Farm Ireland

Thursday 24 January 2019

VIDEO: Stunning Christmas tractor parade lights up this Irish town

FarmIreland Team

FarmIreland Team

Carrick-on-Suir was lit up when its now annual parade of tractors took to the streets this week.

Thousands of locals thronged the streets of Carrick-on-Suir to see the lights tractors, silage harvesters and lorries decked out in Christmas lights drive through the streets.

Thanks to for the footage from Carrick-on-Suir.

It's just one of a number of towns that have organised Christmas tractor parades around the country this year.

Earlier this week, pupils at St Brendan's Boys School in Birr, Offaly, were not only treated to a visit by Santa this week, but also to the novel way he arrived at the school.

A spokesperson for Parents Association St. Brendan's Boys School said that it is an annual there is an annual Christmas Draw to raise funds for activities for the boys at the school and Santa comes along every year to help out with the draw.

This year the school is hoping to install a basketball swing and all the prizes were donated by local shops and businesses.

Santa though arrived in style on the Fendt tractor that was supplied by Atkins Farm Machinery in Birr and he helped pick tickets along with some boys.

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He then went to each class and met each boy and gave them a selection box.

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