March 15, 2010 16:57 ET

St. Patrick's Day Observance Association Announces 2010 Parade Winners

Parade to Be Rebroadcast on CBS 3, The CW Philly on St. Patrick's Day; Available on CBS3.COM and Comcast On Demand

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2010) -  Following yesterday's telecast of the 240th St. Patrick's Day Parade on The CW Philly, The St. Patrick's Day Observance Association announced the following awards for the 2010 Parade:

Hon. James H.J. Tate Award
Group that Best Exemplified the Spirit of the Parade
McDade / Cara Championship Dancers

Msgr. Thomas J. Rilley Award
Outstanding Fraternal Organization
2nd Street Irish Society

George Costello Award
Organization with the Outstanding Float in the Parade
Cavan Society

Hon. Vincent A. Carroll Award
Outstanding Musical Unit Excluding Grade School Bands
Philadelphia Police & Fire, Pipes & Drum Band

Anthony J. Ryan Award
Outstanding Grade School Band
Catholic Elementary Schools Marching Band

Walter Garvin Award
Outstanding Children's Irish Dance Group
Rince Ri School of Irish Dance

Marie C. Burns Award
Outstanding Adult Dance Group
Tara Gael Dancers

Joseph E. Montgomery Award
Outstanding AOH and/or LAOH Divisions
All AOH & LAOH Divisions

Joseph J. "Banjo" McCoy Award
Outstanding Fraternal Organization
Cairdeas Irish Brigade

James F. Cawley Parade Director's Award
Outstanding Organization selected by the Parade Director
Cardinal O'Hara High School Marching Band

Father Kevin C. Trautner Award
Outstanding School or Religious Organization that displays their Irish Heritage while promoting Christian Values
St. Katherine of Siena N.E. Philadelphia

Maureen McDade McGrory Award
Outstanding Children's Irish Dance Group Exemplifying the Spirit of Irish Culture through Traditional Dance.
Coyle School of Irish Dance

Viewers who missed the live telecast of the Parade, can catch the rebroadcast on St. Patrick's Day, Wednesday, March 17th, 9a.m. to 12 noon on CBS 3 and again on The CW Philly from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Parade is also available at and can be viewed on Comcast's On Demand feature beginning Thursday, March 18th.

The St. Patrick's Day Parade telecast is presented by IBEW Local 98 and your Tri-State Toyota Dealers and sponsored in part by Philadelphia Federal Credit Union and P.J. Fitzpatrick, Inc.

CBS 3 (KYW-TV) and The CW Philly 57 (WPSG-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

Contact Information

  • Contact: Joanne Calabria, CBS3/The CW Philly, 215-977-5610, Email Contact
    Michael Bradley, Parade Director, 610-308-8994, Email Contact