No agreement on transfer of heritage sites to Council

Clare County Council held a meeting with Department of Transport officials this morning with a further meeting scheduled to take place next week in...

Liaison needed to manage Shannon Heritage sites transfer

Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara has written to Taoiseach Micheál Martin calling for the appointment of a high-level intermediary to bring together government departments...

Staff ‘let down’ by lack of progress on sites...

SIPTU members have condemned the failure of the Government to include in Budget 2023 the funding required to facilitate the transfer of tourism sites...

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park shortlisted for two awards

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park has been shortlisted for two prestigious national tourism awards in The Irish Hospitality Awards 2022. The renowned Clare based tourist attraction is in the running...

Marketing award for Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park has been acknowledged for its reactive marketing campaign during the pandemic, at the All-Ireland Marketing Awards. 

Transfer of Shannon Heritage sites 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.

Burren businesses recognised for sustainable tourism practices

Fifty-eight businesses from across North Clare have been awarded Certificates of Achievement for honouring their commitments under the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark Code of Practice for Sustainable Tourism for 2020/2021.

Minister comments on Shannon Heritage assets transfer

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan has said the Government is committed to getting the proposed takeover by Clare County Council of Clare-based Shannon Heritage tourism assets “over the line”.

Dooley calls for investment in Shannon Heritage 

Clare Fianna Fáil Senator Timmy Dooley is calling for Government investment in Shannon Heritage as it transfers to Clare County Council.