In Pictures: Famous buildings go green for St Patrick’s 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. Credit: David Parry/PA
The York Walls. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA
Wollaton Hall in Nottingham. Credit: Fabio De Paola/PA
The Senedd, home to the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff. Credit: Alistair Heap/PA
Nelson’s Column, Trafalgar Square in London. Credit: David Parry/PA
Corrigan’s in Mayfair, London. Credit: David Parry/PA
Clifford’s Tower in York. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA
The Caird Hall in Dundee. Credit: Sandy Young/PA
Caerphilly Castle in South Wales. Credit: Alistair Heap/PA
The London Eye. Credit: David Parry/PA
The Library of Birmingham. Credit: Fabio De Paola/PA