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Philly’s Parade Draws Record Crowds

We’ve never seen so many people on the sidelines of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade–people were even having parties on the Parkway’s traffic islands. Winter-weary Philadelphians must have really needed this one–and it was a good one.

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Timlin & Kane’s Special Gig

The local Irish music duo played Capitol Hill. In the audience: the President of the United States and the Taoiseach of Ireland. No pressure. Gerry Timlin talks about the experience.

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Springfield Delco: A Great Day for a Parade

This little Delaware County town had the proverbial luck of the Irish–it was sunny and warm for Springfield’s charming St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 15.

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Helping The Sisters Come Home

Members of the local Irish community have taken up the cause of a group of elderly, retired missionary sisters from Ireland who devoted their lives to their missions–but didn’t think about their own futures. They’re trying to raise $4 million to pay for a retirement home in Dublin.

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Conshohocken 2014

Hard to believe you weren’t at the Montco St. Patrick’s Day parade. Seems like everybody and his brother (and sister) were there along Fayette Street in Conshohocken on Saturday. Check out the photos.

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Paying It Forward

Jim Murray, the 2014 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day parade grand marshal and former Eagles GM, credits parents, family, friends, mentors and God for all of his success. He’s spent his life passing it on. Looking for a good example? Try the 336 Ronald McDonald Houses in 35 countries.

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Getting a Jump on the Parties

See our photos of the earliest St. Patrick’s Day parties–the Irish Immigration Center seniors lunch, the Brehon Law Society, and the Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal Gala.

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How To Be Irish in Philly This Week

If you’re still looking for a way to get your Irish on, here’s a day-by-day, hour-by-hour list for the weekend, St. Patrick’s Day, through to next Friday. Now, you’re on your own.

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