St. Patrick's Day Parade, Athlone
Athlone will be buzzing this St Patrick’s Day with music, song, Irish dancing; a true celebration of all things Irish on March 17th. The parade will begin at 2.30pm at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, go down Connaught Street, O’Connell Street, Main Street, over the Bridge, along Church Street and down St Patricks Terrace finishing at the Diskins Centre. There will be plenty to see and do around the town too with traditional music at the fireside at Sean’s Bar. There will be face painters in Athlone Towncentre from 1-5pm to make sure the kids are all set for the parade.