Day 3, St. Patty’s Day!

Our first stop today was Limerick, where the singers walked in the 2nd largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in Ireland. What a hoot! 

Mara is behind the last A of Canada, in the middle of the pack, wearing her new Irish toque. We thought they’d stand out in their red jackets, but there were a surprising number of other groups wearing red. There were some very interesting floats….St. Patrick himself made an appearance, on a motorcycle of all things.

It was quite an adventure! Having walked and watched many Santa Claus parades, without the arrival of Santa (or maybe St. Patrick.) as the last float, it was a bit muddled at the end.

My favourite t-shirt from this event was on a Dad walking amidst his daughter/s dance troupe:

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