North West named Europe’s Golf Destination of the Year

The North West of Ireland has been named European Golf Destination of the Year.

The award was announced last night in Valencia, Spain by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators.

The award was presented to North and West Coast Links Golf,  which represents 12 of Ireland's premium clubs, including Ballyliffin, Rossapenna, Portalon, Narin Portnoo and Royal Portrush.

John Mc Laughlin is General Manager of North and West Coast Links, he says this is a good news story for the hotel and wider tourism sector.............

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