Pictures: A champion celebration at Ballymahon St Patrick's Day parade

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Ireland were well on the way to conquering England and becoming Grand Slam, Triple Crown and Six Nations champions by the time the Ballymahon St Patrick's Day parade got underway at 4.30pm.

And the wonderful parade in the south Longford town proved to be a champion celebration and it saw many entries pay tribute to the 'Superheroes of the Literary World'. 

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There will be more coverage of the Ballymahon Parade in Wednesday's Longford Leader. 

Meanwhile, Longford Leader journalist Jessica Thompson covered the Ballymahon parade Live on the Longford Leader Facebook page and it attracted thousands of viewers. You can relive the parade here also;