PICS: Adam King's virtual hug sign the cause for many a smiling face last night

By Sarah Finnan

January 22, 2021 at 10:30am

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PICS: Adam King's virtual hug sign the cause for many a smiling face last night

Adam King's virtual hug sign was projected onto well-known buildings and monuments around Ireland last night. Organised in honour of National Hugging Day, the sight was cause for many a smiling face across the country.Β 

Yesterday was National Hugging Day - a day that under normal circumstances would be celebrated by hugging those we love. However, with strict public health measures still in place, things were obviously a little different this year.

Still wanting to mark the occasion, Toy Show star Adam King encouraged people around the country to follow his lead and send a virtual hug to those they miss instead. Jumping at the chance to spread a bit of much-needed positivity, his now-famous artwork lit up several different locations across Ireland in the hopes of reminding people that better times are coming.

The reason for many a happy head last night, locals in Dublin, Cork and Waterford were treated to the nighttime spectacular and safe to say, it went down an absolute treat.

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And it turns out that Adam's efforts even had an impact across the water in America where the Yale Women's Basketball team tweeted to say:

Reminding us all to continue spreading kindness, it's clear that the six-year-old is wise beyond his years and I think it's probably fair to say that we could all do with taking a leaf out of his book.

Header image via Twitter/An Post

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