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Illinois State University have been crowned the overall winners of the 47th Limerick International Band Championship 2017

Sunday 19th March 2017: Illinois State University have been named as the overall winners of the 47th Limerick International Band Championship.

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

Kaitlin Cunningham,  Spotlight Stage school at the annual St Patrick’s Day parade in Limerick. Picture Sean Curtin True Media.

Limerick celebrates St Patrick’s Day with a feast of fun and entertainment

Friday 17th March 2017: Limerick celebrated in style and colour as around 4,000 participants marched down the city’s main street (O’Connell Street) for the annual St Patrick’s Day parade.

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

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Another German band to perform in Limerick’s 47th International Band Championship

Tuesday 14th March 2017: A German band which has entertained millions of people around the world in places like the Great Wall of China, New York, Table Top Mountain in South Africa and a royal performance in Swaziland will compete in this year’s Limerick International Band Championship.

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

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Volunteers needed for Limerick’s St Patrick’s Festival

Thursday 02 March 2017: Are you enthusiastic, reliable and motivated? Then we’re looking for you.

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

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Our Stories will be told at Limerick’s St Patrick’s Day Parade

Tuesday 28th February 2017: An estimated crowd of 80,000 people is expected to line the streets of Limerick for the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade from 12noon on Friday 17 March, for what is Ireland’s largest regional parade.

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

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Limerick to echo to the beat of 17 marching bands at 47th Limerick International Band Championship

Tuesday 28th February 2017: The streets of Limerick will be filled with lively musical tones and the spectacular sights of over 1,000 talented marching band musicians from across Ireland, Europe and America on Sunday 19th March for the 47th running of the Limerick International Band Championship.

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

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Theme for Limerick’s St Patrick’s Day Parade 2017 announced

Wednesday 11th January 2017: The theme of the 2017 Limerick St Patrick’s Festival has been announced as: ‘Our Stories, this is where we belong’.

Categories: Limerick City and County Council, St. Patrick's Festival

University of Missouri Marching Band pictured at the 46th Limerick International Band Championship parade in Limerick City. Picture: Don Moloney/Press 22

University of Missouri Band wins Limerick International Band Championship

Sunday 20th March 2016: An estimated 40,000 people lined the streets of Limerick City on Sunday 20 March 2016 for the 46th Limerick International Band Championship where the 280 strong University of Missouri Band from the USA were crowned Overall Parade Champions.

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80,000 people line Limerick streets for St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Thursday 17th March 2016: More than 80,000 spectators soaked up the spring sunshine and carnival atmosphere of Ireland’s largest regional St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Limerick City.

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

The theme of the 2017 Limerick St Patrick’s Festival has been announced as:  ‘Our Stories, this is where we belong’

Sun set to shine for Limerick St. Patrick's Festival

Monday 14th March 2016: The forecast is looking good for the 2016 Limerick St. Patrick's Festival as the city prepares to welcome thousands of musicians and performers for two of the biggest events of the year. 

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

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Jedward confirmed for Limerick St Patrick's Day Parade

Friday 11th March 2016: Singing-songwriting popstar duo Jedward have accepted an invitation from Limerick City and County Council to take part in this year's Limerick St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 17th.

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Limerick St. Patrick's Festival - It's your turn to move a giant!

It's your turn to move a giant!

Tuesday 8th March 2016: The Limerick St. Patrick's Day Parade needs your help to pull off our largest outdoor spectacle of year. If you want a chance to push a Giant Stag down O'Connell Street then now is your chance! 

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

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Musicians tune up for Limerick International Band Championship

Monday 7th March 2016: A 280-strong marching band from the University of Missouri will be among the 1,200 musicians taking to the streets of Limerick for the 46th Limerick International Band Championship from 12 noon on Sunday, 20th March.

Categories: News, Festival/Special Event, St. Patrick's Festival

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Volunteers needed for Limerick St. Patrick’s Festival

Monday, 29th February 2016: Limerick’s St. Patrick’s Festival is looking for volunteers to help with this year's St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the 46th International Band Championship.

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

Myles Breen announced as Grand Marshall at the Limerick St. Patrick's Day launch 2016

2016 Limerick St. Patrick’s Day Parade details announced

Monday 29th February 2016: An estimated 80,000 people are expected to line the streets of Limerick City from midday on March 17th for Ireland’s largest regional St. Patrick’s Day Parade, details of which were announced at King John's Castle today. 

Categories: News, St. Patrick's Festival

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