Dáil Éireann - Volume 378 - 08 March, 1988

Written Answers. - St. Patrick's Day Parade.

169. Mr. Deenihan asked the Minister for Defence if the FCA and Civil Defence will be allowed to take part in the St. Patrick's Day parade where Sinn Féin councillors are on the reviewing stand.

Minister for Defence (Mr. Noonan, Limerick West): Where circumstances permit, it is envisaged that Defence Forces personnel and members of Civil Defence will participate in local parades on St. Patrick's Day in response to bona fide invitations.