Sunday 25 February 2018

Celebration theme for St Patrick's Day parade in New Ross

Cllr Anthony Connick
Cllr Anthony Connick

David Looby

With just over a month to go until St Patrick's Day preparations are well under way for the annual parade in New Ross.

The parade is kicking off at 2.30 p.m. this year and will begin in the Irishtown. The theme is 'Festival Celebration'.

Cllr Anthony Connick, chairperson of the parade committee, said that this theme gives all participating groups the chance to celebrate what is important to them. He went on to say that this year the committee are trying to encourage more groups to enter floats.

Cllr Connick said: 'There are new prizes been given for "Most Original Costume" and "Best Topical Costume".' He can be contacted on 087 2338350 for more information. As always the committee are looking for volunteers to help out on the day.

New Ross Standard

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