Some lovely pics of a Saint Patrick’s day parade in Waterford Ireland by one of favorite photographers!
This picture is my personal favorite. I took it in a small town a couple of years ago. Proud mother and her beautiful baby daughter, surrounded with their family, are standing in the crowd of spectators during the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the first such Parade for the baby.
St. Patrick’s Day parade features everything Irish. It is a wonderful spectacle of marching bands and dancers, schools and community groups, and various floats, that include local businesses, artists, firefighters and many others.
This year, almost 60 parades and many more cultural events and festivals took place throughout the country. The main National Parade in Dublin city attracted more than 500,000 spectators
To celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising, some of the parades include the re-enactments of the events.
Waterford City was the first city to declare St Patrick’s Day a national holiday, and to entirely suspend business on the day…
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