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Most mere mortals will have never had a chance to sample the Dáil bar, but that changed in Galway this week when a new pub of the same name opened in the city centre.
Labour Party candidate for the Kilkenny City area, Sean Butler, has called for a review of the Kilkenny tourism strategy as a means of helping employment in the area.
The Athlone Tea Rooms, Belvedere House and Gardens, Mullingar, and cruising on the river Shannon are among the Westmeath attractions to be highlighted in a new advertising campaign launched by Tourism Ireland last week.
Irish tourism could be set for a surprise boost this year with the revelation in a survey that, as the recession bites and workers fear for their jobs, 72 per cent will not be taking a holiday abroad this year.
A new temporary exhibition Straw, Hay and Rushes will open in the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, next week and will showcase the great ingenuity of people in using everyday materials to make objects for use about the house and farm.
Mayo has topped the poll for the highest number of blue flags awarded to any one county in Ireland this summer.
A new tourism initiative, promoting great value deals for holidays in the west of Ireland, reached some one million newspaper readers around Great Britain at the weekend.
Last week The Pumphouse on High street underwent major surgery.
As part of the Fáilte Ireland Tourism Learning Networks Initiative, local businesses are currently working together to help meet the challenges of 2009 primarily through two networks, one centred on spiritual tourism and the other catering for outdoor adventure.
“The dramatic decline recorded in overseas visitors lays bare the decimated state of our tourism industry this year. These figures compel the Government and the tourism agencies to take immediate, radical and creative action to reverse this downward trend,” so said Joe O’Brien, Chairman of Irish Hotels Federation’s Midlands Branch in response to the 18.4 per cent decline in overseas visits, during May, reported today by the CSO.