St Patrick's Day celebrations get underway in NYC

St Patrick's Day festivities have begun in New York City as the parade made their way up Fifth Avenue. Both the New York Fire Department and NYPD joined in on the annual event.

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St. Patrick's Day celebrations

Thousands of people around the world are celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Almost 70 landmarks around the world are being illuminated green this weekend in honour of the patron saint of Ireland.