66th St Patrick’s Day Parade Swinford 2017

Some photos and video of the 66th St Patricks day parade Swinford 2017. Despite the very poor weather, which was the cause of a lot of parades being postponed, Swinford parade went ahead as scheduled. The weather may have been poor but the Swinford spirit was not dampened today! The winners of today’s parade will be announced at the awards ceremony in the Gateway Hotel on Sunday night. Parade video from today at bottom of page.

This years parade participants were, Midfield Pipe band, Culmore National school, Foxford Brass Band, Marian Callaghan, Green Sod Ireland, Midfield National School, Swinford Athletic Club, Swinford Special Olympics, Meelick National School Band, M.A.S.K Swinford Karate Club, Swinford/Killasser Ladies Gaelic football club, Scoil Muire agus Treasa Swinford, Naionra Montessori Swinford, St Jphn’s Carramore National School Samba band, Swinford & District Credit Union, Light Into Darkness – Banada Group, Bens Forge Foxford, Swinford Men’s Shed, Swinford Drama Group, Swinford Agricultural Show, Eddie O’Hara Neiphen View Restoration Group, Baxter Healthcare and MG Plant Swinford.

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66th St Patrick’s Day parade video

Michael Maye

Following Mayo football all around Ireland and halfway around the world. Been known to take the odd match photo sometimes! P.R.O. of Swinford Tidy Towns & committee member since 2004. I also admin on MayoClub51.com. Member of Swinford camera Club since 2009 and current P.R.O.

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