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Spot-lit Literary Tourism Workshop:Mayo

November 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Location: Castlebar - Ireland

Spot-lit workshops will be held in The Ellison Hotel, Castlebar, County Mayo on November 27th, in Sligo at The Glasshouse Hotel on November 26th and in The Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Galway, on November 28th. Attendance at the workshops is free of charge, though registration is essential.

Spot-lit workshops are open to small businesses, social enterprises, community groups and literary associations with a unique idea for the development of literary tourism in their area. Attendance at one of these workshops is essential in order to be eligible to apply for The Business Support Programme valued at up to €10,000.

There will be a call-out for applications for the Business Support Programme in December, businesses, a single organisation or an alliance working together may apply.

Workshop Dates:

• 26th November, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, SLIGO (The Glasshouse Hotel): Register Here
• 27th November, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, MAYO (Ellison Hotel, Castlebar). Register Here
• 28th November, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, GALWAY (The Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Galway) Register Here

Workshop Programme

The workshop will:

  • Provide you with an overview of the Spot-lit programme; how to apply to become a participating business (micro-enterprise or SME) etc
  • Explore possibilities for how literary tourism might be developed in your local area – and how this relates to your business.
  • Key elements required to develop literary and cultural tourism in your region / or connecting your business to the cultural / literary tourism sector including:
    ­ Designing and developing a literary tourism business/experience; knowing and growing your market.


November 27, 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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County Mayo


The Ellison Hotel
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