Launch Of Thurles St Patrick’s Day Parade 2024.

Mr Johnny Kenehan, Chairperson of Thurles St Patrick’s Day Parade committee, 2024, reports.

“I am delighted to announce that the Thurles St Patrick’s Day Parade 2024 will take place on Sunday 17th March 2024 at 2:30pm in the town’s Liberty Square area.

This year’s theme is “Youth: Our hopes for the Future”. Our special guest will reflect this theme, same to be announced at a later stage.

Picture shows: (L-R): Michael Cleary, Pat Carey, Johnny Kenehan, Helen Carew (Sponsor Michael’s Jewellers) Rosalie Butler, Jane Ryan, Tommy Mockler, Cllr. Seán Ryan (Cathaoirleach Thurles/Templemore MDC), Garda Chris Verling, Kieran Sheehan, Sharon Scully (District Administrator Thurles/Templemore & Sponsor Tipperary Co. Co.) and Ciarán Callanan, together with this year’s display of trophies and prizes, covering some 12 categories of entry.

The continued success of the parade over the years is based largely on the generous sponsorship of local businesses, groups and Tipperary County Council.
The quality of entries and effort by clubs and organisations also ensure this level of success and we look forward to viewing their presentations next month”

Mr Kenehan continued; “All clubs, organisations, groups, individuals and businesses are invited to enter, and entry forms can be sourced from the Thurles Tourist Office on Slievenamon Road, in the town or simply email

We look forward to a variety of entries and a display of local talent and artistic endeavour in their efforts to showcase their own ideas and achievements, while reflecting their interpretation of our youth and our hope for the future”.


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