Dundalk is going pink for the Giro d’Italia which will go through Dundalk on Sunday, 11 May.
The international race will begin in Belfast on Friday 9 May, then go to Armagh, and then Dundalk, before heading for Dublin.
Tens of thousands are expected to visit Dundalk for this sprint stage and the people of the town and the businesses having been doing their part to make our town look it’s best by painting their premises pink.
The Spirit Store, run by Mark Dearey, was one of the first businesses to take the plunge and the quayside venue also features a great wall mural by Barry Finnegan of Thinking Cap Murals.
Popular restaurant Riva Brasserie and jewellers Mint on Earl Street have also followed suit and painted their premises pink in support of the event.
Other businesses that have jumped on the pink band wagon include Four Counties Oil on the Newry Road and McArdle Auctioneers, who have painted their sign boards. Dundalk digital agency GCO Soultions have even turn their website pink and of course the Candy Store on Park Street is partaking without any effort.
Other businesses around Dundalk are encouraged to do the same as the Giro d’Italia will bring huge economic and tourism benefits to Dundalk.
Painting your premises is not a necessity, just think pink! Add some colour to your business and help support this great international event.