Following the EGM of 2nd January 2022 - The meeting unanimously passed the two motions of:
i) Election of new Officers and Members to form a Commtittee
ii) to change the format of The Parade to an Event in St. George's Square
The Committee is now as follows:
Chairman - Tony Lambe
Secretary - John Lambe
Treasurer - Ollie Walsh
Brothers Pearse - Ollie Walsh
Irish Centre - Kitty Higgins
St. Patrick's Centre - Adrian McCullagh
Mna nha 'Eireann (women of Ireland) - Jo McKenna
Francis Cassidy School of Irish Dancing - Charlie Conway
Event Manger - Danny O'Shea
The new committee would like to acknowledge all the hardwork of the outgoing committee members over the years - in particular that of former Secretary John McLoughlin!
This year we are proposing a change of format for The Parade from it's traditional format of a Parade around the town starting and finishing at Huddersfield Irish Centre, as it has done since 2oo1 - to a Celebration Event in St. George's Square, featuring The World's second shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade of 32m (105ft). The Shortest Parade in the World being in Hot Springs, Arkansas, America at 98ft.