Facing the Flushing Gate, the Irish Trade Promotion Pavilion was designed in the form of a huge shamrock. An imposing sculpture on its facade symbolizes "Thy Mother Ireland is Ever Young." Entrance to the Pavilion is through the stem of the shamrock, a hall in which a tourist bureau provided information service on Irish travel and hotel facilities. In the right wall, a giant mural and illuminated map typified the scenic and other attractions of Irish environment. To the left, the wall is devoted to a display of pictures painted by Irish artists.
Beyond the entrance hall were many exhibits of such products as Irish whiskey, stout, bacon, pottery, silver, smoking pipes, book binding and printing, wooden piece goods, hand-woven tweeds, table linen and many other quality items for which Ireland is famous.
A unique feature of the landscape surrounding the Pavilion was a large relief map of Ireland placed in the center of a miniature lake.
(Text from the Official Guide Book.)
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