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 country.
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Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.
Some evening sunshine, although low cloud will spread from the coast into many areas early in the night.
Mr Parnell, from Sileby in Leicestershire, was celebrating his first wedding anniversary.