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Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue Amid Controversy

The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off down Fifth Avenue on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a weekend of St. Patrick’s Day revelry.

03/17/2014

Manti Te'o (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Manti Te’o Lowers 40 Time, Reportedy Turns Down Invites To Attend Draft

Te’o is hoping to be picked in the first round of next month’s NFL draft, though he’s not expected to be on hand at Radio City Music Hall.

03/27/2013

St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City - March 17, 2012 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Rockland Residents Protest Raunchy St. Patrick’s Day Merchandise

There are bawdy, crude, rude, and insulting stereotypes on t-shirts and hats at Spencer’s and at kiosks at the Palisades Center mall and Rockland County Irish say enough is enough.

03/01/2013

Revelers cheer on the marchers during the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NYC Goes Green For 251st Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Saint Patrick’s Day parade is a vibrant, colorful celebration of Irish culture, complete with flags, bands, Irish dancers and much more and it draws fans from all over the world.

03/17/2012

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Irish Arts Center Giving Away Free Books In Five Boroughs

In the early and mid-1800s, the Irish and Chinese lived side-by-side in the rough and tumble Five Points. Today, there is a coming together for two cultures that might still seem foreign to one another.

03/16/2012

New York Irish Center - Queens, NY (file / credit: New York Irish Center)

Stories From Main Street: Long Island City, Yonkers Reveal New Wave Of Irish Immigrants

he Irish in New York. The story pre-dates the founding of the United States and it is still being written today.

03/12/2012

Missing Irish Dance Dress (credit: 1010 WINS)

Family Hopes To Find 12-Year-Old’s Custom Dance Dress

Elle McGinnity was in town March 26 and 27 for an Irish dance competition, but in the confusion of checking out of the Millenium Hotel and rushing to Penn Station to catch a train back to Rochester, her dress was left behind.

04/23/2011

Bagpipers march up Fifth Avenue in New York during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, Thursday, March 17, 2011. (AP Photo)

Irish Pride Shines In New York City For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

A sea of green flooded Fifth Avenue as spectators and marchers took to the streets for the country’s largest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.

03/17/2011

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Interview: ‘This Is Your Brain On Shamrocks’

Veteran Irish American entertainment critic Mike Farragher joins CBS 2 to talk about his new book “This is Your Brain on Shamrocks.”

03/13/2011

T-Shirt Removed From Old Navy's Catalogue (credit: CBS 2)

Old Navy Cans Irish T-Shirts

Two t-shirts are no longer being sold in Old Navy stores. One reads “Irish I was drunk,” and the other reads “Party like you’re Irish’ with Snoopy holding a mug that says root beer.

02/08/2011