All posts tagged "Christ the Redeemer"

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    ‘Glas Vegas’ on St Patrick’s Day!

    In a major coup for Irish tourism, an ancient wonder of the world – the Pyramids of Giza – and a modern wonder of the world – the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil – are set to go green for the first time ever on St Patrick’s...

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    Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro to Go Green for St Patrick’s Day 2013

    The iconic Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will ‘go green’ for the first time ever, to mark St Patrick’s Day in 2013. The announcement was made yesterday by President Michael D Higgins, the Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro Orani João Tempesta, and Tourism Ireland...