Irish presence thrives in the River City

Posted on: 12:14 am, March 19, 2012, by , updated on: 12:16am, March 19, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) The St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are now over, but the Irish continue to have a presence here in the River City.

On Sunday, Friends of Shockoe Hill Cemetery organized programs and tours aimed at educating visitors about the impact the Irish had on the development of Richmond.

CBS 6 photojournalist Jake Burns tours the Richmond Cemetery, to show you how one group is trying to make sure the Irish legacy survives. Just click on the video above.