St. Patrick’s Day 2020 – 60 years of RTE TV

(DRUM-ROLL, please!)

Its official people, the theme for St. Patrick’s Day new ross 2020….will be, (DRUM-ROLL, please!) celebrating 60 Years of RTE’.


This year for St. Patrick’s Day we are paying homage to our favourite RTE shows in celebration of 60 years since the formation of RTE TV, for example, The Den, Glenroe and The Late Late Show. Get out your Dustin the Turkey teddy, priest costumes and your best presenter suit to relive iconic TV moments with us. There’s one for everybody in the audience!




Recreate your favourite Irish TV show set, moment or costume design on your parade float. Judges will select a winner based on the floats creativity. All are welcome to participate! To join up for this year’s parade head on over to St Patricks Day – New Ross….If you need a helping hand with float ideas check out some of ours below. Happy float making!





Float ideas:

The Late Late Show


The Den

Podge & Rodge

Father Ted

RTE News


Savage Eye


The Riordans

RTE News

Italia 90

Have an idea for a float or costume? Comment below!

Get inspired by these RTE news bloopers, Father Ted’s Lovely horse and Vintage TV show intros!



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