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# failte-ireland - Monday 14 September, 2020

Queuing system for the jacks, individually wrapped straws and everyone out by 11.30pm: Here are the guidelines for pubs reopening

So-called ‘wet pubs’ in Ireland are permitted to reopen from 21 September.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Second Fáilte Ireland board member resigns following trip to Spain

Spain is not currently on Ireland’s Green List.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Everyone out by 11.30pm and no time limits where 2m distance maintained - Draft guidelines for pub reopening

Under the draft guidelines group numbers would still be limited to six people from no more than three households.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 3 September, 2020

How will the government's 'Stay and Spend' scheme work and how can you claim your tax credits?

Taxpayers can claim back 20% of their spend on food and accommodation as a tax credit.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Updated guidance on weddings: All guests out of function room by 11.30pm and face coverings when leaving table

Fáilte Ireland updated its advice to the hospitality industry – including for weddings – on Monday evening.

# failte-ireland - Monday 17 August, 2020

Poll: Was the Fáilte Ireland chairman right to resign? Michael Cawley This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the Fáilte Ireland chairman right to resign?

Michael Cawley resigned after it emerged he went on a holiday to Italy.

# failte-ireland - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Fáilte Ireland chairman resigns after travelling to Italy for foreign holiday

The Irish Independent reported this morning that Michael Cawley abroad for a vacation.

# failte-ireland - Friday 10 July, 2020

Fáilte Ireland may target Northern Irish visitors to bolster tourism trade

More and more people will be staying on the island for a holiday this summer.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Extra bank holiday not ruled out as tourism industry says Covid-19 impact has been 'catastrophic'

Fáilte Ireland is calling for the VAT rate to be changed to 5% to help the tourism sector.

# failte-ireland - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Close encounters: As the country gets busier, how do you know if you're a Covid-19 contact?

Contacting tracing is going to become increasingly important as bars and cafes re-open.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Explainer: How will pubs and restaurants work when they reopen on 29 June?

Pubs and restaurants serving food are expected to reopen in Phase Three

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

What exactly can you get for €9 in a pub? A look at Irish pubs and the meals they serve

How far will your €9 stretch in pubs all across the country?

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Poll: Would you go to a pub later this month if you had to spend €9 on a meal?

Fáilte Ireland has received advice from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, due to be published later this week.

Two-metre social distancing rule could be reduced to one metre for pubs and restaurants opening this month

Restaurants and pubs which serve food are due to repen at the end of June.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Pubs expected to serve 'substantial meals' costing at least €9 if they are to reopen on 29 June

Fáilte Ireland has received guidance from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre regarding food service businesses.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'We've had a slew of bookings since Friday': Hoteliers' plans to reopen in the Covid-19 era

Hoteliers have asked for clarity on small weddings, and live music events this summer.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Physically distanced dancing and no menus - how a re-opened hospitality sector might look

New guidance was published by Fáilte Ireland.

# failte-ireland - Friday 21 February, 2020

Over €8 million in funding announced for trails, walkways, cycleways and blueways

A total of €8.4 million has been allocated to 44 projects.

# failte-ireland - Monday 11 November, 2019

Dublin 'desperately needs' more hotels, says tourism body chief

The CEO of Fáilte Ireland also warned that Brexit was proving a challenge to Irish tourism.

# failte-ireland - Friday 11 October, 2019

Fáilte Ireland makes its biggest investment ever in a tourist attraction to overhaul Galway museum

The agency is ploughing over €6 million into museum and new plaza near Spanish Arch.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Taoiseach tells Dáil he goes to the dogs every Christmas, and plans to go to Shelbourne Park again this year

Rural TDs have criticised the suspension of promoting the sport in tourism marketing campaigns.

# failte-ireland - Monday 30 September, 2019

Greyhound board in 'shock' over decision to not promote the sport to tourists

Irish tourism bodies met with the Irish Greyhound Board to inform them of this decision last Thursday.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Ireland's top tourist attractions, free and fee-paying, are revealed

Cliffs, castles and theme parks all made it onto the list of Ireland’s most visited tourist attractions.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Fáilte Ireland pledges €150m to develop new tourist attractions throughout Ireland

The investment will fund projects with the greatest potential to grow tourism across the country.

# failte-ireland - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Calls for Dublin to get its own version of the Wild Atlantic Way

The proposed cycling route would link Kilmainham, Inchicore, Drimnagh and Walkinstown.

# failte-ireland - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'An iconic, bucket list experience': Major international Halloween festival set for Meath this year

Fáilte Ireland wants to attract a further 100,000 visitors to the country through the festival as part of the Ancient East initiative.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 10 January, 2019

A major new Halloween festival is tipped to be bigger than New Year's Eve

Fáilte Ireland hopes the large-scale event in Meath will generate €12 million by 2022.

# failte-ireland - Friday 7 December, 2018

There's a lack of new hotel rooms in regional cities. Here's why investors aren't biting

Fáilte Ireland says that Kilkenny and Galway are crying out for fresh accommodation.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Ireland could be pitched as a 'detox destination' for soul-searching celebs

A State-sanctioned report says the travel sector should chase well-heeled tourists.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Fewer visitors toured Ireland by bus last year - and not everyone's blaming it on Brexit

Industry figures say poor parking facilities are also hindering the sector.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Tourism officials quietly overhaul Dublin's multimillion-euro marketing brand

Three years after its initial launch, the industry says the ‘breath of fresh air’ tag hasn’t been embraced.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Tourism officials have quietly overhauled Dublin's multimillion-euro marketing brand

Three years after its initial launch, the industry says the ‘breath of fresh air’ tag hasn’t been embraced.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 30 September, 2018

How Donegal is using its status as one of the west's least-visited counties as a selling point

State tourism figures suggest the region’s overseas visitor numbers declined last year.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Brits aren't overly physical': How Irish tourism operators are being told to sell overseas

Fáilte Ireland has been handing out advice on marketing to key regions.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

New festival series to try entice the diaspora to visit Ireland

The first events receiving funding from the scheme will take place this October in Limerick and Donegal.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Here are Ireland's most – and least – popular holiday destinations

Everywhere bar the border region and midlands recorded an increase in overseas visitors last year.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Here are Ireland's most – and least – popular holiday destinations

Everywhere bar the border region and midlands recorded an increase in overseas visitors last year.

# failte-ireland - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary

In June 1919 John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown made history being the first people to complete a non-stop transatlantic flight

# failte-ireland - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Ireland's top 20 attractions, both fee paying and free, revealed

Fáilte Ireland has published its annual list of Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions in 2017.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 12 April, 2018

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands

The campaign wants to entice visitors to experience the region’s nature and food.

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