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Over fifty businesses and individuals from Kerry, today attended Fáilte Ireland’s Taste the Island workshop in the Great Southern Killarney Hotel.  This is part of a series of workshops taking place across Ireland over the next number of weeks to develop a strong programme of food and drink experiences that can be included in the Taste the Island initiative. Attending the workshops were from left, Mairead Moriarty, Listowel Food Fair, Leonie Flaherty, The Ashe & Manor Hotels, Tralee, Declan Murphy, Fáilte Ireland, Marie Galvin, Ballygarry hotel and Joan McCarthy, Tourism Officer, Kerry County Council.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS****

PHOTOS: Businesses Learn More About ‘Taste The Island’ Initiative At Workshop

May 16, 2019 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 50 businesses and individuals from Kerry, today attended Fáilte Ireland’s ‘Taste the Island’ workshop in the Great Southern Killarney Hotel. This is part of a series of workshops taking place across Ireland over the next number of weeks to develop a strong programme of food and drink experiences that […]

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In front; Declan Murphy Projects Officer with Fáilte Ireland with Conference and Banqueting Manager Madeleine Doyle; Rose Hotel General Manager Mark Sullivan, HR Manager Susan Kelly and Sales and Marketing Director Michele King and staff from the Rose Hotel at the presentation of the Service Excellence Business Award from Fáilte Ireland at the hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Rose Hotel Receives Service Excellence Award From Fáilte Ireland

May 15, 2019 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose Hotel has once again been recognised for its high standards of excellence, having recently received the Service Excellence Business Award from Fáilte Ireland. Highly regarded in the hospitality industry, the Fáilte Ireland Service Excellence Programme encourages the optimisation of individual and collective operational capability, leading to improved profitability […]

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Skellig Michael. Photo: Arian Zwegers/Flickr

Kerry Was Fourth Most Visited County In Ireland Last Year

August 22, 2018 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY was the fourth most visited county last year by both overseas and domestic tourists according to new information from Fáilte Ireland. In total, €542m was spent in Kerry by overseas and domestic tourists according to the data which charts visitor numbers and revenue by region and county in 2017. Dublin […]

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The Blasket Islands Centre

€2.25m Investment For Work On Blasket Centre

April 9, 2018 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

FÁILTE Ireland, in partnership with the OPW, has today announced a major investment of €2.25 million in the Blasket Centre in Kerry, to enhance the visitor experience at the OPW site. The investment, which forms part of Fáilte Ireland’s strategic partnership with the OPW, will see the development of a new walkway […]

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Fáilte Ireland Announces €96,250 In Funding For 31 Kerry Festivals

Fáilte Ireland Announces €96,250 In Funding For 31 Kerry Festivals

April 25, 2017 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Fáilte Ireland has announced an allocation of €96,250 in funding to 31 festivals in Kerry, as part its 2017 Regional Festivals & Participative Events Programme. Over a third of this goes to Dingle events with Other Voices €20,000, Dingle Food Festival €7,000 and the Dingle Film Festival €4,000, the biggest allocations. While […]

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Tralee Festivals Receive Funding From Fáilte Ireland

Tralee Festivals Receive Funding From Fáilte Ireland

March 7, 2016 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

FUNDING of  €116,500 is to be allocated to thirty festivals in County Kerry by Fáilte Ireland, under its 2016 Festivals and Events Programme. This includes €30,000 for the Rose of Tralee and €3,000 for the Tralee 800 celebrations. Announcing the funding, Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring […]

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How The Award Was Won: What The Failte Ireland Judges Said About Tralee

How The Award Was Won: What The Failte Ireland Judges Said About Tralee

November 25, 2015 at 3:25 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE was named the Best Large Tourism town in Ireland at the Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns earlier today (see story here), so what impressed judges so much that we were awarded the honour? Here’s the judges’ comments on the town and it makes for great reading… • The impression and reality […]

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VIDEO: Tralee Wins Top Tourism Town In Ireland Award

November 25, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

IN fantastic news for the town, Tralee has won the top tourism town in Ireland at the Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns awards. Tralee beat off neighbours Killarney and the two other nominees in the Best Large Town category to claim the prize. It’s an incredible boost to tourism and richly deserved considering the amount of effort […]

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Fáilte Ireland met with representatives of the Kerry tourism industry in the Malton Hotel, Killarney, to discuss the recent performance of tourism in the South West, present Fáilte Ireland’s outlook for the year ahead and to outline the tourism authority’s plans for the year ahead, from left, Josephine O'Driscoll, Fáilte Ireland, Helena Switzer, Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell, CEO, Kerry County Council, John Griffin, Kerry Tourism Officer, Kerry County Council, Joan McCarthy, Tourism Development Executive, Kerry County Council.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/NO REPRO FEE/FREE PIC***

Fáilte Ireland Meets Local Tourism Representatives About Performance And Plans For 2016

November 19, 2015 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  FÁILTE Ireland met with representatives of the Kerry tourism industry in the Malton Hotel, Killarney on Thursday to discuss the recent performance of tourism in the South West. The body also presented Fáilte Ireland’s outlook for the year ahead and outlined the tourism authority’s plans for the year ahead. The meeting […]

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Porsche Convoy To Pass Through Tralee Next Week

Porsche Convoy To Pass Through Tralee Next Week

May 15, 2015 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

IF you see a trail of 50 flashy sports cars making its way out towards the Dingle road next week, we can tell you that, no, the Skellig Hotel is not hosting an American rapper’s stag party. No, these cars are from the people at Porsche Club Ireland who will be passing through Tralee next Thursday […]

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Fáilte Ireland, met members of the Kerry tourism industry in The Ballygarry House Hotel, as part of a series of Fáilte Ireland briefings, with a focus on the Wild Atlantic Way. From left, Brian O'Keeffe, West End Fenit, Martina Canty, Fáilte Ireland, Catherine Burke, Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee and Heather MacIver, Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee. Photo by Valerie O'Sullivan

PHOTOS: Fáilte Ireland Meets Kerry Tourism Interests About ‘Wild Atlantic Way’

February 17, 2015 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

FÁILTE Ireland met members of the Kerry tourism industry in The Ballygarry Hotel, Tralee on Friday about the Wild Atlantic Way. It was all part of a series of briefings by the tourism body which were being held, with a special focus focus on the route. The national tourism authority is seeking […]

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