Vote Boyne Valley No.1

The Restaurants Association of Ireland is on the search for Ireland’s premier foodie destination.

The ‘Foodie Town of Ireland’ award recognises a destination that actively promotes itself through promotional activities such as food festivals, gourmet trails or farmers’ markets as well as great dining experiences.

To cast your vote click on this link

The Future of Drogheda

Narrow West Street will be a particular focus of a national conference which is being held in the West Court Hotel, Drogheda on the 18th September this year.

If anyone wants to go they can get a discounted ticket by emailing

Christmas Casino Nights at the Pillo Hotel Ashbourne

Nights are drawing in as Autumn approaches and the leaves are changing colour, winter is just around the corner… That’s right, time to start thinking about this year’s Christmas Party!! This year, at The Pillo Hotel Ashbourne be recruited into the world of Martinis, high stakes gambling and espionage! Dress to kill as you gamble the night away in true style. Following the cocktail reception and your exquisite 5 course meal you’ll be invited to the gaming tables.

The 10 Most Beautiful Castles in Ireland - Ireland Travel Guide

Aerial view of Trim Castle Hotel

"Ireland's lush green landscape is littered with a wide assortment of castles, from throughout history. From imposing military tower, to romantic ruins, to stately homes for the nobility, each and every castle has its own unique history and heritage. These castles are now among Ireland's most popular tourist attractions, and many are now also hotels.

Meath businesses seen by 80 million Chinese

‘Glamorous Ireland’ documentary showcases our landscape to global Chinese audience on China Central Television

 A 45-minute documentary, called Glamorous Ireland, aired this week to a huge global Chinese audience.

Restaurants association of Ireland search for Ireland’s ultimate foodie town

Foodie destinations from all over ireland invited to enter competition

The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) have launched the search for Ireland’s premier foodie destination today. The ‘Foodie Towns 2015’ competition will see towns and communities from all over the country battle it out to be named Ireland’s top town/destination for a foodie experience.  Foodie Towns is now in its second year and is now separate to the Irish Restaurant Awards due to its success in 2014.

Finnish travel professionals give Meath a big thumbs up!

Tourism Ireland invited the staff of a leading tour operator and travel agency from Finland, Kon-Tiki Tours, to visit Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre and Meath last week.

The aim of their visit was to showcase this part of Ireland to Kon-Tiki staff members, so that when they return home they will be even more enthusiastic about Ireland and better equipped to advise their clients about holidays here.


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