Photo Gallery: Cystic Fibrosis campaigner Jillian McNulty leads 'fantastic' Longford St Patrick's Day parade

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Cystic Fibrosis campaigner Jillian McNulty had the honour of leading today's Longford St Patrick's Day parade as Grand Marshal which was hailed as a 'fantastic' triumph. 

RTE's Sinead Hussey was MC for the occasion and the colourful spectacle featured seventy floats.

Cllr Gerry Warnock posted on Facebook: "Absolutely fantastic job on the Longford Parade!! Massive well done to everyone who participated especially the volunteers! Special mention for Niamh Donlon who put her heart and soul into creating a beautiful event for the people of Longford."

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Meanwhile, tomorrow, Sunday, March 18, the Longford Chamber of Commerce Padraic Colum lunch takes place in Viewmount House from 1pm, featuring entertainment by the Mulligan Sisters and a keynote talk by local historian Luke Baxter.

See Wednesday's Longford Leader for more coverage of the St Patrick's Day celebrations across Longford.