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Tuesday 23 July 2019

Global Greening 2019: See the landmarks going green for St Patrick's Day

Pól Ó Conghaile

Pól Ó Conghaile

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai – the world’s tallest building – illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening
The Burj Khalifa in Dubai – the world’s tallest building – illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening
The Eden Project in Cornwall, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Alistair Heap/PA Wire
The iconic Las Vegas welcome sign joins Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative. Photo: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
Adare Manor goes green for 2019
The Marbella arches in Spain, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Robert Leja
Bete Giyorgis (Church of Saint George) in Lalibela (Ethiopia), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
The Vasa warship in Stockholm (Sweden) illuminated in green as part of Tourism Irelands Global Greening initiative.
GreenKayak clean-up in Copenhagen, Denmark – volunteers in kayaks give Copenhagen Harbour a ‘green’ makeover by collecting waste, as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
Cayan Tower in Dubai illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative
The Canton Tower in Guangzhou (China) joins Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
Shizuoka Stadium ECOPA, Fukuroi, Shizuoka Prefecture, in Japan – where Ireland will play Japan in the Rugby World Cup in September – illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
Galeries Lafayette in Paris, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative. Photo: Christophe Guibbaud
De Grote Kerk in The Hague (The Netherlands), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative. Photo: Nils van Houts
Sauna Kuuma in Tampere, Finland, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Laura Vanzo
The futuristic Reunion Tower in Dallas, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
The Grand Ole Opry – the show that made country music famous! – in Nashville, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative. Photo: Chris Hollo / Hollo Photographics Inc
The Obelisk of Buenos Aires (Argentina), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative
Mac the Moose in Saskatchewan illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
Dublin Airport's Old Terminal goes green
Puerta de Alcalá in Madrid, Spain, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: David Mudarra
The MTP Spire in Poznań, Poland, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
St Patrick’s Bike Parade at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam – a festive green procession of bicycles, with the bike wheels illuminated with green LED lights, as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative.
The historic Cutty Sark sailing ship in Greenwich, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: David Parry/PA Wire (no repro fee)
Bamburgh Castle, on the north-east coast of England, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Scott Heppell/PA Wire
The Beaugrenelle shopping centre in Paris, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative. Photo: Nicolas Gouhier
The TV Tower in Tbilisi (Georgia) joins Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
Stadthalle, Grafing (Germany), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick. Photo: Stefan Rossman
Council House in Perth (Australia) illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative.
The Irish College in Leuven, in Belgium, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative
Cascata Isola del Liri (Italy), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
La Concha Visitors Center in Las Vegas, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
Ljubljana Castle in Ljubljana (Slovenia), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Ian Middleton
The Peninsula (hotel) in Hong Kong, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative. Photo: Kevin On Man Lee
Pen Monument, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi (Vietnam) illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative
The Town Hall in Sydney (Australia) illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Fiora Sacco
The Brama Przemyska Bridge in Przemyśl, Poland, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative. Photo: Grzegorz Karnas
The Clock Tower of Tirana (Albania), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Ilir Agastra
San Mamés stadium, Bilbao, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Asier Camacho Fernandez
The Cotton Tree in Freetown, Sierra Leone – where freed slaves gathered on their return to Africa after the abolition of slavery – illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative.
The John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge in Nashville, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative
Izvestia Hall in Moscow (Russia), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
Nation Towers in Abu Dhabi, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative
Bloedel Conservatory, a conservatory and aviary located at the top of Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver (Canada), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
The National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia (Bulgaria), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Orlin Ognyanov
The Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava (Slovak Republic), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
The Source of the Nile Bridge in Uganda, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative.
Optus Stadium in Perth (Australia) illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative
The InterContinental Abu Dhabi, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative,
Gate of the Citadel, Montevideo (Uruguay), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
The City Hall in Zamość, Poland, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge in Worcester, Massachusetts, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative
The Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa (Israel), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
Museu Condes de Castro Guimarães in Cascais, Portugal, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
Castello Aragonese in Reggio Calabria (Italy), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Fortunato Serrano
Chijmes in Singapore illuminated in green as part of Tourism Irelands Global Greening initiative...
Portal Maya in Playa del Carmen (Mexico), illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative...
The City Walls in York, illuminated in green as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative... Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Hundreds of iconic buildings and landmarks changing colours this weekend as part of Tourism Ireland's largest ever Global Greening.

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