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(Mineola, NY)  Long Beach recently celebrated their twenty-third annual Irish American Heritage Parade and Festival.  The parade featured numerous bagpipe bands, marching bands and Irish step dancers.  Taking part in this great display of unity and patriotism were Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell, other area officials and members of the public.

Long Beach Parade Celebrates Irish Heritage
Pictured are members and friends of the Ancient Order of Hibernians ("AOH") joined by New York State Senator Dean Skelos, Nassau County Clerk Maureen O'Connell, Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg, Nassau County Deputy Comptroller Joy Watson, Grand Marshall Veronica Danca, Donal Mahoney, AOH District 6 Director John C. O'Connell, AOH President Michael Byrne, Judge Thomas P. Phelan, NYS AOH Past President Jack Irwin, AOH Historian Joseph Gleason, Judge Barrie Petty, AOH Long Beach Division Jr. Past President Ryan Sharkey, AOH Long Beach Division President John Hanley, Judge Christopher Quinn, Parade Aides: Christopher Jordan, Sean Schaefer, William R. Wannermeyer and Margaret McCluskey

Long Beach Parade Celebrates Irish Heritage
Past President of Ancient Order of Hibernians Andrew Healy, Judge Peter Skelos Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford, Nassau County Clerk Maureen O'Connell, Donal Mahoney, New York State Senator Dean Skelos