Tipperary hotelier attends Tourism Ireland’s B2B workshop in London

Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin joined Irish tourism enterprises – including the Dundrum House Hotel – in London this week, for Flavours of Ireland 2018. ‘Flavours’ is Tourism Ireland’s annual B2B tourism workshop, where tourism companies from Ireland meet and do business with around 100 top UK inbound tour operators. Now in its 16th year, Flavours […]

SHOUT! The 60’s Mod Musical

A nostalgic nod to London’s Swinging Sixties. The musical follows five young female subscribers to a fictional magazine called Shout!, “the magazine for the modern woman”, as they come of age during the liberating 1960s that made England swing. From cover to cover, Shout! unfolds like a musical magazine and travels in time through the […]

Irish Women Have Been Sharing Their Secrets

Irish women in London have been anonymously sharing their secrets. These confessions – ranging from regret, betrayal, desire to childhood memory – have been collected together and will be showcased in an upcoming art exhibition and book entitled Cailíní Secret. Launched on St Brigid’s Day (Wednesday 1 February) at the London Irish Centre, the exhibition […]

Tipperary County Council takes part in London’s historic Lord Mayor’s Show

Ireland participated for the first time ever in The Lord Mayor’s Show in London. The historic pageant, which took place over the weekend (on Saturday, 14 November), celebrated its 800th anniversary this year. Half a million people lined the streets of central London to cheer on the parade and it was watched on national television […]

Thurles tourism operator attends ‘Flavours’ tourism event in London

Forty (40) Irish tourism enterprises – including Go Greyhound Racing (based in Thurles) travelled to London this week, to take part in Flavours of Ireland 2015. Flavours is Tourism Ireland’s annual B2B tourism workshop, now in its 13th year, which saw more than 100 representatives of the top inbound tour operators based in Britain come […]

Hat Trick For Tourism Ireland At Direct Marketing Awards In London

Tourism Ireland scored a hat trick when it scooped three awards at the prestigious 2011 DMA Awards in London recently. Beating off stiff competition, Tourism Ireland won awards for its innovative social media campaign, called “Nick and Sam’s Ireland Road Trip”, in the following categories: –       Gold:                in the travel and holidays category; –       Bronze:                        […]

Waterford Airport Now Links to London-Southend Airport

For the people of the South East, getting to the heart of London’s business district has become even easier with the introduction of the new direct route linking London Southend Airport and Waterford Airport. With a new railway station and a small airport atmosphere, London Southend Airport adds to the simplicity and convenience that commuters […]

The Irish Santa Claus – Seamus Maguire

The Irish Santa Claus – by Mattie Lennon Seamus Maguire was born in Thurles in 1950: the only child of James and Eileen Maguire. He completed his education in 1969 and subsequently worked as a Bus driver, Prison Officer and Social Worker in Tipperary and Cork. In 1979, The International Year Of The Child, he […]