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.

Keira Alexander