Cork City's annual St Patrick's Day parade was led by Grand Marshal and former World Champion race walker Rob Heffernan.
This year's parade featured over 3,000 community participants including sporting groups, dance schools, local brass bands and marching bands from the US.
Elsewhere in the country, parades and celebrations are underway to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
Crowds gathered early in the capital with the atmosphere buzzing from early morning.
The parade got underway at midday led by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring and Grand Marshals Deirdre O'Kane and Jason Byrne.
President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina are viewing the parade from the GPO Grandstand.
Meanwhile in Galway, Macnas drummers set the atmosphere and made way for the wild birds and pirates.
More than 40,000 people celebrated on the streets of Limerick for the 'One Giant Leap' St Patrick's Day parade.
The parade was led by Grand Marshal Norah Patten who is in the running to become Ireland's first astronaut.
Around the world, countries have been taking part in the #GlobalGreening initiative.
From the US to England, Italy to Uganda, buildings, bridges and other iconic symbols have lit up green to celebrate Paddy's Day.
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