Nineteen years and marching

  • Friday, January 31, 2014

It’s almost time for the 2014 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Charleston. They began this parade 19 years ago with twelve of people marching down King Street. Today that number has reached 1,000 marchers.

Calling all Irish and those who pretend to be on March 17. The 19 year of Charleston’s celebration of the Saint Patrick’s Day parade is here. The day begins at 8 a.m. with a celebratory mass at St. Patrick’s Church. The parade starts at 10 a.m. sharp at King and Radcliffe Streets. The parade includes Irish Step dancers, bag pipers, floats, bands, local schools, pro team mascots and many of Charleston’s favorite Irish sons and daughters. At 11:30 a.m. at city hall they will celebrate the raising of the Irish Flag and the singing of the Irish national anthem. At 12:30 p.m. The Knights of Columbus prepares a traditional American Irish meal. Contact patricktivnan@rocketmail.co.

Comments

Notice about comments:

The Gazette is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not The Gazette.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.



Moultrie News

© 2014 Moultrie News an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.