Gallery: Thousands attend Ennis St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Gallery: Thousands attend Ennis St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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VIDEO: Video highlights of the 2019 Ennis St. Patrick's Day Parade captured by Paschal from Brooks Video.

VIDEO: Highlights of the 2019 Ennis St. Patrick's Day Parade captured by Paschal from Brooks Video for @ClareClare County Council.

Posted by The Clare Herald on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Friendly Sons Of The Shillelagh Pipes And Drums from New Jersey, USA, have been named “Most Musical & Colourful Spectacle” in the 2019 Ennis St. Patrick’s Day Festival.

In excess of 10,000 people lined the streets of Ennis today when more than 50 groups representing the many aspects of life in County Clare participated in the annual parade.

Parade judges awarded The Friendly Sons Of The Shillelagh Pipes And Drums 1st Prize (€500), 2nd Prize (€300) went to the Inisowiacy Polish Folk Group, while Clarecastle Show Society won 3rd Prize (€200).

Mary Fitzgerald, the founder of Clare Haven Services and Haven Horizons, was Grand Marshal of this year’s parade.

Photos: Eamon Ward.

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Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.

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