QC 2015 Crowning

  Maureen is a 27 year old burst of energy and enthusiasm. She is our 2015 “Emerald Mile” Queen Colleen for the 53rd Annual Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade which is known as the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade west of the Mississippi River. Maureen McGinty is the daughter of Pat and Mary McGinty. She is sponsored by McGinty Enterprises her father’s company that specializes in producing one-of-a-kind woodwork pieces. 

  A native of Colorado, she works at The Skills Den, a lab that provides competency evaluations for Home Health Aides and Personal Care Workers. She attended Alameda High School and went on to study at Red Rocks Community College. Maureen, the youngest of three has a large family who are all very close and are all excited to support her in this journey. 

  Maureen has strong ties to Ireland: her great grandfather was from County Cork and her father was born on St. Patrick’s Day.  She is an avid fan of the Broncos, Nuggets, Rockies and anything Colorado.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, movies and is passionate about children. The Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade has been a family tradition and now she gets to serve as our Queen Colleen. Fáiltíonn míle (a thousand welcomes) Maureen!

As Queen Colleen Maureen McGinty Will: 


  • Lead the Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
  • Be the spokeswoman for the DSPDPC at various media appearances and other duties as assigned.
  • Attend the DSPDPC Christmas party and emcee the Little Shamrock Contest 12/12/2014.
  • Attend the annual Pub Crawl 2/28/2015 and the half-way to St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl 9/13/2014.
  • Attend the Proclamation Ceremony 3/9/2015.
  • Attend the “Changing of the Street Sign” 3/12/2015.
  • Attend the DSPDPC Awards’ Events.
  • Attend the Grand Marshal Reception 3/13/2015.
  • Attend the DSPDPC Annual Meeting 6/12/2015.
  • Participate in the 2016 Queen Colleen Event.




 Gallery Of The 2015 Queen Colleen Crowning Ceremony



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