Fáilte Ireland will invest €150million into developing major new visitor attractions of scale across the country.

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross today launched Fáilte Ireland’s new Platforms for Growth initiative which will “transform the tourism landscape across the country” according to CEO Paul Kelly.

The programme of investment is Fáilte Ireland’s largest yet, and forms part of its Grants Scheme for Large Tourism Projects which runs up to 2022.

Major new visitor attractions of scale will be developed and existing attractions greatly enhanced through Platforms for Growth, with Fáilte Ireland making individual grants available for large-scale visitor attractions of €2.5million upwards.

A series of workshops will be held around the country including in Mayo to guide organisations and businesses on the application process.

Breaffy House Hotel will host a workshop on Tuesday June 18th from 10am until 1pm.


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