Join us for our next virtual visit to Ireland along with a small group networking session. During this program, we will hear tourism industry updates from Alison Metcalfe – Head of North America for Tourism Ireland and chat with Ciaran Cannon TD (former Minister for the Diaspora) about his passion for cycling and General Manager of Wilderness Ireland, Patricia Doe.
Tourism Ireland is responsible for marketing the island of Ireland overseas as a leading holiday destination. It was established as one of the “six areas of co-operation” under the framework of the Belfast Agreement of Good Friday 1998. Their remit is to increase tourism to the island of Ireland and to support Northern Ireland to realise its tourism potential.
Ciaran Cannon TD served previously as Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, with special responsibility for the Diaspora and International Development, and as Minister for Training & Skills at the Department of Education & Skills. He was elected to Dáil Éireann in February 2011. Ciaran was first elected to Galway County Council in June 2004, to represent the Loughrea Electoral Area.
From small group trips, self-guided journeys and luxury custom tours there Wilderness Ireland has something for everyone- from the avid hiker and the casual cyclist to those of us that simply want to slow down and experience the wonderful landscapes that Ireland has to offer. Explore Ireland’s rugged coasts, heather-covered bogs, dramatic mountains and sweeping valleys on foot, bike, kayak or through hands-on experiences and interactions with local communities. We design our trips based on first-hand local knowledge, drawing on the experience of our fantastic team. So, you can expect to stay in comfortable inns, historic hotels or five-star castles while experiencing second-to-none customer service from our guides.
Whether you prefer hiking boots, cycling shoes or simply a barefoot stroll on the beach, Ireland is a place to head outdoors. From the bogs and hilltops of Connemara to the cliffs of Clare, the wild geology of the Giant’s Causeway, the peaks of Kerry and the peninsulas of Cork, Ireland’s unspoilt landscapes, rich mythology and history, and cheery locals are sure to make you fall in love with Ireland. Wilderness Ireland’s on-the-ground experience ensures that you can concentrate on just that while we look after the details. We focus on sustainability and working with rural communities so we can keep enjoying these unspoilt wild places long into the future.
4.00 – 5.00 pm EST
Hosted on Zoom
Contact Alanna Barry McCloskey at firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 215.772.3101
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