Thursday July 9, 2020

Tourists desert rural Ireland

The consultants' reports have been completed, scrutinised and accepted by John O'Donoghue, the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism.

13th August, 2005

The consultants' reports have been completed, scrutinised and accepted by John O'Donoghue, the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism. They all say one thing: there is a clear need to arrest the decline in rural tourism.

A fall-off in leisure interests like walking, fishing and horse-riding is just a symptom of a wider malaise.

Rural B&Bs are suffering, partly because of a failure to keep up with trends and partly because of hotel expansion –...

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