Tipperary tour operator joins Tourism Ireland for US sales mission

Ten tourism companies from Ireland, including Secret Ireland Escapes, headed stateside recently, to join Tourism Ireland in Arizona.   First stop was a ‘Jump into Ireland’ event in Phoenix, where the participating Irish companies had the opportunity to meet, and do business with, some 50 top-producing travel agents, as well as influential travel journalists. Then […]

Upperchurch Tipperary in new online film ‘Tracing My Irish Ancestry’

Tourism Ireland has launched a new online film, ‘Tracing my Irish Ancestry – my journey home to Ireland’, specially created to encourage people around the world to visit Ireland in 2016 and find out more about their Irish ancestry. Tourism Ireland’s short film was produced to connect with those with Irish heritage around the world. […]

New Marketing Plan for Munster Vales Tourism Destination

Munster Vales is a new tourism destination which will be developed as the key inland destination in Irelands Ancient East. Munster Vales extends from the Comeraghs to Ballyhoura incorporating the Galtees and the Knockmealdowns. It is supported by Failte Ireland, Waterford City & County Council, Tipperary and Cork County Councils, local development agencies and tourism […]

Italian travel agents say ‘Ciao!’ to Tipperary

One of Italy’s tour operators, Cocktail Tour Operator, and 14 of its top-producing travel agents have been visiting Ireland’s Ancient East over the weekend. They were here as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. The group was here on a fact-finding visit, to sample at first-hand the superb experience on offer in Ireland’s Ancient […]

Local Events in Tipperary Urged to Apply For Community Tourism Grants

Application Process for 2016 Funding Opens For Community Tourism Initiative for the Diaspora Tipperary County Council today announced that applications for funding are now being sought under the Community Tourism Initiative for the Diaspora.  The initiative, launched in 2014, builds on the community involvement legacy of The Gathering 2013 and is a joint partnership between Tipperary […]

1 million ‘Aussies’ see Ireland ads featuring Rock of Cashel

Tourism Ireland’s latest promotion is under way in Australia right now – with some 1 million commuters seeing eye-catching billboard ads for Ireland in key locations in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The ads’s for Ireland’s Ancient East feature the Rock of Cashel. Tourism Ireland has teamed up with Etihad Airlines for a joint campaign, highlighting […]

Public consultation on Holy Island Lough Derg development plan

Tourism and community representatives are being invited to an upcoming public consultation on the preparation of a Visitor Management and Sustainable Tourism Development Plan for Holy Island on Lough Derg.   Clare County Council will facilitate the event at the Mountshannon Childcare Centre on Monday 30th November from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.   Solearth Architecture was […]

Waterways Ireland 2016 Sponsorship Programme open for applications

Taking place annually for the past 10 years the Waterways Ireland Sponsorship Programme has supported angling, canoeing, rowing, sailing and power-sports events; competitions, learning experiences, community, historical and educational events for people with and without disabilities. Sharon Lavin, Head of Marketing and Communications with Waterways Ireland stated that “The Waterways Ireland sponsorship programme supported over […]

This is a huge funding boost for Fethard tourism – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has congratulated all those involved in the Tholsel Visitor Centre, Fethard, after it secured that €198k in funding from Fáilte Ireland. Deputy McGrath went on to say that the funding is being provided as part of the continuing roll out of the ‘New ideas in Ancient Spaces’ Capital Grants Scheme which […]

Holy Island on Lough Derg Is Taken Into Public Ownership

Clare County Council has announced a comprehensive plan relating to the future tourism development and visitor management of the “Jewel of The Lough Derg”, Holy Island (Inis Cealtra) on Lough Derg, County Clare.   At a ceremony in Mountshannon today, the Local Authority confirmed it has acquired 41 acres on the island which, together with […]

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