Canadian Agents Discover Ireland

Top Canadian travel agents have been exploring Ireland as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI.

The agents are pictured at Cashel Palace Hotel with Karen Fleming, Cashel Palace Hotel (front left); Lauren Lamonday, Tourism Ireland (front right); and tour guide Barbara Hunter (back right).

The aim of their visit was to highlight Ireland as a year-round holiday destination for Canadian holidaymakers and to showcase some of our fantastic luxury and culinary experiences.

The group’s itinerary included the Guinness Storehouse, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, the Irish National Stud & Gardens, Treaty City Brewery, the Cliffs of Moher, Kilkenny Castle, the Dunbrody Famine Ship and Ballyknocken House, Farm & Cookery School. The group also visited Killeavy Castle Estate, NearyNógs Stoneground Chocolate, Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, Hinch Distillery, Titanic Belfast, the Giant’s Causeway and Dunluce Castle.

Sandra Moffatt, Tourism Ireland’s Manager Canada, said: "Tourism Ireland was delighted to invite this group of Canadian travel agents to visit Ireland to experience at first-hand some of our luxury tourism offering – including our boutique hotels and luxury resorts – as well as our rich culture and heritage, and not forgetting our superb culinary experiences."