For Visitors

For Visitors

The Tullamore St. Patrick's Day Parade promises to have a menu of entertainment ranging from good music, dancers, fantastic floats full of colour, great sense of humour and great ideas about The Future.   

Pre-Parade Entertainment
At the Review Stand from 11.00 a.m. provided by Tullamore Comhaltas and the Durrow Set Dancers, so get there early! 

The Parade
Begins at 11:30 a.m. sharp on 17 March 2019 from High Street. 

The Route
High Street - Hayes Cross - William Street - Colmcille Street - Kilbeggan Bridge - Tullamore GAA Centre

VIP Area for the elderly and wheelchair users
There will be a special area reserved for the elderly and wheelchair users where they can watch the parade in comfort.   
Ask us on the day or in advance you can contact the Parade Secretary, Sean O' Brien, at 086 3892854

Grand Marshall
The Grand Marshall for this year is local man John Flanagan in recognition of his huge contribution to Tullamore and Offaly over many years.

Special Salute
The Colour Party will be lead by local man, Commandant Pat Tobin. 
This will be Pat's 21st year doing this and unfortunately his last, so please give him an extra big Tullamore cheer on this, his last march with the group. 

Marching Bands
We are delighted to have 5 Marching Bands take to the streets of Tullamore this year

Floats
With The Future as the theme of the parade, community groups, schools, sports clubs and many more groups go to great efforts to develop ideas and costumes for the parade.
Check out some of the parade entries so far this year. Many more will be there on the day. 

People's Choice Award
This year, the Committee have decided to introduce a new category; the people's choice award.
This category is open to any float in the parade.
Did you like their float idea? Did you find them the most entertaining? Did you like their costumes? 
The decision is yours..... Voting will open at the Parade
Details on how to enter will be announced on the day.

First Aid
First Aid is being provided by the Order Of Malta.   
If required please ask Stewards or personnel at the Review Stand

 

When the parade is over, we ask you to be careful of your neighbours and leave the sidelines slowly. 

Enjoy a range of fringe activities happening around the town after the parade.