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A new visitor experience has officially opened at the Blasket Centre, following an investment of €2.9million from Fáilte Ireland, the Office of Public Works and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.  The Minister for State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works Patrick O’Donovan and Máire Ní Shúilleabháin Uí Chíobháin, daughter of […]
News Tourism
Fáilte Ireland has launched a new tourism plan that will help drive and sustain tourism in Killarney, Co. Kerry.  Entitled the ‘Killarney Destination and Experience Development Plan’, the plan aims to create a sustainable tourism destination by extending the tourism season and spreading business across all parts of the region over the next five years.  […]
News Tourism
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has announced €300,000 in funding to 19 local agri-food tourism projects. The funding is made available under the 2022 Rural Innovation and Development Fund through the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Minister McConalogue said, “I am delighted to announce the successful projects which have
News Tourism
Tourism in Monaghan has received a major boost with the official opening of the new Patrick Kavanagh Visitor Centre in Inniskeen and the launch of Fáilte Ireland and Monaghan County Council’s new five-year tourism development plan for County Monaghan. Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaelteacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin TD and Minister for Rural […]
Environment News Tourism
85 beaches and 10 marinas around Ireland have been awarded prestigious Blue Flags by An Taisce – one of the world’s most recognised eco-labels. Fáilte Ireland says the Awards strengthen Ireland’s tourism appeal as summer and bathing season approach. Fáilte Ireland research shows that outdoor water-based activities such as kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding and
News Tourism
Fáilte Ireland has launched a new €700,000 national marketing campaign titled ‘Works for Me’ aimed to address staff shortages in the tourism industry and attract more people, across all ages and demographics, to jobs in the industry.  Fáilte Ireland will unveil the multiplatform marketing campaign to representatives of the tourism industry at a special online […]
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 […]