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Irish Tourist Industry Celebrates Gay Marriage Result

Tourism agency Fáilte Ireland was quick of the mark to celebrate the referendum result with this promotional video declaring: ‘Ireland says YES to love!’. In particular it’s promoting The Outing, which builds on the old tradition of September matchmaking in Lisdoonvarna, County Clare, to bring you Ireland’s first LGBT Matchmaking and Music Festival – complete with the services […]

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Centenary Commemoration of Irish Submarine Pioneer

Today is the centenary of the death of John Philip Holland, inventor of the submarine. That’s 100 years of table quiz questions, and the iconic image of the bowler-hatted man emerging from his vessel’s turret. Born in Liscannor, Co. Clare in 1841, Holland joined the Christian Brothers and became a teacher. However, science and technology were […]

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Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience Director Katherine Webster and Cliffs Ranger Michael Hayes pictured using the new audio app

Cliffs Of Moher Now Offering Free Wifi

In an interesting move, the visitors’ centre at the Cliffs of Moher is now offering free wifi along the cliffs. The launch of the free wifi coincides with the visitor centre launching a new audio guide to the popular tourist destination. “The launch of this smartphone app and free customer Wi-Fi will further enhance the […]

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Ennis Innovate Programme Launched

The Ennis Innovate programme is now accepting applications for its 2013 intake. Ennis Innovate is a support and incubation programme based in Ennis, Co. Clare and backed by NUI Galway, UL, Shannon Development, Clare County Council and Ennis Town Council and supported by partners Enterprise Ireland, Clare Local Development Company, Clare County Enterprise Board. Full […]

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