Gardai have released a list of safety recommendations for people who will be attending large parades on St Patrick’s Day.

The guards want everyone to have fun and enjoy the day – but they are reminding people to take responsibility for their personal safety.

St Patrick's Day parade in Letterkenny.

They are recommending that people:

  • Come Early. get into position
  • Keep children under close supervision
  • Children should have phone numbers for their guardians in the event of separation
  • Mind your belongings
  • Remember it is illegal to drink alcohol in a public place
  • Please follow signage and all directions from stewards and gardaí.

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