Dancers from Dublin's Atomic Stage School put on a colourful display during St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin, Saturday, March 17, 2012. Gardai estimate a half-million spectators lined the route of the parade, the biggest of more than 50 across Ireland honouring the nation's patron saint. (AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik)
Sunny in Philadelphia
A group of friends show off their Irish temporary tattoos at Cavanaugh's Rittenhouse on St. Patrick's Day in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Flash and burn
Every year the city of Valencia celebrates the ancient "Las Fallas" fiesta, a noisy week that is full of fireworks and processions in honor of Saint Joseph which climaxes in the burning of large paper mache figures displayed around the streets of the city. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Blood is thicker than Guinness
President Barack Obama drinks a Guinness with his ancestral cousin from Moneygall Henry Healy, centre, and the owner of the pub in Moneygall, Ollie Hayes, right, at The Dubliner Restaurant and Pub and Restaurant on St. Patrick's Day, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Ringing in the new year
Afghan women gather during a celebration of the Persian New Year Nowruz outside of Imam Ali's shrine in Mazar-i- Sharif , north of Kabul, Afghanistan. Nowruz, the Farsi-language word for "new year," is an ancient Persian festival, celebrated on the first day of spring in countries including Afghanistan and Iran. (AP Photo/Mustafa Najafizada)
A female killer whale, Moana, center, jumps with killer whales of the animal exhibition park Marineland in Antibes, southern France. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
Martinez Macklin Boxing
Sergio Martinez celebrates after defeating Matthew Macklin in a middleweight boxing bout. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Cup Handler, Lynne Harvey, works on Burleigh's Jubilee ware at Middleport Pottery in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.
A parrot alights from a child's head during celebrations of St. Patrick's Day in Bucharest, Romania.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Japanese performers including a Geisha, Maikos and traditional performers, as well as UK living Japanese national from Wakayanagi school of Japanese dancing, take part in the Mayor of London's St Patrick's Day celebrations as ARIGATO (Thanks You) parade.
Bruce Springsteen performs during his "Wrecking Ball" concert tour premier Sunday, March 18, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Out with the old
An overview of a bamboo bridge on the Mekong river at Koh Soten island of Kampong Cham province, about 120 km north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
Two birds fight during a competition at BeiBei Park on March 18, 2012 in Chongqing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress)
Fight fire with fire
Papier mache figures are burned during the Fallas festival in Valencia, Spain. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
New world water
A young Indian boy bathes under a public tap in Agartala, India, as the world gears up to celebrate UN World Water Day on March 22, the UN estimates that more than one in six people worldwide don't have access to 20-50 litres of safe freshwater a day to ensure their basic needs for drinking, cooking and cleaning. (AP Photo/Sushanta Das)
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