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Johnny Giles to lead St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin

Published 29/02/2012 | 12:34

VETERAN soccer commentator John Giles has been chosen to lead the St Patrick’s Parade in Dublin.

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The organisers said he was picked for his outstanding contribution to Irish sport over the decades.

The former Leeds star follows an illustrious line-up of sporting Grand Marshalls from Packie Bonnar to Michael O Muircheartaigh and boxer Katie Taylor.

John Giles said he was thrilled to be asked and being Grand Marshall was “a huge honour”.

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