The Irish government played a major behind-the-scenes role in persuading the St Patrick’s Day Parade Committee in New York to allow a gay group into the parade.
The Irish Consulate in New York launched a major effort to change the rules following the embarrassment last year of Taoiseach Enda Kenny being openly challenged by gay groups and media about marching in the parade.
Kenny had expected a wonderful opportunity to showcase Ireland. Instead...
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