Irish-Americans Ready to March

The 37th annual Irish-American Parade will be held in Park Slope on Sunday, March 18. The day begins at Holy Name Church with 9 a.m. Mass, celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros. Grand Marshal John Ridge will lead the marchers starting from Prospect Park West and 15th St.  Aides to the Marshal include Donald Kent, Gloria Bischoff, Anne Hearn, John Moore, Virginia Sheehan, Frank Keegan, James Healy and Harry Farrell. This year’s parade is dedicated to the memories of Gov. Hugh Carey and Kevin Patrick Carroll.