St. Patrick's Day Parade

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Little Rock's St. Patrick's Day Parade
Little Rock is hosting its annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, and ClanDonnell will be marching in it!

The event is sponsored by the Irish Cultural Society of Arkansas.

The parade starts at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 15th, near Dugan's Pub in Little Rock. It loops around a bit before crossing the Arkansas River at the Main Street Bridge into North Little Rock. The parade ends shortly after passing Cregeen's Irish Pub. Start at a pub, end at a pub. Makes perfect sense to me.

But the event doesn't actually end with the parade. Bagpipers and Irish dancers will perform near the finish line. The parade folk are working on other details and they'll be added here.

Here's the link to the Little Rock St. Patrick's Day Parade.
And here�s a link to O'Donovan School of Irish Dance and to McCafferty School of Irish Dance whose students will perform after the parade.

ClanDonnell hasn't decorated a float or doesn't own a green car. It does not have a marching band or bagpipes. No one associated with ClanDonnell has ever worn a leprechaun costume.

So what in the world with ClanDonnell do in the St. Patrick's Day Parade? We haven't a clue, but we have from now until St. Patrick's Day to come up with something.



ClanDonnell did indeed march in the St. Patrick's Day parade and it was a hoot. We high-fived kids, and invited adults to join us at Cregeen's on St. Patrick's Day.

The grand master thought we were great. At the grandstand, she announced: "This is proof that our parade is first class. These folks came all the way from Michigan to be in it!"

If you haven't figured it out from the photo, we were Number 30 in the parade.