Saint Patrick's Day

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 08, 2019 - 9:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar at the White House next week to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. On Thursday, the prime minister will participate in the annual shamrock ceremony, presenting Trump with a bowl of Ireland's famous greens. St. Patrick's...
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January 18, 2019 - 10:46 am
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Russian President and Presidential candidate Vladimir Putin exits a polling booth as he prepares to cast his ballot during Russia's presidential election in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 18, 2018. Putin's victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday isn't in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term — and many Russian workers are facing intense pressure to do so. (Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP)
March 18, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ---------------- ONLY ON AP ---------------- KUSHNER COS-FALSE DOCUMENTS — Jared Kushner's family real estate company routinely filed false documents with New York City claiming it had no rent-regulated...
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A New York City firefighter greets spectators as they take part in the St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday, March 17, 2018, in New York. Several bagpipe bands led a parade made up of over 100 marching bands after Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke briefly, calling it a "day of inclusion" and adding: "We're all immigrants." (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
March 17, 2018 - 11:05 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 at the 257th running of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade. Several bagpipe bands led a parade made up of more than 100...
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March 17, 2018 - 8:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he strongly disagrees with a parole board's decision to grant parole to an ex-radical convicted in the 1971 killings of two police officers. The Democrat told reporters at Saturday's St. Patrick's Day parade that the parole board's decision to let Herman Bell...
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Boats move through the water as the Chicago River is dyed green for St. Patrick's Day Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Chicago. Thousands of people lined the riverfront downtown Chicago to see the dyeing, a tradition for the holiday that dates to 1962. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
March 17, 2018 - 2:37 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- CLINTON EMAILS-INSPECTOR GENERAL — Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept...
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US actor Mark Hamill and his wife Marilou York attend the St Patrick's day parade, in Dublin, Saturday March 17, 2018. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
March 17, 2018 - 12:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — Mark Hamill has tweeted that "today the whole galaxy is Irish" as he appeared as international guest of honor at Dublin's St. Patrick's Day parade. The "Star Wars" actor, whose great-grandmother was born in Ireland, was invited to represent the Irish diaspora at the celebration...
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March 17, 2018 - 12:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Some spectators and participants at the 257th St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City cite family histories as evidence of Ireland's deep American roots. Matthew McCrosson said at Saturday's...
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Vice President Mike Pence, center, and his wife wife Karen Pence, right, welcome Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland, left, to the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 16, 2018 - 4:22 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Protesters seeking to carry signs in an area being secured for Vice President Mike Pence to participate in the South's largest St. Patrick's Day parade won a brisk free speech fight Friday as city officials in Savannah backed off prohibiting signs and posters at the event. City...
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