Thousands of lines line the streets of Dublin for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Thousands of people gathered in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday, March 17, to celebrate the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Other parades have taken place in Irish communities including Cork, Kerry, Belfast and Galway. Footage filmed by Rafael Coelho shows demonstrators entertaining a crowd in central Dublin on Friday afternoon. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is expected to meet President Joe Biden at the White House on Friday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, which derailed the long-standing St. Patrick’s Day meeting two years in a row. Credit: Rafael Coelho via Storyful