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The Outdoor Tourism Project is part funded by the Ireland-Wales Programme 2007-2013.

 The project aims to encourage and inspire the local community to take part in outdoor activities and to see the potential within themselves to help develop the Outdoor Tourism sector in Dún Laoghaire - Rathdown. So whether you are looking for a long term career opportunity or simply just want to try out an activity, let us know.


Get into the activities of “The Outdoor Tourism Project” managed by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.

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It’s YOUR chance to GET ACTIVE for FREE!  

Kayaking, rock climbing, skiing, mountain biking, kite surfing, sailing and more... take your pick this November! 
Places are limited so if you live in Dún Laogharie Rathdown, and are over 18, register your interest NOW.

All you have to do is complete the attached participant form highlighting your preferred session, and then return it to the following e mail address:jconnor@dlrcoco.ie by the 3rd of November 2014.

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Taster sessions are due to take place on the 8/9 & 15/16 of November (Please note that these dates are weather dependant).

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The six partners from Ireland and Walesworking together are;

  • Conwy County Borough Council (Wales) (Lead Partner)
  • Kildare County Council (Ireland)
  • Gwynedd Council (Wales)
  • Kilkenny Leader Partnership (Ireland)
  • The Outdoor Partnership (Wales)
  • Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (Ireland)

The project has been initiated so as to boost outdoor tourism in all partner areas. With the funding the project aims to;


1. Engage with communities, encouraging volunteering and creating enthusiasm for participating in outdoor activities

2. Support employment opportunities by developing an accredited outdoor instructor apprenticeship scheme

3. Foster business development by up-skilling local businesses and developing relationships between outdoor tourism professionals

4. Develop innovative marketing initiatives


To find out more about the project visit our website: www.outdoortourism.org

Joe Connor – Outdoor Tourism Project Officer
Dún Laoghaire– Rathdown County Council
Ph: +353 (0)1 205 4317
E-mail: jconnor@dlrcoco.ie

The Outdoor Tourism Project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Ireland-Wales Programme 2007-2013, INTERREG 4A.