Coverage from around the Parades

SPECIAL OCCASION FOR MURPHY FAMILY: Grand Marshal, John Murphy, pictured with family members, at this year's parade in Fermoy - Therese, Sean, Etha and Eimear. (Pic: John Ahern)

Approximately 1,500 people took part in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in Fermoy. Overcast from early morning, thankfully, the organisers’ prayers were largely answered and it didn’t rain on this particular parade.

Mitchelstown juvenile rugby club on the ball at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Mitchelstown.

Fittingly, an individual who has been a mainstay of the Fermoy parade for almost 4 decades, former councillor John Murphy from Quarry Lane, was chosen to lead last Friday’s procession. John said it was a special occasion for himself and his family.

GLENROE HURLERS: Young hurlers from Glenroe GAA and their coaches, preparing to take part in Ballylanders St. Patrick’s Day parade. (Pic: John Ahern)

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