St Patrick’s Day Parade Prize Winners
Posted on : March 29, 2019
The presentation of prizes for Carrick’s St Patrick’s Day parade took place on Wednesday 27th March at the Chamber Office. The judges found it difficult to pick the winners from the large representation of community groups, clubs, schools, organizations and businesses but finally decided on Scoil Mhuire as the Best Overall Entry.
Parade Winners by category:
- Best Overall Entry – Sponsored by Gannon’s Eggs and poultry Scoil Muire
- Most Creative Entry – Sponsored by Cox’s Pharmacy Love Leitrim
- Best Children’s Entry – Sponsored by Mulvey’s Carrick Hurling Club
- Best Youth Entry – Sponsored by Carrick Cineplex Carrick Scouts & Cubs
- Best Club/Organization Entry – Sponsored by Supermacs Carrick Tidy Towns
- Best Dressed Window Entry – Sponsored by Gallaghers Auctioneers Heslins
Well done to everyone who took part.
A big thank you to our very popular Grand Marshal’s Mary & Gerard O’Donnell who led the Parade through the streets of Carrick on Shannon in Stephen Faughnan’s vintage 1966 Jaguar as The Jag approached the reviewing stand Mary was greeted by Chamber President Colm McGrath who presented her with a bouquet of flowers. Carrick Chamber would like to thank all our Prize Sponsors, the Army Colour Party, The Kiltubrid Pipe Band, our Grand Marshal’s, Mary & Gerard O’Donnell, Stephen Faughnan, Eilish Beirne our MC, Eden Flowers,Gerard Faughnan for his photos of the event. A big thank you to our stewards and all the Tidy Towns volunteers, the Gardaí, the Chamber office staff and to all the businesses that were open to cater for the needs of a large number of visitors.