Marching bands in Limerick


More than 40,000 people lined the streets of Limerick yesterday to watch the 30th International Marching Bands competition.

The overall winners were the 60-strong Sanyo Girls High School Band from Hiroshima, Japan, who also won the prize for the best-dressed majorettes. The Clondalkin Youth Band won the awards for the best dressed home band and the brass and reed competition.