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2014 Chicago South Side St. Patrick's Day Parade
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Starts: 2014-03-16 - 12:00 PM Ends: 2014-03-16 - 2:00 PM
Event Type: Parade
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URL: http://www.southsideirishparade.org
Location: from 103rd and proceed down Western Avenue

Chicago, IL 00000
US
Contact Info:
773.916.SSIP
info@southsideirishparade.org
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The 2014 Chicago, South Side Irish Parade will begin at noon on March 16th, 2014. The parade will step off from 103rd and proceed down Western Avenue to 115th Street. The parade was the vision of two best friends, George Hendry and Pat Coakley. Both were raised on the South Side of Chicago, George in the St. Sabina Parish and Pat in the Little Flower parish in the Auburn neighborhood. The two did not meet until their early thirties, when both moved to the Morgan Park community with their young wives. There they became neighbors, best friends and in 1979, co-founders of the South Side Irish Parade. In the winter of 1979, sitting around the Hendry’s kitchen table enjoying a few beers, George and Pat fondly remembered their experiences at the original South Side Irish Parade (aka the Southtown Parade) that was held on 79th Street. That parade moved downtown in 1960. It was at this time, while they were reminiscing, that George and Pat felt

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