Chicago South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Rain could not stop the dancers.
Rain could not stop the dancers.
They were prepared.
They were prepared.
The crowds grew larger as they rain held off.
The crowds grew larger as they rain held off

Southsiders celebrating their Irish heritage.

Honoring the memory of a great kid from Mt. Carmel.

Queen Bridget Fitzgerald and her court.

Jack Casto holds court behind the bar at Ken's on Western Ave. (His mother was a Murphy!)
Jack Casto holds court behind the bar at Ken’s on Western Ave. (His mother was a Murphy!)

Erin O'Malley gettin' frisky!

A couple of Chicago's Finest

Revelers at the parade.

The Moran family loves freecraic.com

Her first Paddy's Day.

Mounted cops signal the finale of the parade.

The end of the parade!

The final marcher of the parade, stuck behind the horses.