Hotel booking enquiries bring hope for the future
Hoteliers and holiday home owners around the country are planning for the reopening of their properties, and hoping Irish tourists can help them salvage at least part of their summer season
The message from John Burke asked if we could put our interview back by half an hour. “We’re just getting our cocktail production line up and running for the day,” the Clare hotelier explained.
When we spoke later that morning, the owner of the Armada Hotel in Spanish Point was in an optimistic mood. He was about to send out the 1,000th “Armada at Home” cocktail kit, while 25 of his...
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