St Patrick's Day

Schedule of Events


10:30am       Corduff Pipe Band start playing some songs outside hall

     -             Youth members/leaders assemble at hall in full uniform. Each

10:40am       person should wear their shamrock on their uniform.

                   Shamrock with green ribbons to be tied to flagpoles.

10:50am       Sections line up on road outside scouthall. (Gardai to be contacted to assist with traffic)

10:55am       National anthem played, and tri-colour raised on flagpole at scouthall.

11:00am       Order given to start parade to St. Patricks.

                             Dundalk Rover Crew                  (Colour Party)       

                             Dundalk Venturer Section         (Colour Party)

                             Corduff Pipe Band

                             1st Louth Beavers

                             2nd Louth Beavers

                             2nd Louth Cubs

                             5th Louth Cubs

                             1st Louth Scouts


                             Other Scout Groups

11:25am       Arrive St. Patricks for 11.30am Mass. Seats assigned at front of church. Band depart.

11:30am       Fr. Sheehan taken from back of church to altar. Flags line up in front of altar for shamrock to be blessed. Bowl of shamrock on altar – Fr. Sheehan, Fintan, Marie, Finbar to have shamrock pinned on. Fr. Sheehan to walk down aisle blessing congregation and their shamrock.

                   When blessing over, flags back down centre aisle.

                   *Scouts/Guides/Leaders for readings/prayers of faithful.

                   Flags on altar for consecration. Leave at “Our Father”

                   Fr. Sheehan to ‘be collected’ at end of Mass by colour party.

12:15pm       Mass over. Dismissed. No parade back and no assembly needed outside Parochial House.


* To be confirmed with Fr. Sheehan