Letterkenny in the running for top award

Fáilte Ireland has confirmed Letterkenny has made the shortlist of ten top towns from across the country selected for their 2013 Tourism Towns Award. The shortlist was announced at the National Tidy Towns Awards in The Helix, Dublin. Ireland’s Top Tourism Town in 2013 will now be selected from this shortlist and announced this November.

Fáilte Ireland has confirmed Letterkenny has made the shortlist of ten top towns from across the country selected for their 2013 Tourism Towns Award. The shortlist was announced at the National Tidy Towns Awards in The Helix, Dublin. Ireland’s Top Tourism Town in 2013 will now be selected from this shortlist and announced this November.

The shortlisted towns are:

Cobh, Co. Cork

Drogheda, Co. Louth

Ennis, Co. Clare

Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Mulranny, Co. Mayo

Murrisk, Co. Mayo

Tralee, Co. Kerry

Westport, co. Mayo

The ten commended towns will now be visited in the autumn by external assessors who will meet with town representatives to further explore and evaluate the town’s commitment to tourism.