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Saint Patrick's Day Festival
Photographs by Stephen Hartshorne
The theme of the 2011 St. Patrick's Day Parade was a short story by Roddy Doyle called "Brilliant!" in which the children of Dublin battle the Black Dog of Depression and reclaim the city's funny bone.
The famous Black Dog of Depression
The reporters rode in the Brilliant! Bus at the head of the parade.
The view from the Brilliant! Bus
More than 500,000 people turned out for the parade.