|1976 St Patrick's Day in O'Connell Street, Dublin|
Sunday was no exception despite the inclement weather. With former Westlife member Nicky Byrne, to the fore as grand marshall the Dublin parade drew large crowds. Predisnt Michael D Higgins was in attendance while the Taoiseach Enda Kenny was on the streets of New York for the traditional yearly parade there.
The main parade begans at noon, following a route through the city from Parnell Square to O’Connell Street, Westmoreland Street and Dame Street before heading towards Christchurch and finishing at St Patrick’s Cathedral.
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