Saint Patrick's Day

April 14, 2019 - 11:27 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A street festival tied to the South's largest St. Patrick's Day parade is reporting a decline in wristband sales that gauge the popularity of the two-day event. The Savannah Morning News reports sales of $10 wristbands declined 18% this year compared to the 2018 event. The...
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks to supporters at a coffee shop on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Madison, Wisconsin. O'Rourke came in wearing a green cabbage St. Patrick's Day necklace given to him by a supporter during breakfast. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
March 18, 2019 - 2:06 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke told supporters Sunday that he's never taken LSD and there's "nothing" he hasn't already revealed about his past that could come back to hurt his run for office. The former Texas congressman — who has become known for his...
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President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump and Reverend Bruce McPherson, waves to media as they arrive to attend service at Saint John's Church in Washington, Sunday, March 17, 2019 (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 17, 2019 - 3:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent St. Patrick's Day morning worshipping at the "Church of the Presidents" near the White House. Trump and his wife, first lady Melania Trump, joined parishioners for Sunday's 11 a.m. service at St. John's Church, a historic yellow church across from the...
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Sharon Keely, left, of Dublin, watches as participants march up Fifth Avenue during the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 16, 2019 - 8:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new, troublesome topic hovered over the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York this year: Britain's failed Brexit deal with the European Union that could squeeze Ireland's economy. But nothing could put a damper on the largest American celebration of Irish heritage on Saturday, with...
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March 16, 2019 - 11:59 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Thousands of gaudy green revelers are cheering on the South's largest St. Patrick's Day parade on the Georgia coast. Savannah's oak-shaded squares were jammed with folding chairs, party tents, and coolers of beer when the parade of marching bands and shamrock-decorated floats...
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March 16, 2019 - 11:01 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Thousands of gaudy green revelers are cheering on the South's largest St. Patrick's Day parade on the Georgia coast. Savannah's oak-shaded squares were jammed with folding chairs, party tents, and coolers of beer when the parade of marching bands and shamrock-decorated floats...
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February 03, 2019 - 10:30 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Savannah officials plan to crackdown on underage drinking and littering in one of the city's most popular St. Patrick's Day party spots. The Savannah Morning News reports city officials want to close part of Chippewa Square and prohibit party goers from toting tents, tables and...
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March 31, 2018 - 10:40 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The owner of a restaurant in Georgia's oldest city says a piece of its historic memorabilia was snatched by a thief on St. Patrick's Day. The Crystal Beer Parlor in downtown Savannah has walls covered in artifacts from the city's past. Among them was a letter written in 1893...
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A bagpipe unit representing New York State Courts takes part in the St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday, March 17, 2018, in New York. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joined along as Manhattan's Fifth Avenue came alive with the sound of bagpipes, trumpets and lots of green during the 257th running of the parade. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
March 17, 2018 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joined along as Manhattan's Fifth Avenue came alive with the sound of bagpipes, trumpets and lots of green Saturday during the 257th running of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade. Several bagpipe bands led a parade made up of over 100 marching...
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March 17, 2018 - 11:39 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Savannah (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence has joined the sprawling St. Patrick's Day celebration in Georgia's oldest city. Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, strolled onto the second-floor balcony of...
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