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IT has affected everything from sheep to pubs to the Lord Mayor's hair but now electricity pylons are going pink for Giro too.

NIE workers have been out with their paintbrushes making sure the pylons at Eden, near Kilroot Power Station and near Ballycarry, get a Giro makeover rather than the usual grey.

Assets engineer Alister Fenton said: "Painting the pylons yellow or pink on the first coat simply ensures that we don't miss a bit on the second coat. We have a lot of keen cyclists in NIE and with the Giro d'Italia arriving, we've been showing our support by going pink."
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:May 9, 2014
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