Belmullet shortlisted for Fáilte Ireland 2015 Tourism Towns Award.

Posted in Connect on July 28, 2015.


Belmullet has been shortlisted for a Fáilte Ireland 2015 Tourism Towns Award..

The competition now in its fourth year aims to recognise Irish towns and villages where the local community goes pull out all the stops to enhance their locality to tourists.

Their are 15 towns shortlisted, these towns and villages will be subjected to a series of unannounced series of inspections over the next few weeks. This inspections will be conducted by an independent body visiting each location, rating the quality of the  visitor experience, focusing on the quality of the areas  attractions and sites of interest and how well the town level of promotion  of these amenities

Westport was named Best Large Town award in 2014 taking the overall award, with Kinsale picking up the Best Small Town accolade.

The shortlist will be stripped down to a final list of Highly Commended Tourism Towns, which will be announced at the National Tidy Towns Awards later this year.

The overall winners for the Best Large and Best Small Tourism Town will be announced by Fáilte Ireland some time in November.

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