Irish roots shine in Helmville

Helmville has Irish roots that go back five generations in many of the residents. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated with a parade, a corned beef and cabbage potluck and special music on the weekend.

The parade route runs from the Post Office to the Copper Queen.

Parade participants included American Legion Post #9 from Lincoln, motocross riders, Mannix Ranch, families in side-by-sides, a horse and buggy, dogs, kids and balloons. More than 70 people packed the Copper Queen for the potluck. "The Shamrockers of Montana" played and jigged at the Copper Queen Saturday....


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