WE MIGHT THINK we’ve seen every type of St Patrick’s Day parade – from the small village affair with tractors, trucks and animals, to the fanfare of international celebration, complete with massive floats and the greening of iconic landmarks.
But St Patrick’s Day Parades have changed a lot over the years – from being a symbol of promoting peace as well as culture during the Troubles, to
Here’s a look back at some of those parades held in Dublin City, with thanks to Dublin City Council’s newly launched archive.
St Patrick’s Day Parade, PEACE (Prayer Enterprise And Christian Effort)
Lord Mayor Patrick Dunne.
Pictured are William Cummiskey, Tom Stafford, Lord Mayor Patrick Belton
A jester performs for Lord Mayor Sean Kenny, and then-Taoiseach Albert Reynolds