Irish eyes are smiling - as music fills the air for St Patrick's Day

Members of pipe organ bands from several schools in Singapore, including St Joseph's Institution and Raffles Girls' School, performing at the St Patrick's Day parade at UOB Plaza in Raffles Place. About 400 people from the Irish community in Singapor
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Members of pipe organ bands from several schools in Singapore, including St Joseph's Institution and Raffles Girls' School, performing at the St Patrick's Day parade at UOB Plaza in Raffles Place. About 400 people from the Irish community in Singapore turned up for the annual parade on Sunday. St Patrick's Day commemorates the death of Ireland's patron saint and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. It is also a celebration of Irish heritage and culture.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 19, 2019, with the headline 'Irish eyes are smiling - as music fills the air for St Patrick's Day'. Print Edition | Subscribe