Early parade for Carlow as Mount Leinster Rangers take centre-stage this St Patrick's Day

Carlow’s St Patrick’s Day Parade has been moved to allow the county get behind Mount Leinster Rangers efforts to be crowned All Ireland Club Champions.

The club will bid for an historic victory at Croke Park on March 17th and the main parade in Carlow has been moved to previous day so locals can support them.

Bríde de Róiste is the organiser – she says its not only in Carlow Town that alternative arrangements are being made.