Big St Patrick’s parade planned for Carrick-on-Shannon

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Carrick-on-Shannon’s St Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Sunday, 16th March starting at 12.45pm.

Carrick Chamber is asking all businesses, local groups, schools, sporting organizations to come out and take part in our Parade.

We would appeal to all shops, pubs and hotels along the parade route to decorate their premises and add some extra colour to the festivities – Best Window Display sponsored by Sherry Fitzgerald Gallagher

Parade Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:-

1. Best Overall Entry – Sponsored by Gannons Eggs and Poultry;

2. Most Creative Entry – Sponsored by Cox’s Pharmacy;

3. Best Children’s Entry – Sponsored by Mulvey’s Kids Kingdom;

4. Best Youth Entry – Sponsored by Carrick Cineplex

5. Best Club Entry – Sponsored by Supermacs

Assembly from 12 noon at the Circular Road for floats and vehicles. Marching entries please assemble at the Girls’ School, on the old Dublin Road.

Parade entry fees are nominal:- non commercial groups and floats are free. Commercial entries are €30 for the first vehicle and €25 for each subsequent entry.

Chamber members get one free entry.

Could anyone who is putting a float or entry into the parade please send a short description of your business/community group/school/sports organization/local group to

Any queries please email or ring Monica or Geraldine at the Chamber Office 071 9622245 – Monday to Friday.


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