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New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2024

Mar 16, 2024 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  As the sun rises over the bustling streets of New York, the air is filled with excitement and anticipation as Mayor Adams hosts a reception to kickstart the festivities for St. Patrick’s Day. This annual tradition brings together dignitaries, community leaders, and residents to celebrate the rich heritage and enduring contributions of the Irish community to the vibrant tapestry of the city. Helen McEntee, Minister for Justice of the Republic of Ireland, sets the tone for the event with her warm greetings and expressions of gratitude to Mayor Adams for his hospitality. She acknowledges the deep-rooted connection between Ireland [Read More]

Mayor Adams’ Irish Flag Raising Ceremony at Bowling Green. Honoring Irish Heritage

Mar 15, 2024 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  New York City Mayor Adams recently presided over a historic Irish Flag Raising Ceremony at Bowling Green, marking a significant moment in Irish American history. Arthur Piccolo, Chairman of the Bowling Green Association, emphasized the sacredness of the location, recalling the pivotal events of March 17th, 1762. Piccolo highlighted the courageous act of Irish soldiers and colonists who, in defiance of British rule, staged the first-ever St. Patrick’s Day parade in history, symbolizing resistance and unity. The ceremony honored these unsung heroes whose actions laid the foundation for both American and Irish independence. The flag raised during the ceremony [Read More]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Apr 2, 2021 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

New York, March 17, 2021: Mayor Bill de Blasio: Good morning, everybody. And Happy St. Patrick’s Day to everyone. I want to talk about the celebration this morning, which was very powerful and filled with hope. But before I get into that, I’ve got to talk about something really troubling and something I think for so many New Yorkers is causing them a lot of pain and a lot of fear right now – the horrible attacks in Atlanta, the murders of innocent people simply because they were Asian American. We have to be clear that what we saw here [Read More]

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