Sunday 16th March 2014 @ 12pm
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Parade Route: Starting from Pery's Square, over 1,000 musicians will march down O'Connell Street, concluding at Arthur's Quay Park with a free concert for the public.
Marching bands featuring musicians from across Ireland, Europe and the USA will perform in Limerick for the 44th International Band Championship which takes place in Limerick on Sunday, 16th March 2014 at 12 noon.
Hundreds of musicians are expected to take part in Ireland’s only international band competition which will feature a world class judging panel and attract thousands of spectators on to the streets of the Treaty city as part of the 2014 Limerick St. Patrick’s Festival.
Hundreds of musicians will compete for the title of 'Overall Parade Champion', and the winner will be announced in Arthur's Quay Park following a free concert for the public.
Prizes will be awarded for the overall champion, best uniform, best musical performance, best Irish band, most entertaining performance, best local band, best international band and the special judges’ award.