Figures show “The Gathering” exceeded revenue targets

first_img Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Figures show “The Gathering” exceeded revenue targets News Previous articleUpdate – Garda appeal following attempted robbery in KerrykeelNext articleHaas talks adjourn for Christmas without agreement News Highland WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Facebook The CEO of Fáilte Ireland is welcoming news that the Gathering initiative has exceeded it’s revenue target, representing a 170 million euro boost to the Irish economy.The tourism initiative aimed to encourage members of the diaspora to come home for various gatherings brought in an extra 275 thousand visitors during 2013.Around 5000 gatherings took place, including areas not typically regarded as tourist destinations.Shaun Quinn says 2013 has been a very good year for the tourism industry.Meanwhile, in Donegal, preparations are being made for next year with the ‘Donegal Gathering’ brand which was first introduced in 2011 being resurrected.At a recent function in the county to mark the success of The Gathering, Michael Heaney of Donegal County Council said the national event has strengthened the Donegal brand………….[podcast][/podcast] By News Highland – December 23, 2013 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitterlast_img

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