Dolores Walsh Honored as the Irish Business Organization’s Grand Marshal, Will lead IBO in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Dolores Walsh with the Grand Marshal Loretta Brennan Glucksman

Manhattan real estate executive Dolores Walsh started marching in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade as a child with her Irish immigrant parents. This year, she’s walking up Fifth Avenue as the Grand Marshal of the Irish Business Organization (

“I am extremely humbled by this honor,” said Ms. Walsh, who will be installed as the 45-year-old business group’s Parade Grand Marshal on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Manhattan by NY1 Anchor/Reporter Kristen Shaughnessy. Ms. Walsh’s mother, Bridget, is from County Clare; her late father, Vincent, hailed from County Galway.

Ms. Walsh is an executive with Jaffe and Asher, LLP. Her selection as Grand Marshal for the Irish Business Organization honors Ms. Walsh’s years of leadership, and her work for charities dear to New York City’s Irish-American and Irish community.

Ms. Walsh also volunteers for the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, where she has coordinated events for the 14 Aides to this year’s Parade Grand Marshal, Loretta Brennan Glucksman. The 257th New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 17th, and proceeds up Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street.  

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