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One of the world’s most adventerous bi-directional yacht cruising routes now include the coastlines of Galway, Mayo & Clare. The Cool Route project aims to grow numbers of private craft, super-yachts and passenger liners visiting the coastlines of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, the Faroe islands and Norway. Discussions led by the Harbour Master at the Port
Tourism
Spike Island, known as ‘Ireland’s Alcatraz’, has been named Europe’s leading tourist attraction at the 2017 World Travel Awards. The former prison was up against some of the world’s most well-known attractions including the Eiffel Tower, Roman Colosseum and Buckingham Palace, and its success makes it an unprecedented three in a row for Ireland, following […]
Tourism
Earlier this month, Ireland’s first floating boardwalk was unveiled at Acres Lake in Co Leitrim. The 600m boardwalk – between Drumshanbo and Carrick-on-Shannon – will serve as the final leg of the Shannon Blueway, part of an expanding network of recreational trails that offer walking, kayaking, and cycling routes in lesser-known parts of the State. […]
Tourism
A new project aiming to bring back 10,000 years of Irish history through the restoration of raised bogs across Ireland has been launched by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys. The Living Bog Project will see restoration measures take place on 12 raised bog special areas of conservation (SACs) in seven counties […]
Education Tourism
In the days of climate change, living environmentally friendly plays a key part in sustaining the current quality of the earth for future generations. Not only private households across Europe do their part in ensuring a greener future, the Governments of different countries have started to take action, by increasing recycling in their country or […]
Tourism
Deber filet mignon picanha meatball frankfurter pork belly prosciutto tenderloin fatback shank ball tip pastrami pork chop strip steak. Swine Themeforest ribeye andouille pastrami pork kevin. Pork loin chuck ham pork capicola. Pancetta t-bone cow drumstick tail jowl salami tri-tip shank pig turkey turducken ground round pork swine.. Strip steak beef ribs pork belly alcatra
Tourism
This August will see Donegal reach across the Atlantic Ocean to extend a heartfelt Céad Mile Fáilte to its nearest westerly neighbours, friends and family. As part of its ongoing marketing campaign aimed at increasing its ever-growing visitor numbers to the county, Donegal Tourism along with Harvey’s Point with Support from Tourism Ireland will embark […]
Tourism
Tourism is Ireland’s biggest indigenous employer with visitors to the country spending €4.6 billion in 2016, according to Fáilte Ireland figures. That figure is spread across all Ireland’s regions but the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) has collated data to give a breakdown of areas benefiting most from tourism. Unsurprisingly, Dublin leads the way with […]
Tourism
More than one million North Americans visited Ireland in 2016, the first time the milestone has ever been broken. The figures were revealed in this week’s preliminary Tourism Facts 2016 – a compilation of Irish tourism findings published by Fáilte Ireland. The report provides details on where tourists came from, where they went in Ireland, […]
Technology Tourism
The largest windfarm in Ireland officially opened at Meenadreen, Co Donegal, following a €145m investment by Energia. The 95-megawatt wind farm has 38 turbines standing 115m high with 90m rotor diameter. Renewable energy firm Energia developed the €145m project over two years and power from Meenadreen will be used to supply electricity to homes and […]
Tourism
The City of Galway will be officially launched as European Green Leaf 2017, an environmental designation awarded by the European Commission in “recognition of the city’s commitment to the environment”. Galway was awarded the appointment in June last year, beating off competition from Mikkeli in Finland and Cornellà de Llobregat in Spain, but the status […]