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.
Programme of events supporting local musicians, artists and creatives, with free fun for all the family and friends at home and abroad.
Limerick people at home and abroad are being invited to ‘tune in to take part’ in this year’s jam packed virtual Limerick St. Patrick’s Festival featuring some world class musicians and a host of online events to celebrate our national day!
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
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.
A spectacular fireworks display will start this year’s Limerick’s St. Patrick’s Festival with a bang, it has been announced today (Wed 30 Jan 2019).
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.