House of Waterford Crystal & Taoiseach Enda Kenny attend media event in the National Gallery

Failte Ireland was approached by the Department of Foreign Affairs to select four or five tourism experiences in Ireland  to be ambassadors for Irish tourism and their own products, at a press reception for media who were in Ireland covering the Queen’s visit.  Media from the globe attended the event including The Guardian, The Boston Globe, BBC News, ITV, France 24 and also media agencies the Press Association and Reuters. The event was an evening of Irish entertainment, music and performance and Irish food that was organised by Failte Ireland.

The House of Waterford Crystal was invited by Failte Ireland to demonstrate the art of cutting to promote the House of Waterford Crystal. The event took place in the National Gallery on May 17th.  Pat Boyce, Master Craftsman from the House of Waterford Crystal demonstrated his skills at the cutting wheel. 

 

Pictured at the event are David McCoy (Commercial Director, Waterford Crystal), Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Pat Boyce (Master Craftsman, Waterford Crystal)