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Lauren Corry crowned 2015 Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen

Chicago’s Irish community have chosen their queen. Lauren Corry, a 28 year old middle school art teacher from Wheaton, IL was selected today after a competitive nail biter of a contest to determine which of the windy city’s fairest colleens will wear the crown for the next year. Lauren will preside over the 60th Annual… Continue Reading

Deadline extended to become 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen

Deadline Extended for 2015 Saint Patrick’s Day Queen Contest Looking for the New Parade Queen James F. Coyne, General Chairman of the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, announced plans for a city wide search for Chicago’s fairest Colleen. She will represent the Chicago Irish community as the Queen of the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.… Continue Reading

2012 Queen Sara Collins Bids Adieu With Class

2012 Queen Sara Collins Bids Adieu With Class

2012 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Queen Sara Collins retired from her reign early last Sunday evening just prior to the crowning of 2013 Queen Bridget Fitzgerald. Sara took the stage at Plumber’s Hall and delivered a genuinely emotional speech to the assembled crowd that stunned the folks in attendance with its heartfelt sincerity and grace.… Continue Reading

Bridget Fitzgerald crowned Queen of Chicago’s 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bridget Fitzgerald, a graduate of John Carroll University, is crowned Queen of Chicago’s 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday afternoon at Plumber’s Hall in Chicago. The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is sponsored by Local 130 Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union. Queen Bridget will reign over the parade on Saturday March 16th and the Irish… Continue Reading