New-look Irish Passport Unveiled Featuring Aviva Stadium
October 1, 2013
Today a redesigned Irish passport has been launched featuring iconic Irish landmarks and Dublin’s Aviva Stadium designed by Populous is featured among the images on the new-look passport.
The Samuel Beckett Bridge, Irish music, dance and gaelic games also feature.Landmarks such as Croagh Patrick, Kylemore Abbey and Croke Park, the Cliffs of Moher and the Rock of Cashel, are depicted as watermarks on the new passport.
The passport also features poems from three of Ireland’s poets: Nuala ní Dhomhnaill, who wrote in Irish, William Butler Yeats, who wrote in English and James Orr, one of the weaver poets from County Antrim, who wrote in Ulster Scots.
All Irish passports issued from 3 October will have the new design.
Earlier this year it was also announced by the Olympic Committee that Sochi Olympic Stadium, Fisht Stadium, will be featured on 100 Rouble notes.