Greening the City - and the World - 2021!

Greening the City - and the World - 2021!
St. Patrick’s Festival 2021, March 12 – 17, Dublin

For St. Patrick’s Festival 2021, our national colour will light up Dublin and Ireland as a symbol of our nation’s courage in the face of challenge, remembrance for those we have lost and respect for those who have worked tirelessly on our front line.The spectacular green night-time lighting across Ireland will draw our nation together as one during a time when we have never been so apart.

Participating buildings include The Twelve Hotel. PricewaterhouseCooper, The Marker Hotel, Christchurch Cathedral, The Diving Bell, Dublin Port Company HQ, Irish Architecture Archive, Atlas Language School, Portobello House, National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, National Museum of Ireland – Natural History, National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, The Freemasons, Crane 292 - Dublin Port, St Stephens Green Shopping Centre, Chester Beatty Library.

In addition, the Office of Public Works, in partnership with Fáilte Ireland and St. Patrick’s Festival will be lighting heritage sites and State buildings across Ireland for the duration of the festival by using green filters, specialist lamps and existing lighting control systems. These locations include Doneraile Court, Cork, Athenry Castle in Galway, Kilkenny Castle, Desmond Castle in Limerick, Sligo Abbey, the Rock of Cashel in Tipperary and many more.

Tourism Ireland’s International Greening Programme will see a host of iconic buildings around the world celebrate Ireland’s vibrant culture by going green. These include the London Eye, Sydney Opera House, Niagara Falls, Empire State Building, Moulin Rouge, Table Mountain, Christ the Redeemer and many more.