Going green to mark St Patrick's Day

A woman celebrating St Patrick's Day at a hotel at The Rocks in Sydney, Australia, yesterday. St Patrick's Day is marked annually on March 17 to commemorate Saint Patrick, a patron saint of Ireland, and it is customary for revellers to wear green.
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A woman celebrating St Patrick's Day at a hotel at The Rocks in Sydney, Australia, yesterday.

St Patrick's Day is marked annually on March 17 to commemorate Saint Patrick, a patron saint of Ireland, and it is customary for revellers to wear green.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 18, 2017, with the headline 'Going green to mark St Patrick's Day'. Print Edition | Subscribe