St Patrick's Day

What time are the St Patrick's Day parades on around Laois?

Check your timetable with the Leinster Express

By Conor Ganly


By Conor Ganly


St Patricks Day Parade.

Laois is home to several St Patrick's Day Parades but you'll finding it tricky to make it to them all as they start early and a number begin at the same time.

The arrangements are as follows:

Portlaoise Parade kicks off at 12:30 from County Hall.

Mountmellick Parade starts 2pm from Turley’s Pub, Harbour Street.

Portarlington Parade begins at 3.30pm from Station Road.

Rathdowney Parade starts at 1pm from St Fergal's College 

Mountrath Pardade starts at 12.30pm from St Fintan's field

Abbeyleix Parade starts at 12.30pm at Abbey Crescent 

Ballyroan Parade starts after 10.15am

Spink Parade starts at 10.15am

Stradbally Parade starts 11am

Vicarstown Parade starts 9am

Timahoe Parade starts 10am

Rosenallis Parade starts at 3.30pm from John's Grove

Graiguecullen Parade 11am

Killeshin Parade 9.30am

For more about festivities in Portlaoise, Portarlington and Mountmellick read here

For more on the celebrations in the other Laois towns and villages read here