Ballina St Patrick’s Day Parade 2023 – Friday, March 17
The streets of Ballina will once again become alive this St Patrick’s Day, and the theme this year is … you’ve guessed it … Ballina 2023!
Ballina 2023 aims to honour the past, celebrate the present and inspire hope for the future, so we’re really looking forward to seeing how this year’s creations reflect the theme.
To honour the Mayo.ie Western People Women’s Mini Marathon coming to Ballina (on April 30th), with the North Mayo Capital chosen to host the race as part of Ballina 2023 celebrations, this year’s Parade Grand Marshalls are Ballina natives and athletes, former Olympian Deirdre Gallagher,and former West of Ireland Mini Marathon winner Norah Newcombe Pieterse..
The Ballina St Patrick’s Day Parade 2023 will commence on Mercy Road at 4.30pm, will proceed through town via Garden St, Tone St, Tolan St and Bridge St and will finish by the river Moy on Emmet St.
Traffic diversions will be in place on the day.