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The major development of Stephen Street car park, into a fully pedestrianised public space known as Queen Maeve Square, funded by Fáilte Ireland, the Urban Regeneration Development Fund and Sligo County Council, has begun in Sligo. Welcoming the commencement of the project, Councillor Michael Clarke, Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, said, “it is great to […]
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Dublin City Council launched Dublin Discovery Trails – ‘Doors into Docklands’, the first in a series of mobile app based immersive discovery trails with innovative Augmented Reality. The App, which has been co funded by Dublin City Council and Fáilte Ireland through its Destination Town Investment Scheme will help to further unlock the tourism potential of the Docklands
News Tourism
Fáilte Ireland has welcomed confirmation of the ‘Just Transition’ Funding tourism allocation, which will transform tourism across 8 counties in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and Ireland’s Ancient East through a regenerative tourism scheme.  €68 million has been allocated to the National Tourism Development Authority to implement a Regenerative
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Fáilte Ireland and Tourism Ireland have welcomed An Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s announcement of over €7 million in funding for Shared Island tourism initiatives. The Wild Atlantic Way and Causeway Coastal Route tourism brand collaboration, funded by the Shared Island Initiative, will connect the two routes to ensure visitors are motivated to stay longer and spend […]
Council Partners History News
A new digital story trail featuring augmented reality (AR) offers tourists an engaging way to discover history via their smartphone in Waterford. Waterford City and County Council (WCCC) in partnership with Imvizar, have launched a new digital walking trail featuring augmented reality (AR). This fantastic trail has been funded by Fáilte Ireland under the Destination Town’s
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Fáilte Ireland have announced details of this year’s Winter in Dublin programme which will spotlight the diverse range of events and experiences taking place in the capital between November 2022 and January 2023. As part of the programme, Fáilte Ireland will run a €600,000 national multi-channel marketing campaign across radio, online audio, press, YouTube, digital […]
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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 […]