Photos: St. Patrick’s Day celebrated around the world

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St. Patrick's Day GeorgiaChris Mitchum, left, and Joe Padgett, right, of Charleston, S.C. battle over beads tossed from a balcony during the start of a four-day St. Patrick’s Day celebration Saturday, March 14, 2015, on River Street in Savannah, Ga. Thousands of gaudy green visitors are in Savannah this weekend to kick off the celebration that peaks Tuesday with the St. Patrick’s Day parade. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Landmark buildings across Ireland and the world have been floodlit green for St. Patrick’s Day as global celebrations of the Emerald Isle’s patron saint are culminating in parades and celebrations in Dublin, New York and scores of other cities Tuesday. Here are photos from St. Patrick’s Day events worldwide.