St. Patrick’s Day
Irish Bagpipe Band the Shannon Rovers has been part of Chicago’s rich Irish tradition since the ‘20s. Originally organized “for the promotion of Irish music and to help members who are in distress to run dances and social affairs to finance these objectives” (per meeting minutes from the 1930), today the group is 70-plus members strong and has become a staple of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations…
St. Patrick’s Day is upon us. ‘Tis the season for all things festive and green. Whether you’re looking to learn the great tradition of Irish dance or just take in a performance on St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a list of some of the best dance schools and performers in Chicago.
Nearly three years after it was scrapped because it had morphed into a beer-drenched, arrest-filled nightmare for Southwest Side neighborhoods, the South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade appears to be coming back.
Health experts offer up tips to prepare a healthier St. Patrick’s Day meal. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
For all of your Irish souvenir, clothing, jewelry and gift needs — the Chicago Irish stores listed here have everything you’d want, straight from the Emerald Isle.
St. Patrick’s revelers beware — the Illinois State Police, as well as many municipal police agencies, are cracking down on impaired drivers this weekend and the consequences for getting caught driving drunk are significant, for drivers and party hosts alike.
It’s been a time-honored tradition for almost 50 years: Dying the Chicago River green for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.
No one celebrates St. Patty’s Day quite like Chicago, except perhaps Ireland. Here are a true Irish gal’s favorite things to do in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!
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Get parade information for Downtown, Tinley Park, Naperville and more. Get your green on and head to a parade near you!
The South Side Irish Parade might be a thing of the past, but an unofficial St. Patrick’s Day tradition is still going strong at the University of Illinois.
Here’s a guide to the Beverly Arts Center’s annual six-day ode to Irish cinema happening March 4-9.