will be one of the leading corporate participants in this years St. Patrick's Festival parade, part of the traditional celebrations being held on Friday, March 17th to mark the feast day of Ireland's patron saint.
Under the title Tropical Gaeltacht, a pageant devised by Donegal theatre group Cosa Meata Pageant Company will weave its way through the centre of Dublin City viewed by thousands of spectators who will have travelled from all parts of Ireland and around the world to attend the event.
Countless others will watch the proceedings on live television and news broadcasts.
The pageant devised by Cosa Meata will include a giant depiction of a tall ship, an appropriately nautical centrepiece designed to portray the Irish Ferries
story and give prominence to their low fares ferry company message.
Based in Falcarra, the 75-strong Cosa Meata group will embellish their performance with stiltwalkers dressed in exotic costumes and make-up with attractive dance routines designed to draw attention to the exhibit and entertain the many adults and children for whom the St. Patrick1s Festival parade is a major attraction.
This is the 11th successive year in which Irish Ferries
have taken part in the Festival parade.