The Fabulous Five

The picture-perfect towns that comprise the Cinque Terre have to be seen to be believed with cascading vineyards, harbours filled with colourful boats and winding streets lined with pastel buildings. Running from north to south, the villages are Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. For centuries, the neighboring fishing villages have clung to the sheer cliffs on the northwest coast of Italy overlooking the clear, blue Mediterranean.

The region has been recognised by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and is today a National Park and Protected Marine area. With few roads and access primarily granted by rail or water, the villages, although tourist hotspots, still offer a feeling of remote authenticity.

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Airport Growth Furthers Case for New Runway and Metro North

590A29342000x1298-1000x650The strong growth in passenger numbers at Dublin Airport is further proof of the need for a new second runway and yet another signal to Government that it must bring forward the construction of Metro North, according to Dublin Chamber of Commerce.

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SiteMinder to create 100 Jobs in Galway

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Australian tech company SiteMinder will today formally announce the opening of its new office in downtown Galway alongside Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD.

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Value of Wild Atlantic Way cannot be underestimated

medium-2014-06-22_Wild-Atlantic-Way-_P7A4494In the two years since its creation, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way has become a well established brand, won numerous awards and generated significant international awareness; targets that would take most other international tourism products years to achieve.

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