Failte Ireland Supported Patrick’s Fests
Fáilte Ireland provided support to the national St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin, which is expected to generate €50 million in economic impact for the capital, in addition to regional St. Patrick’s Day events in Cork, Killarney, Limerick, Waterford, Sligo and Kilkenny.
Fáilte Ireland also hosted 45 global print, broadcast and online media, with a combined audience reach of 22 million, that have travelled to Ireland to write, film, interview or post about Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day. They also captured the many attractions and visitor experiences across the country that bring Irish history, heritage and culture to life.
Hosted by Fáilte Ireland in conjunction with Tourism Ireland, the international media travelled from the US, Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany, Netherlands and Denmark.