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'Greening of Donegal' a huge success - tourism body 18.03.15

THE 'Greening of Donegal' for St Patrick's Day initiative has been a huge success, Donegal Tourism has said.
It said the project which saw well known local landmarks lit up green to celebrate the March 17 festivities, not only harnessed strong community spirit but enjoyed a strong global reach on social media.
Some of the Donegal locations that went green as part of the nationwide St Patrick's Day tourism initiative.
Among the many landmarks to go green for the occasion were Castle Murray House Hotel, Oakfield Park, Solis Lough Eske Castle in Donegal Town, the Old Church Visitor Centre and An Grianan Hotel are green, Banba’s Crown at Malin Head, Bundoran the Tourist Office, Kicking Donkey, the Radisson Hotel in Letterkenny, Donegal Castle and Magees Shop went green. These are but examples of the many locations that went green.
Some of the Donegal locations that went green as part of the nationwide St Patrick's Day tourism initiative.
Donegal County Council ceo and Donegal Tourism chairman, Seamus Neely said: "Interest in greening this year has been huge and local communities and businesses have really come together to work as teams to organise lighting, green gels and bulbs, generators and everything needed to go green. We are very proud of the effort that has gone into this initiative and well done to everyone concerned."
Donegal Toursim said the Go Visit Donegal facebook and twitter pages were "inundated" with people sending in images and from there they were circulated online.
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