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Brussels goes green for St. Patrick's Day

12:48 17/03/2016

The City of Brussels this week celebrates the Irish national holiday of Saint Patrick's Day with special initiatives, in addition to the numerous gatherings in Irish pubs across the city, writes Brusselslife.

Several Belgian monuments will light up green for the occasion, the symbolic color of Ireland, starting with the Grand Place and its historic facades from 20.00 this evening. Today is the last day to see Belgium's famous exhibitionist, the statue of Manneken Pis, decked out in traditional Irish dress.

Tourism Ireland launched the international campaign #GoGreen4PatricksDay to encourage individuals, businesses, sports clubs, shops and websites to share their love of Ireland on social media.

Written by Robyn Boyle

Comments

Mikek1300gt

It is truly astonishing how many people love Ireland, but don't want to live there.

Mar 17, 2016 17:13