2020 Parade Cancelled

"The Delvin Parade Committee regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the 2020 parade due to the rise in cases of the Coronavirus.

We as a committee have to put the health and well-being of everyone who planned to attend, take part and organize this event first.

Thank you to everyone who supported this years parade in any way, those who spent time and effort on their floats and those who offered hours of their own time to help on the day of the parade, you are all greatly appreciated.

We wish you all a very Happy Saint Patricks Day."




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Latest News

Delvin Parade CANCELLED

The Delvin Parade has been cancelled. Many thanks to the committee for all they have done. A difficult decision but surely the right one at this time. Read More...

Delvin Parade 2020 - Announcement Expected Tonight (09/03/20)

A meeting will take place on Monday evening at which I expect the Delvin Parade will be cancelled. An announcement will be made after the meeting. Read More...

Great Show In Store!

Subject to guidance from the authorities, the annual Delvin St Patrick's Parade will take place on Sunday 15th March at 3pm. Read More...

Volunteers Required

The Delvin St Patrick's Parade will take place on Sunday 15th March and the committee is looking for some extra help on the day! Read More...

St Patrick's Celebrations

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Get Involved! 

If you would like to enter a float or help out in any way, you can drop the committee a line using the form below.

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Information For Visitors

Road Closures
The N52 between Kells and Mullingar will be closed at Delvin from 2pm until 4.30pm to facilitate the parade. Diversions will be in place on all approach roads and Gardai will be on point duty assisted by stewards. Motorists are advised to expect delays. 

Visitor Parking
General parking is available at  St Ernan's School, Castletown, Delvin, N91 CTP4. 

Disabled Parking
Blue badge holders can park on the parade route - please follow the instructions of parade stewards.

Safety First
The Parade will include heavy vehicles, large crowds and loud noises. Children must be kept under strict supervision at all times.

Viewing Stand
A stage / viewing stand will be located in the centre of the village.

Please do not purchase souvenirs from vendors along the street unless they have official identification. You can find a range of St Patrick's Day themed goods at  Daybreak.

All local pubs will be open and a number will have live music after the parade.  Daybreak is a short drive from the designated car park and will have hot drinks, snacks etc.

Information For Performers

The assembly point for all Parade entrants will be at Delvin Cattle Mart, Castletown, Delvin, N91 XH21.

Please aim to be at the assembly point by 2pm so that stewards can register your entry, allocate your position and arrange the procession ahead of departure. 

Please be aware that diversions will be in place ahead of the parade and factor these in to your journey.

We look forward to seeing you!


Please note that all event details are subject to change with little or no notice. The owner of this website is not involved with the organisation of this event and no responsibility will be accepted for any issues arising as a result of planned or actual attendance. You attend entirely at your own risk.

Parade Archive

Take a look back at some of our past parades! To view the gallery, click on the year of your choice.