The Giro d'Italia is coming to Northern Ireland this weekend One of the 3 big cycling races each year along with the Tour de France and Vuelta a España. Towns and villages of Northern Ireland are awash with a sea of pink streamers, bicycles, monuments lit up in (what has become locally known as) 'Giro pink' in the evening ....
|Newtownabbey Borough Council's Giro Tree Cycle statue|
|Belfast Telegraph's pic of the iconic Harland and Wolff cranes at night|
|Belfast Telegraph's pic of Belfast City Hall at night|
And so the Hookits decided that they would have a go at going 'Giro pink' as well ...
|It all started with a pink bike|
|The most 'pink' attendee|
|Beginnings of 'squaring the circle'|
|Pink nails too|
|Strawberries and ice-cream|
|A riot of colour to end the night|
|A very special picture from our 'Artist in Residence'|