St. Patrick's Day Parade, Letterkenny
Letterkenny Chamber are delighted to launch the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Letterkenny’s St.Patrick’s day parade is one of the biggest in the County and this year it is hoping to get entries from a wide range of businesses, community organisations, sports clubs and bands.
This national holiday that is celebrated all over the world Letterkenny Chamber President and Chamber members were joined by The Town Mayor, Paschal Blake to formally launch this year’s parade. Speaking at the launch Chamber President Gerard Grant said “St. Patrick’s Day is an important event in the calendar for Letterkenny.
The parade makes its way from Pearse Road via Port Road, through Main Street past the viewing platform at Market Square to finish in Old Town.
On the day the independent judges view the parade with various categories in mind including community, sports, youth, band and dance. Each category winner receives a plaque and the overall winning entry receives the Danny Doherty Perpetual Plaque plus a cheque for €500.