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Fáilte Ireland has launched a new, first of its kind industry wide Employer Excellence initiative that will provide tourism businesses with a competitive edge as they recruit and retain staff in a highly competitive employment market. The initiative will help to drive improvements in employment practices across the industry and provide businesses with tailored action […]
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Fáilte Ireland has initiated a review the Táin Trail Route (Walking/Hiking, Cycling & Driving) for Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Longford and Roscommon, to establish it as an important tourism trail within Ireland’s Ancient East and Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. The purpose of the review is to transform the Táin Trail, which stretches from the Cooley Peninsula in […]
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President Michael D. Higgins performed the official opening of ‘Beyond the Trees Avondale’, a spectacular new visitor experience developed in partnership between Coillte, Fáilte Ireland and EAK Ireland in Avondale Forest Park in Co. Wicklow, combining a stunning 700 metre Treetop Walk with a 12 storey high Viewing Tower. Visitors to Beyond the Trees Avondale will […]
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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 […]
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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.  […]
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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 […]
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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
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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 […]
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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 […]