Organisation: Bord Fáilte
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
AN ENTIRE holiday home complex under the Caha mountains, on 10 waterfronting acres next door to movie maker and writer Neil Jordan’s West Cork hideaway, has come for sale, trading exceptionally well thanks to new management and the boost of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
looks back at the halcyon days of the Cork Film Festival in the 1950s and ’60s when the Rebel City became a Technicolor wonderland of enchantment and exoticism.
Sat, 04 Nov, 2017
Fáilte Ireland to consider west Cork spot for Wild Atlantic Way.
Mon, 28 Aug, 2017
The man proposing Ireland’s first floating hotel, on Cork’s city quays, says he is still committed to the project, despite delays in the planning process.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
The re-establishment of a tourism training agency is “the only show in town” to tackle a chronic shortage of qualified chefs in Ireland, an industry body has said.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
A positive, proactive approach is turning around Tralee’s fortunes, say local traders and the Kerry town’s Chamber Alliance.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
A Co Tipperary hotel which has been in receivership for as much as eight years, is finally to be sold.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Only 34% of IDA funding has gone to projects outside of Dublin and Cork (whereas the Government edict requires 50%). That means 66% was granted to Dublin and Cork, but how does that divide between them?
Sat, 14 Mar, 2015
The Immigrant Council of Ireland has hit out at comments by publican Charlie Chawke that front-of-house staff in his bars should be Irish.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2014
A close look at Sean Sherlock, Alan Kelly and Michael McCarthy
Fri, 30 May, 2014
Maybe Bord Failte should employ the Irish Air Corps to promote Ireland abroad.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
Wed, 19 Mar, 2014
Environment Minister Phil Hogan is to be told “it’s simply not good enough” that, just days before Cork County Council’s annual budget meeting, its manager still does not know what level of grant will come from central Government.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
Three interpretive centres are to be opened on Spike Island in the summer of 2015, which will kickstart a series of projects aimed at turning it into a major tourist attraction, according to county manager Martin Riordan.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2013
If anything illustrates the value of combining community effort with friendly rivalry for the betterment of the environment, it is the annual Tidy Towns competition.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2013
ONE of the country’s premier golf clubs, which has been through several difficult years and has suffered a marked decline in business, expects to be operating profitably again from 2014.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
Twin sisters Ellie and Louise McNamara of Heathers came to prominence with the Bord Fáilte ad, and have since been writing for David Guetta.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2013
Another senior figure at a financially troubled top golf club is to resign.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2013
Cork’s county manager will today try to persuade Fáilte Ireland bosses to reconsider their decision to pull funding from a major tourism project in Cork harbour.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2013
THOUGH hundreds of wind turbines have already been erected around the country, with the largest number being in elevated areas of Cork and Kerry, a national debate on a vexed issue is just getting underway.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013
Former ceann comhairle John O’Donoghue has dismissed reports that Kerry footballers are being targeted as candidates to run for Fianna Fáil in the new five-seater Kerry constituency.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2012
Dónal Óg Cusack says the GAA and Bord Fáilte could be doing more to sell hurling bothnationally and internationally.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012
Two hundred new jobs and an €8m spin-off for the economy of West Cork would result from even a modest investment in the region’s walking tourism, according to a report to be launched this week.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2012
If the phonetics are similarily explosive, and the brief word begins with that sibilant sixth letter of the alphabet, then it is easy enough to understand how an innocent five-letter word can stray into the low caste pen occupied by its shunned four letter fellows.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2012
THE Great Southern Trail promises to be one of the finest long-distance waymarked walks in Ireland.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2011
FOR decades, they’ve been experts at selling the freshest of produce.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2011
Thu, 21 Apr, 2011
VITAL conservation work on one of the country’s finest cathedrals could grind to a halt within weeks after savage cuts in heritage funding.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010
Thu, 09 Dec, 2010
HOLIDAY homes done to the very highest quality on the Ring of Kerry at Waterville have very significant capital allowances — and now just-reduced prices.
Sat, 31 Oct, 2009
THEY had their doubters – but a co-operative of ordinary people watched with pride yesterday as their new passenger ferry sailed in to the heart of Cork city.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2009
CORK city must be much more aggressive promoting itself as a tourist destination, new figures show.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2009
AGAINST the backdrop of the forthcoming inauguration of Barrack Obama as the first African-American president of the US, the controversy over South Africa’s participation in the World Cup of Golf at Waterville in July 1978 is a reminder of how much things have changed in 30 years.
Thu, 01 Jan, 2009
FAILTE Ireland’s top man in Northern Ireland is standing down.
Mon, 01 Oct, 2007
Greencore is moving ahead with its €500m plans to redevelop the former sugar plant in Mallow, County Cork and have appointed a leading businessman to head up the massive project.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2007
GREENCORE has appointed a top business executive to head its €500 million redevelopment project for the former sugar factory site in Mallow, which includes proposals for the creation of 1,000 new jobs.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2007
Bosses at Fáilte Ireland were criticised tonight for locking out striking workers from one its Dublin offices.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2007
A TOURISM body which has done Trojan work to promote Waterford and the South-East for the past 40 years, particularly during last year’s Tall Ships Race, is no more.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2006
LOVE it or loathe it, the game and business of golf exerts a moneyed influence on the places it lands.
Sat, 27 May, 2006
IF life gives you lemons, make lemonade — and if you have a massive hole in the ground left after years of quarrying, then flood it, create a fishery.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2005
EFFORTS to resolve the row that has beset Irish showjumping failed yesterday, with Jessica Kuerten and Harry Marshall declaring themselves unavailable for international team selection.
Wed, 31 Aug, 2005
COVERED in blossoming wisteria, St Anne’s is just off the main Clonakilty Road in Bandon town, but you’d never think it.
Sat, 28 May, 2005