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Fáilte Ireland To Reimagine Táin Trail Route

By Dave Simpson
Fáilte Ireland To Reimagine Táin Trail Route

According to a statement published on its website, Fáilte Ireland has commenced a review of the Táin Trail route (walking/hiking, cycling and driving) for counties Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Longford and Roscommon to establish it as an important tourism trail the in Ireland's Ancient East and Ireland's Hidden Heartlands regions.


According to the statement published on, the review's purpose of the review is to transform the trail, which extends from the Cooley Peninsula in Co. Louth to Rathcroghan in Co. Roscommon, into an internationally iconic route that has a variety of experiences and links existing attractions on the trail.

Statement By Director Of Regional Development

The statement published on included a statement from director of regional development Paul Keeley that said, "The development of the Táin Trail is an important part of the long-term tourism development in Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Longford and Roscommon. Improving accessibility, orientation and signage along the route will boost its attractiveness to domestic and international visitors, driving demand and increasing dwell time in the area. We envisage the Táin Trail will become one of the iconic tourist trails in Ireland, and look forward to working closely with the Local Authorities, stakeholders and suppliers to execute this project."

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