Cllr Timmons says “this year was the biggest parade yet in Clondalkin with 10,000 + spectators and 1,150+ taking part from 30 groups taking part. The weather stayed good and the atmosphere was electric as the community spirit that is Clondalkin shone bright. Clondalkin is often in the news for the wrong reasons, but the parade showcased all that is good about Clondalkin , i want to thank the committee , volunteers , An Garda Síochána , South Dublin County Council , our sponsors and everyone who played a part in parade 2024 ,  onwards and upwards to parade 2025 which will be our tenth parade”

Cllr Timmons says ‘’From 3 top bands to dance groups to Karate groups to vintage cars to Clondalkin Motorcycle Club and much more , there was something for Everyone we are so proud that everyone who took part entertain the crowds and showcased our great community’’.

Cllr Timmons says ‘’ this years parade included a sensory bus and area for people with sensory needs , a wheelchair area and was fully inclusive and a real community event that was full of diversity and inclusion. I was delighted as chair to see so many taking part and so many turning up to cheer them on’’

Cllr Timmons says ‘’Everyone that took part was a winner but the grand Marshall Hannah Tyrell and the mayor Alan Edge selected the below award winners’’

And The award winners are:

Overall Winners – The Gladiators

Best Newcomer – The sky Twirlers

Most Creative – The Gladiators

Best walking group – Newlands Taekwon-do club

Best Dance Group – LD Dance school

Best Float – Áras Chrónáin