The annual St Patrick’s Day parade will be held through the town on Tuesday 17th March beginning on the Dundalk Road at 3pm, and passing along Farney Street to Main Street, where there will be a reviewing stand. Comhaltas members will be playing traditional music on the bandstand at 2.30pm in advance of the parade.
There will be a prize of €100 for the best dressed shop window in the town.
If you require more information or wish to take part, you should contact Carrickmacross civic offices, telephone (042) 9661236 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earlier in the day, the tricolour will be raised outside the Courthouse at 11.15am, with music by the Stedfast Shoes Brass Band.
Looking for something to do afterwards?
Hudson’s funfair will be in operation in the car park at Drummond Etra from Sunday 15th March.
On St Patrick’s Day, Carrickmacross Baptist Church will be providing live traditional music, a professional artist and hot drinks, all free of charge.
Music starts at 4pm in the marque outside the SoSaD offices at Bridewell Lane. International artist Ross Wilson will give a contemporary presentation on St Patrick at 5:30pm. All funds raised will go to Save our Sons and Daughters.