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Golf media in Donegal

A group of international golfing media from the US, Canada, Denmark, France Italy, Germany and Italy are play

Early Tee Off for International Golf Media Ahead of Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

ing some of Donegal’s top golf courses  on the Wild Atlantic Way, ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open which takes place in Ballyliffin Golf Club from 4-8 July.
 The trip, organised by Fáilte Ireland, will allow the journalists to enjoy a showcase of some of the best courses in the North West along the Wild Atlantic Way, including Rosapenna Sandy Hills golf course and Portsalon Golf Club, Old Links Ballyliffin before teeing off at Glashedy Links Ballyliffin, venue for this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. 
Included in the visiting golfing media, are representatives from US Golf Magazine, the world's most widely read golf publication, online outlets such as and Golbal Golf Post, USA, as well as representatives from leading newspapers, the Toronto Star, Canada, Denmark’s Golfbladet and Italian magazine, Golf & Turismo, radio station, Golfnews.Net and their The 19th Hole Show.  
Explaining the importance of such media trips, Alex Connolly, Head of Communications & International Publicity
  with Fáilte Ireland, said:
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Discovering Ancient Stories

Fáilte Ireland will bring to life the history and stories behind some of the oldest towns in Ireland’s Ancient East 


through a series of newly updated Historic Town trail signs around the region.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D., officially unveiled the new Historic Towns signs in Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow – the first of four towns to have the signage installed.
 He is pictured with Pat Deering T.D. Jenny De Saulles, Head of Ireland's Ancient East with Fáilte Ireland and Martin Nevin, Local Historian.  
Working with local authorities and historians, Fáilte Ireland has uncovered interesting and lesser known stories from each area’s history. This content will be displayed through wayfinding, interpretation, photography, maps and other signage across each town.
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Irish in Vegas

Eight Irish tourism companies have joined Tourism Ireland this week at Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) in Las 


Pictured are Eimear Winters, Castle Leslie Estate; Hillarie McGuinness, Tourism Ireland; Ruth McCarthy, Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa; and Stephanie Hayes, Clontarf Castle, at Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) in Las Vegas.
 The busy, three-day event involves a programme of bespoke, one-to-one appointments and networking sessions, providing an excellent opportunity for the Irish tourism enterprises to meet, and do business with, influential travel professionals from North America – ensuring the island of Ireland is ‘top of mind’ for them when recommending destinations to their clients.
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Ireland at IMEX

Fáilte Ireland’s 'Meet in Ireland' team is in Germany promoting Ireland as a world-class corporate meeting and events destination at the annual IMEX Frankfurt Trade Exhibition, which takes place from 15-17 May. IMEX is one of the largest worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events which is attended by over 14,000 industry professionals who gather to learn more about what’s on offer to the business visitor. 
 As well as promoting the range of venues, supports and facilities available in Ireland for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE), a key focus of Fáilte Ireland’s pitch at this year’s IMEX will be on the country’s authentic and unique food offering. Top Irish chef and food writer, and owner of Dublin’s Medley restaurant, Andrew Rudd will showcase the best of Irish food to buyers from across the globe.
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Dublin targets UK Meetings

Fáilte Ireland’s Dublin Convention Bureau will today target significant new UK business in London - worth a poten


tial €45m - as it promotes Dublin and Ireland as a world-leading destination for conferences and meetings at its annual “Meet Dublin in London” event.
Top UK buyers will meet directly with 50 of Dublin’s leading hoteliers, business meeting venues and conference organisers to generate new business for the Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events (MICE) sector in Dublin through a showcase of the world-class facilities the city can offer business delegates.
With visitor numbers from the UK to Ireland down by 5% following the Brexit referendum result, the “Meet Dublin in London” workshop event aims to leverage the strength of the lucrative business tourism sector in bringing delegates and new business from the UK market to Ireland.
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