Carrickmacross St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

StPatricksDay2018The town of Carrickmacross is expecting thousands of spectators at this year’s St. Patrick’s Parade which takes place on Saturday, 17th March 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! €100 Prize Money for Best Dressed Window!!

Plenty of entertainment on the day for the whole family including - The Vortex Tunnel, Bouncy Castles and Face. Hudson’s Funfair will be in the Drummond Etra Carpark,

We are still taking names of any organisations, businesses, bands etc. who wish to take part in this years’ fun, so if you’re interested don’t delay in getting your name in!! If you wish to take part, please contact the Carrickmacross Town Council on 042 9661236 or alternatively email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible.