March 18, 2013
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Revelers dressed as leprechauns jumped and shouted as they prepared to attend festivities in Dublin.
More than 5,000 people from around the world participated in the St. Patrick's Day parade through the center of the Irish capital.
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Aras an Uachtarain, residence of Irish President Michael Higgins, was illuminated green for the first time this year.
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Children dressed as St. Patrick made their way to the parade in Limerick.
More than 100 parades were held across Ireland to mark St. Patrick's Day.
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Spectators didn't let the fickle Irish weather stop them from attending Dublin's parade.