Ireland ‘must target adventure sports’

Ireland could become ‘‘the New Zealand of the northern hemisphere’’ and attract adventure sports enthusiasts from all over the world, according to the organiser of an adventure weekend in Dublin next weekend.

14th May, 2011

Ireland could become ‘‘the New Zealand of the northern hemisphere’’ and attract adventure sports enthusiasts from all over the world, according to the organiser of an adventure weekend in Dublin next weekend.

Ronan Healy hopes that the three day event at the RDS will attract 30,000 people.

Visitors will get first-hand experience of activities such as rock-climbing, karting, extreme trampolining and paintballing. A sky-diving tunnel will mimic the real experience, while an...

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