Preparations are ongoing in the town of Boyle for what promises to be the biggest and best ever St. Patrick’s Day parade in the town.
Among the highlights this year will be the Brazilian Samba Dancers, the Irish Army Colour Party and many other floats from the community, local businesses and visitors from further afield.
Thanks to the many sponsors and businesses who have offered fantastic support to this year’s event. The prizes are as follows: Overall Winner €500 plus cup; Runner-up €200; Junior U-16 €200 plus cup; Runner-up U-16 €100 and Best Shop Window in town receives a Perpetual Cup.
Entry is free for floats are forms are available at Creighton’s Bar and Clarke’s Bar & Restaurant. Floats can also be entered on the day by collecting at Carty’s Garage/Corrib Oil, Mockmoyne from 2.30 pm.
If any willing stewards are available from 2.30 to 4.30 pm on the day, please text or call Maura 087-2394831, Eddie 086-8127712, Sean 086-1935452 or Martin 086 2834256; they’d be delighted to hear from you with offers of help.
We appeal and encourage the community and businesses to get involved and partake in 2017 Boyle St. Patrick’s Day Parade.