About Us

The United Irish Societies of Greater Cleveland is a non-profit organization consisting of representatives from 28 Irish Organizations whose primary purpose is to organize the Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day Parade. Cleveland's Parade is Ohio's oldest and finest comprising approximately 10,000 participants in 125 units. The 2020 St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 starting at 1:04pm at East 18th St. and Superior Ave. in Downtown Cleveland.


Member Organizations in the United Irish Societies of Greater Cleveland

Executive Director
  • Linda Carney
Deputy Directors
  • Bonnie McNally
  • Thomas J. Kilbane
  • Marilyn Madigan
  • John J. Togher 
  • Margaret Bodle
  • Rasa Chambers
  • Linda M. Hannon
  • Peter B. Hannon
  • Mary Alice Curran
  • Michael Keenan
  • Marie A. Kilbane
  • Sarah O'Brien Dirk
  • Maureen Mohney
  • David J. McLaughlin




Directors Emeritus
Past Executive Directors
  • Thomas F. McManamon (deceased)  1958-1963
  • Raymond J. Reilly (deceased)  1963-1968
  • William F. Chambers (deceased)  1968-1971
  • Augustine Boland (deceased)  1971-1974
  • Eamon D'Arcy (deceased)  1974-1977
  • James E. Murray (deceased)  1977-1980
  • Thomas Fallon (deceased)  1980-1983
  • Stephen L. Mulloy (deceased)  1983-1986
  • Terry O'Malley (deceased)  1986-1989
  • William M. Carney (deceased)  1989-1992
  • Thomas J. Mackin  1992-1995
  • Deneen C. O'Reilly  1995-1998
  • Hon. Terrence O'Donnell  1998-2001
  • Thomas McManamon Jr.  2001-2004
  • Walter J. McNally  2004-2007
  • Daniel M. Corcoran (deceased)  2007-2010
  • Patrick T. Murphy  2010-2013 
  • James J. Kilbane, Jr.  2013-2016
  • Shannon M. Corcoran  2016-2019