Search begins for the Flower of Macroom

So friends come with me and tis there you will see, The apples and cherries in bloom, And tis you I’ll invite, where I first saw the light, In Mount Massey, The Flower of Macroom’

Lee Valley Enterprise Board is delighted to announce that entries are now being taken for the 2017 Flower of Macroom. As part of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, the lucky winner will have the honour of leading this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade as Grand Marshall!

Each club, business or society in the Lee Valley region may enter one candidate to represent them at a special function to be held at Riverside Park Hotel on March 11th where the 2017 “Flower of Macroom” will be crowned.

Now in it’s third year this event has gone from strength to strength since its inception in 2015! There are numerous benefits to entering this event including generous prizes as well as promotion of your business, club or society throughout the Lee Valley Region & farther afield.

Last years winner Meghan Buckley from Macroom E Park would certainly recommended entering;

It was an honour to have won the Flower of Macroom 2016, it was a very proud moment and a privilege to hold the title for the year. I would encourage anyone who is thinking of it to defiantly take part!”

For information on how to enter please contact Joe by email at or by phone at 026 20544!!