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The Manchester St. Patrick’s Parade Committee is proud to announce the 2020 St. Patrick’s Parade Grand Marshal, Stephanie McLaughlin! Born and raised in Manchester NH into a large Irish Catholic family, Stephanie attended Manchester Central High School before heading to Boston for college, where she studied Journalism and Political Science at Northeastern University. After college, Stephanie worked for The Boston Globe, The City of...

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George Rousseau Thomas J. King Award 2020 Recipient The Manchester Saint Patrick’s Parade Committee will honor George Rousseau as the 2020 recipient of the Thomas J. King Award. This award is presented to an individual who is not of Irish heritage or not of Catholic faith who has contributed to the betterment of the greater Manchester area. Previous winners include John Clayton (2012), Dr. Sylvio Dupuis (2011), Nancy Gati (2010), Ray...

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Diane Murphy Quinlan 2019 Saint Thomas More Recipient Attorney Diane Murphy Quinlan has been named the 2019 Saint Thomas More recipient by the Manchester St. Patrick’s Parade Committee. She will be honored during the 2020 Parade on Sunday, March 29th at 12 noon on Elm Street in Manchester. The award is presented by the committee to a lawyer or judge who is a practicing Catholic and who embodies the spirit of Saint Thomas More in her...

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Posted By on Oct 11, 2019

The Manchester Saint Patrick’s Parade Committee has cancelled the Parade. The Manchester St. Patrick’s Parade Committee has come to the difficult decision that, due to the information provided by the CDC regarding COVID-19, the Manchester St. Patrick’s Parade, scheduled for March 29, 2020 will be canceled. We are canceling out of the concern for the safety, health and well-being of our downtown partners, spectators, fans and...

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The Manchester Saint Patrick’s Parade Committee is extremely excited, proud and honored to announce that the Master of Ceremonies who will be announcing from the review stand this year will be the 2012 Thomas J. King Award Honoree, John Clayton and last year’s Grand Marshall, Sheila O’Neil Smith. John is the executive director of the Manchester Historic Association and Millyard Museum. He previously spent 25 years as a reporter...

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