October 21 In the Press The Richhill Apple Fayre

Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre to contribute to export growth says Tourism NI boss

Terence Brannigan, the chairman of Tourism NI says food and drink producers in Armagh county will play a significant role in turning tourism from an £800million industry to a £1billion industry over the next five years.

Tourism is currently an £800million industry but Tourism NI expect this to grow to become a £1billion industry over the next five years. It is hoped the sector will be responsible for 50,000 jobs in our region as our development towards a growth in export continues to be a major focus.

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October 20 In the Press The Richhill Apple Fayre

NITB chief praises apple harvest fayre as an event which connects us to our land

This weekend the people of Armagh and beyond will celebrate the Bramley Apple at a brand new fayre in the heart of the orchard county.

We interviewed Dr Howard Hastings OBE, chairman of NITB, who has praised the organisers for making such an event happen. The fayre is being sponsored by Irwin’s Bakery, Gilfresh and Wilsons Country. The event features cookery demonstrations and much more.

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