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Derry celebrates St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day parade, Derry

The Fill Your Space group led the St Patrick's Day parade in Derry.

McIlreavy and Liken families at the St Patrick's Day parade in Derry

The McIlreavy and Liken families travelled from Portrush to enjoy the festivities in Derry.

Helena McLaughlin and Margaret and Megan Kelly at the St Patrick's Day celebrations in Derry

Helena McLaughlin and Margaret and Megan Kelly dressed in green for St Patrick's Day.

Sarah Lindsay and Emma Corrigan, St Patrick's Day parade, Derry

Sarah Lindsay and Emma Corrigan went for the leprechaun look for St Patrick's Day.

Stalls, Waterloo Place, Derry

Stalls in Waterloo Place sold everything needed to celebrate St Patrick's Day in style.

St Patrick's Day parade, Derry

Local children dressed in colourful costumes to take part in the St Patrick's Day parade.

Nathan Kyle

Four-year-old Nathan Kyle enjoys a St Patrick's Day ice cream at the parade in Derry.

Members of the Pilot's Row branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann performing at Derry's St Patrick's Day concert

Members of the Pilot's Row branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann entertained the crowd with traditional music.

Traditional music concert, St Patrick's Day, Derry

Crowds dressed in green watch the St Patrick's Day traditional music concert.

St Patrick leads the St Patrick Day's parade in Strabane

In Strabane, St Patrick himself led the parade through the town centre.



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