Dáil Éireann - Volume 528 - 14 December, 2000
Written Answers. - Promotion of Dublin.
Mr. Callely Mr. Callely
201. Mr. Callely asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands the consideration she has given for the recognition and promotion of medieval Dublin in view of the considerable archaeological investigation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [30250/00]
Miss de Valera Miss de Valera
Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands (Miss de Valera): The responsibility for promotion of Dublin is a matter for Dublin Tourism.
Two sites which are in State care in Dublin, St. Audoen's Church, High Street and St. Mary's Abbey, Meeting House Lane, have very strong medieval associations. Both of these national monuments which are in the care of my Department are open to the public and guided tours are provided. In addition, both sites are included in promotional literature distributed by Dúchas the heritage service of my Department in relation to the domestic and foreign markets.
Dáil Éireann 528 Written Answers. Promotion of Dublin.