Pictured at the Fáilte Ireland Information Clinic were (from left): Paul Kelly, CEO, Fáilte Ireland; Francis Brennan, Hotelier and Fáilte Ireland Authority Member; Fergus O'Dowd TD and Mark Mohan, Ireland's Ancient East Manager, Fáilte Ireland.
Louth TDs Fergus O’Dowd, Imelda Munster, Declan Breathnach and Peter Fitzpatrick, this week attended an Information Clinic organised by Fáilte Ireland.
The Oireachtas members were there to hear first-hand about the work Fáilte Ireland teams are doing on the ground in County Louth to highlight the economic value and importance of tourism, to grow visitor numbers, increase tourism revenue and to support jobs across the constituency and region.
The National Tourism Development Authority provided the TD’s with a direct and comprehensive update on Louth, detailing the work that Fáilte Ireland does on the ground and the many social and economic benefits that this work brings to their respective area and region.
County specific details on Fáilte Ireland’s grant programmes, business supports, festival plans, training initiatives and future investments in visitor attractions and tourism businesses across Louth and Ireland’s Ancient East were provided.
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Well known hotelier Francis Brennan, who is also an Authority board member of Failte Ireland, was on hand to meet with the TDs and Senators.
Central to the Information Clinic were newly created and comprehensive county-by-county updates which highlight Fáilte Ireland’s ongoing work and future opportunities on a county level.