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St. Patrick's Day Committees Getting Creative With Ideas For 2021

The pandemic means will be going a second year without the traditional parades.

St. Patrick's Day committees in the midlands are getting creative this year to mark the occasion. 

Tyrrellspass is hosting a virtual parade, which will allow participants to submit a video singing, dancing or with a mini float. 

Those involved will then edit the footage and hope to broadcast it on their social media platforms. 

Laois County Council is also discussing replacing the traditional celebration with a virtual event.

The Tyrrellpass chairperson, Suzie Corcoran, says they're expecting a large volume of submissions:

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