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.
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.
The sights and sounds of the Limerick St. Patrick’s Festival will be broadcast coast to coast in the United States as an American TV crew visits Limerick this weekend.
Dr Norah Patten, who is in the running to be Ireland’s first astronaut, has been unveiled as the Grand Marshal for Limerick’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The theme of this year’s parade is One Giant Leap, marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s landing on the moon. It also reflects the massive and dynamic revitalisation of Limerick over the past number of years.
Bands from America, Europe and all across Ireland tuning up for Limerick. More than 1,300 participants in 21 bands are to take part in the 48th annual Limerick International Band Championship as part of this year’s Limerick St. Patrick’s Festival.
Fun filled family events throughout the weekend. Limerick will celebrate its largest ever St. Patrick’s Festival this weekend with over 30 events taking place and thousands of musicians and spectators expected to flock to the city for the celebrations.
Spectacular colour, fun and excitement of the circus brings Limerick’s St Patrick’s Day Parade to life
Around 75,000 people celebrate on the streets as Grand Marshal Marion Fossett leads out one of Limerick best ever parades.
Around 40,000 people celebrate on the streets as Grand Marshal Dr Norah Patten leads out one of Limerick best ever parades
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.
Youngsville High School, USA have been crowned the overall winners of the 48th Limerick International Band Championship 2018
Driving snow fails to dampen the spirit of Ireland’s only International Marching Band Championship.