5.2.8 Outlook

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​​​​​​5.2.8 Outlook

Notwithstanding the severe impact COVID 19 has had on the tourism sector, Kilkenny County Council will continue to develop the tourism offering in Kilkenny focusing on;

  • Developing and adding depth to Kilkenny’s Tourism Experience by implementing the Orientation and wayfinding plan for Kilkenny through approved Destination towns funding.
  • Developing and delivering a unified tourist attraction at the Tholsel and Medieval Mile Museum.
  • Developing a Visitor plan for the South East Greenway incorporating the Kilkenny Greenway.
  • Supporting Butler Gallery to enhance the visitor experience at Evans Home.
  • Seeking opportunities to expand the offering at Woodstock through the Woodstock/Inistioge business plan.
  • Working with Kilkenny’s Festivals and Events organisers to support Kilkenny’s reputation as an international festival destination.
  • Selecting, preparing and delivering ORIS, or equivalent, funding schemes across the County.
  • Working with local communities and businesses to expand the tourism offering of County Kilkenny such as in the Lingaun Valley.
  • Working with Kilkenny Tourism and Fáilte Ireland to support and further develop a Marketing and Public Relations Campaign to promote Kilkenny both nationally and internationally as a top-class tourist destination.  
  • Use the new Kilkenny – Best of Ireland brand and visitkilkenny.ie website to attract more visitors to Kilkenny.

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