2017 St Patrick's Day Parade

Clonakilty St Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Friday 17th March at 3.00p.m.
Clonakilty Credit Union will again be the main sponsors and this will be the 23nd consecutive Parade organised by Clonakilty Town Twinning Association.
Theme: pretty much anything goes..... The Theme this year is Cultural / Musical / Colour but not necessarily, so basically anything goes.

Entry is free: - simply email details of your entry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete entry form which can be obtained from the Town Hall or O'Neill's Sports on Wolfe Tone Street. It is also possible to enter by just turning up on the day.

Route will be the same as normal from Faxbridge to Western Road and floats should assemble in the Ashe Street Car Park at 2.15 p.m.

Clonakilty Brass Band will play at Astna Square at 2 p.m.  
2.30 p.m. Parade of every make of Ford car that was ever in the West Cork Rally - Mark I Escort to Fiesta R5 to celebrate 40 years of the West Cork Rally & 100 years of ford in Ireland. This will be followed by a display of vintage cars and tractors at 2.45 p.m.

The Cork Butter Exchange Band will be the main marching band.
Clonakilty Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann will play on the viewing stand immediately after the parade at about 4 p.m.
There will be a Kiddies Disco at the Emmet Hotel immediately after the parade.