‘Green, white and gold is the theme of the pardes in Stradbally and surrounding areas. All parishioners invited to parade to their community mass in Vicarstown at 9.30am, Timahoe at 10.30am and Stradbally at 11.30am.
Organisations and parishoners in Killeshin will parde behind the Pipe Band to 10am Mass in Holy Cross Church.
The Graigue Parade will begin at 11am from the Town Park and will travel to St Clare’s Church for 11.30am Mass via Colclough Ave, St Clare’s Rd, Pearse Rd, Maher Rd, 98 Street and Maryborough St. All houses are asked to put out flags and all taking part are asked to bring banners, costumes.
Individual’s, School’s, Businesses and Community Groups are invited to take part in the Rosenallis St. Patrick’s Day Parade. There will be two prizes for the best floats 1st €75.00 2nd €50.00 our theme this year is ‘Springtime’. The parade gets underway at 3.30pm and refreshments will be served in the community hall afterwards.
The Mountrath parade will leave from the GAA pitch at 12.30pm, lead by St Patrick’s Boys School Band from Portarlington.
Local dancing schools will perform after the parade at the viewing stand.