“Dream Big Dundalk” is theme for 2018 St Patrick's Day Parade

Dundalk Chamber

Donard McCabe

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Donard McCabe

“Dream Big Dundalk” is theme for 2018 St Patrick's Day Parade

“Dream Big Dundalk” is theme for 2018 St Patrick's Day Parade

With less than two months to go to this years St Patrick's Day, Dundalk's St Patrick's Day committee have announced that the theme to this year's parade is “Dream Big Dundalk”.

Dundalk Credit Union are the main sponsors for this years parade, which starts at the now traditional time of 1pm on Saturday 17th March.

The parade will take a new route this year, which includes the old parade route meeting point of Philip Street, then taking in the town from Bridge Street right up to Dublin Street.

The ever-popular Pelican Promotions Family Fun Zone at the Market Square returns again with music, food stalls and kids fun rides. €6 wristbands will be on sale in the run up to St. Patrick’s Day and on the day offering unlimited use of the amusements.

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee have been meeting since November and are thrilled to welcome Dundalk Credit Union on Market Street as the main sponsor.

David Minto, Committee Chairman said

“We’re excited Dundalk Credit Union is leading our team of sponsors. The Credit Union is a community effort which plays a huge role in Dundalk life – we’ve been inspired to take on its ‘Dream Big Dundalk’ motto for this years St. Patrick’s Day Parade."

Majella Toner Downey, Business Development Executive at Dundalk Credit Union is equally thrilled to be involved in Dundalk’s March 17th celebrations.

“Dundalk Credit Union are absolutely delighted to share our Dream Big Dundalk message in the St. Patrick’s Day events – we are delighted to have taken on the main sponsor role this year and look forward to a fantastic family day out!", she said.

Additional sponsors this year are Dundalk Chamber, Longwalk Shopping Centre, Pelican Promotions, and Dundalk Municipal District Council/Louth County Council.

Closing date for parade applications is Friday 9th March.

For further information please give Kim or Catherine a call on 0429336343.