Drogheda will be a very busy place next weekend with a large number of events taking place, so there is something for almost everyone. Events taking place include the Drogheda Christmas Bonanza, Drogheda Traditional Music Festival, Taste of the Boyne Valley, Millmount Cultural Centre Christmas Craft Promotion, Reduced Family Admission to Drogheda Museum Millmount,The Toner Christmas House Winter Wonderland, Ice Skating and Ice Sculpture Exhibition at Funtasia, Keith Barry at the TLT.
The Boyne Valley was showcased at World Travel Market this week, the leading global event for the tourism industry. Over 50,000 tourism professionals, tour operators, media and travel organisers attended the exhibition in the ExCel, London. Boyne Valley Tourism teamed up with Tourism Ireland to promote the region during the week long event from November 1st to 4th. Carina Mountcharles, Rock Farm Slane and Slane Tourism, David Santana, Conyngham Arms Hotel, Slane are pictured at the stand.
Start the festive season in style with the Pillo Hotel & Spa Ashbournes Casino Christmas Party Nights. Enjoy a prosecco reception, 5 course festive meal with interactive I-phone quiz, casino royale games, DJ & late bar. Party nights are on 4th, 5th, 12th & 19th of December at 7pm. Tickets cost €49.00 per person. More information available at www.pillohotelashbourne.com
The Annual steam Threshing Festival 2015 was our 40th Event and much preparation was put into celebrating this nostalgic occasion.
1.5 million Australians to read all about Ireland’s Ancient East in weekend newspapers
More than 1.5 million Australians will be reading all about Ireland’s Ancient East in their newspapers this weekend. Tourism Ireland has arranged for a feature about Ireland’s Ancient East to appear in the Sydney Morning Herald (about 930,000 readers) and The Age newspaper in Melbourne (633,000 readers).
Spotlight on Ireland Ancient East (“Le Terre Millenarie d’Irlanda”) at travel fair in Rimini
Ireland’s Ancient East (“Le Terre Millenarie d’Irlanda”) was unveiled by Tourism Ireland to Italian travel professionals attending TTG Incontri in Rimini this week.
Ten Spanish travel agents have been visiting Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Aer Lingus. One of the highlights of their time here was a guided tour of Newgrange. They also enjoyed lunch in the Brambles Café in the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre.