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Thousands Line Streets of Dublin for St Patrick's Day Parade

Thousands of people gathered in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday, March 17, to celebrate the country’s annual St Patrick’s Day parade.

Other parades took place in Irish communities including Cork, Kerry, Belfast, and Galway.

Footage captured by Rafael Coelho shows marchers entertain the crowd in Dublin’s city center on Friday afternoon.

Ireland’s prime minister Leo Varadkar is expected to meet President Joe Biden in the White House on Friday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, which scuppered the longstanding St Patrick’s Day meetup two years in a row. Credit: Rafael Coelho via Storyful

Video transcript

[CHEERING]

- Yes! The horse are giving.

[CHATTERING]

[CHEERING]

- Yes!

- We love you!

- March that march. Get that tree.

- Every day, we live. That's how we do.

[MUSIC PLAYING]

[CHEERING]

- Yes!