Fáilte Ireland welcomes Rural Regeneration and Development Fund allocation to Beara Breifne Way

Fáilte Ireland welcomes the announcement made by the Department of Rural and Community Development on Thursday, 25 June 2020 that the Beara Breifne Way will benefit from the final Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. The Beara Breifne Way will receive €300,000 in funding from the programme.   The allocation is part of the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Rural Regeneration and Development Fund which is funded under Project Ireland 2040. […]

Fáilte Ireland unveils new domestic marketing campaign and new COVID-19 Safety Charter to boost public confidence

Fáilte Ireland is revealing its new national domestic marketing campaign to the tourism and hospitality industry today. ‘Ireland, make a break for it’ will go live across media this weekend in what will be a major drive to encourage people to take domestic breaks this summer. The National Tourism Development Authority is also launching a […]

Fáilte Ireland publishes operational guidelines with industry groups for the safe re-opening and rebuilding of the tourism and hospitality industry

Fáilte Ireland has published sector specific operational guidelines for the tourism industry to ensure the safe re-opening of tourism businesses on June 29th. The National Tourism Development Authority developed the guidelines in collaboration with industry groups; the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF), the Irish Self Catering Federation (ISCF), the Irish Caravan and Camping Council, the Association of Visitor Experiences (AVEA), Ireland’s Association of Adventure Tourism (IAAT) and B&B Ireland. Relevant Government departments including the Department of Transport, […]

Fáilte Ireland welcomes the establishment of the Tourism Recovery Taskforce

Fáilte Ireland has today welcomed the establishment of the Tourism Recovery Taskforce announced by Ministers Shane Ross and Brendan Griffin. Welcoming today’s announcement Paul Kelly, CEO of Fáilte Ireland who is a member of the Taskforce, said the Taskforce is a critical and urgent working group dedicated to ensure the tourism sector recovers from this […]

National Restaurant Voucher Launched Today!

The Restaurants Association of Ireland have today launched the RAI Gift Voucher. The RAI have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland to bring you the perfect gift this Christmas. The Restaurants Association of Ireland have teamed up with Fáilte Ireland for 2019 to bring you the RAI Gift Voucher ahead of the Christmas season. Members of […]

Fáilte Ireland and Waterways Ireland Join Forces to Develop Tourism Along Ireland’s Inland Waterways

Fáilte Ireland CEO Paul Kelly and Waterways Ireland Acting CEO John McDonagh met today to discuss the Strategic Partnership Programme which has been agreed by both organisations. The Strategic Partnership Programme signed today between Fáilte Ireland and Waterways Ireland primarily focuses on the delivery of a programme of works to improve the quality of the […]

Edenderry Chamber of Commerce Promotes Opening Up A “Gateway To The Hidden Heartlands”

Colourful canal boats and a vibrant boating community made a very welcome return to Edenderry. The unseasonably warm weather, dramatic early sunsets and beautiful autumn colours almost felt like nature’s own rustic red carpet rolled out.  The canal, which is a very popular route for walkers, joggers and strollers, looks great thanks to the work […]

Top German Travel Journalists Cruise Into Offaly

Leading travel journalists and influencers from Germany enjoyed a cruise on the River Shannon and a visit to Co Offaly – as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and German cruising tour operator, Le Boat.   The visiting group included a popular YouTube cruise personality, a photographer and travel journalists, with a combined audience of about […]

Italian Travel Agents Find Offaly ‘Eccellente’!

Representatives of one of Italy’s leading tour operators, Francorosso, together with 20 of its top-producing travel agents, are visiting Offaly and Ireland’s Ancient East – as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland.   The group is here on a fact-finding visit, to sample at first-hand the superb experiences on offer in Offaly and Ireland’s […]

New Zealand Travel Agents Visit Offaly

A group of travel agents from New Zealand has been enjoying an action-packed visit around Offaly and Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Qatar Airways. The aim of the visit was to showcase some of the many experiences on offer here for New Zealanders, so that when they return home, […]

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