Fancy dress goers brave the cold for St Patrick's Day

A man dressed in fancy dress to raise money on St Patricks Day for local charities in the town of Portstewart.
A man dressed in fancy dress to raise money on St Patricks Day for local charities in the town of Portstewart. Credit: REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
A man prepares to brave the cold waters in County Londonderry.
A man prepares to brave the cold waters in County Londonderry. Credit: REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
A couple dress in 'Superman' fancy dress today.
A couple dress in 'Superman' fancy dress today. Credit: REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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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.