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# Going Green

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2022
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Larry Donnelly: 'Don't wear tweed caps' - advice for Americans in Ireland on St Patrick’s Day
From patiently waiting for a pint to settle to accepting everyone will be late, our American columnist has some advice for his countrymen visiting Ireland.
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# feelin' green
A post box 350 kilometres above the Arctic Circle is 'going green' for St Patrick's Day
Tourism Ireland today announced details of some of the famous attractions and sites around the world which will go green.
# Going Green
Irish contingent at Lincoln City continues to grow with signing of former Luton Town captain
Alan Sheehan has joined the club until the end of the season.
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The world's largest beaver statue, a giant smurf and a kissing couple sculpture: These landmarks will be lit up for the 'Global Greening'
Over 500 landmarks around the world will be lit green for St Patrick’s Day.
# Going Green
Neither a ripple nor a wave - the Green Party's record-breaking election
The Green Party’s best ever election result has been overshadowed by the Sinn Féin surge.
# green wave
'Saoirse McHugh had a big personal impact': Why has Ireland gone Green for this year's elections?
The Green Party could be in for a record-breaking election.
# Going Green
Supermacs to introduce recyclable cups, paper straws and biodegradable burger wraps in all restaurants
The changes are part of the restaurant’s green initiative which is being rolled out across all 110 outlets.
# Going Green
Latte levy and reusable cup discounts could reduce our plastic cup waste by 250,000 a day
On average Irish adults drink four hot drinks a week, with those aged 16-24 are the biggest spenders.
# Going Green
Higher taxes and more bus lanes: How the Citizens' Assembly wants Ireland to tackle climate change
The voting took place after two weekends of deliberation that focused on the energy, transport and agriculture sectors.
# Going Green
Six Irish players involved between both teams as Preston frustrate Leeds at Elland Road
Sean Maguire featured in the PNE squad but had to settle for a place on the bench alongside Daryl Horgan.
# Going Green
Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year
There was a significant increase in the level of plastic recycled.
# Going Green
ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes
Renewable energy in Ireland is currently predominantly generated from the wind.
# Going Green
In Photos: A record number of landmarks turn green for St Patrick's Day
World famous sites such as the London Eye, Niagara Falls and the Colosseum will be joined by some more unusual newcomers.
# Going Green
Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'
We spoke to the two women responsible for the St Patrick’s Festival pageants, which will make up part of the parade this year.
# the big green
World Trade Center to join global landmarks going green this St Patrick's Day
A string of new landmarks are set to go green this year.
AS IT HAPPENED
LIVEBLOG: Hundreds of thousands turn out to celebrate St Patrick's Day
Happy St Patrick’s Day, everyone.
# Going Green
Paddy's Day in rural Ireland: Vintage tractors, Downton Abbey and the oldest Patrick in Clare
Teams of volunteers across the country have spent months fine-tuning plans for parades.
# Going Green
From Dublin to the Deep South: Here's how the world will celebrate Paddy's Day
There’ll be parades in places as far away as Japan and New Zealand.
# turbo the goat
Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day
The Global Greening is in its seventh year.
# Going Green
8 simple ways to take your avocados to the next level
AA, avocado anonymous.
# paris to berlin
The world going green for St Patrick's Day will fill you with pride
The ‘Global Greening’ is even bigger this year.
# Going Green
Kaka scores last-gasp equaliser as St Ledger makes MLS debut
The Brazilian legend upstaged David Villa in the clash of the new franchises.
# Going Green
We bought five times more electric cars this year...
…but don’t get too excited – that’s still only 124 out of 62,280.
# Going Green
Going green: Landmarks across the world honour Ireland
More than 100 landmark buildings and iconic sites turning a shade of green to honour Ireland’s national holiday.
# Going Green
‘Galling’: Enda Kenny describes effect of recession in St Patrick’s Day message
The Taoiseach said there is ‘global affection’ for the Irish people’s ‘nobility’.
# emerald cities
Sleeping Beauty's castle and Trump Tower are going green for Paddy's Day
Old favourites like the Pyramids in Egypt and the ‘Welcome’ sign in Las Vegas will take on a green hue for the holiday as well.
# aw you guys
Thanks Poznan! Polish town goes green in unofficial Patrick’s Day tribute
We haven’t forgotten you either.
# Green is the Colour
Pic: Richard Branson goes green for St Patrick’s Day
The Virgin founder had dyed his beard green for the big day…
# Going Green
From Niagara Falls to the pyramids, landmarks go green for Patrick's Day
It’s beginning to look a lot like Paddy’s Day…
# Green Light
27 Irish landmarks going green for St Patrick's Festival
Castles, memorials and at least one Government department will get the green light from 14 to 18 March.
# Going Green
Want to see Niagara Falls turned green for Patrick’s Day?
The Prince’s Palace in Monaco and City Hall in Vienna joined a huge range of landmarks around the world which went green for the day yesterday.
# St Patrick's Day
In pictures: Iconic sites go green for St Patrick's Day
From San Francisco’s Coit Tower to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, check out the world sites to have already ‘gone green’ for Ireland’s national day.