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Ireland eyes St Patrick's Day boost to gloomy economy

Parade goers watch as matching bands make their way up 5th Avenue during the 252th New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 16, 2013. As millions of green-clad revellers raise their glasses across the globe to mark St Patrick's Day on Sunday, IrelaAs millions of green-clad revellers raise their glasses across the globe to mark St Patrick's Day on Sunday, Ireland has high hopes that the festivities will bring a much-needed boost to the economy at home.