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Council Partners Environment News Tourism
Fifty-eight (58) businesses from across North Clare have been awarded Certificates of Achievement for honouring their commitments under the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark Code of Practice for Sustainable Tourism for 2020/2021. Developed with EU LIFE funding and launched by the Geopark in 2016, the Code is the only sustainable initiative of […]
Culture News Tourism
Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD and Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy TD, have announced that the Global Irish Festival Series will take place along the Wild Atlantic Way in Mayo, Donegal, Limerick and Kerry this year. A joint initiative between Fáilte Ireland […]
Council Partners News Tourism
Limerick City and County Council’s largest and most ambitious tourism marketing campaign, Limerick 50 Days of Summer, has received a national award. The ‘50 Days’ campaign won the award for the Best Connected Council (Communication & Digital Marketing) at the 2021 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards. Known as the LAMA Awards, they highlight and celebrate the work
News Tourism
Fáilte Ireland and Virgin Media One television have teamed up for an exciting new six-part domestic travel series ‘Are We There Yet?’ seeking out the best day trips and holidays to encourage domestic holidays throughout the country this year.    The travel show series is hosted by husband-and-wife team  Jon Slattery and Ciara Whelan, from  The Holiday Show […]
Education News Tourism
Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin TD and Fáilte Ireland launched a new Transition Year Work Experience Programme to provide tourism and hospitality businesses with a direct link to students looking for work experience placements. The National Tourism Development Authority has developed the programme to help businesses in the sector provide structured, high quality work
Council Partners News Tourism
Galway City Council in partnership with the Galway Tourism Taskforce and the Galway Office of Fáilte Ireland have launched a ‘Keep Discovering Galway City’ marketing campaign. Unveiled on 1st February 2022, the campaign aims to drive tourism to Galway City during 2022’s first quarter. The 10-week campaign’s focus is on motivating ‘unconstrained adults’ – empty […]
News Tourism
Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport & Media Catherine Martin TD has announced the appointment of Mr. Paul Carty to the position of Chairperson of Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, with immediate effect. The appointment follows an open competitive process through the Public Appointments Service.  Announcing the appointment,