Illinois State University were named overall winners of the 47th Limerick International Band Championship.
Limerick City and County Council regrets to announce that this year’s Limerick St Patrick’s Day Parade and the 50th Limerick International Band Championship have been cancelled due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) concerns.
Limerick’s St. Patrick’s Festival 2020 will be shown to millions of people on American television - courtesy of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. It’s part of a major tourism initiative to attract more international visitors to Limerick and Ireland this year. ABC Network and global internet media company Travelzoo will be covering all the fun, the colour and the spectacle of Limerick’s St. Patrick’s Festival as the two kilometre parade route will be filled by participants from all parts of Limerick and across the country, including schools, sports clubs, industry and the new communities that now call Limerick home.
The theme of this year’s Limerick St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been announced as Our Future is Green. Limerick’s businesses, community, sporting, and voluntary groups are being asked to showcase their green credentials as part of this year’s Limerick St. Patrick’s Festival.
Charlotte Catholic High School, USA have been crowned the overall winners of the 49th Limerick International Band Championship 2019
Charlotte Catholic High School, North Carolina, USA have been named as the overall winners of the 49th Limerick International Band Championship – Ireland’s only marching band competition.
Around 40,000 people celebrate on the streets as Grand Marshal Dr Norah Patten leads out one of Limerick best ever parades