Donegal represented on major US Tourism Promotion Tour


It’s hoped there will be an increase in US visitors to Donegal next year following what’s been described as a very successful trade mission to three US centres.
Donegal Tourism was represented on the tour, which took in New York, Chicago and Milkaukee, the scene of Tradfest, the world’s largest Irish festival.

Donegal County Council’s Head of Tourism Barney McLaughlin was accompanied by a number of hoteliers and industry representatives.
He says it was a very successful initiative, building on recent high profile features on the county by bodies such as Trip Advisor and National Geographic………….

Pictures –
1 New York –
L toR
Barney McLaughlin -Head of Tourism for Donegal County Council
Deirdre McGlone – Harveys Point
Joe Donagher – Owner of Rattle and Hum West and Donegal Person of the Year – New York 
Sheila Russell – Harveys Point
Sarah Meehan – Donegal Tourism 
 
2 Milwaukee
Gerry Rabbitt- Owner of Highland Radio
Mayor of Galway – Pearse Flannery
Sarah Meehan
 – Donegal Tourism
Noel Dempsy – Chairman of Tradfest 
Deirdre Mc Glone – Harvey’s Point
Sheila Russell
 – Harveys Point 
Barney Mc Laughlin -Head of Tourism for Donegal County Council

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