New Failte Ireland Guidelines are Bizarre- McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has sharply criticised the new and updated guidelines issued by Fáilte Ireland for restaurants describing them as bizarre and a step too far. The new guidelines suggest that no more than six people are allowed at a table in restaurants and cafés and that a record must be kept of what […]

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 […]

Fáilte Ireland brings Tipperary history to life in Ireland’s Ancient East

Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, is bringing history to life in Tipperary Town as it launches an expansion of its Historic Towns Trail initiative. The initiative, in partnership with the Tipperary local authority and local historian Des Murnane, will showcase the stories behind the historic town of Tipperary through modern and newly updated Historic Towns Trail signage designed […]

Cashel allocated funding through new €15.5m Fáilte Ireland Destination Towns Scheme

Cashel in Co. Tipperary will be allocated significant funding by Fáilte Ireland to develop its potential as a tourism ‘destination town’.   The funding has been allocated through Tipperary County Council as part of the €15.5million ‘Destination Towns’ initiative launched earlier this year by the National Tourism Development Authority.   The Destination Towns project in Cashel will […]

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 […]

Tipperary Walk features on “Tales and Trails” New Immersive Podcast bringing walking trails to life

Fáilte Ireland has partnered with website Lovin.ie to showcase some of Ireland’s spectacular walking trails through a series of articles, videos and podcasts featuring well known personalities.   Entitled ‘Tales and Trails’ the series will encourage people to plan a short walking break in Ireland’s Ancient East, along the Wild Atlantic Way, in Ireland’s Hidden […]

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 […]

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