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143rd Cleveland St Patrick's Day Parade

Cleveland's St Patrick's Day Parade 2010

Over 400,000 people attended the 2010 Parade and watched a record number of units march down Superior in beautiful weather.

The United Irish Societies of Greater Cleveland is a non-profit organization consisting of representatives from 22 Irish Organizations whose primary purpose is to organize the Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day Parade. Cleveland's Parade is Ohio's oldest and finest.

Congratulations to the 2010 Honorees including:

  • Parade Grand Marshall - John Hayes
  • Irish Mother of the Year - Bonnie McNally
  • Parade Co-Chair - Shannon Corcoran
  • Parade Co-Chair - Fr. Tom Johns

2010 St. Patrick's Day Parade Co-Chair Shannon Corcoran, Parade Executive Director Daniel M. Corcoran, IACES Member of the Year Patricia Homan, Parade Grand Marshall John Hayes, Irish Mother of the Year Bonnie McNally and Parade Co-Chair Fr. Tom Johns

2010 St. Patrick's Day Parade Co-Chair Shannon Corcoran, Parade Executive Director Daniel M. Corcoran, IACES Member of the Year Patricia Homan, Parade Grand Marshall John Hayes, Irish Mother of the Year Bonnie McNally and Parade Co-Chair Fr. Tom Johns

Honorees, dignitaries and special guests gathered on the steps to kick off the Parade.

Grand Marshall John Hayes with his wife and former Mother of the Year Mary Hays

Grand Marshall John Hayes with his wife and former Mother of the Year Mary Hays and their son


Kathleen Cooper sings the Irish and US anthems

Kathleen Cooper sings the Irish and US anthems


Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Ohio Governor Ted Strickland

Mayor Frank Jackson and Governor Ted Strickland


Mickie and Bonnie McNally

Mickie and Bonnie McNally



Watch (below) the introductory ceremony including the invocation from Father Tom Johns and singing of the national anthems of Ireland (in Gaelic) and the US by Kathleen Cooper. Then parade Grand Marshall John Hayes blew the whistle to begin the parade.


Parade Guarantors and others lined up to begin the Parade.


Father Tom Johns and  Marilyn Madigan

Parade Deputy Director Marilyn Madigan
and Co-Chair Father Tom Johns


Bill Carney and Linda Hannon

Bill Carney and Deputy Director Linda Hannon


Parade Guarantor

Parade Guarantor

Enjoy these images and videos from the 2010 Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Parade. (in Order of March as much as possible)


Cleveland Police Pipes & Drums

Cleveland Police Pipes & Drums


Watch (below) the Cleveland Police Pipes & Drums, Cleveland Firefighters Pipes & Drums, Irish American Club East Side Pipe Band and IACES Fife and Drums




Old Cleveland Police Car

Old Cleveland Police Car


Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians

Ancient Order of Hibernians


Division 1 began with the Irish American Club East Side

Division 1 began with the Irish American Club East Side


Irish American Club East Side Pipe Band

Irish American Club East Side Pipe Band


Irish American Club East Side Flag Corps

Irish American Club East Side Flag Corps


Irish American Club East Side Float

Irish American Club East Side Float


Jean Walsh on Irish American Club East Side Float

Jean Walsh on the back half of the float


Pat Homan - Irish American Club East Side Member of the Year

Pat Homan - Irish American Club East Side Member of the Year


St. Patrick Parish - West Park had a large presence at the Parade. St. Pat's is scheduled to close and merge with two other churches.

Save St. Pat's

See more photos and videos from the emotional St. Patrick's Day morning Mass at St. Patrick Parish and St. Pat's in the Parade.

The Boy Scouts of America are celebrating 100 Years of Scouting and a huge contingent of scouts marched in the Parade.

Boy Scouts of America celebrate 100 years

See more photos and videos from the Boy Scouts at the Parade.

St. Vincent St. Mary Marching Band

St. Vincent St. Mary Marching Band




Ohio Rose of Tralee Annie Dunn

Ohio Rose of Tralee Annie Dunn


St. Vincent Charity Hospital float

St. Vincent Charity Hospital float


Parade float - baby cow


Irish Wolfhounds

Irish Wolfhounds


West Side Irish American Club

Division II began with the West Side Irish American Club.


West Side Irish American Club Man of the Year Andy Dever

West Side Irish American Club Man of the Year Andy Dever


West Side Irish American Club Woman of the Year Eileen Stahl

West Side Irish American Club Woman of the Year Eileen Stahl


West Side Irish American Club Float

West Side Irish American Club Float


West Side Irish American Club Drill Team

West Side Irish American Club Drill Team


West Side Irish American Club youngsters

Young West Side Irish American Club Marchers


Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason




Rubber City Model "A" Ford Club


St. Patrcik's Day Parade crowd


Judge Bridget McCafferty

Judge Bridget McCafferty




Notre Dame Cathedral Latin Band and Marchers




Holy Name High School Marching Band


Murphy Irish Art Center

Division III led off with Murphy Irish Art Center





Cleveland Asia  Festival - Paramjit Singh

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day as these marchers from the Cleveland Asian Festival proved.






Padua Franciscan High School Marching Bruins


St. Patrcik's Day Parade fuzzy dog suit




Cleveland Benedictine H.S. Band




St Patrick West Park Mass

St William's Mass


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