Zero lucks given: Scantily-clad revellers paint the town green on St Patrick’s Day with the party set to go on well into the night

  • St Patrick’s Day celebrations kick off across the country
  • Revellers flock to Sydney dressed to impress 

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Thousands of revellers draped in their best green attire flocked to pubs and clubs across the country on Friday to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.

Sydneysiders poured into venues across The Rocks and Circular Quay, which have been transformed into an Irish village.

Partygoers made a sea of green across the Harbour City, enjoying a traditional Guinness and celebrating with music and dancing.

Mini dresses, oversized hats, sunglasses as well as novelty headbands, masks, neckties, or scarves – all in emerald – were popular choices among revellers.

Thousands of revellers draped in their best green attire have flocked to pubs and clubs across Sydney to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Thousands of revellers draped in their best green attire have flocked to pubs and clubs across Sydney to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Partygoers are making a sea of green across key locations, enjoying Guinness and Irish style festivities

Partygoers are making a sea of green across key locations, enjoying Guinness and Irish style festivities

Last year more than 15,000 people flocked to NSW's capital but numbers this year are expected to well exceed that mark

Last year more than 15,000 people flocked to NSW’s capital but numbers this year are expected to well exceed that mark

Revellers made their way to Sydney nice and early to celebrate the end of the working week

Last year more than 15,000 people flocked to NSW’s capital but numbers this year are expected to well exceed that mark as temperatures remained a hot 23 degrees at 9pm in the city.

St Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious day of celebrations where Irish people celebrate Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, held on March 17 each year. 

Bar hopping is often a go-to of partygoers as various venues are packed to the rafters.

Many have already been snapped embracing both the celebrations and each other as the party is anticipated to rage on well into the early hours of Saturday.

St Patrick’s day headwear was also a popular choice, as were Irish football jerseys. 

It is anticipated that more than 10,000 people will head out to celebrate St Patrick's Day

It is anticipated that more than 10,000 people will head out to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Dressed up in green, those looking to party made their way into the city

Dressed up in green, those looking to party made their way into the city



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