Tens of thousands of traditional music-loving folk gathered in the town of Cavan for the 2010 Fleadh Cheoil and less than 24 hours into my maiden festival visit, I found myself smack bang in the middle of Lough Oughter. Dating back to the early 1950s, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann (Festival of Music in Ireland) was established to promote Irish traditional...
The Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht, Catherine Martin T.D., has today (Tuesday 18th August) launched a new €26million COVID-19 Adaptation Fund to help tourism and hospitality businesses offset some of the costs incurred in adapting their premises or operations for re-opening.
Paul Carty, newly appointed Interim Chair of Fáilte, Ireland's National Tourism Development Authority
At its meeting on August 18th the Authority of Fáilte Ireland selected Paul Carty to serve as Interim Chair of the National Tourism Development Authority. Paul is an existing Member of the Authority since July 2017 and he will now serve as Interim Chair until Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin appoints a successor.
A new RTÉ television series ‘No Place Like Home’, in association with Fáilte Ireland
Fáilte Ireland and RTÉ have joined forces to show the nation that there’s ‘No Place Like Home’ when it comes to holidays. Building on the success of Fáilte Ireland’s current domestic marketing campaign, ‘Ireland, Make a Break for it’, a new RTÉ television series ‘No Place Like Home’, in association with Fáilte Ireland, will air this Sunday August 9th at 6:30pm on RTÉ One running each Sunday for four weeks.
Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, unveiled its brand new €6million domestic and Northern Ireland marketing campaign entitled ‘Keep Discovering’ to help grow domestic holidays in Ireland. According to Fáilte Ireland’s CEO Paul Kelly, only just over half (56%) of Irish people currently take a break in Ireland. “By putting ‘discovery’ at the heart of our new campaign we hope...