Press Inquiries

If you are a member of the media looking for information about the South Side Irish Parade, please contact: 

Ellyn Caruso or Michael Nothnagel
CarusoPR
312-854-7079
ellyn@carusopr.com
michael@carusopr.com

The above is for press inquiries only. All other inquiries (sponsorship, merchandise, etc.) please call 773-916-7747 (SSIP) or email info@southsideirishparade.org.

Press Coverage of the South Side Irish Parade

2016 Parade coverage

Daily Southtown - Emily Beazley's foundation among groups to lead South Side Irish parade
DNAinfo Chicago - Grand Marshals of South Side Irish Parade Put a Spotlight on Pediatric Cancer
The Beverly Review - Ceremony announces parade grand marshal, honoree
The Beverly Review - Kelly named South Side queen
DNAinfo Chicago - World Irish Dance Championships Beckon for South Side Irish Parade Queen
DNAInfo Chicago - South Side Irish Parade Portable Toilet Rental Deadline Extended
The Beverly Review - Parade prediction: good, clean fun
Beverly-MtGreenwood Patch - South Side Irish Parade Highlights Pediatric Cancer Groups, 100 Club

2015 Parade Coverage

DNAinfo Chicago - An Insider’s Guide To The South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Chicago Tribune - Big turnout expected for South Side Irish Parade
NBC 5 Chicago - South Side Irish Parade Enjoys Big Turnout, No Arrests
ABC 7 Chicago - South Side Irish Parade Continues St. Patrick’s Day Festivities - 2:00 minute story on parade
WBBM-AM 780 -  Thousands Celebrate At South Side Irish Parade
Daily Southtown - South Side Irish parade get its day in the sun
The Beverly Review -  Parade gives Irish something to smile about

2014 PARADE COVERAGE

Chicago Parent: South Side Irish Parade perfect for Chicago families
Beverly Review: Parade committee announces 2014 grand marshal, community honoree
CBS 2 Chicago: Charity for kids to serve as grand marshals of Irish parade
Southtown Star: Take comfort from winter: South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade is just weeks away
Beverly Review: Longtime residents enjoy helping in parade's busy time
Southtown Star: West Beverly woman queen of South Side Irish Parade
Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch: Christmas gift idea: Buy a mini South Side Irish Parade banner
Beverly Review: South Side Irish Parade offers 'mini banners'
DNA Info Chicago: South Side Irish Parade hopes to get a holiday boost from mini-banner sales
Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch: South Side Irish Parade fundraiser set for Feb. 22
DNA Info Chicago: South Side Irish Parade pre-party set to raise money for festivities
The Villager: South Side Irish Parade kicks off with pre-parade fundraiser
Irish-American News: South Side pre-parade fundraiser 

2013 Parade Recaps

Facebook: 2013 South Side Irish Parade photos
ABC 7: South Side Irish Parade steps off as family-friendly event
Beverly Review: Rain, rain goes away for South Side Irish Parade
Beverly Review: Man lightens load for parade march by losing nearly 142 pounds
Beverly Mount-Greenwood Patch: Family and tradition on display at South Side Irish Parade
Beverly Mount Greenwood Patch: Guide to the South Side Irish Parade
CBS Local: Stricter South Side Irish Parade marks 2nd year
Chicago Tribune: Editorial - Mayberry on Western
Chicago Tribune: Nary a drop mars South Side Irish Parade
Chicagoist: In Pictures: 2013 South Side Irish Parade
Chicago Sun-Times Live coverage of the South Side Irish Parade
Chicago Sun-Times: A good day for the South Side Irish Parade
DNAInfo Chicago: Beverly businesses stock up on beer, meat for South Side Irish Parade
Fox Chicago: Fox's Pizza celebrates St. Patrick's Day with South Side Irish Parade (VIDEO)
Fox Chicago: South Side Irish Parade thrills all in attendance (VIDEO)
Huffington Post Chicago: South Side Irish Parade kicks off on rainy Chicago Sunday
NBC Chicago: South Side Irish Parade draws thousands
RedEye: Guide to South Side Irish Parade
Southtown Star: Irish reign on Western Avenue
Windy City Live: South Side Irish Parade on Billy Dec's "Whats on Dec" list (VIDEO)
WXRT: 2013 South Side Irish Parade photo gallery

2013 Pre-parade coverage

Video by Ryan J. Bolger: The 2013 South Side St. Patricks Parade Grand Marshal Event 
Facebook: 2013 Parade Kickoff Party Photos

Beverly Review: South Side Irish Parade to host annual pre-party
Beverly Review: Wave of green to hit parade route
Beverly Review: Chicago's first responders to lead South Side Irish Parade
Southtown Star: Meet the queen: Palos Heights woman a first for Irish parade
Southtown Star: Irish parade organizers It's important to honor first responders
Fox Chicago: South Side Irish Parade committee honors fallen heroes