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This was Temple Bar at the height of things last night

World War Z.

ST PATRICK’S EVE was a busy one for Dublin then.

This was the image captured by Earth Cam just before midnight last night. A sea of people, pints and miniature green hats.

paddy Source: Earth Cam via Nicky Ryan

This was the actual scene in Temple Bar a short time later. A little less terrifying when you can see the whites of peoples’ eyes:

paddy12 Source: @NickyRyan

Half a million people are expected to throng Dublin city centre today to take part in St Patrick’s Day celebrations. That’s a lot of tiny green hats.

Pssst this is Temple Bar now. Look at those brave souls:

hats Source: Earth Cam

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