2011 Eastchester New York Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Eastchester’s 4th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 2:30pm
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Eastchester Irish American Social Club (EIASC) is proud to sponsor
annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday March
2011. This celebration has become a tradition and a source of pride and
enjoyment for Eastchester and its surrounding area residents. The EIASC is
delighted to announce that this year’s Grand Marshal will be Anne Hendry,
with Liz Ahern selected as Parade Honoree.
Hendry is co-founder of the Hendry School of Irish Dance. In addition to
performing at EIASC events and various functions throughout our town, the
school placed six times at this year’s Oireachtas. In 2003, Anne received
the Eastchester Citizenship Award due to her work and kindness in helping a
neighbor whose lives were torn apart by a fire in their home. Anne was
raised in Rego Park, Queens by her father Joe Sullivan, himself from Rego
Park, and her mother Norah Joyce Sullivan, who immigrated to the United
States in 1958 from Connemara, Co. Galway. Anne and her husband, Jim, are
residents of Eastchester for the past eighteen years and have two children,
Danny and Siobhan.
Ahern has been an active member of the EIASC for twelve years and is also a
committee member for the Swazi Legacy, a charity organization that raises
awareness and funds for orphans in Swaziland, South Africa. Born and raised
in the Bronx, Liz is the fifth of six children to Jim and Betty Shea from
County Kerry in Ireland. Liz and her husband, Brendan, have lived in
Eastchester since 1993 and are the proud parents of three children, Danny,
Erin and Timmy.
has chosen as Joe Sullivan and Kathy Sullivan as her Aides. The 2011 parade
is stepping off at 3:00 p.m. beginning at Immaculate Conception Church
Tuckahoe and marching north on Route 22 to the Lake Isle Country Club. This
parade is one of the fastest growing in Westchester County and will feature
eleven Pipe Bands, six Brass Marching Bands and over 25 marching groups,
including the Police and Fire Departments and a United States Army unit.
Eastchester's 7th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
Irish American Social Club is proud to sponsor Eastchester's
annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday March 13th, 2011 at
We are excited to
announce this year's Grand Marshal's will be Mike Hynes & Stephen Carty.
Mike Hynes hails from County Galway, Ireland. He emigrated to the US in
1986. He is not only a member of the Eastchester Irish, but also the AOH
Division 3, Nassau Irish and the Eire Og ("Aero") Gaelic Football Club.
Stephen Carty hails from County Tipperary, Ireland. He emigrated to the US
in 1998 and is currently a member of the Tipperary Hurling Club. He has
been a member of the Eastchester Irish since 2006 as well as a member of the
Eastchester Chamber of Commerce.
Both men are the
proprietors of the highly successful Mickey Spillane's on Rte 22 in
Eastchester and Molly Spillane's in Mamaroneck and have been supporters of
our organization and parade since its inception.
Mike has chosen Tony
Spillane & local favorite Peter O'Connell as his aides. Stephen has chosen
his Dad John Carty and best friend Joseph Hogan to stand beside him as
Margaret Murtagh &
Nancy O'Neil will be Honorees. Margaret has served as past President of the
Eastchester Irish and Lake Isle Committee Chair. Nancy has served as
Correspondence Secretary and Raffle Chair.
The 2010 parade will
begin at Immaculate Conception Church in Tuckahoe, march north on Rte 22 and
end at the Lake Isle country club. The parade is Westchester County's
fastest growing St Patrick's Day Parade and will feature 20 marching bands
including 12 bagpipe bands and over 50 marching groups.
information, please visit our website at
|Eastchester Irish-American Social Club, Inc.
|P.O. Box 142
|Jim Hendry, Co-Chairman
Dave Flannery, Treasurer, Finance Co-Chair
Enda McIntyre, Finance Co-Chair
John Phelan, Journal Co-Chair
Steve Doherty, Journal Co-Chair
Stephen Huvane, Publicity Co-Chair
Pat Murtagh, Publicity Co-Chair
John Collins, Publicity Co-Chair
Helen Dooley, Sash Co-Chair
Brenda Geraghty, Mass Chair
Margaret Murtagh, Mass Co-Chair
|Tom Huvane, Co-Chairman
Bernadette Huvane, Festival Co-Chair
Patricia Teahen, Festival Co-Chair
Laura Buckley, Festival Co-Chair
Marianne Clemente, Festival Co-Chair
Elaine McGettigan, Festival Co-Chair
Caroline O'Connell, Festival Co-Chair
Frank Travers, Logistics Co-Chair
Brendan Lynch, Logistics Co-Chair
Nancy Tkach O'Neil, Raffle Chair
Liz Ahern, Breakfast Chair
Hon. Christine Doody Doherty
Cleine and Kevin Harrington
John and Christina McGrath
Ann Marie Flannery
Chris and Gary McCloskey
Hon. Mike Cahalin
Maggie and Billy Stapleton
Joe and Cathy Sullivan
Phil and Mary Denning
Patty & Billy George
Hon. Sheila Marcotte
The Eastchester Irish-American Social Club would like thank the
following individuals and organizations for their help with the parade
|Hon. Anothony S. Colavita
Eastchester Town Board
The Town of Eastchester
Hon. John Fitzpatrick
Tuckahoe Village Trustees
Hon. Mary Marvin
Bronxville Village Trustees
|Town of Mt. Vernon
Eastchester Police Dept.
Tuckahoe Police Dept.
Eastchester Auxiliary Dept.
Eascthester Fire Dept.
Eastchester Highway Dept.
Rec. Eric P. Rasser
Immaculate Heart of Mary
Msgr. John T. Ferry
Hendry School of Dance
AOH Div. 16 Mt. Kisco
The Anthony Colavita Show
The Review Press
Anne Hitchinson School
Lake Isle Country Club