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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Floats make their way down the parade route as thousands of spectators watch during the St. Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday, March 17, 2024, in South Boston. (Arthur Mansavage/ Beacon Staff)

‘It’s definitely lived up to the hype’: Crowds gather in South Boston for St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 26, 2024
South Boston was a sea of partygoers dressed in vibrant green this past Sunday for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. 
2024 Boston St. Patrick’s Day

Photos: Dancing, Drinking, and Shamrocks, scenes at the 2024 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 25, 2024
The 2024 St. Patrick’s Day/Evacuation Day Parade brought a sea of Irish green to South Boston on Sunday, March 17. Take a look at some of the parade scenes that our staff photographers captured last week.
St. Patricks Day Parade crowd.

‘We’re out here having a great time’: South Boston hosts annual St. Patrick’s Day parade

March 22, 2023

On Sunday, attendees of the 2023 South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade did not need the luck of the Irish to have a good time. Spirits were high, both...

St. Patricks Day celebrations. Courtesy / Creative Commons

Parades, partying and Patrick: Emerson students celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2022

Emerson students are eagerly anticipating Thursday’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations—especially for those who are experiencing their first holiday...

Drawing by Lucia Thorne

Soundtracks to your slainte

March 17, 2022

St. Patrick’s Day in the City of Boston is in full swing, and what better way to kick off the festivities than listening to some authentic Irish music—and...