St. Patrick's Day

By Anne Pyburn Craig on Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2016 - 1:52 pm
Above: The full Irish treatment awaits at Gavin's Irish Country Inn this weekend in East Durham. Image via the Gavin's Irish Country Inn Facebook page. The Irish love affair with the rocky, rolling green of the Catskills spans generations. In the Greene... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015 - 1:24 pm
Above: Delhi's St. Patrick's Day parade. Photo via the parade's organizers.  It’s a gray and drizzly St. Patrick’s Day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate. Festivities celebrating the Irish continue all this week in the Catskills.  A few St. Pat’s... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Mar. 16, 2015 - 4:04 pm
A 56-year-old woman riding on a float in a St. Patrick's Day parade in the Sullivan County hamlet of Rock Hill was killed on Saturday, March 14 after falling off and being run over by a trailer towing a backhoe, according to the New York State Police and... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015 - 4:27 pm
Above: A shamrock on the slopes at Plattekill Mountain.  Why do so many turn part Irish in the season of St. Patrick? Perhaps because there is something primal about celebrating the end of winter by slathering swathes of green everywhere. Perhaps because... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 17, 2014 - 2:06 pm
At Windham Mountain, even the slopes were clad in St. Patrick's Day green over the weekend. There was plenty of snow on Saturday for Windham's "Irish I Was Skiing/Riding Festival," which featured live music and a skiing leprechaun. Pictured above: Johan... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Monday, Mar. 10, 2014 - 3:47 pm
Above: The Edward Maloney Memorial Pipe Band marches in the 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Delhi. Photo courtesy of the Delhi St. Patrick's Day Parade committee. ‘Tis time again to celebrate the Irish, those poetic and tenacious folks who’ve brought so... Read more
By swidmeyer on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014 - 1:22 pm
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 22, 2013 - 5:17 pm
Above: Hobart Fire Department pipers and drummers at the first annual Delhi St. Patrick's Day Parade, in 2011. Photo from the event's Facebook page. In Ireland, they celebrate St. Patrick's Day on March 17. In the Catskills, the party goes on for weeks. ... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Friday, Mar. 8, 2013 - 10:55 am
Above: Schenectady Pipe Band marching in Delhi's St. Patrick's Day Parade in 2011. Photo from the event's Facebook page. ‘Tis the season of the color green and wee mischievous creatures. It’s easy to see why celebrating St. Patrick, Irish-American style,... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Thursday, Mar. 1, 2012 - 5:35 pm


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