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21 Pictures That Show Just How Insane St. Patrick's Day Really Is

The only holiday where the beer is green and luck is Irish!

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Police officers pretend to arrest a man dressed in a leprechaun outfit as he poses for a photograph along the St. Patrick's Day parade route in Dublin in 2017.

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A "leprechaun" displays his skills on the water after members of the Plumber's Union Local 130 poured environmentally safe powder along the Chicago River in Chicago, turning it green for St. Patrick's Day in 2013.

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Competitive eaters (left to right) Pat Bertoletti, Joey Chestnut, and Juliet Lee face off in the first 2009 Stroehmann Sandwich Slamm in New York City, an eating contest featuring corned beef on rye sandwiches.

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President Barack Obama gives a thumbs-up as he celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a pint of Guinness during a stop at the Dubliner Irish pub in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2012.


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