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# failte-ireland - Thursday 18 October, 2012

€5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come

Fine Gael Mayo Deputy Michelle Mulherin said the funding is great news which will help people in planning community activities during the event.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Fáilte Ireland says some tourism sectors are outperforming others

Failte Ireland says confidence in tourism has improved but there are still challenges with some sectors outperforming others.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Sponsorship of Emerald Isle Classic costs The Gathering over €600,000

Saturday’s game is set to be viewed by a worldwide audience of over three million people.

# failte-ireland - Friday 3 August, 2012

From The42 Ladies Irish Open: Matthew leads the way with English duo close behind Carly Booth

Ladies Irish Open: Matthew leads the way with English duo close behind

Local amatuer stars Lisa and Leona Maguire endured tough opening rounds at Killeen Castle.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School

Leaders in the tourism sector highlighted paths for potential growth in the sector at the Garret FitzGerald Summer School in Killarney.

# failte-ireland - Monday 2 July, 2012

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race

Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Better marketing of Dublin as tourist destination could create 27,000 jobs

A report recommends closer collaboration between various stakeholders and the creation of a Dublin specific brand to market to potential overseas visitors as tourism in Dublin fell significantly in the post-Celtic Tiger years.

# failte-ireland - Monday 18 June, 2012

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed Hot Spots This post contains images

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed

Which places around the country drew the most visitors last year? And does this vintage photo give you a clue?

# failte-ireland - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Ellen starts filming for St Patrick's Day show in Dublin

The Guinness Storehouse will welcome the crew of the US talk show with a pint and some beef stew.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

2011 marks recovery for Irish tourism

Research by Fáilte Ireland has indicated that 2011 is proving to be a turning point for Irish tourism.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Fáilte Ireland scholarship to attract foreign English language tutors

The new scheme will entice people from certain countries, who teach English as a foreign language, to live and work in Ireland.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge In pictures: The horsey set at the RDS Hay Day This post contains images

In pictures: The horsey set at the RDS

It’s the Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show time of year again. Here’s what the four-legged and two-legged got up to today…

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Sky Garden may cost the taxpayer another €100k

Transport, insurance and operation costs associated with Diarmuid Gavin’s award-winning Sky Garden may end up costing the taxpayer thousands more.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Don't call me princess: Fáilte Ireland makes Queen gaffe Etiquette This post contains videos

Don't call me princess: Fáilte Ireland makes Queen gaffe

So our national tourism board got the British royal etiquette wrong – but how easy is it to know how to greet a monarch? We look at international royal meet ‘n’ greet customs.

# failte-ireland - Friday 29 April, 2011

Over 2,000 people to go through Garda vetting to be a Dublin city ambassador

Garda clearance applications must be processed before the ambassador scheme can go ahead, but organisers say they’re “confident”.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Tourists think Ireland is "better value for money" than before

Annual tourism report makes for stark reading – the industry was down €4.6bn in 2010 – but there are some reasons for optimism…

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Numbers visiting Ireland down 15% on last year

The volume of tourists coming to Ireland fell by a million in 2010, according to estimates by the travel industry.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

Is the Irish Open to tee off next summer?

Big news for Irish golf fans as the Race to Dubai 2011 schedule is set to be released later.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 26 October, 2010

New DIY kit could transform your town into a 'tourist trap'

Fáilte Ireland has introduced a new initiative aimed at helping towns exploit the tourism potential of their history – but will it impress the New York Times?