Roscommon Easter Parade

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

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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 Commercial entries are €60 and …Continue reading →


Entry Form

There are lots of ways to enter a float in the parade.  You can download our official entry form or just email your details to us at


Entries Now Open – The Countdown is On!!

Just a couple of weeks to go….remember it’s on Sunday March 31st! Shout out to schools, community groups, sports clubs, voluntary organisations and businesses – ENTRIES FOR FLOATS NOW OPEN. Fees are being kept at record low levels and are just €30 for community/voluntary floats and €60 for the commercial section. Email entries to and REMEMBER ENTRY FEES MUST …Continue reading →


Easter Parade Meeting Wednesday March 6th – John Doorly’s @ 9pm

Easter Parade Meeting this Wednesday March 6th in John Doorly’s at 9pm. Come along if you’d like to get involved in this fun event. If you’re a newbie we won’t give you too much work….we promise! In fact…..all newbies very welcome…..lots of fun and a great crew involved – why not join us!


The 2013 Countdown Begins…

We know it’s early but plans are getting underway for the 2013 Easter Parade, anyone wishing to get involved can contact the committee by emailing .


And The Winners Are…..

What a brilliant day we had yesterday and following are the winning floats. BEST COMMUNITY/VOLUNTARY FLOAT – Dunmore Vintage Club (Titanic) BEST COMMERCIAL FLOAT – Abbeytown (Molloy’s Bakery, Beár an Raille & Timothy’s Londis) MOST ENTERTAINING FLOAT – Joe Cribbin, Daybreak & TOP Filling Station, Ballyleague (How Things Used To Be) BEST SHOP WINDOW – John Finn Electrical, Goff Street

SPONSORS – Thank You Everyone!

The parade committee would like to extend a HUGE THANKS to all the business community in Roscommon for their fantastic support again this year.


It’s not too late to get your entry in for this years parade taking place on Easter Sunday April 8th.  Just drop us an email at to submit an entry. You’ll find more info our or “TAKE PART” page.  Looking forward to a great day in Roscommon on Easter Sunday!

INVITATION for Local Producers & Craft Display

The Easter Parade is inviting any local producers & craft people are being invited to come along on Easter Sunday.  Space will be provided to set up stands and producers will have an opportunity to showcase & sell their products.  Anyone interested in setting up a stand should call Micheál Curley on 086 – 248 1630 for full details.  You …Continue reading →


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help out on Easter Sunday

If anyone has approximately 2 hours to spare on Easter Sunday April 8th the committee would be most grateful if they could get in contact.  Extra volunteers are urgently required for a brief period during the parade and anyone wishing to lend a hand should call John Doorly on 086 – 811 5338 or email  THANK YOU!!

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