St. Patrick’s Day Parade Returns To Thurles Streets This Year, 2023.

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee are delighted to announce that this years (2023) the parade will return to the streets of Thurles on Friday, March 17th, after a three year absence caused by the Covid-19 virus pandemic.

The parade event will starts at 2:30pm in the town centre, with the theme this year being “The Past, Present & Future”, leaving the interpretation presented by each of the entrants or organisations wide open e.g. same may reflect a club or other organisations progress, viewed either through its past, its present, its future or all three such stages of its growth and progress, presented in a creative format combined.

Note: If you would like to contact the committee in relation to entries or sponsorships, please call their chairperson on Tel. No: 0851974620 or email


1st Prize for Overall Winner€1,000 plus Thurles St. Patrick’s Day Parade Trophy.
2nd Prize for Best Large Entry€500 and a Trophy.
3rd Prize for Best Band Entry€250 and a trophy.
4th Prize for Best School Entry €250 and a trophy.

There will also be 12 Prizes and 600 medals, plus vouchers and trophies for further entries.

This year’s parade is currently being sponsored by Tipperary County Council, – Thurles Chamber Of Commerce, – Supermacs Thurles, – Michaels Jewellers,
Thurles Shopping Centre and Others (Yet expected to confirm).


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