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The Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Cllr Alan Edge, launched the Councils’ new five-year tourism strategy at an event in Tallaght Stadium.  The document is intended to guide the activities and work programme of South Dublin County from 2024 to 2029. Underpinned by extensive stakeholder engagement within the county (both at the regional and national level), as well
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A major new plan to develop the tourism potential of the Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains region, Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains National Park Visitor Experience and Management Masterplan, has been launched by Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, Patrick O’Donovan TD, with Councillor Aoife Flynn Kennedy, Cathaoirleach of Wicklow
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Fáilte Ireland has celebrated the outstanding contributions of 104 conference ambassadors, including renowned academics and industry leaders, at an award ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel.  The ambassadors were acknowledged for their expertise, industry knowledge and unwavering commitment to successfully hosting an international conference in Ireland between 2018 and
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Dublin City Council is delighted to announce that it has come 2nd in the European Cultural Tourism Awards (ECTN) for its work in developing the Dublin Discovery Trails platform.  The app took runners-up spot in the category ‘Digitalisation advances and digital transition in Sustainable Cultural Tourism, including Smart Tourism and Smart Destinations initiatives closely
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Waterford City and County Council and Fáilte Ireland are proud to present Samhain Festival in Waterford, a fabulously ghoulish celebration of Ireland’s ancient Halloween tradition in Waterford city and Dungarvan. With a host of events taking place from Friday, October 27th to Tuesday, October 31st, Waterford will celebrate the folklore, magic and myth of Samhain. On
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Noting it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O Brien, TD, confirmed the State’s purchase of the World Heritage lands of Dowth Hall and demesne, including Netterville, in Meath and the establishment of a new National Park – the Boyne Valley (Brú na Bóinne) National Park. The property is […]
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Waterford has recently marked the successful conclusion of the Fáilte Ireland Destination Towns initiative, a groundbreaking project that has significantly enriched the visitor experience within the city. The project, generously supported by a €500,000 investment from Fáilte Ireland, has achieved its objectives, breathing new life into Waterford City’s cultural and
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Fáilte Ireland has launched an open call for Expressions of Interest for its Investment Grant-Aid Scheme for Private & Community SMEs as part of the EU Just Transition Fund Regenerative Tourism & Placemaking Scheme for Ireland’s Midlands 2023-2026.  The scheme aims to transform tourism across 8 counties in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and Ireland’s Ancient East […]