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.
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”.