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Millions of Italians tune in to Aran Islands on TV today

Almost 2 million people across Italy will be tuning in to watch the Aran Islands on TV today, when an episode of a popular...

Festivals in Athenry and Headford to receive €6,500 in funding

Athenry's Music, Arts and Heritage festival is set to receive €5,000 under the Small Local Festivals and Summer Schools Scheme. Headford's Headfest online event which...

Galway City and Clifden to share in €15.5 million tourism initiative

Galway city and Clifden will both share in the €15.5 million Fáilte Ireland 'Destination Towns' initiative to boost their attractiveness and tourism appeal. This scheme...

Galway is one of the greenest cities in the world for a business event

Galway has been named one of the greenest cities in the world to host a business event in a piece of good news for...

Admission fee plans for city museum after €10m revamp spark concerns

Concerns have been raised about plans to introduce an admission fee to Galway City Museum for non city residents when it undergoes a €10m...

Galway Hospitality Group takes home prestigious Customer Service Award

Galway's Connacht Hospitality Group, which comprises multiple hotels and bars in the city has been awarded a much sought after customer service award from...

Failte Ireland announces creation of €10 million Atlantic Museum in Galway

Fáilte Ireland has announced it biggest ever investment in a tourism attraction with plans to create a €10 million Atlantic Museum in Galway. The new...

Kylemore Abbey makes list of top 10 Irish tourist attractions

The beautiful Kylemore Abbey in Connemara has been included in a list of the top ten tourist attractions in Ireland. The list from Fáilte Ireland...

NUIG campus bedrooms get Failte Ireland seal of approval as tourist accommodation

NUIG campus bedrooms, which are let out to tourists during the summer, have been accredited as ‘Approved Tourist Accommodation’ under Fáilte Ireland’s Welcome Standard...

The Galmont Hotel rolls out the carpet for Chinese tourism

Galway's Galmont Hotel & Spa was recently certified by Fáilte Ireland as a key tourism business for catering to the growing number of Chinese...

Kylemore Abbey opens new €1.7 million visitor experience

Connemara's Kylemore Abbey has opened a new €1.7 million visitor experience ahead of the centenary of the Benedictine order's arrival at the Victorian estate. This redevelopment...

Ryan Tubridy Show coming to Inis Mór to promote the Wild Atlantic Way

The Ryan Tubridy Show will broadcast from Inis Mór this summer as part of a new campaign to promote the Wild Atlantic Way. Fáilte Ireland...

Fáilte Ireland recruiting Local Experts to support tourism in Connemara

Fáilte Ireland is headed to Connemara tomorrow to recruit people knowledgeable about their local area to help give tourists the best Galway experience. The Know...

Major conference on Connemara and Aran Islands tourism

A networking event for the local tourism industry in Connemara and the Aran Islands this month will look at steps taken...

Local experts sought to show tourists the best of Galway

Fáilte Ireland is looking for knowledgeable Galwegians to show tourists céad míle fáilte.The Know Galway...

Clarity needed on plans for five council owned houses vacant for over 10 years

Galway TD Catherine Connolly has said there needs to be greater clarification on plans for five council owned which have been left vacant for...

Galway facing shortfall of hotel rooms in the next five years.

More hotel space is needed in Galway to accommodate the growing number of overseas tourists coming every year Fáilte Ireland is insisting. Galway is expected...

Galway is the second most popular destination in Ireland for overseas tourists

Galway attracted the second highest amount of overseas visitors in 2017, beating Cork and Kerry, according to the new figures from Fáilte Ireland. Last year...

Fáilte Ireland’s ‘Hidden Heartlands’ shows off Lough Derg’s beauty

The second largest lake in Galway, Lough Derg, is one of the many natural attractions being shown off in Fáilte Ireland's newest brand, Ireland's...
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