Billy Keane and Mayor of Listowel, Jimmy Moloney at the official start of the 2014 Listowel St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Liam Brennan as St. Patrick
Seán Moriarty was a marshall and Noel Kennelly attended the parade with his family.
One of the treats for us who watched the parade in the Square was Jimmy Hickey's dancing display;
(more photos tomorrow)
It never ceases to amaze me how the ripples from some little story I post resonate around the world and evoke a response in people far away from Listowel who still harbour an affection for our little town.
Two such responses came to me by email this week: