Thousands turn out for St. Patrick’s Day parade in Boston

U.S. 03/17/19, 19:40

Thousands of revelers crowded the streets of Boston for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, many wearing green and waving Irish flags as they watched Revolutionary War re-enactors and bagpipe brigades march by. Politicians figured heavily in Sunday's parade, including Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. Before the ...

Update: O’Rourke sticks with coffee on St. Patrick’s Day

2022 Campaign 03/17/19, 10:42

The Latest on the Democratic race for president (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke told hundreds of supporters who gathered Sunday to see him at a Madison, Wisconsin, coffee shop that it would have been justified for a person named O'Rourke to have a pint of beer on ...

Irish pride, and dash of politics, at St Patrick’s Parade

U.S. 03/16/19, 19:09

A new, troublesome topic hovered over the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York this year: Britain's failed Brexit deal with the European Union that could squeeze Ireland's economy. But nothing could put a damper on the largest American celebration of Irish heritage on Saturday, with tens of thousands of marchers ...

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