Hartford’s St. Patrick’s Day parade celebrates Irish roots

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HARTFORD - The Hartford St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday is a 44-year-old tradition in that celebrates Irish culture and honors those Irish-Americans who have the capital area their home. It also honors those who have made a positive impact on the community. The parade is also an economic boost for Hartford, bringing more than 60,000 people into the city.

Jay Mullarkey; Co-Chair, Hartford Parade Committee, stopped by the Fox CT Morning Extra to talk about how preparations for the parade.

Update: Due to weather the parade has been postponed until next Saturday, March 21.