Irish parades, pubs and events in Brooklyn

There’s no need to be Irish by blood to get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit — and no need to wait until March 17 either.

Brooklyn, the most Irish borough — tens of thousands have emigrated from The Emerald Isle to its nabes since the 19th century — has a lot of Irish to offer, with special events taking place all month, in addition to some of the city’s oldest Irish watering holes.

Scroll through for some of our picks.