Clonakilty St Patrick's Day Parade took place on Friday 17th March and despite the weather there was a huge turnout for the excellent parade
Clonakilty Credit Union was again the main sponsor of what was the 23nd consecutive Parade organised by Clonakilty Town Twinning Association.
Thanks to all who participated, gave sponsorship or helped in any way to make the Clonakilty St Patrick's Day Parade such a success we hope that everyone enjoyed the day!
The standard of entries in the Parade was exceptional this year and well done to all who participated. The full list of prizewinners:
St. Joseph's National School
Kilmeen National School
Thomas O'Mahony Black Pudding coming to town!
Clonakilty Tidy Towns
Clonakilty Rugby Club
Knockskeagh National School
Lisavaird National School
Scoil na mBuachailli
Darrara National School
Clonakilty Gael Scoil
Clonakilty St Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Friday 17th March at 3.00p.m.
Clonakilty Credit Union will again be the main sponsors and this will be the 23nd consecutive Parade organised by Clonakilty Town Twinning Association.
Theme: pretty much anything goes..... The Theme this year is Cultural / Musical / Colour but not necessarily, so basically anything goes.
Route will be the same as normal from Faxbridge to Western Road and floats should assemble in the Ashe Street Car Park at 2.15 p.m.
Clonakilty Brass Band will play at Astna Square at 2 p.m.
2.30 p.m. Parade of every make of Ford car that was ever in the West Cork Rally - Mark I Escort to Fiesta R5 to celebrate 40 years of the West Cork Rally & 100 years of ford in Ireland. This will be followed by a display of vintage cars and tractors at 2.45 p.m.
The Cork Butter Exchange Band will be the main marching band.
Clonakilty Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann will play on the viewing stand immediately after the parade at about 4 p.m.
There will be a Kiddies Disco at the Emmet Hotel immediately after the parade.