The UNESCO site at Lalibela in Ethiopia is to be lit up with green lights this St Patrick's Day, it was announced today. The Taoiseach made the announcement on the second day of official engagements during a trip to Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Orthodox Church is a complex of 11 churches hewn out of single pieces of rock and has been a world UNESCO site since 1978. "I want to say what a privilege it was for me to visit Lalibela and visit the churches. "I understand as well that a decision has been made to light the churches in green on the day of St Patrick, our patron saint.
Source: Ethiopian News January 10, 2019 21:00 UTC