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In Pictures: Famous buildings go green for St Patrick's Day

Landmarks big and small are being illuminated green to coincide with Ireland's national day.

Hundred of landmarks and sites are being illuminated in green this year – as part of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative to mark St Patrick’s Day.

Here’s a host of buildings, ranging from museums and towers to statues and bridges, turning a shade of green to celebrate Ireland’s national day.

The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London
The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London (David Parry/PA)
The York Walls
The York Walls (Danny Lawson/PA)
Wollaton Hall in Nottingham
Wollaton Hall in Nottingham (Fabio De Paola/PA)
The Senedd, home to the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff
The Senedd, home to the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff (Alistair Heap/PA)
Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square in London
Nelson’s Column, Trafalgar Square in London (David Parry/PA)
Corrigan's in Mayfair, London
Corrigan’s in Mayfair, London (David Parry/PA)
Clifford Tower in York
Clifford’s Tower in York (Danny Lawson/PA)
The Caird Hall in Dundee
The Caird Hall in Dundee (Sandy Young/PA)
Caerphilly Castle in South Wales
Caerphilly Castle in South Wales (Alistair Heap/PA)
London Eye in London
The London Eye (David Parry/PA)
The Library of Birmingham
The Library of Birmingham (Fabio De Paola/PA)

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