BUSINESS BOOMING IN DUNFANAGHY AS TOURISTS FLOCK TO THE BEAUTIFUL SEASIDE VILLAGE

first_imgDUNFANAGHY is booming, that’s the verdict of business owners and traders based in the area following a hectic Easter holiday period. The scenic seaside village is a notorious hot-spot for tourists and is regularly frequented throughout the year.However, there was a huge influx of tourists over the Easter holiday period and the majority of visitors to Dunfanaghy stayed on beyond the weekend. The town has been a hive of activity with bars, shops, cafes and restaurants packed out all week.Local hotels have reported an increase in bookings compared to last year and say they expect a very busy summer ahead.If the weather is as glorious as it has been all week during the summer it will add to the attraction.The beautiful beach in nearby Marble Hill has been mobbed all week while Ards Forest Park has also been very busy. The majority of visitors hail from Northern Ireland who own holiday homes in Dunfanaghy, and when the weather is as good as it has been it really is the prefect retreat for the family.One local said, “It’s absolutely brilliant to see, we’ve been lucky that at different periods throughout the year we get plenty of visitors to Dunfanaghy.“It gives a great boost to the local economy and because of this a number of new businesses have opened in the locality.“However, I must admit I couldn’t believe how busy the town has been all week, I knew it would be busy at the weekend for Easter, but by Monday I expected it to have quietened down considerably.“It was the opposite in fact, I think it must have got even busier, but it’s a great boost to everybody in the town and long may it continue.” Dunfanaghy has been used by many in the tourism industry as an example to other towns in Donegal to show the positive effects of promoting a healthy tourism trade can have on your local economy.BUSINESS BOOMING IN DUNFANAGHY AS TOURISTS FLOCK TO THE BEAUTIFUL SEASIDE VILLAGE was last modified: April 10th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BusinessDunfanaghyFeaturesnewslast_img read more

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