CIE Gold Award For Cliffs Of Moher

CIE Gold Award For Cliffs Of Moher


Katherine Webster, Director of Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience; Cllr. Bill Chambers, Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council; Elizabeth Crabill, CEO of CIE Tours International; and Gerard Dollard, Director of Services, Clare County Council.

The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience has been awarded the CIE Gold Award of Overall Excellence for Best Visit in Ireland during 2016. 

The award, which is decided by clients of CIE Tours International, was presented during the CIE Tours International Awards Of Excellence ceremony held at City Hall, Dublin, last night (Monday, 20 February 2017).

The Cliffs Of Moher Visitor Experience only recently celebrated 10 years since the official opening in 2007.

The Cliffs attracted almost 1.5m visitors in 2016 making it the second most popular tourist attraction in Ireland.


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.