Posts Tagged ‘St Patrick’s Day parade’

Dublin cancels St Patrick’s parade Comments 0

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Dublin’s iconic St Patrick’s Day parade has been cancelled due to fears over the spread of coronavirus. Authorities had initially insisted that the festivities – which mark St Patrick bringing Christianity to Ireland in 432 – would go ahead, but bowed to pressure from doctors and announced the cancellation. A new Cabinet subcommittee on COVID-19 Read more

NY cardinal doesn’t object to gay group in St Patrick’s parade Comments 5

Friday, September 5th, 2014

New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan has not objected to a gay group being allowed to march under its own banner in the city’s St Patrick’s Day parade next year. Cardinal Dolan, who is archbishop of New York, is also the grand marshal for the parade on March 17. The parade committee chose OUT@NBCUniversal -a lesbian, Read more