St Patrick's Day

Carrick-on-Shannon gets ready to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Parade at 12.45pm

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Leitrim Observer Reporter

Carrick gets ready to celebrate our national day

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

Carrick Chamber is asking all businesses, local groups, schools, sporting organisations to come out and take part in our parade with eye catching, colourful, unique floats to celebrate our national holiday.

Carrick Chamber would also appeal to all shops, pubs and hotels along the parade route to decorate their premises adding some extra colour to the festivities and be in with a chance to win the prize for Best Window Display sponsored by Gallagher Auctioneers.

Parade Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:-

1. Best Overall Entry – Sponsored by Gannon’s 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/Organisation Entry – Sponsored by Supermacs

Assembly from 12 noon at the Circular Road for floats and vehicles. Marching entries please assemble at Scoil Mhuire 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.

There is still time for businesses, local groups, schools, sporting clubs to get organised and join our parade
Please inform the Chamber Office of your intention to enter a float into the parade and send a short description of your business/ community group / school/ sports organisation / local group to info@carrickonshannon.ie

Any queries please email or call Aneta or Marie at Carrick Chamber office 071 9622245 – Monday to Friday.

See also:

Kiltubrid Pipe Band to lead this year's Mohill St Patrick's parade

Great variety of floats in Aughavas' St Patrick's Day parade

Smuggling courses and Border controls in Kishcarrigan's St Patrick's Day parade this year