At the invitation of the Irish Golf Tour Operators Association, County Louth Golf Club recently attended the Arnold Palmer Invitational PGA Golf Tournament at Bay Hill, Florida, in partnership with Ireland Golf Travel. Pictured at the promotional stand at Bay Hill is Liam Murphy, General Manager, County Louth Golf Club, alongside Pierce Wall, Proprietor Ireland Golf Travel. Thanks to support provided by Boyne Valley Tourism Liam used the opportunity to promote the Boyne Valley region as a destination for those interested in visiting Ireland, whether for golf or other tourist activity.
On Sunday 22nd March 2015 Clonard hosted a guided walking tour as part of the 5 year project celebrating the life of St Finian,local Saint and patron of the Meath Diocese.
Mr Danny Dunne (Former Principal of St Finian's National School) outlined the impact of the the famous monastic school founded by St Finian around 520 AD and its influence as the birthplace of early Christian monasticism throughout Ireland,Britain and Europe thus forging links between these far flung places and Clonard.
Colette Gough is a self-taught artist and crafter. Born in the heart of the Boyne Valley, Co. Meath, her family home overlooks the ancient, monuments of Newgrange and Knowth.
Tourism Ireland’s busy programme of St Patrick’s promotions in Scotland included a networking St Patrick’s ‘Irish Tea-Party’, where Irish tourism companies – including Hamlet Court Hotel, Enfield – had the opportunity to meet, and do business with, Scottish coach tour operators and their top-performing coach and group contacts.
The Boyne Valley Destination and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre have both been shortlisted as finalists in the new Irish Tourism Industry Awards!
Read more about the full list of finalists here: http://www.itic.ie/ITIA/finalists.html
Minister of State for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD, was in Denmark this week, as part of a ‘Promote Ireland’ programme around St Patrick's Day – helping to promote tourism to Ireland in 2015.
Representatives of Meath County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland in New York today. They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme for 2015, which is in full swing right now.
Application Process for 2015 Funding Opens for Community Tourism Initiative for the Diaspora
Meath County Council today announced that applications for funding are now being sought under the Community Tourism Initiative for the Diaspora. The initiative, launched last year, builds on the community involvement legacy of The Gathering 2013 and is a joint partnership between Meath County Council, IPB Insurance and Fáilte Ireland.
This is an online application process which closes at 5pm on 20th March 2015.
The aim of the Fund is to support projects rooted in the local area, led by local people to improve the quality of life for those living in their community. It also encourages projects that foster community engagement and supports the ethos of volunteering and community involvement