Regional Festivals & Participative Events Programme 2020

The Regional Festivals & Participative Events Programme is aimed at supporting events which drive domestic tourism while also appealing to our best practice visitor segments. It is a competitive grant process. There is no guarantee of funding for festivals/events that achieve the minimum eligibility conditions. The fund is limited and all eligible applications will be […]

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Belmullet to receive €500,000 after being named an emerging destination town by Fáilte Ireland

Mayo County Council welcomes today’s Fáilte Ireland announcement of a €500,000 grant for Belmullet as an emerging destination town. The funding, which is part of a €15.5m nationwide rollout under the State tourism body’s ‘Destination Towns’ initiative, will see the bulk of the monies being used to enhance the North Mayo town as a tourist destination. […]

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Flavours of Achill – Achill Island’s First Food Tour

Fáilte Ireland’s new “Taste the Island” initiative is a celebration of Ireland’s food culture. Its extensive calendar of food and drink events across Ireland, running from September to November 2019 featuring food trails, tasting events, farm visits.Food festivals and many more. As part of this initiative, Achill Island’s local producers have come together to develop Achill […]

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Céide Coast in line for €500k Fáilte Ireland investment

North Mayo’s newly-branded Céide Coast is to benefit from a €500,000 investment from Fáilte Ireland in 2019.Councillors from the Ballina Municipal District heard details of how the funding will benefit the tourism offering of the coastal communities that make up the Céide Coast when Anne Marie Flynn, manager of the Mayo North Promotions Office, gave […]

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