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The parade will commence at 12.30pm (sharp) from the Thurles Road area and will parade along the crowded streets, where it will be reviewed at the Town Hall, by the Mayor, Town & County Councillors, Oireachtas members, as well as other various dignitaries and guests. Entries will be accepted up to the morning of the parade and the prize money is sure to provoke keen interest.
The Grand Marshal, which is awarded to the individual who is seen as an exemplary community activist or who has committed voluntarily to our town, will be announced after the Annual Blessing of the Shamrock, which will take place on Friday 16th March at 8.30pm in the Templemore Arms Hotel. The local Thomas McDonagh Pipe Band will parade the recipient and the Shamrock for the Blessing Ceremony into the Hotel at the launch of the festivities.