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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 […]
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 […]
Education News Tourism
Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin TD and Fáilte Ireland launched a new Transition Year Work Experience Programme to provide tourism and hospitality businesses with a direct link to students looking for work experience placements. The National Tourism Development Authority has developed the programme to help businesses in the sector provide structured, high quality work
Council Partners News Tourism
Galway City Council in partnership with the Galway Tourism Taskforce and the Galway Office of Fáilte Ireland have launched a ‘Keep Discovering Galway City’ marketing campaign. Unveiled on 1st February 2022, the campaign aims to drive tourism to Galway City during 2022’s first quarter. The 10-week campaign’s focus is on motivating ‘unconstrained adults’ – empty […]
News Tourism
Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport & Media Catherine Martin TD has announced the appointment of Mr. Paul Carty to the position of Chairperson of Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, with immediate effect. The appointment follows an open competitive process through the Public Appointments Service.  Announcing the appointment,
News Tourism
The Curragh Racecourse was the setting for a special thoroughbred industry workshop hosted by Fáilte Ireland to kick-start the Thoroughbred Country Destination Experience Development Plan (DEDP). Members of the tourism and thoroughbred industries in Kildare and Tipperary including trainers’ yards, stud farms and jockey schools gathered to commence the implementation
Culture News Tourism
Fáilte Ireland and Údarás na Gaeltachta have formed a new tourism strategic partnership after signing a Memorandum of Understanding detailing their commitment to making the Gaeltacht experience appealing, accessible and relevant to visitors. Through this formal agreement, the organisations will work together across a number of priority areas for tourism development
News Tourism
The first two schemes in the €50 million Tourism Business Continuity Programme 2022 open for applications this week. The Strategic Tourism Transport Business Continuity Scheme opens for applications today, 11th January 2022, and will support eligible tourism transport operators including Coach Tourism Operators, Tourism Chauffeur, Limousine Services and Escorted Private
News Tourism
To help accelerate the recovery of Ireland’s tourism sector, Fáilte Ireland has announced its sponsorship of RTÉ Weather, which attracts an average daily audience of 400,000.  The 3-year sponsorship is part of Fáilte Ireland’s Keep Discovering campaign and will commence on January 1st, 2022. The Keep Discovering message will be watched daily in hundreds of thousands of
Business News Tourism
Fáilte Ireland has released details of its €50 million Tourism Business Continuity Programme for 2022 at a virtual event for industry attended by over 2,500 tourism and hospitality providers.  The €50 million allocation was secured by Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport, Gaeltacht and Media, Catherine Martin T.D. in Budget 2022 and Fáilte Ireland is […]