Practice makes perfect and the Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Club wants to make sure everything is perfect with a practice march. The Practice March will take place on Friday, March 6, 2020, from 11am until 5pm. The group assembles on Jackson Square. This year’s Grand Marshal for the parade is Frank Denny. The group makes several stops throughout the city as the march. Everyone is sure to have a great time from the marches to the parade-goers.
Ryan’s Irish Pub – 241 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130
The Kerry Irish Pub – 331 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Erin Rose Irish Pub – 811 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112
Irish Museum – 933 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112
Boondock Saint Irish Pub – 731 St Peter, New Orleans, LA 70116
Fahy’s Irish Pub – 540 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70112
801 Royal – 801 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Mississippi River Bottom MRB – 515 St Philip St, New Orleans, LA 70116
History of the Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Club
In 1947, the Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Committee was organized. The group has survived over the years due to the support of all of its members.The group has over 1400 members. Since 1978 the members have worn with great pride, commemorative medallions honoring Father Seelos, St. Alphonsus Church, St. Patrick’s Church and St. Michael’s Special School, and the Irish Harp.
The current president of the Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day group is Richard (Dick) Burke, Jr who is the son and nephew of the organziers, Dick and Paul Burke. This year’s Grand Marshal is Frank Denny, The Man of the year is Johnny Gallagher andThe Queen is Carolyn McGinnis. The Maid to her Majesty Court of 2020 include: Camille Denny, Cameryn Nugent, Cecilia Brown, Jillian Jennings, Clare Larson, and Bailey Murphy.
Learn more about the Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Practice March – Click HERE.