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O’Callaghan Coaches from Co. Kerry received the Outstanding Employer Award at Fáilte Ireland’s Employer Excellence Awards which took place in the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny last night. The awards ceremony celebrated businesses who have demonstrated their commitment to making the tourism industry an appealing and rewarding place to work through their participation in
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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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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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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 […]
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A group of German travel journalists has been exploring Galway city and Connemara, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. They were here to experience the outdoor and adventure activities and, in turn, to showcase these and some of the many things to see and do in Galway and inspire their German readers and […]
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Cork County Council has announced the successful completion of new European-style permanent outdoor dining facilities in Bantry town centre. The facilities, funded by Fáilte Ireland under the ‘Local Authority Weatherproofing and Outdoor Dining Infrastructure’ scheme, will greatly enhance the dining experience for residents and visitors alike. Located at the Quays in
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Fáilte Ireland has launched four new Regional Tourism Development Strategies 2023-2027 which will provide a framework for sustainable tourism development across Ireland. The Regional Tourism Strategies for Ireland’s Ancient East, Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and Dublin were launched at Mount Congreve Gardens, Waterford. The Regional Tourism Development
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The Sandhouse Hotel, Co. Donegal received the Outstanding Employer Award at the inaugural Fáilte Ireland Employer Excellence Awards which took place in the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. The awards ceremony celebrated businesses who have demonstrated their commitment to making the tourism industry an appealing and rewarding place to work through their participation in
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Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, and Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, have to officially opened ‘Ireland’s Global Garden’. The Mount Congreve Estate in Kilmeaden, County Waterford, has been re-developed into a world class tourist attraction and is expected to welcome over 86,000 visitors this
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Fáilte Ireland showcased some of Ireland’s world-class golf product to golf enthusiasts in Northern Ireland at the annual ‘Keep Discovering Golf Promotion Night’ in the Europa Hotel in Belfast.   Golf tourism is extremely valuable to the Irish economy and is estimated to be worth more than €300 million annually.  Fáilte Ireland’s research shows a golf […]