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Who'd ever have thought of it ?

published 3 years agoComments : 4Views : 1885
Tags : tourism | volcano | economy | recession |

If I had said to someone a month or so ago that Ireland would basically be closed down to all inbound and outbound travellers, because of Icelandic volcano ash in the air, I suspect I would instantly have been surrounded by a posse of burly men in white coats, armed with massive syringes full of horse tranquiliser…….

Will someone please anwser a question that has been bugging me for years

published 4 years agoComments : 4Views : 1886
Tags : golf | question | sport |

A baseball player can hit a ball that’s flying at him at 100 miles per hour, spinning unpredictably, and with thousands of people shouting their lungs out at him….. 

Yet, on a tee box, a golfer needs to have complete silence to hit a golf ball that is absolutely stationary and perfectly set up to be hit…… 

Why is this? 

The Golder Trekker Scheme

published 4 years agoComments : 1Views : 1974
Tags : golder trekker | tourism | ireland | irish government | railway | free | National Hotel Federation |

Its not too often (in fact, its never!) that I stand on the rooftops and sing the praises of the Irish Government or any of its many Agencies....! But hats off to them and heartiest congratulations to them on a fantastic initative that they launched on St Patrick's Day.


Irish tourist industry

published 4 years agoComments : 1Views : 1868
Tags : ireland | kerry | tourism | recession |

ITIC is the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation, which is a grouping of the main stakeholders in the Irish Tourism Industry. Last July, they interviewed me about what I thought of the current state of things. Here's what I said...... I'd love to hear back from you about your thoughts and ideas about the state of things in Ireland right now [click read more to watch the video]



About Michael
Blog home : www.michaelrosney.com
Michael, along with his wife Geraldine, owns and operates the Award winning Killeen House Hotel, in beautiful Killarney. Prior to purchasing the Killeen House, he worked in a variety of different positions in various locations all over Ireland, always in[...] the Hotel & Tourism Industry. He is passionate about about Irish tourism, and in his own words (and in one of the worst puns imaginable!) he "eats, sleeps and drinks" the business! He has grave worries about things right now, but ever the optimist, he knows that even though there are tough times at present, that things will definitely improve over the next couple of years. The challenge for Michael - and many more like him - is to ensure that he is still standing at the end of the downturn, and that he is positioned to play his part in the great upturn that will inevitably come about following the severe downturn......
past comments
1) Hi there Michael, personally for the consumers (the ones... by Joe K
2) it's all relative really i think. > the noise in a baseba... by Mick O'D
3) Even if the roads have improved somewhat in Ireland the last... by Megan Carroll
4) it's frightening how reliant we have become on travel and mo... by James OMeara
5) >> next major item that might cause this level of disruption... by John Curran
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past blogs
20 Apr Who'd ever have thought of it ?
05 Apr Will someone please anwser a question that has been bugging me for years
23 Mar The Golder Trekker Scheme
19 Mar Irish tourist industry

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