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By Frances Toner
According to a report published by the Restaurant Association of Ireland, 605 new jobs in the food, tourism, and hospitality sectors have been created in Mayo since the reduced VAT rate of nine per cent was introduced in July 2011. To highlight the scale of job creation, the report compares the number of direct new jobs to a major local employer, revealing that the 605 extra jobs created in Mayo is more than four times the number of people also employed in Mayo at Knock International Airport.
The multi-award winning bar and restaurant in Glasson, The Fatted Calf, was recently voted best gastropub in Leinster 2014 as part of the Restaurant Association of Ireland awards. This is the second time The Fatted Calf has scooped this prestigious award, having won in 2012. Voted best casual dining restaurant in Ireland 2014 by Georgina Campbell and also being named as one of the top 100 restaurants in Ireland by McKenna Guides (formerly The Bridgestone Guide) it’s clear the gastropub is going from strength to strength. And with dedicated staff and loyal customers, they are sure to continue with this success.
Westport has been named among Ireland’s top 10 ‘foodie towns’. The Restaurant Association of Ireland listed the best 10 towns for gastronomy and put Westport in the the running to be crowned Ireland’s premier foodie destination.
The Westmeath winners of the Restaurant Association of Ireland Awards were announced on Wednesday night.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring has been awarded the Irish Tourism Industry Restaurants Association of Ireland Mike Butt Award 2014 in honour of his contribution to the tourism industry.
The Restaurant Association of Ireland launched their ‘Keep VAT at 9%’ campaign in Sirocco’s Restaurant in Tullamore last week.
The House Hotel’s mixologists were making a name for themselves last week in what proved to be a successful week for the city centre boutique hotel. On Sunday, Colm Whelan was crowned Irish Coffee making champion and will now represent Powers as the Irish Coffee Ambassador for 2014.
Renowned for providing customers with not only the taste-bud tempting aromas of its delicious dishes but also a relaxing atmosphere surrounded by fine art, Basilico Restaurant will be embarking on a new phase in its business by offering lovers of food, art, and culture, weekend breaks in Oranmore or longer painting holidays to Italy.
Almost 100 local businesses in Galway have committed themselves to Fáilte Ireland’s Quality, Value, and Service charter during the Volvo Ocean Race.