St Patrick's Day celebrations in Australia

Crowds of revellers have been celebrating the annual St Patrick's Day parade on the streets of Sydney, Australia.

Around 60,000 people were expected to take part in the city's celebrations of Australia's Irish heritage, according to local media reports.

Read: World landmarks turn green for St Patrick's Day

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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.