Shannon Group have insisted ‘an extensive marketing campaign’ was undertaken to entice domestic visitors to Mid-West attractions operated by Shannon…
*Photograph: Joe Buckley Bunratty Castle & Folk Park staff have claimed figures from Shannon Group management don’t add up when…
Government funding has been allocated to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and King John’s Castle to ensure they will remain open for the remainder of 2020.
President Michael D. Higgins has been contacted in a last-ditch attempt to keep Shannon Heritage operated sites in the Mid-West open beyond August 31st continues.
€6.4m is now being sought by Shannon Group in State aid to keep Bunratty Castle & Folk Park plus King John’s Castle open until June of next year.
Leadership is needed to ensure one of the county’s most visited tourist sites does not close this month.
Shannon Group has defended the amount of meetings held by its Board despite criticism not enough has been done to keep sites operated by Shannon Heritage open beyond August.
Comments from An Taoiseach Micheál Martin (FF) have provided hope that Shannon Heritage will receive Government support this week and subsequently allow Mid-West attractions to remain open beyond July 31st.
Repeated calls have been made for Clare County Council to acquire Shannon Heritage sites in the county.
Multi-million euro support is required from the Irish Government to allow for Shannon Heritage sites to stay open beyond August 31st.