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2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parades in Co. Donegal

*Please note – further updates will become available closer to the time


St Patrick’s Weekend, Fri 16th to Sunday 18th March, 2018.

St Patricks Parade on Sunday 18th March at 3.30pm
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This year the Parade celebrates 33 years, so a special parade is planned with loads of fun and laughter.

Ardara International Walking Festival
Ardara’s renowned Walking Festival with Short, Medium & Strenuous Walks
Contact John Damian Gallagher +353 (0)87 6655828

If you would like to enter a float, please contact Margaret on +353 (0)87 2023033

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Ballybofey & Stranorlar

Come Along for a fun filled family day at the 2018 St Patricks Day Parade!! This event will kick off at 3pm from Stranorlar on Saturday, 17th of March 2018.

☘Calling ALL Businesses!!!!☘
What are you doing on March 17th?? Taking part in our parade of course!!!
PM via Facebook us now to book your place! FB: @basicc.twintowns

This exciting opportunity isn’t just open to businesses but to community groups, schools, charities, dance troops, sports clubs and everything in between! So spread the word by liking, sharing and tagging in this post!!🎉
Lets see who can bring the most colour and noise to this years parade!📣📣
Represent your wonderful business by proudly walking in the biggest parade in the Twin Towns

If you would like to be part of the parade please don’t hesitate to contact us on 074 91 90909 or 086 3142886 or email


The parade will start on Tir Conail St, before travelling along Main St, Beleek Rd and back via the Port to the Market Yard. The route of the parade will close from 2pm until 3pm.

Those not attending the parade should use the N15 Ballyshannon Bypass.

The Ballyshannon St Patricks Day Parade was re-instated in 1998 and has run every year since. Last year there were 8 bands, 30 floats and 15 community groups in participation.  The organisers are, Jim Kane Chairperson, John F Mc Gee Treasurer, Seamus Langan Secretary.  Email address is: Contact phone number 086 3178648



Buncrana, Inishowen

The Annual St Patrick’s Day will be held in Buncrana on Friday, 17th March.

There will be a Fun Day in The Plaza on St Patrick’s Day from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

There will be lots of entertainment on the day, with Bouncy Castles, Face Painting and much more.

Further details available on:



The annual  St. Patrick’s Day parade will take place on Friday, March 17th at 3.30pm starting at East End, routing through Main Street to  the West End.

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Image © Discover Bundoran


St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Burtonport will be held from 12pm – 2pm at St. Columba’s Community Centre.

Donegal Town

Enjoy the Craic and Festivities in the Heart of Donegal Town this St. Patrick’s Day.

The St. Patrick’s Parade in Donegal Town will take place on 17th March at 3pm.




Further updates available on Facebook 



Come along to Falcarragh on St. Patrick’s Day & join in on all the celebrations. We are asking all Groups, Organisations, Businesses & Members of the Public to enter – the theme this year will be “Is glas iad na cnoic i bhfad uainn”/”Far away hills are greener”. Lets get creative, dress-up, fill those floats full of colour, polish up those vintage tractors & cars and make it a day to remember.

For more details go to @focusfalcarragh

Image © Focus on Falcarragh


Parade starts at the Folk Village.

Image © Glencolmcille St Patricks Parade



Keep up to date with the latest news on Facebook: @glenties

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Killybegs will take place on Friday, 17th March at 3pm. Cash prize for the best float on the day!

For information please contact Barry: 087-6997856 or Ann: 086-0522834


Join Letterkenny for the biggest & best St. Patrick’s Day parade in Donegal, a family fun themed day celebrating all things Irish with lots of music, colour & dance!

>> Click here for more details




If you, your business, club or group are interested in taking part in this year’s parade, please contact Maggie on 083 1444590 or Booking forms are available in Carrigart Hotel, Logues Bar, Sheephaven Credit Union, Cuan na Ri or from our Facebook page Mevagh St Patrick’s Day Parade


Anyone interested in helping out with this year’s parade, or if anyone would like help with their floats, please contact Noel on 087 2537107.


Moville, Inishowen



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