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A major investment of €73 million to develop four new world-class Irish tourist attractions has been announced by the Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin and Fáilte Ireland today. Fáilte Ireland is investing €44.3million of the total investment in what Minster Martin is describing as “the most significant investment in visitor attractions ever undertaken by Fáilte
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The Government has announced funding of €25 million for the restoration of one of Ireland’s foremost national heritage sites, the Old Library at Trinity College Dublin  [May 20 2021]. The Old Library is home to the magnificent Long Room and precious manuscripts, including the 9th century Book of Kells. An Taoiseach Micheál Martin said: I am delighted to
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*Dlr Press Release 17th May 2021* Project to create people-friendly spaces in the County’s towns & villages this summer We are delighted to announce dlr’s “Summer Streets” initiative which aims to provide safe, welcoming and people-friendly public spaces in our towns and villages and bring life, food and energy to the County’s streets this summer. […]
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Westmeath County Council Press Release 10-05-21 Westmeath County Council are preparing a new Tourism Strategy, which will guide and inform tourism development in County Westmeath from 2021-2027. You are invited to make submissions and proposals which will help to shape the new Tourism Strategy. Click here for more information on this consultation process and how to have
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Image: Unsplash Following a call for proposals for Agri-Food Tourism Initiatives under the 2021 Rural Innovation and Development Fund in January, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D, has announced the projects that will receive funding from his Department. Minister McConalogue said, “2020 and 2021 have been difficult
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Image courtesy of monaghantourism.com Waterways Ireland Welcomes Taoiseach’s €6 Million Ulster Canal Announcement An Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD, has announced in conjunction with Heather Humphreys, Minister for Rural and Community Development, €6 million of funding for Waterways Ireland to enable the completion of phase two of the restoration of the Ulster Canal.
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The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, has welcomed the support of regulations to assist restaurants and cafés at the Oireachtas Committee today. The two sets of regulations which received cross party support include the Planning and Development Act 2000 (Exempted Development) (No. 3) Regulations 2021, which concerns planning
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Pictured at the Bridges of Ross to mark the virtual launch of the ‘County Clare Tourism Strategy 2030’ were: (front) Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council, Cllr Mary Howard; and (back, l-r) Leonard Cleary, Director of Rural Development, Clare County Council; Deirdre O’Shea, Head of Tourism, Clare County Council; and Pat Dowling, Chief Executive, Clare County […]
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The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today announced €75 million for 24 landmark regeneration projects in rural communities across the country. The funding, which is being provided under the €1Billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund will support the key objectives of Our Rural Future – the Government’s ambitious new
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Public consultation has continued this week on the next phase of multi-million euro enhancement works in Tralee town centre. The new phase of upgrading works in Tralee follows the allocation of funding under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund and construction is expected to commence at the beginning of 2022 following public consultation and a […]
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South Dublin County Council has announced that applications are now open for financial support from a new scheme for tourism and hospitality businesses in South Dublin County. Aimed at assisting the sector increase their outdoor dining capacity, South Dublin County Council is encouraging local hospitality and tourism providers to apply for grant funding under Fáilte […]
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Fingal County Council has commenced a second round of public consultation on the Fingal Coastal Way, the proposed 32km coastal pedestrian and cycle greenway extending from Newbridge Demesne in Donabate to north of Balbriggan. To provide an opportunity for interested parties to give feedback on the potential route options, an online non-statutory public consultation will
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Renowned street artists from all over the world come to Limerick to make their mark, and what they leave behind are vibrant, evocative, uniting murals and messages. Here’s a collection of some of Limerick’s most stunning street art as photographed by the Dodo Reddan One of Limerick’s most colourful and memorable characters is immortalised in […]