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# ireland's ancient east

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# tourism and transport
A major new Halloween festival is tipped to be bigger than New Year's Eve
Fáilte Ireland hopes the large-scale event in Meath will generate €12 million by 2022.
# ireland's ancient east
Titanic's 'Heartbreak Pier' in Cobh being redeveloped as tourist destination
It’s now going to be refurbished in order to become a tourist destination for Ireland’s Ancient East.
# Tourism
A 'world-class' Halloween could lure foreign tourists to Ireland's overlooked south-east
Regions on the Ireland’s Ancient East trail are currently dominated by domestic visitors.
# ireland's ancient east
New €3m viewing platform and museum on the way for Dublin Castle's record tower
It’s one of a number of locations to receive funding thanks to Fáilte Ireland.
# take a trip
Dawn to dusk: This timelapse captures stunning views along Ireland's Ancient East
All the way from Newgrange to the Hook Head.
# new ideas in ancient spaces
Here's how much funding Failte Ireland awarded to these 13 projects
Projects from 10 different counties were funded.
# the new atlantic way
Is your county getting funding as part of 'Ireland's Ancient East'?
€1.2 million is going to be split between 12 projects.
The people behind the new 'east coast' tourism drive left Louth off their map
A Louth TD was unhappy at the county being left off the map for ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’.
# love ireland
Open Thread: Where should tourists visit off the beaten track in 'Ireland's Ancient East'?
Tell us what’s on offer in the east and south of the country.
# eastside
8 fascinating ancient places to visit on Ireland's east coast
It’s not all about the west, you know.
# Céad Míle Fáilte
The east's answer to the Wild Atlantic Way is 'Ireland's Ancient East'
The new tourism programme aims to attract 600,000 overseas visitors.