Tourism & Local Clare News

10 Nov

€4million to develop Holy Island visitor centre in Mountshannon

GOVERNMENT funding of almost €4 million for the Inis Cealtra (Holy Island) Visitor Experience has cleared the way for an ambitious tourism and regeneration project to develop Mountshannon and the broader East Clare area as any international visitor destination. That’s the view of Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who said that a €3,906,252 allocation […]

18 Jun

Funding boost for Burren Food Trail

THE Burren Food Trail is among 19 agri-food tourism projects that will share a funding package of almost €300,000 from this year’s  Rural Innovation and Development Fund. Confirming the allocation of €10,780 to the Burren Eco Tourism Network, Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey said that the Government’s ten-year strategy for the agriculture sector, ‘Food Vision […]

19 May

Transfer of Shannon Heritage sites is a top priority

MINISTER of State Hildegarde Naughton has assured Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey that facilitating the transfer of Shannon Heritage tourism sites at Bunratty, Knappogue and Craggaunowen to the ownership of Clare County Council is a top priority for herself and her Department. And she has confirmed that a working group made up of the relevant […]

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