The town of Carrickmacross are expecting thousands of spectators at this year’s St. Patrick’s Parade which is on today at 3 pm. The Parade will take its usual route commencing at the junction of the Donaghmoyne and Dundalk Roads. This year promises to be one of the best Carrickmacross has ever seen with 7 marching bands, local schools, organisations and businesses bringing lots of music and colour to town.
At 11.15a.m. the flag will be raised at the Courthouse accompanied by music from the Stedfast Shoes Brass Band – all welcome!! Carrickmacross Comhaltas Branch will perform on the reviewing stand before the Parade starting at 2.15p.m
The Carrickmacross St. Patrick’s Day Parade is one of the best Parade’s around with many colourful floats. There will be the annual Perpetual Cups and Shields which will be awarded to the winners and runners-up of the “Best Float” and the “Best Band” on the day, and this year it could be you!
Don’t forget the inflatable castles and obstacle courses available for the kids outside Boylan’s Bar and Hudson’s Funfair will be in the Drummond Etra Carpark, and €100 Prize Money for Best Dressed Window!!