Archive for the ‘Ireland’ Category
TORONTO, ON (March 11, 2013) — In 2013, the year of ‚ÄėThe Gathering‚Äô, Ireland prepares to celebrate its national holiday with the biggest and brightest St Patrick‚Äôs Festival ever. From Dublin to Downpatrick, from Belfast to Boyle St Patrick‚Äôs Day is an unforgettable celebration in Ireland and we‚Äôre inviting the world to join the party!
Toronto, ON (July 11, 2012) — Northern Ireland‚Äôs only UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Giant‚Äôs Causeway, has just opened its new C$30 million (¬£18.5 million), state-of-the-art visitor centre along the famous north Antrim coast.
Toronto, ON (June 21, 2012) — Derry~Londonderry, UK City of Culture for 2013, will welcome the 10-strong fleet in July 2012 with the Clipper Homecoming Festival as the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race arrives in the Walled City after its 40,000-mile, transatlantic race.¬†This will be the first time Northern Ireland has been represented in [...]
By Richard Bangs Belfast, reaching for the sky.¬†The only thing Belfast does in moderation is moderation.¬†Always, it has been Brobdingnagian in spirit. Always, it has lived large.¬†Once it was the largest linen producer in the world. And had the largest ropeworks. It was the largest manufacturer of fizzy drinks; largest shirt maker; had the largest [...]
Toronto, ON (March 15, 2012) — It‚Äôs a national holiday celebrated in more countries than any other, when hundreds of thousands of people around the world don their favourite green shirt or hat, and when thousands march in colourful carnival parades and even thousands more watch. It‚Äôs a day when everyone wants to be Irish [...]
Toronto, ON (February 2, 2012) — Northern Ireland will welcome visitors throughout 2012 for a year-long programme of special events, anniversaries, new visitor attractions and compelling visitor experiences all under the banner ‚ÄėNorthern Ireland 2012: Your Time, Our Place.‚Äô
by Richard Bangs Part 1 of 5 – ¬†It begins, as all good Irish stories, in a pub. Sitting, Guinness in grip, with old friend Karen Coleman, a radio and television host in Dublin, she effluxes: ‚ÄúYou‚Äôve got to go to the west of Ireland. It‚Äôs good craic.‚ÄĚ [...]
WHITE SALMON, WA – Registration is now open for Sustainable Travel International’s annual Sustainable Tourism Eco-Certification Program‚ĄĘ (STEP) Auditor & Consultant Training. The program will take place November 12-17, 2011, at Belle Isle Castle & Cottages in Ireland.
Toronto, ON (July, 2011) — Tourism Ireland has partnered with Air Canada and B&B Ireland to offer Canadians a contest for a chance to win a trip to Ireland to ‚ÄėDiscover Dublin and Beyond‚Äô on Tourism Ireland‚Äôs Canadian Facebook page facebook.com/DiscoverIrelandCA
Toronto, ON (July, 2011) — In honour of our very own Rory McIlroy‚Äôs recent win at the US Open, Tourism Ireland is offering a chance to win a trip for four to see Rory compete for the title at this year‚Äôs Irish Open from July 28 to 31, 2011, at the Killarney Golf & Fishing [...]