrick's Weekend

The statement published on Dublin Airport's website said that the airport is expecting passenger numbers to be as high as 77,000 per day between Thursday 17 March and Sunday 20 March.

"Connections"

The theme for this year's St Patrick's Day celebration is "connections", and the festival is being sponsored by Dublin Airport, according to the statement published on the airport's website.

Cork Airport

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Meanwhile, according to a statement published on Cork Airport's website, more than 26,000 passengers are expected to travel through Cork Airport during the St Patrick's long weekend, with more than 5,000 passengers expected to travel through the airport on Sunday 20 March alone.

The statement published on Cork Airport's website also said that the airport's 2022 summer schedule will commence on 27 March, and that a total of 41 routes will operate from Cork Airport this summer, and the airport is expecting to play host to 2.1 million passengers this year.

Shannon Airport

Additionally, according to a statement published on Shannon Airport's website, Shannon Airport is expecting to play host to more than 21,000 passengers during the St Patrick's Day long weekend, which is the largest number of passengers for this period at the airport in more than three years.

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