All posts tagged "GAA"

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    Asian Gaelic Games in Kuala Lumpur

    More than 750 players, male and female, arrived from all over the Asian Pacific region for the Asian Gaelic Games in Kuala Lumpur, chasing silver and winning titles, at this most prestigious overseas event in the GAA calendar. Contrast this to the first games in 1996 which had 72 players take part...

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    Etihad at Croke Park for Media Launch of New Global Advertising Campaign

    It has been an exceptionally busy week for Dave Walsh and all the team at Etihad Airways. In addition to announcing the airline’s one-millionth passenger on the Dublin to Abu Dhabi route at Dublin Airport yesterday morning, it was off to Croke Park for Dave and Louise Wheatley as they ably hosted...

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    Aer Lingus Launches International Hurling Festival

    Aer Lingus, in associaton with Etihad Airways and The Gathering, today launched the International Hurling Festival at GAA headquarters, Croke Park, in Dublin. All-Star players from around the country were on hand to showcase their skill with a sliotar and hurley, much to the delight of assembled children from Scoil Thomáis in...

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    Gaelic Games Take Over Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur did not know what hit it when this year’s Asian Gaelic Games, sponsored by Fexco, saw the arrival of more than 900 football and hurling enthusiasts, who were there to compete in this great celebration of Gaelic games, attended by Irish Travel Trade News. The local organising committee, led by Asian Gulf Board Chairman...

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    Etihad to Go Double Daily in 2016 with Dreamliner

    James Hogan, Chief Executive of Etihad Airways, was in ebullient mood when he flew into Dublin this week. He said that he was very happy with the Dublin to Abu Dhabi route, which is performing well with a load factor of more than 85% – despite the arrival of rival Gulf carrier Emirates into...

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    Catherine O’Hara Wins All Ireland Tickets from Etihad

    There was a tremendous response to the Etihad Airways agents competition to win two tickets, including corporate hospitality, for the GAA All Ireland Hurling Senior Final replay this Sunday. The winner is Catherine O’Hara of Manning Travel in Kilkenny. Catherine told Irish Travel Trade News that she  is ecstatic and excited about...