Clondalkin Grand Marshal Named

Clondalkin Festival

Cllr Timmons is very proud to announce that this year’s Clondalkin St Patricks Day Parade Grand Marshal is a local couple Gemma and Philip Carr. The Clondalkin Cllr. added “they received the most amount of nominations and I am delighted they have accepted the honour, they follow in the footsteps of Mary Dardis, Colm Gavin and Mary Kennedy. They are a much loved and respected couple who have given so much back to the people of Clondalkin, 100s of people have wished them well on social media and the comments have been very supportive on social media, the committee also extends its congratulations to the couple.”

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Gemma and Philip Carr concluded “We are very grateful to those who put our names forward. We are thankful and will be honoured to be Grand Marshalls this year. Looking forward to a great day.”

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

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