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St. Patrick's Day 2017 in pictures

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 17: Customers enjoy Guiness for breakfast in the the Mercantile, Australias Longest Running Irish Pub in The Rocks in Sydney on St. Patricks Day on March 17, 2017.
St. Patricks Day occurs annually on March 17 in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the pa

A cultural holiday celebrated by Irish communities around the world, St. Patrick's Day is held on March 17 every year to honor the patron saint of Ireland. Many cities organize parades, dancing and other activities to mark the day. 

Pictured: People enjoy Guinness, a dry stout, for breakfast in Mercantile, the longest-running Irish pub in Sydney, Australia, on March 17.

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