Mary Mckenna

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Mary Mckenna flanked by Daniel and Majella O’Donnell after the Gallows View B&B in Bunratty Co Clare came out as the overall winner of the B&B Ireland Award at the Ashling Hotel, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The 1962 visit of US president John F Kennedy is credited with giving rise to the Irish B&B, when a need for accommodation flung open the doors to(...)

Zara’s Planet: people told Zara Stassin that her equestrian-holiday company would never work. Today she sends more than 1,600 people to their own horsey heaven in more than 30 countries

Anyone over 40 will remember how the late, great Gillian Bowler put package holidays on the map here with Budget Travel. The original low-cost-marketi(...)

David Brady and Cian Feeney from Maynooth University winners of the first Irish Student Sixes Tournament at The Heath GC last week.

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD last week announced that golf will benefit from Sport Ireland funding of €758,000 in 2018 (...)

Mexico bound: all inclusive tips to resorts in Cancun are expected to be in demand from Irish holidaymakers

More than 38,000 people streamed into the RDS Simmonscourt over the weekend for the annual Holiday World Show which was home to more than 1,000 travel(...)

Mary McKenna, managing director of Tour America

Mary McKenna, owner and managing direct of Dublin-based tour operator Tour America, has been recognised by the inaugural Everywoman in Travel Awards i(...)

Storms clouds  over the skyline of downtown Orlando as Hurricane Irma makes its way up the Florida peninsula. Photograph: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images

With thousands of Irish people on holidays in popular Florida destinations such as Orlando and Tampa, or cruising from the ports of Fort Lauderdale an(...)

Elemental’s co-founders  Leeann Monk-Ozgul and Jennifer Neff

Derry-based female entrepreneurs Leeann Monk-Ozgul and Jennifer Neff have raised £300,000 (€340,000) in funding for their digital platform which conne(...)

“We have over 54 per cent repeat business and our mission statement is very simple, ‘to have a raving fan club’,” says Mary McKenna, founder of Tour America.

Tour America turns 21 this year and owner Mary McKenna can accept “the key of the door” with satisfaction. From humble beginnings in her sittingroom a(...)

Forty years since women surged into the workforce, they now comprise just 14 per cent of CEOs and 10.5 per cent of publicly-listed company board members, according to a study by DCU and figures from the 30% Club.

It affects half your customers, attracts top talent to your company and produces better results. And still, many business owners have yet to get the (...)

Economist and broadcaster David McWilliams at the forum in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Attracting Irish emigrants back to Ireland will be key to sustaining our economic recovery, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. Opening the fou(...)

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