Roscommon Easter Parade

Roscommon Town's Annual Easter Parade which takes place on Easter Sunday

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What an amazing day we had yesterday – huge thanks to everyone who came out, took part, sponsored, helped and supported our parade in Roscommon this year. The floats were just fantastic and all the hard work and creativity (along with the sunshine!) made it a wonderful event. We hope you all enjoyed it! And the winning entries were…… BEST …Continue reading →

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Parade Details for Sunday April 20th

Well everyone, we’re pretty much all set for what we hope will be a brilliant parade in Roscommon tomorrow. We’ve got a total of 41 floats (at last count) and we’re kicking things off at 1pm from the Abbeytown area. If you’re taking part here’s a reminder of where to gather in advance. Marching Bands and Musical Floats – Library …Continue reading →

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Bonnets, Bands, Bunting & Banter – it’s the Roscommon Easter Parade this Sunday!

Roscommon Town’s annual Easter Parade promises to be a lively and fun filled event this year when it takes to the streets just after 1pm on Sunday April 20th.  A great mix of floats is already lined up and the forecast is promising which should make for a great day out for all.  It’s a fantastic community occasion and in …Continue reading →

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Official Launch Monday 7th April

Roscommon Easter Parade 2014 – Launch this Monday April 7th @ 9pm in Regan’s, The Square. All welcome to come along and get involved. REMEMBER entries now open. See Easter Parade Entry Form 2014 for full details!

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Entries Open for 2014

Entries are now open for this years’s parade.  Download our ENTRY FORM or email your details to us at roscommoneasterparade@gmail.com

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Prize Winners Announced

Brilliant turnout for our parade today, great crowd and some really colourful and imaginative floats. Tough job for the judges….and the winners were: BEST COMMERCIAL: Top Filling Station & Daybreak, Ballyleague BEST COMMUNITY/VOLUNTARY: Roscommon Lamb Festival BEST RURAL ACTIVITIES & ENTERPRISES: Roscommon Industrial & Agricultural Show MOST ENTERTAINING: Gaelscoil de hIde SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD: Rosamba SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD: Roscommon Gaels …Continue reading →

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2013 Parade Running Order

Not long to go now folks and all looking good for our parade on Sunday. Here’s our provisional running order for floats – please check to see where you’re positioned if you’re taking part. Please note: it is provisional and may be subject to change. Kick off is just after 1pm so it’s really important that all floats are in …Continue reading →

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Shop Window Display Entries

Busy, busy, busy….the following businesses all have Easter themed windows and have been entered in our Shop Window Display category. Let us know if we’re missing anyone. Winners announced at parade on Sunday. Good Luck Everyone! Bright Spark Boutique Carrie Bradshaw Shoes David Hynes Pharmacy Donnellan & Co. Eight ‘till Late Frances’ Finishing Touches Future Flowers Glamourize Gleesons Restaurant & …Continue reading →

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Thank You To Our Sponsors

Again this year we have received excellent support from our sponsors. In the absence of any other funding we are sincerely grateful to all the local businesses and enterprises who have contributed – without this support there would quite simply be no parade.  To the following we say a huge THANK YOU!   BARS & PUBS Regan’s Bar and Restaurant …Continue reading →

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Good Weather Promised for Sunday!

Latest forecasts predict a fine day for our parade on Sunday with a dry and somewhat warmer day (10 C) on the cards so this should make for a brilliant day. REMEMBER….entries are still be accepted this week. Schools, community groups, sports clubs, voluntary organisations and businesses are being encouraged to take part, just email roscommoneasterparade@gmail.com. Commercial entries are €60 and …Continue reading →

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