Scattery Island has won a major European tourism award.
Minister of State for Tourism Brendan Griffin presented the EDEN award for sustainable tourism in Kilrush this morning.
The West Clare attraction follows in the footsteps of Loop Head and the Burren in claiming the honour – beating off competition from the Céide Coast in Mayo and Wexford’s Norman Way.
Head of Innovation with Fáilte Ireland Paddy Mathews says it’s a major boost:
While Kilrush Councillor Ian Lynch, who is a member of the Scattery Island Heritage and Development Group and co-ordinated their submission, says its an endorsement of Scattery Island: