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    Meitheal 2020 Cancelled

    Meitheal 2020 Cancelled

    Following a review of the numbers of buyers attending Meitheal 2020 and the available appointments for our industry to engage with these buyers, the difficult decision to cancel Meitheal 2020 has been taken.

    During these uncertain times we have been monitoring the challenges around the COVID-19 virus and preparing to make a decision on health grounds over the coming days. However with a significant number of available appointments now cancelled due to buyer cancellations and further cancellations extremely likely in the coming days, the only realistic decision open to us is to cancel Meitheal 2020. We believe that it is better to make a definitive decision now to give all our partners, particularly those travelling from overseas, a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice of cancellation to make the necessary travel cancellations and to protect long term relationships.

    We will seek to provide additional virtual networking opportunities over the coming weeks and we plan to have an Ireland showcase event in the autumn.

    Full Irish industry refunds on Meitheal 2020 registration fees will issue to industry over the coming weeks.

    As we enter unprecedented and unpredictable times for our sector, Fáilte Ireland will continue to work closely with our industry and with Government including the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and officials from the Department of Health to help protect the health of citizens and visitors and to ensure we are well placed to maximise the recovery for our sector when the COVID-19 crisis passes.

    Fáilte Ireland will communicate further details around the virtual networking opportunities and the autumn event in due course.

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