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St. Patrick's Day

<p>Children ride in the back of a green Morris Minor during a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. 


REUTERS/Andrew Winning </p>

Children ride in the back of a green Morris Minor during a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Children ride in the back of a green Morris Minor during a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>Parade officials wait for the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. 



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Parade officials wait for the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Parade officials wait for the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Fan Nick Birchall watches the Boston Celtics take the court for their St. Patrick's Day game against the New York Knicks in Boston, March 17, 2010.   


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Fan Nick Birchall watches the Boston Celtics take the court for their St. Patrick's Day game against the New York Knicks in Boston, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Fan Nick Birchall watches the Boston Celtics take the court for their St. Patrick's Day game against the New York Knicks in Boston, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>A man dressed as St Patrick poses for pictures as Sydney Opera House is lit green during St Patrick's Day celebrations in central Sydney, March 17, 2010. 



REUTERS/Daniel Munoz </p>

A man dressed as St Patrick poses for pictures as Sydney Opera House is lit green during St Patrick's Day celebrations in central Sydney, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

A man dressed as St Patrick poses for pictures as Sydney Opera House is lit green during St Patrick's Day celebrations in central Sydney, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>The South Lawn fountain at the White House is dyed green on the occasion of St. Patrick's Day in Washington, March 17, 2010. 



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The South Lawn fountain at the White House is dyed green on the occasion of St. Patrick's Day in Washington, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Reed

The South Lawn fountain at the White House is dyed green on the occasion of St. Patrick's Day in Washington, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>A dog wears a themed hat during a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. 



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A dog wears a themed hat during a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

A dog wears a themed hat during a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>A costumed reveller takes a drink of Guinness in the Holy Lands area of Belfast during the St Patrick's Day celebrations, Belfast, March 17, 2010. 



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A costumed reveller takes a drink of Guinness in the Holy Lands area of Belfast during the St Patrick's Day celebrations, Belfast, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A costumed reveller takes a drink of Guinness in the Holy Lands area of Belfast during the St Patrick's Day celebrations, Belfast, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>A reveller strikes a pose during St Patrick's Day celebrations in Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. 



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A reveller strikes a pose during St Patrick's Day celebrations in Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

A reveller strikes a pose during St Patrick's Day celebrations in Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>A woman takes part in an event for St. Patrick's Day in Shanghai, March 13, 2010. 



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A woman takes part in an event for St. Patrick's Day in Shanghai, March 13, 2010. REUTERS/Nir Elias

A woman takes part in an event for St. Patrick's Day in Shanghai, March 13, 2010. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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<p>Revellers in costumes take part in St Patrick's Day celebrations in Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. 



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Revellers in costumes take part in St Patrick's Day celebrations in Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Revellers in costumes take part in St Patrick's Day celebrations in Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. 



REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. 



REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>A reveller wears shamrock-shaped sunglasses during a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. 



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A reveller wears shamrock-shaped sunglasses during a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

A reveller wears shamrock-shaped sunglasses during a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>A reveller takes part in a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. 



REUTERS/Andrew Winning </p>

A reveller takes part in a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

A reveller takes part in a St Patrick's Day parade near Trafalgar Square in central London, March 14, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. 



REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>A man holds the head of a dragon used for a traditional Chinese dragon dance during an event for St. Patrick's Day in Shanghai, March 13, 2010. 



REUTERS/Nir Elias </p>

A man holds the head of a dragon used for a traditional Chinese dragon dance during an event for St. Patrick's Day in Shanghai, March 13, 2010. REUTERS/Nir Elias

A man holds the head of a dragon used for a traditional Chinese dragon dance during an event for St. Patrick's Day in Shanghai, March 13, 2010. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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<p>Cardinal Sean Brady, Primate of All Ireland shakes hands with members of his congregation after giving St Patrick's Day mass in St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh, Northern Ireland, March 17, 2010. 


REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton </p>

Cardinal Sean Brady, Primate of All Ireland shakes hands with members of his congregation after giving St Patrick's Day mass in St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh, Northern Ireland, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Cardinal Sean Brady, Primate of All Ireland shakes hands with members of his congregation after giving St Patrick's Day mass in St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh, Northern Ireland, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. 



REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>A man dressed in a kilt plays bag pipes during an event for St. Patrick's Day in Shanghai, March 13, 2010. 



REUTERS/Nir Elias </p>

A man dressed in a kilt plays bag pipes during an event for St. Patrick's Day in Shanghai, March 13, 2010. REUTERS/Nir Elias

A man dressed in a kilt plays bag pipes during an event for St. Patrick's Day in Shanghai, March 13, 2010. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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<p>A man carries an Irish flag during the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. 



REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

A man carries an Irish flag during the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man carries an Irish flag during the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York, March 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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