BARNSTAPLE will be up for the craic on Monday (March 17) when the town lays on some special St Patrick s Day celebrations for shoppers. As part of Barnstaple Town Centre Management s monthly event timetable for 2008, a dozen or so pubs, cafes and restaura

BARNSTAPLE will be up for the craic on Monday (March 17) when the town lays on some special St Patrick's Day celebrations for shoppers.As part of Barnstaple Town Centre Management's monthly event timetable for 2008, a dozen or so pubs, cafes and restaurants will be offering up a feast of good old Irish fayre with favourites such as colcannon, soda bread and Dublin coddle the order of the day.Meanwhile, stilt walkers and a ceilidh duo will be helping to paint the town green in various locations throughout the day."The event is all about creating interest in Barnstaple town centre and adding to the visitor shopping experience for both locals and tourists," said Barnstaple Town Centre manager Craig Bulley.