Friday 19 January 2018

Parades, royals drinking Guinness and even a streaker in Dublin - eventful St Patrick's day across the world

Eden Benjamin from Israel and Annelin Hennessy Fagerstroem from Norway at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin.
Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Eden Benjamin from Israel and Annelin Hennessy Fagerstroem from Norway at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Agnese Colombo and Chiara Ferrari from Italy at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Abimbola and Claire Makinwa from Balbriggan at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Spectators enjoy themselves at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Constant Lornage from France at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Spectators enjoy themselves in O'Connell Street during the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Numi, 9, Feyi, 2 and Feranmi, & Makinwa from Balbriggan in Dame Street during the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Lea Carlet from Toulouse watches the spectacle in Dame Street during the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
A spectator in Dame Street film the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Spectators watch from a vantage point in Dame Street during the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Spectators watch from a vantage point in O'Connell Street during the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Spectators watch from a vantage point in O'Connell Street Street during the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Julia Fabrin and Luna Sena from Brazil in Dame Street during the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
A float passes at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
A spectators enjoy herself at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Spectators enjoy themselves in O'Connell Street during the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Sean Scott and Tom Morgan from Kent in O'Connell Street during the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Constant Lornage from France at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Alexandra Skrzypkowska from Poland at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Members of the Army Band at the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Photo: Tony Gavin 17/3/2017
Leprechaun Killian McGreal entertains the crowd at the first ever St. Patrick's Day Parade in Blessington, Co. Wicklow (PHOTO - DAVE BARRETT)
Isabelle, 4, and Kathleen, 7, Curtin from Clare at the Cheltenham Races. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 17/3/2017
Isabelle, 4, and Kathleen, 7, Curtin from Clare at the Cheltenham Races. Picture credit; Damien Eagers 17/3/2017
Participants take part in the St Patrick's Day parade on the streets of Dublin Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire
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