Archive for the 'Tourism' Category

North Kerry To West Limerick Walking And Cycling Route To Be Upgraded

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Monday, 15 December 2008 - West Limerick is destined for a tourism boost in 2009 following the news that major development and upgrading works are to take place on a walking and cycling route along the former Limerick to Kerry railway line.

great southern trail contract signing pic

Gathered at the County Hall, Dooradoyle, Limerick to sign the main contract for the upgrade and further development of the Great Southern Trail were from left: John Pentony, Director of Jons Civil Engineering Co Ltd; Josephine Cotter-Coughlan, Director of Services, Limerick County Council; Ned Gleeson, Manager of Limerick County Council; Anthony Coleman, Administrative Officer, Limerick County Council; Brian Finnegan, Commercial Manager, Jons Engineering Co Ltd; and Bernadette Pentony, Director of Jons Engineering Co Ltd. Picture by Dave Gaynor.

Clare Tourism Sector Unites To Combat Economic Downturn

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Tuesday, 18 November 2008 - Finding a solution to the sharp drop in visitor numbers to County Clare was discussed by over 150 tourism providers at a major event in Ennis last evening.


PHOTOCALL Clare Tourism Forum event

Friday, November 14th, 2008

The Clare Tourism Forum is hosting a ‘Clare Live the Life’ Evening on Monday, 17th November 2008 at 8 pm at The Temple Gate Hotel, County Clare. Over 150 tourism providers from across Clare will attend the event. Wine Reception at 8 pm

Followed by the launch of the Clare Live the Life Brochure and 2009/2010 Calendar plus a presentation to Prize Winners of the ‘Shoot the Mood’ Photography Competition

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Iconic Tower at Cliffs Of Moher To Undergo Restoration

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Friday, 12 September 2008 - O’Brien’s Tower, the iconic landmark that stands on a headland at the mighty Cliffs of Moher in will undergo restoration in the coming weeks.

O'Brien's Tower, Clare,  (pic)


EUR140K For Kilrush And Ennis Historic Town Projects

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Friday, 05 September 2008 - Two historic town projects in County Clare have been allocated combined funding of almost EUR140K.


Planning Permission Granted For Cliffs Of Moher Park And Ride Facilities

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 - Atlantis Developments Ltd. confirmed today the decision by Clare County Council to grant planning permission for the development of “Park And Ride” facilities to the Cliffs of Moher.


Mayors Of Clare And Chicago Meet To Discuss Tourism And Investment Opportunities

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Tuesday, 19 August 2008 – The Mayor of Clare today met with the Mayor of Chicago in a bid to strengthen business and tourism links between County Clare and the US Midwest.


Clare Tourism Delegation to Promote ’s Midwest In The US Midwest

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Monday, 11 August 2008 - A tourism delegation from County Clare will today travel to the US Midwest to promote County Clare as a desirable tourist destination.


Funding For Cycle Routes In County Clare

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Monday, 14 July 08 - Minister of State, Mr. Tony Killeen T.D. has described the allocation of funding towards the development of cycle routes in County Clare as a significant move towards expanding on the tourism product on offer in the county.


Burren Connect Explores Ecotourism Certification For Local Businesses

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Tuesday, 17 June 08 - A meeting aimed at developing ecotourism certification and training for Burren-based businesses will take place in Lisdoonvarna on Thursday 26 June.