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Dublin’s St. Pat’s Parade Led by Disabled Rights Activist | US News

How does Ireland recognize Saint Patrick’s Day? They have one humdinger of a parade in Dublin and celebrate for four days. This year, disabled rights activist Joanne O’Riordan led the way…

Record Crowds Are Celebrating Ireland’s National Holiday in Dublin as a Parade Led by the Country’s Most Prominent Disabled Rights Activist Snaked Its Way Through the Irish Capital on St. Patrick’s Day | US News & World Report

“DUBLIN (AP) — Record crowds celebrated Ireland’s national holiday Thursday as a parade led by the country’s most prominent disabled rights activist snaked its way through Dublin on St. Patrick’s Day. Parade grand marshal Joanne O’Riordan, who was born without arms or legs, beamed a joyous smile as she steered a special scooter past an estimated 550,000 people lining the route of the parade across the River Liffey to St. Patrick’s Cathedral…” ~ Shawn Pogatchnik

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!


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JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She writes fiction about an alpha Bichon named Chester, and his friends--with a dash of humor and a dab of poli-sci. JoAnn worked professionally in the Psychology and Information Science fields. Retired now, she enjoys the creative life.




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