Tractor Run committee to open Tullamore parade

SPECIAL guests of honour at the Tullamore St Patrick’s Parade will be the great local fundraising group, the Tullamore Tractor Run Committee.

SPECIAL guests of honour at the Tullamore St Patrick’s Parade will be the great local fundraising group, the Tullamore Tractor Run Committee.

“Each year we select a local group or person to be our special guest and officially open the Parade. This year we are delighted to honour the Tullamore Tractor Run Committee who have raised over €100.000 for cancer care locally,” explained Sean O’Brien, Parade Secretary and PRO.

PJ Lynam of the Tullamore Tractor Run Committee said they are delighted to have been chosen as the special guests. “Our committee are proud to have been in the position to raise substantial funds for cancer care in Tullamore. We have had a float in the parade for a number of years and we will again this year. The parade is a great local event and it is an honour for us to be asked to officially it.”

The parade on Saturday, March 17 commences at 11.30am sharp from the car park of the Bridge Centre and groups are asked to be there by 11am at the latest.

The theme for this year’s Parade is ‘A Community Arts Centre for Tullamore’.

For further information please contact Sean O’Brien at 086 3892854; John O’Toole at 087 2462315; Declan Harvey at 087 4106571 or Pascal Fox at 086 8760279.