Story Idea: Fáilte Ireland states their commitment to Malin Head
Expert: Laoise Donnelly (Expert in Tourism and Hospitality) Media Relations, Fáilte Ireland.
The Hook: Fáilte Ireland’s commitment to Donegal is absolute and they believe that their biggest project, the Wild Atlantic Way, is a game changer for tourism in the county. Malin Head is one of 15 Signature Discovery Points along the Wild Atlantic Way and one of three Signature Points in Donegal. It is a very important part of their plan to ensure that Donegal benefits fully from the Wild Atlantic Way. As such, Fáilte Ireland is fully committed to the development and enhancement of the visitor experience at this site. They have recently completed a Strategic Environmental Assessment of the full Wild Atlantic Way initiative and, given the environmental sensitivity of Malin Head, they have had to wait until this assessment was concluded before they could proceed with awarding funding to Donegal County Council to work up plans for the site. However, now that the assessment has concluded, Fáilte Ireland intends to provide funding to Donegal County Council to prepare plans for a significant visitor enhancement and management solution for the entire Malin Head site. (more…)
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