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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Larry Kirwan
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Larry Kirwan
My most vivid memory occurred in 1996 and you can read about it in "Green Suede Shoes: An Irish-Amerian Odyssey." My favorite memory is going on a ...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Colum McCann
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Colum McCann
I was a suburban kid in Dublin and my father kept a neat garden, which included a couple of shamrock bushes amongst the roses. Every now and then I...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Malachy McCourt
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Malachy McCourt
most vivid St. Patrick's Day was the one where my brother Frank and myself crashed the car in an ice storm on our way to a dinner in Pennsylvania. ...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Kevin McPartland
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Kevin McPartland
Playing for the New York Shamrock S.C in Greenville, South Carolina against a professional team in front of a capacity crowd of 10,000 people at th...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Connell McShane
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Connell McShane
The moment of silence on Fifth Avenue in 2002 after 9/11. Chilling. Could hear a pin drop. Have you ever marched in the New York City St. Patrick's...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Aedin Moloney
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Aedin Moloney
I have very special childhood memories of St. Patricks Day. My Mammy (Rita) ironing my beautiful shiny green ribbon to put in my hair, her pinning ...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Paddy Moloney
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Paddy Moloney
In 1948, a group of young pipers, including myself, took part in the Dublin St. Patrick's Day parade. We were on an open lorry and it was freezing ...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Padraic Moyles
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Padraic Moyles
Most of them involve dancing and playing music in Woodlawn in the Bronx. Every St. Patrick's Day, my sister Julie and a few other young musicians f...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Terence Mulligan
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Terence Mulligan
I was 12 years old. My mother performed an impromptu duet with her friend Betty Kash and sang "Danny Boy" at the Three Jolly Pigeons bar in Brookly...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: John Murphy
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: John Murphy
St. Patrick's Day 1998, NYPD post-Parade gathering: Raising a glass along with those of several hundred of New York's Finest as the pipes and drums...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Niall O'Leary
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Niall O'Leary
The first time I danced five shows on St. Patrick's Day in Dublin: I was totally exhausted! Have you ever marched in the New York City St. Patrick'...
St. Patrick's Day Memories: Ciaran O'Reilly
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St. Patrick's Day Memories: Ciaran O'Reilly
My mother asking former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (dressed in his Aran sweater) what part of Ireland he was from. Have you ever marched in the Ne...