Saint Patrick's Day 2018 and how the world celebrated the day of the Irish. 

After the hustle and bustle of the countdown to Saint Patrick's Day and the endless weeks of looking forward to the day of the Irish, St Patrick's Day 2018 is almost coming to a close. While we're sure many of you will be celebrating Paddy's Day well into the early hours of March 18, here's a look at some of the best of the parades from around the world: 

St. Patrick's Day 2018 around the world

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! We hope you've enjoyed the Saint Patrick's Day 2018 celebrations. Here's a look at some of the festivities that happened today around the world. You can see more from the global St. Patrick's Day parades here: http://bit.ly/2GEG1Sg

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St. Patrick's Day Parade, Dublin: 

IrishCentral went live from the parade on Saturday morning!

IrishCentral is live from Dublin's St. Patrick's Day parade! Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! Keep up-to-date with everything St. Paddy's Day here - http://irsh.us/2FKOao9

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At the end of the rainbow is a Cake Of Gold 🇮🇪☘️🌈 #StPatricksDay #dublin #paddysday #lovedublin #lovindublin pic.twitter.com/fLMAkqm3Rx

— North Star Hotel (@northstar_hotel) March 17, 2018

Our International Guest of Honour @HamillHimself has arrived to view the #StPatricksFest Parade outside the #GPO @gpowithistory #starwars #loveDublin #StPatricksDay pic.twitter.com/P3qGLVHHWU

— St. Patrick's Festival (@stpatricksfest) March 17, 2018

Greetings from O’Connell Street #StPatricksFest pic.twitter.com/VUGgmTptFp

— St. Patrick's Festival (@stpatricksfest) March 17, 2018

Fifty years in the parade! Today his last... so he says #paddydrac #stpatricksfest pic.twitter.com/GaZJG1KWDN

— Jilly Mc Donough (@JillyMcDonough) March 17, 2018

Lord Mayor arriving in his coach #stpatricksfest @lordmayordublin @stpatricksfest pic.twitter.com/KmyGgIfnIO

— Dublin City Council (@DubCityCouncil) March 17, 2018

Spectacular @stpatricksfest Dublin parade as always. pic.twitter.com/qQz0siCpFG

— Ray Kennedy (@RayKennedyHack) March 17, 2018

New York St. Patrick's Day Parade: 

Warm congratulations to this year’s @StPatsParadeNYC Grand Marshall, Loretta Brennan Glucksman - here with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar #StPatricksDay pic.twitter.com/rk9Kun6i4O

— Irish Consulate NYC (@IrelandinNY) March 17, 2018

Lined up and ready to go #StPatricksDay pic.twitter.com/jTVX4QTQp4

— Leo Varadkar (@campaignforleo) March 17, 2018

We are great in large measure because of the unmistakable Irish strength and resiliency that courses through New York City. Happy St. Patrick’s Day. pic.twitter.com/FK0jUcY80G

— Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) March 17, 2018

Taoiseach @campaignforleo and his partner Matt marching in the New York St Patrick’s Day parade earlier pic.twitter.com/DUfIZdQcRk

— Sean Defoe (@SeanDefoe) March 17, 2018

What a treat to walk down 5th Avenue with the New York #StPatricksDay Parade. pic.twitter.com/uK3qaElceK

— Daniel Mulhall (@DanMulhall) March 17, 2018

The #StPatricksDay parade in #NewYorkCity is really something else. #NewYork #NYC 🍻 pic.twitter.com/Wah2vtp2Ok

— Dean McLaughlin (@Dean_Journalist) March 17, 2018

Donegal, Ireland:

You might turn Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, the Colosseum, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Great Wall of China, Niagara Falls and the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro green. But I dare you to turn the sky green! #malinhead #donegal Happy St. Patrick’s Day. pic.twitter.com/rzeedvefVn

— Rónán McLaughlin (@romclaughlin) March 17, 2018

Sole more #StPatricksDay parade in #Glencolmcille #donegal pic.twitter.com/Cx84SOMVAj

