GOOD WEATHER PROMISES TO BRING UP TO 10,000 PEOPLE OUT FOR LETTERKENNY PARADE

first_imgOne of the most colourful floats on display last year.Up to 50 floats are set to take part in Co Donegal’s biggest paradewhich takes place in Letterkenny tomorrow.The theme of the parade will be ‘Ireland 100 Years on – The Rhythm ofour Nation.’The parade which starts at 3pm, which be officially launched by ArmyCmdt Donal McCafferty, OCC with the 28th Battalion at Finner Camp whowill read the Proclamation. Chief Executive Officer of Letterkenny Chamber, Ms Toni Forrestor,told Donegal Daily she was looking forward to a colourful day on the streets of CoDonegal’s largest town.She said she expects up to 10,000 people will line the town’s MainStreet for the annual parade.“We are hoping it will have a theme that reflects how far we have comesince the Rising, hence the theme of our parade.“I know that a lot of groups have been working on various floats whichshould look terrific. “We have been blessed with some really good weather and I’m justhoping that it continues for St Patrick’s Day itself,” she said.Among those taking part in the parade in Letterkenny will be the localBlue Ribbon Arts group and Blaze Basketball as well as a number ofcommunity based organisations.Donegal is set to be awash with green, while and gold for the days with parades, large and small, taking place throughout the county.GOOD WEATHER PROMISES TO BRING UP TO 10,000 PEOPLE OUT FOR LETTERKENNY PARADE was last modified: March 16th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalLetterkenny paradelast_img read more