Actor Jane Lynch to take part in Swinford Virtual St. Patrick's Day Parade - Visit North Mayo

EMMY award winning actor and comedian Jane Lynch, best known for starring as cheerleading coach and bully Sue Sylvester in Glee will take part in this year’s virtual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

For the second year in a row Ireland’s National Day St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated virtually due to the pandemic.

Hosts of the Swinford Chats Podcast Tommy Stenson and Cathal Kelly have teamed up with the Swinford St. Patrick’s Day Committee to host a LIVE two hour special live stream on Facebook and YouTube this Tuesday (16th March) evening at 8pm.

Jane Lynch will be joining the live stream. The actor’s grandparents William Lynch and Mary Lynskey hailed from Swinford County Mayo.

This is the 70th year of the Swinford St Patrick’s Day Parade and organisers have said the broadcast will feature a host of other guests from the worlds of music, sport and business.

We hope the event will be a gleeful one!