Portlaoise St Patricks Day 2023

The St Patrick’s Day Committee is delighted to announce that the Portlaoise Parade is back for 2023.

There will be numerous floats, music, entertainment, trade stands, Irish dancing and much, much more again on Friday, March 17.

The Parade will be followed by a Community Event on Main Street, Portlaoise involving Street acts, Irish Music, Trade Stands, Irish Dancing and much, much more.

A fundraising table quiz will also be held in Kavanagh’s Bar, Portlaoise on Friday 10th March to help raise funds for this event. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The committee thanks everyone involved in helping to ensure the parade will be a successful event, with particular thanks to Laois County Council. The committee are also delighted that Laois Volunteer Centre will help in sourcing volunteers to help with a collection day as well as stewarding on the day of the parade.

To enter a float or to contact the committee with any queries, contact Chairperson Dominic Dunne at 0868312034 or Secretary, Pauline Flanagan at 0879984574.

The Parade will commence from Laois County Council at 12.30 pm on Friday, March 17 and going up the Main St (from the bottom to the top square) and is expected to finish at 2 pm.