St. Patrick's Day Parade in Cleveland 2015

St. Patrick's Day Parade 2015
March 17, 2015

The United Irish Societies of Greater Cleveland is a non-profit organization consisting of representatives from 27 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 comprising approximately 10,000 participants in 125 units.

The theme of the 2105 Parade was "150 Years: Celebrating the Role of the Irish in the American Civil War"

The 2015 Parade Honorees were:

  • Grand Marshal Daniel M. Corcoran
  • Irish Mother Patricia Hollywood
  • Co-Chairs Fr. Bob Begin and Maire O'Leary Manning
The Irish American Club Eastside (IACES) Member of the Year was Robin Burton. The West Side Irish American Club (WSIAC) Man of the Year was Tim Campbell, Woman of the Year Kathleen Mangan and Queen of the Year Mary Therese Lavelle.

The Irish American Club Eastside (IACES) Pipe Band performed this traditional Irish medley as a warmup before marching in the 2015 St. Patrick's Day parade in Cleveland.

On the following pages you will find video and photo highlights of the Parade in somewhat chronological order.

Honorees, National Anthems and Blowing the Whistle

Start of the 2015 Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Parade

Cleveland Police in the St. Patrick's Day Parade

Cleveland Fire Fighters in the St. Patrick's Day Parade

Div 1 - Irish American Club East Side

Cleveland Diocesan Union of Holy Name Societies

Saint Joseph Academy celebrating 125 years

Irish Dancers - Leneghan, Murphy and O'Hare

More from Division 1

Div 2 - West Side Irish American Club

St. Helen Unicycle Drill Team from Newbury Ohio

St Vincent - St Mary Band

Cleveland State University

St Martin de Porres

Holy Name Elementary

Notre Dame Cathedral Latin

Cleveland City Dogs

Irish Northern Aid

Cleveland Right to Life

Pipe Fitters Local 120

Walsh Jesuit HS Band

Ohio State Alumni

Irish Wolfhounds

Polonia - Cleveland's Polish Community

Notre Dame College Band

Cleveland Asian Festival

Knights of Columbus

More from Division 2

More from Division 3


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Here are some faces in the crowd to get you started.

Mary Alice and

Sarah Dirk

Dan Corcoran with

Kathleen Mangan

Gerry Quinn and

Helen and

Ed Fitzpatrick and grandson

Girl petting horse

Group at Parade

girl in stroller

guys in kilts

two little girls

WSIAC Queen Mary Therese Lavelle

boy covering ears

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