First St. Patrick’s Day parades in two years taking place today

A number of St. Patrick’s Day parades are taking place all day today across the North West region following two years without.

The parade in Sligo Town begins at 12 noon going along Temple Street and looping around to finish along Teeling Street.

Parades also kick off in Enniscrone at 1pm, Easkey at 3pm, Dromore West at 4pm, Grange starts 2pm and Ballymote at 3.30pm.

In Leitrim, Dromahair’s parade is getting underway at 4pm and Manorhamilton at 5pm.

While in Donegal the Ballyshannon parade begins at 2pm, followed by Bundoran at 3.30pm with Killybegs and Donegal Town parades both beginning at 3pm.

For motorists, Gardai advise to take note of road closures during the parades across the three counties.