As it happened: St Patrick's Day 2014

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A participant in the Limerick City parade enjoying the occasion (Pic: Sean Curtin)
A participant in the Limerick City parade enjoying the occasion (Pic: Sean Curtin)
Dublin's parade, one of the largest in the world, makes its way down O'Connell Street towards St Patrick's Cathedral
Dublin's parade, one of the largest in the world, makes its way down O'Connell Street towards St Patrick's Cathedral
The zebra crossing on Abbey Road, St John's Wood in London, is turned green (Pic: Tourism Ireland's Global Greening Initiative)
The zebra crossing on Abbey Road, St John's Wood in London, is turned green (Pic: Tourism Ireland's Global Greening Initiative)
Ryan O'Shaughnessy sent in this image of a group of Irish living in Berlin
Ryan O'Shaughnessy sent in this image of a group of Irish living in Berlin
Taoiseach Enda Kenny marched in the New York St Patrick's Day parade despite controversy over LGBT rights
Taoiseach Enda Kenny marched in the New York St Patrick's Day parade despite controversy over LGBT rights
Russian and Spanish children performing an Irish dance routine at the St Patrick's Festival in Marbella (Pic: Thomas Jennings)
Russian and Spanish children performing an Irish dance routine at the St Patrick's Festival in Marbella (Pic: Thomas Jennings)
St Patrick looking for snakes on Bray Main Street (Pic: Jay Mahon)
St Patrick looking for snakes on Bray Main Street (Pic: Jay Mahon)