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PPh Transformed Into A Wee Bit of Ireland for St. Pat’s Party

Posted on: Nov 26, 2014

T’was good day to be Irish, when PPh celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on March 15.  The band Philly Fun Times, made up of current and retired Mummers, played some old favorites while revelers did a jig or two.  Partiers kept up their strength snacking on Irish potatoes and sipping on a wee bit of brew.  The Philadelphia Protestant Home
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A leprechaun (A.K.A. Tim Corcoran) stopped into PPh for a dance on his way to his pot of gold.

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The band Philly Fun Times is made up of veteran string band musicians.

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The leprechaun (A.K.A.) Tim Corcoran took to the dance floor with Margaret Kinser.

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The band Philly Fun Times kept the party going.

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Carol Rhodes and friend Mary enjoyed the food, drink and fun.

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Charlotte Cochran grabs a dance from a leprechaun (A.K.A. her son Tim).

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Clare Robinson dances the jig with the leprechaun (A.K.A Tim Corcoran).

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Dorothea Burke does a reel with a visiting leprechaun A.K.A. Tim Corcoran

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