Below is the route of this year’s Macnas Halloween Parade, The Shadow Lighter, leaving from Fisheries Field approx 5.30, Salmon Weir Bridge, Eglington St, Shop St, High St, Quay St, and finishing around Fr. Griffin Rd. Wheelchair accessible viewing is available at the Galway Cathedral. Follow Macnas on Twitter & Facebook for updates!
Unfortunately it has been announced there will be no Macnas Parade during this year’s Galway Arts Festival. Macnas statement. GAF statement. Basically Macnas couldn’t sustain the company after absorbing parade costs and Galway Arts Festival couldn’t cover additional request. Some thoughts: Every single promo of Galway features the Macnas Parade, and the entire city benefits … Read more Galway Arts Festival Macnas Parade Cancelled for 2013
UPDATE: I found the above image on John Morgan‘s photostream on Flickr. I love it! This is the Flickr slideshow for this year’s Macnas Parade Apocolopolis. If you have any photos and you’d like me to post them here email them to me! Macnas Parade Slideshow on Flickr.
Embedded from RTE.IE I’m at 00.32. I’m using Jazz Biscuit’s RTE Embedder above, if it’s not working you can watch the report here.
View Larger Map As promised here’s the route of the Macnas Parade this Sunday. Best bet: get to Fr. Griffin Park at 9.20pm and you’ll get to see everything earlier than the rest of the route. You’ll miss the finale but if you’ve got young kids this might be your best bet. I’ll be at … Read more Macnas Parade Route- Apocolopolis, Sunday 20th July 2008 @10pm