— Catherine L (@catherinemilk) March 17, 2018

Getting ready for #StPatricksDay #letterkenny #donegal #goodcrack #FlyTheFlag #Floats #bands #music 17th March @lkchamber #WeGoAgain pic.twitter.com/frciXHGaJi

— Jimmy Stafford (@JimmystaffordDJ) February 1, 2018

London, England:

This year’s St Patrick’s Day festival will be the biggest and most impressive yet. Head down to Trafalgar Square from midday tomorrow for celebrations that showcase the best in Irish culture, food and dance #StPatsDayLDN https://t.co/OwRhlacdiV pic.twitter.com/1AfqPjRJHA

— Mayor of London (@MayorofLondon) March 17, 2018

Delighted to join the Irish Pensioners of East London for their annual #StPatricksDay celebrations. #LetTheShenanigansBegin! pic.twitter.com/C3dl0mvK0y

— Embassy of Ireland (@IrelandEmbGB) March 16, 2018

London are proud to be one of 33 locations going green tonight to celebrate St Patrick’s Day and the Irish community within London. Top o’ the mornin’ to yer, Ireland!! Guinness anyone? #StPatricksDay #Guiness #Ireland #London pic.twitter.com/IqIMAmknJ5

— London Mayor (@LondonMayor) March 17, 2018

Hugely positive reaction to the poetry of Stephen James Smith @SJSwords in London's @RoundhouseLDN . Maith thú. #StPatricksDay pic.twitter.com/ibzWS23Gb7

— Darragh Doyle (@darraghdoyle) March 17, 2018

Chicago St Patrick's Day:

A great day to be Irish in wonderful #Chicago for #StPatricksDay. pic.twitter.com/Iamwr5MLlZ

— Ciaran Cannon 🇮🇪 (@ciarancannon) March 17, 2018

Update: The #Chicago River is now totally #green for #StPatricksDay The dyeing process is complete and for the next 24 to 48 hours the luck of the #Irish will run thru. pic.twitter.com/cLriAThOlM

— Aaron Ellis (@aaronellis01) March 17, 2018

Gorgeous #StPatricksDay in #Chicago

From Wacker Dr Bridge looking just west to east for Chicago River dyeing.
☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀 pic.twitter.com/0T2JDyvivO

— Tina Issa 🇺🇸 (@tinaissa) March 17, 2018

Headed out to the #StPatricksDay parade? Look for the #WGN float. It's all dolled up for today. #Chicago pic.twitter.com/2VTvTc2gZW

— WGNTV (@WGNTV) March 17, 2018

Boston St. Patrick's Day :

The #ducks are ready for #stpatricksday. #bostonpublicgardenducks #bostonpublicgarden #boston @FOPG @boston25 @CityOfBoston pic.twitter.com/83t8z3OzmG

— Chetan Rakieten (@chetanrakieten) March 11, 2018

Sydney, Australia: 

Happy #StPatricksDay from #sydney to the #Irish at home and all over the world. Celebrate and be merry!!! 🇮🇪 ☘️ pic.twitter.com/g25PbkK8xw

— Robert Byrne (@robertbyrneoz) March 17, 2018

Min @CharlieFlanagan addressed an audience of over 1,300 at the famous #LDCSydney along with the Governor General, Peter Cosgrove & other dignitaries #StPatricksDay #Sydney #PromoteIreland @IrlEmbAustralia @IrelandSydney @EI_ANZ @IDAIRELAND @Entirl @TourismIreland pic.twitter.com/CVdBAUHKQM

— DepartmentofJustice (@DeptJusticeIRL) March 17, 2018

The Opera House is green! #Sydney #StPatricksDay pic.twitter.com/iyKgm4ChuZ

— Ryan Tracey (@ryantracey) March 17, 2018

Where did you celebrate Saint Patrick's Day? Let us know in the comments section below. 

St. Patrick performing in the St Patrick's Day Parade 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie