Tourism Ireland has been celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this week with a host of exciting initiatives and keep Ireland top of mind during this spotlight opportunity.
In rolling out its St Patrick’s Day activations, Tourism Ireland aims to bring some positivity, hope and some fun to the almost 5 million Canadians who claim links to the island of Ireland and invites everybody across Canada to join in on the celebrations.
At a time when people cannot travel, Tourism Ireland wants to shine a ‘green light’ in various ways to provide a sense of connection to Ireland and remind future travellers that the warm, Irish welcome will be at the ready, as soon as the time to travel is right.
Tourism Ireland’s St Patrick’s program includes:
Liam Neeson joins Tourism Ireland to wish the world a Happy St Patrick’s Day … check it out:
Live Event – St Patrick’s Day at Home
From the island of Ireland comes the St Patrick’s Day party we have all been waiting for! This fun-filled 90-minute show will be broadcast LIVE on March 17 from three much-loved pubs in Dublin, Belfast and the pretty coastal town of Dingle in County Kerry and will bring a festival of music, Irish dancing, special guests, and a few surprises right into your living room.
March 17th at 5:30pm eastern time – St Patrick’s Day at Home | Ireland.com
- 2021 marks the 12th year of Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative where famous attractions and sites around the world, which will go green to mark St Patrick’s Day.
- 30+ locations across Canada are going ‘Green’ for St Patrick’s Day, including Niagara Falls, CN Tower, The Giant Beaver, World’s Largest Hockey Stick and Puck, Calgary Tower and The Big Fiddle, among many others
We invite you to join in this global celebration by lighting your green candle on March 17 and share using #GlobalGreening
Sandra Moffatt, Manager, Canada for Tourism Ireland, observed: “St Patrick’s Day provides a unique opportunity to share Ireland’s rich history and culture with a global audience, and the current environment offers the opportunity to present so much more than we have ever been able to do before.”
Moffatt continued: “This year, we invite our friends across Canada to join in the festivities from afar and celebrate the very best of Ireland, its music, song and dance on the day when people everywhere are thinking about Ireland.”
Go to www.tourismireland.com for more.
All St Patrick’s Day content is available to Tourism Ireland’s agent network for distribution to consumers in celebration of St Patrick’s Day.
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