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 […]

Tourism VIPs Enjoy Ireland’s Ancient East Showcase

Tourism buyers from across the globe are enjoying fact-finding tours around the country in the run up to Meitheal, Ireland’s largest tourism trade fair.  The event, which is taking place in Dublin on 11th and 12th April, is organised by Fáilte Ireland in conjunction with Tourism Ireland.       Ireland’s Ancient East is featuring strongly in […]

Indian focus on Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise and Co Offaly are set to be the focus of a programme on a popular business news TV station in India, called ET Now. The programme’s presenter, Kamiya Verma, was invited to film here by Tourism Ireland and followed an itinerary devised by Fáilte Ireland. Whilst in Ireland, Kamiya enjoyed a guided tour of […]

Offaly Tourism: Clonmacnoise

The monastery of Clonmacnoise is located in Offaly on the River Shannon south of Athlone.  The monastery was founded in 545 by Ciaran of Clonmacnoise.  The monastery became a major centre of religion, learning, craftsmanship, and trade by the 9th century and together with Clonard it was the most famous in Ireland, visited by scholars […]

Cumann na mBunscol Football Finals, O’ Connor Park,Tullamore, Sat 13th Nov

10;00 Division 4 Girls football; Pullough  v Boher Ref; Simon Whelahan 11;00   Division 7 Boys Football; Cloneyhurke v Gortnamona , Ref; Con Costello 12.15 Division 5 Boys Football; Clonmacnois v Tubber Ref; Pat Flemming 1.15 Division 1 Boys Football; Portarlington v  Edenderry Ref; Martin Walsh PULLOUGH 1 Britney Buckley 2 Leah Buckley 3 Elaine Bracken […]