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    Fáilte Ireland Tee up Golfers from Northern Ireland

    Fáilte Ireland Tee up Golfers from Northern Ireland
    Martin Donnelly, Fáilte Ireland with Siobhan O'Sullivan, Mount Juliet Estate


    Fáilte Ireland showcases Ireland as a top golf destination to players in Northern Ireland to help drive growth in the face of Brexit.

    Golf tourism is a hugely lucrative sector for Ireland and a key driver of visitors.  Annually more than 221,000 overseas visitors play golf which contributes almost €300 million to the Irish economy and accounts for over 1.9 million bed nights.

    As part of Fáilte Ireland’s strategy to attract more players from Northern Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority is showcasing some of Ireland’s finest golf courses at its annual ‘Golf Ireland Promotion Night’ in Belfast this week (Thursday 6th).

    Over 40 golf courses from across the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s Ancient East, Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and Dublin, are pitching directly to over 400 players, societies and clubs from across Northern Ireland. 

    Paul Mockler, Head of Commercial Development at Fáilte Ireland, said:

    “Golf is a critical component of our strategy to grow and retain visitors from the Northern Irish market especially in the face of Brexit.  By hosting events such as the ‘Golf Ireland Promotion Night’ Fáilte Ireland is offering golf courses throughout Ireland a high-profile sales platform where they can promote their quality courses directly to this attentive and lucrative market.”

    Mount Juliet Estate, as the host venue of the 2020 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in May, is one of the courses attending the Golf Ireland Promotion Night.


    List of Golf Courses Attending Golf Promotion Night

    Tour Operator / DMC
    Carr Golf
    Club Choice Ireland Ltd.
    North & West Coast Links Golf Ireland

    IRELAND'S ANCIENT EAST
    Ballymascanlon Hotel
    Carton House
    Concra Wood Golf and Country Club
    Druids Glen Hotel and Golf Resort
    Dundrum House Golf and Leisure Resort
    Glenroyal Hotel and Leisure Club
    The K Club
    Kilkea Castle Estate and Golf Resort
    Killeen Castle
    The Heritage Golf Resort
    Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort
    Moy Valley Hotel and Golf Resort
    Castlemartyr Estate
    Powerscourt Golf Club
    Bellewstown Golf Club
    Headfort Golf Club / Headfort Arms Hotel
    Knightsbrook Hotel and Golf Resort
    Mount Juliet Estate

    WILD ATLANTIC WAY
    Ballyliffin Golf Club
    Carne Golf Links
    Donegal Golf Club
    Harvey's Point
    Inishowen Gateway Hotel
    Letterkenny Golf Club
    Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort
    Dillons Hotel
    Portsalon Golf Club
    Co. Sligo Golf Club / Glasshouse Hotel
    Narin & Portnoo Links
    Enniscrone Golf Club / Diamond Coast Hotel
    Dunfanaghy Golf Club
    Galway Bay Golf Resort

    IRELAND'S HIDDEN HEARTLANDS
    Farnham Estate Spa and Golf Resort
    Glasson Lakehouse
    PGA National Ireland Slieve Russell
    Golf in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands

    DUBLIN
    Luttrellstown Castle Resort and Golf Club
    Roganstown Hotel and Country Club

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