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Nine leading journalists from France are visiting Westmeath and Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Brittany Ferries. The group is made up of writers from various travel and lifestyle magazines and websites, as well as regional newspapers in France, with a combined audience of over two million readers - or potential French holidaymakers for Westmeath and Ireland.
Mahatma Gandhi once said that “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people” and this is very true of Westmeath, as for this year’s Culture Night on Friday September 20 over 45 free events will take place across the county.
Kilbeggan Distillery’s restored waterwheel was launched with a splash earlier this week.
Beam Inc, the US conglomerate which recently took over Lockes Distillery in Kilbeggan, has announced that eight jobs are to go at its south Westmeath site.
The Kilbeggan Distillery would like to welcome the entire Midlands to a great family day out. To mark its one millionth visitor Kilbeggan Distillery is hosting a day of entertainment and fun on the distillery grounds from noon until 6pm on Saturday September 10.
Lockes Distillery in Kilbeggan is expecting to welcome its one millionth visitor within the next two weeks, and to mark this will host an open day next Saturday September 10, from noon to 6pm.
A large group of international tour operators and buyers visited Kilbeggan Distillery and Old Locke’s Distillery Museum on a familiarisation trip to the Midlands. The group are in Ireland to attend Meitheal 2011, the annual travel trade workshop organised by Fáilte Ireland, in conjunction with Tourism Ireland. Meitheal is one of the largest tourism trade workshops and the most important event of the Irish tourism calendar.
A cask of Irish whiskey will travel by canal to Dublin this weekend for the first time in over half a century - but it will need the help of Ned the horse to make it!
Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey was crowned Worldwide Whiskey of the Year when it collected the prestigious Brown Forman Trophy at the 2009 International Wine and Spirit Competition Awards banquet in London.