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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.  […]
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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 […]
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
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