Opening of the new Nenagh tourist office


Tourism agent Victoria Lee at the new Nenagh tourist office, which is now open to the public. PHOTO: ODHRAN DUCIE

The new Nenagh Tourism Office is now open to visitors and a warm welcome awaits you from the Officer in Charge, Victoria Lee.

Last Wednesday, December 1 was the first day of service for Nenagh’s dedicated tourist agent. But Victoria had started working long before, laying the foundation for her new role in a city she knows well from having lived here for some time.

“There is such a community spirit, and that’s what I love about Nenagh,” said Victoria, originally from Kilkenny. A graduate in Travel and Tourism, Hotel Supervision and Catering and Hotel Management, she has worked in the tourism industry in England as well as in Ireland. Now employing the new Nenagh Tourism Office full time, Victoria will provide visitors with information about the town and its hinterland. She will help visitors book for entertainment events and water activities on Lough Derg, and she will be showing a tour of the hugely impressive exhibit of photos, memorabilia and artistic creations now on display at the tourist office.

And, as Victoria points out, now is the time for locals to go see the display of this latest valuable addition to the city’s offering.

“A lot of the locals have donated or are in the photos, so for them it’s nice to come and see a ‘thank you’ or ‘welcome to Nenagh’,” the new tourist agent said of the ‘exposure. “It’s their story that’s on the walls and it’s nice for them to come in, especially at Christmas when people have family homes.”

Adding that there are plans to evolve the exhibition over time and introduce different themes for visitors, Victoria stresses the importance of a tourist office in attracting visitors to the city and promoting businesses and businesses. local activities, especially in these difficult times of pandemic restrictions. It emphasizes the ideal location of the center in the Old Town Hall, just off Town Square and with the Nenagh Arts Center and Nenagh Castle in close proximity, as well as the Nenagh Heritage Center and the North Tipperary Geneaology Center.

Looking forward to a busy 2022, Victoria adds that there are plenty of Christmas attractions to draw people in this month, especially the Panto Arts Center, as the festive tractor plows through the streets of the city on December 18 is sure to attract visitors from all over the world. country.

In the meantime, Victoria invites you to come and see the new tourist office, which is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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