Friday, December 16, 2011

Candlelit non-commercial parade -

A NON-COMMERCIAL and spirit orientated candlelit procession takes place through the streets of Drogheda on Wednesday December 21st from 5pm to 6.45pm.

The event will begin from St Dominic's Park on the occasion of the Winter Solstice and march to St. Peter's Church via Dominic's Bridge and West Street.

'We will gather in Dominick's Park at 5pm on Wednesday 21st December, candles in hand - please ensure you have something to protect it - and sheets with Christmas Carols will be handed out to everyone. The carols will be along the lines of Jingle Bells and so on to keep the theme fun and cheery,' stated organiser Seán Ó Cearrúlláin.

'It is hoped that we will have an Uilleann Piper and some children to sing a carol or two on the steps of the church where people can congregate and perhaps buy some roasted chestnuts and some hot beverages.

' The Procession would mark a new tradition in the town that brings people together and will hopefully grow over the years to come. We would ask as many people as possible to join us on West Street and watch as the procession moves past and perhaps fall in behind the train of candles marching through the town. It promises to be a wonderful spectacle and new tradition for the town, non-commerical, for the people and about the people,' he added.

Candlelit non-commercial parade - Lifestyle -

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