The state of the art training facilities at Fota Island Resort will be home to a 3 day training camp for a selection of players from Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland squad from tomorrow May 23rd. With just a few weeks to go to the vital World Cup qualifier against Austria at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, preparations will kick off at Fota.
The sessions are closed to the public and media but it is a huge testament to the quality of the facilities at Fota that O’Neill has chosen to return to the venue following the week long, successful preparations at the venue for the Euros in 2016.
Fota Island Resort will be hosting a specially organised conference for one of the country’s leading industrial software providers, Wonderware Ireland. The event is scheduled to take place on the 29th March 2017.
The event which forms part of the Next Generation Roadshow will allow manufacturers and system integrators to have an exclusive look at the Wonderware Ireland’s latest innovations and developments.
On Saturday, the Irish Times highlighted Fota Island resort and Wildlife parks as one of their chosen destination for getting in some last minute activity for the kids before they go back to school. Most significantly the article, which included destinations throughout the country, was headlined with an image from Fota Wildlife Park.
One of Cork’s most popular family attractions has welcomed an imposing new addition to Fota Island. Shanto is a male Asiatic lion who has arrived at Fota Wildlife Park from Spain, and joins the two female lions, Gita and Gira, who both arrived earlier in the year.
2017 will see a major international aviation conference (the 2017 ACI Europe Regional Airports Forum) take place at The 5 star Fota Island Resort.
Hosted by Cork Airport from May 15 to 17 next year, the forum will attract more than 200 aviation delegates from all across Europe. The intention of this Regional Airports Forum is to provide a platform for regional airports to exchange knowledge, discuss issues of common interest and share best practice.
Fota Island was featured in a recent article by The Irish Post which listed it’s ten favourite islands off the Irish coast. With many of Ireland’s islands already popular tourist destinations in their own right such as the Aran Islands, there are a multitude of wonderful hidden and not-so-hidden gems to be discovered.