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2008 AOH Notre Dame Division 1 Conshohocken Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 8, 2007 2:00 PM Start

Conshohocken, PA

 

Grand Marshal's Ball

March 03, 2007

Jeffersonville Golf Club, 2400 W. Main St

Jeffersonville, PA 19403 6:00 PM Start

 

This year's 2007 St. Patrick's Parade Grand Marshal

is Ed Halligan

 

Congratulations to Ed for his contributions to the community, and for his reign as the 2007 Conshohocken Saint Patrick's Parade Grand Marshal. Click here for Ed's Bio

  • Current President - Montgomery County AOH

  • Current AOH State Organizer

  • Past President - AOH Sean McBride Division 2

St. PatrickBefore the parade

The parade will be on March 10th, with a 1:00 pm line-up and a 2:00 pm start at 11th Avenue and Fayette Street in Conshohocken (see map below). The route is along Fayette St from 11th Ave to Elm St (all downhill). It will end in front of the Washington Fire Company.

Note that shuttles will be leaving from AOH Hall to the parade site. The last bus will be leaving at 1:00 sharp.

Please wear black pants and shoes along with your Division Jacket. If you don’t have a division jacket you are still welcome to participate.

We are in need of Parade Marshals to line up the participants in the parade. Contact Jack Rodenbaugh if you wish to help out.

Theme set for the parade

The theme of the parade will be Flags of Our Fathers. This is in honor of all those who came before us to help build our Nation to what it is today.

The Parade Committee will line Fayette Street with yellow ribbons in remembrance of our armed forces throughout the world. Onlookers and businesses along the parade route are asked to wear or display yellow ribbons for our troops, and to display American and Irish flags as well.

After the parade

During and after the parade, pubs and restaurants along the route will be hosting parties.

Note that shuttles will be leaving from the parade site to AOH Hall. The last bus will be leaving at 5:00 sharp.

Entertainment at the AOH Hall will be provided by the Johnny Dew Band, beginning at 5pm. Food will again be available to everyone at a reasonable price! The parade awards will be given out at that time.

Grand Marshall's Ball

The Ball will be held on March 3 at the Jefferson Golf Club in Jeffersonville, PA, beginning at 6:00 PM. The entertainment will be provided by McHugh & Company and by our own Irish Thunder Pipes & Drums.

Map of Conshohocken parade route

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More info on the parade can be located on the AOH Notre Dame Division web site. aohnd1.com

Pete Hand

PHand@paturnpike.com

Chairman

Saint Patrick’s Parade Committee

 

2007 St. Patrick's Parade Grand Marshal

Ed Halligan

Ed's Bio

Ed Halligan, President of Montgomery County and AOH State Organizer of Pa. was nominated Grand Marshal of the 2007 Saint Patrick’s Parade in Conshohocken.

Ed past President of the Sean McBride Division and Grand Knight of the James A. Flaherty Council is very active in the community and Irish community itself.

Ed has been married to his wife Joann for 22 years and has two children Ed and Caitlin. During his relationship with the AOH and the Knights Ed help raise funds for helping others such as the Montgomery County for Retarded Citizens and the mentally handicapped. He was involved in raising funds for the Irish Sailing ship Jeanie Johnson and Children’s Friendship Project of Northern Ireland. As an AOH State organizer he has organized or assisted in organizing five AOH divisions in 2006. What better was to promote Irish culture.

Ed Halligan will begin his reign on March 3rd at the Grand Marshal’s Ball at the Jeffersonville Banquet Hall.

The parade will begin at 2 p.m. at 11th and Fayette Street in downtown Conshohocken. The parade route is lined with delis, restaurants and pubs for all to enjoy during and after the parade. Last year was the first year in Conshohocken that attracted fourteen thousand people into town along the one mile parade route.

Participants in the parade are many AOH, LAOH and Emerald Society organizations along with bands, Irish dancers and other social organizations from throughout the region.

The theme of this year’s parade is “Flags of Our Fathers’’ in honor of all those who came before us to help make this Nation what it is today.

Conshohocken is about twelve miles outside of Philadelphia and is off routes 76 and 476.

The parade committee was organized in 1992 by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Notre Dame Division of Montgomery County, Pa. The members and committee feels that this Saint Patrick’s’ Parade will grow year after year.