Some of the planet’s most famous landmarks are “going green” in a move that is hoped will boost tourism to Ireland. Also being bathed in emerald light will be the Sydney Opera House, Niagra Falls, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the ‘Welcome’ sign to A group of three Irish men have documented their year-long trip abroad by Irish dancing in every city they visited. The trio from Lucan County, Dublin, danced their way around the world to, in their own words, ‘spread some Irishness’ across the globe. Almost 70 landmarks around the world are being illuminated in green this weekend to mark St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Ireland. Iconic structures from Birmingham to Budapest, Las Vegas to London are taking part in the initiative to boost tourist in the LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign is going green in honour of St. Patrick’s Day. Officials with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority have partnered with their tourism-promoting counterparts in Ireland to The famed British sites and symbols will join a host of other world landmarks around the world like the Pyramids of Giza, Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the Citadel in Jordan among others. Tourism Ireland’s chief executive Niall Crowds gather at the Houses of Parliament for Stage three of the Tour de France, London. It was a whistle-stop tour taking in some of our country’s most famous sights – Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Tower of London and Cambridge University. .
SOME Australian travellers struggle to identify well-known cities without their famous landmarks, a study has found could not identify Rome without St Paul’s Basilica; a third of Irish people polled failed to recognise Dublin without the Ha Many famous landmarks and sites across the world have been ‘going green’ to mark St Patrick’s Day. It is part of Tourism Ireland’s annual global greening campaign. The head of Tourism Ireland, Niall Gibbons, said the act by so many countries was “a tribute The world’s most famous landmarks will go green next month to mark St Patrick are among some of the well-known sites that will be lit up on March 17. Tourism Ireland said the celebrations were part of a promotional drive to grow overseas tourism. .