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World's biggest, oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue on March 17

Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 at 12:32 PM EDT

Grand Marshal: My Feet Haven't Touched Ground

Grand Marshal: My Feet Haven't Touched Ground

St. Patrick's Day Parade Grand Marshal Francis X. Comerford, chief revenue officer and president of commercial operations for the NBC Owned Television Stations, talks about his experience leading the parade and...

Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 at 01:00 PM EDT

St. Patrick's Day Bagpipes

St. Patrick's Day Bagpipes

St. Patrick's Day announcer Treasa Smyth, host of Ireland Calls, recites the poem "The 69th Goes By" as bagpipers march by during the annual parade on Fifth Avenue. Written by Patrick MacDonough, it's about the...

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2009 at 04:11 PM EDT

Aerial View: High Above St. Patrick's Day Parade

Aerial View: High Above St. Patrick's Day Parade

Take an aerial tour high above Midtown Manhattan as the St. Patrick's Day parade marches up 5th Avenue Tuesday.

Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 at 09:36 AM EDT

St. Patrick's Day - 251 Years of Tradition

St. Patrick's Day - 251 Years of Tradition

Fifth Avenue on Saturday will be overflowing with Irish men and women as they celebrate the life of their patron saint, Patrick.

Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 at 04:51 PM EDT

St. Patrick's Parade Draws Thousands

St. Patrick's Parade Draws Thousands

It was a sea of green, kilts and bagpipes on 5th Avenue as big crowds gathered under a warm sun for the city's 251st annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade.

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2012 at 08:56 PM EDT

St. Patrick's Day 2012 Parade Preview

St. Patrick's Day 2012 Parade Preview

The Saint Patrick's Day Parade's Executive Secretary, Hilary Beirne, and Chair, John Dunleavy, give a preview of the 251st parade on New York Nightly News.

Monday, Mar 15, 2010 at 10:52 PM EDT

The History of St. Patrick's Day

The History of St. Patrick's Day

NY has been celebrating St. Patrick's Day since 1762. Doctor Maureen Murphy, Professor of Curriculum and Teaching for the School of Education at Brooklyn College, tells us NY's role in St. Patrick Day?s rich...

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012 at 12:02 AM EST

Frank Comerford Named St. Patrick's Day Parade 2012 Grand Marshal

Frank Comerford Named St. Patrick's Day Parade 2012 Grand Marshal

Francis X. Comerford, chief revenue officer for NBC-owned television stations, will lead the 251st St. Patrick's Day Parade up Fifth Avenue on Saturday, March 17, the parade committee announced Tuesday.

Sunday, Mar 4, 2012 at 05:44 PM EST

Sunnyside St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sunnyside St. Patrick's Day Parade

New Yorkers of all backgrounds showed up Sunday to take part in the St. Pat's for All Parade in Sunnyside, Queens.

Monday, Feb 27, 2012 at 04:55 PM EST
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By Victoria Cavaliere

In Photos: St Patrick's Day Parade 2011

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