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Performers continue on the parade route during St. Patrick's Day festivities in Dublin. More than 100 parades are being held across Ireland to mark St. Patrick's Day, the feast day of the patron saint of Ireland, with up to 650,000 spectators expected to attend the parade in Dublin. (March 17, 2013)

St. Patrick's Day around the world

Photos of St. Patrick's Day celebrations and parades around the world.

A child rides on a pony during the
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A child rides on a pony during the St Patrick's Day parade in Limerick, Ireland. (March 17, 2013)

Children ride on a pony during the St.
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Children ride on a pony during the St. Patrick's Day parade in Limerick, Ireland. (March 17, 2013)

A man dressed as a leprechaun entertains the
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A man dressed as a leprechaun entertains the crowd on a water propelled Flyboard while workers dye the Chicago River green to begin the city's St. Patrick's day celebration in Chicago. The dying of the river has been a tradition in the city for 43 years. (March 16, 2013)

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A reveler blows bubbles during St. Patrick's Day
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A reveler blows bubbles during St. Patrick's Day festivities in Dublin. More than 100 parades are being held across Ireland to mark St. Patrick's Day, the feast day of the patron saint of Ireland, with up to 650,000 spectators expected to attend the parade in Dublin. (March 17, 2013)

Performers continue on the parade route during St.
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Performers continue on the parade route during St. Patrick's Day festivities in Dublin. More than 100 parades are being held across Ireland to mark St. Patrick's Day, the feast day of the patron saint of Ireland, with up to 650,000 spectators expected to attend the parade in Dublin. (March 17, 2013)

Members of the New York City Fire Department
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Members of the New York City Fire Department play the bagpipes on the parade route during St. Patrick's Day festivities in Dublin. More than 100 parades are being held across Ireland to mark St. Patrick's Day, the feast day of the patron saint of Ireland, with up to 650,000 spectators expected to attend the parade in Dublin. (March 17, 2013)

People participate in the St. Patrick's Day parade
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People participate in the St. Patrick's Day parade at Boat Quay in Singapore. Singapore's Irish community gathered at Boat Quay for a three-day St. Patrick's Day Street Festival that featured street performances, buskers, and Irish food and drink. (March 17, 2013)

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess
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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend a St. Patrick's Day parade by the 1st Battalion Irish Guards as they visit Aldershot Barracks on St. Patrick's Day in Aldershot, England. (March 17, 2013)

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A woman wears false flag eyelashes during the
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A woman wears false flag eyelashes during the St. Patrick's day parade through Dublin city center on St Patrick's day. (March 17, 2013)

A man waits for the parade to start
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A man waits for the parade to start during the St. Patrick's Day Street Festival at Boat Quay in Singapore. Singapore's Irish community gathered at Boat Quay for a three-day St. Patrick's Day Street Festival that featured street performances, buskers, and Irish food and drink. (March 17, 2013)

A group of women drink beer and celebrate
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A group of women drink beer and celebrate St. Patrick's Day during the St. Patrick's Day Street Festival at Boat Quay in Singapore. (March 17, 2013)

Bagpipers from the northern Romanian region of Suceava
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Bagpipers from the northern Romanian region of Suceava perform as they take part in the St. Patrick's Day parade, downtown Bucharest, Romania. The biggest festival in Romania dedicated to St. Patrick takes place in Bucharest between the 15th and the 19th of March and the event consists of a series of cultural and artistic performances. (March 17, 2013)

A parade goer tries on a hat during
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A parade goer tries on a hat during St. Patrick's Day festivities in Dublin. More than 100 parades are being held across Ireland to mark St. Patrick's Day, the feast day of the patron saint of Ireland, with up to 650,000 spectators expected to attend the parade in Dublin. (March 17, 2013)

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A Romanian boy has his face painted green
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A Romanian boy has his face painted green as he takes part in the St. Patrick's Day parade in Bucharest, Romania. The biggest festival in Romania dedicated to St. Patrick takes place in Bucharest between March 15th and March 19th to mark the Irish Presidency of the European Union Council. (March, 17, 2013)

Aras an Uachtarain, Ireland's 'white house' and residence
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Aras an Uachtarain, Ireland's 'white house' and residence of Irish President Michael Higgins, illuminated green for the first time this year for St. Patrick's Festival as part of the greening of Dublin city and international landmarks in Dublin. (March, 16, 2013)

Romanian dancers perform an Irish dance as they
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Romanian dancers perform an Irish dance as they take part in St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Bucharest, Romania. The biggest festival in Romania dedicated to St. Patrick takes place in Bucharest between March 15th and March 19th to mark the Irish Presidency of the European Union Council. (March 17, 2013)

Children make their way to the St Patrick's
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Children make their way to the St Patrick's Day parade during the St Patrick's Day celebrations in Limerick, Ireland. (March 17, 2013)

A girl wears a headdress in the colors
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A girl wears a headdress in the colors of Ireland as she takes part in St Patrick's Day celebrations in Bucharest, Romania. The biggest festival in Romania dedicated to St. Patrick takes place in Bucharest between March 15th and March 19th to mark the Irish Presidency of the European Union Council. (March 17, 2013)

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Dog Mixie is dressed up in green for
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Dog Mixie is dressed up in green for a St. Patrick's Day parade on the Irish national holiday in Berlin, Germany. The parade was organized by the German-Irish community. (March 17, 2013)

People celebrate St. Patrick's Day during the Singapore
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People celebrate St. Patrick's Day during the Singapore St. Patrick's Day Street Festival at Boat Quay in Singapore. (March 17, 2013)

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