What time does the parade start?

The Parade starts at 11:30am and journeys through Tullamore town centre for approx 1 hour, depending on entries. 

Where is the Parade starting from?

The Parade starts from High Street and moves down High Street towards Hayes' Cross/William Street, towards the Review Stand at the opposite end of William Street, and onto Kilbeggan Bridge. 

How can our group take part in the parade?

Find all of the info for this on www.stpatricksdaytullamore.com/participate. Groups are not strictly needed to be pre-registered, but it is preferred. 

If you have a large entry into the parade, please ensure to send your submission as soon as possible. 

Is there wheelchair access at the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Tullamore?

Yes, we have a dedicated Wheelchair Area across from the Review Stand at the Parade. This area is blocked off before the parade. 

Please contact the parade if you have a large group needed wheelchair access. 

This area is shared with the very important OAPs also. 

Is there OAP viewing point?

Yes, we have a viewing point with seating for OAPs and Wheelchair accessible for those who need it. If you have a large group needing an area, please contact us inadvance. 

This is not a covered area, so please be conscious of weather conditions. 

What events take place after the Parade?

CRAIC FEST will start at 1pm in O'Connor Square, providing FREE ENTERTAINMENT for all the family. 

More information on CRAIC FEST can be read on our CRAIC FEST page.

Where is the best place to see the parade?

The streets have been recently refurbished so any point along the route is an excellent viewpoint. 

Crowds tend to gather at the Hayes's Crossroad and around O'Connor Square, but the sloping High Street is a great vantage point also with a great panoramic view through the town.