Fáilte Ireland, in partnership with the Office of Public Works (OPW), has announced a major investment of €4.3 million in four key heritage sites along the Wild Atlantic Way,
which will enhance the visitor experiences at each location.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D., visited the Blasket Island Visitor Centre. He was joined by Fáilte Ireland’s Director of Product Development Orla Carroll and OPW Chairman Maurice Buckley and Cllr Cosai Fitzgerald.
The investment, which forms part of Fáilte Ireland’s strategic partnership with the OPW, will significantly enhance the visitor experience and views at key locations, with new exhibitions and major upgrades. Fáilte Ireland is providing up to 75% of the funding for the projects from its Capital Grants budget, with the remainder of the funding being provided by the OPW.
The four heritage sites to benefit from this investment are: