Discover IRELAND

March showcase celebrates IRELAND & GALWAY, the European Union’s selection for 2020 as the Capital City of Culture. Join us as we discover what the country has to offer travelers of all sorts in 2020 along with GALWAY, a unique destination and this year’s international site for nearly 2000 cultural events and programs.

Bill Condon

Bill Condon is Vice President for Marketing & Product Development for the Irish Tourist Board in New York. He’s a 35+ year veteran in Tour & Travel, and postings with Tourism Ireland and Aer Lingus, the country’s national carrier, Previously he was Manager for Southern & Northern Europe for Tourism Ireland well as Manager for Australia & New Zealand. Golf in Ireland is his game.


John Crumlish

John Crumlish is C.E.O. for the GALWAY INTERNATIONAL ATS FESTIVAL in Galway, Ireland since 2002. A native of County Mayo, he holds a MA and MBS in Business Practices and is a member of the GALWAY Arts Council. He was nominated as Person of the Year in 2013 and Honorary Fellow from County Mayo in 2016. He also holds an Honorary Doctor of the Arts degree from NUI Galway.;

 Frances Howarth

Francis Howarth is Dir. of Marketing at the IRISH REPERTORY THEATRE in New York having previously served in a variety of capacities at the American Ballet Theatre, Jazz @ Lincoln Center, and the Town Hall. She’s a European History scholar with degrees from Barnard College and New York University where she earned a Masters degree in Performing Arts Administration

Barry O’ Seanain

Barry is the Program & Special Projects Coordinator for the Irish Cultural Arts Institute in New York working with the development and planning departments therein. He has served as a theatrical producer and grant writer in Ireland. He is proficient in English Literature with a degree in Modern Irish from Trinity College, Dublin, and has an MA in Cultural Policy & Arts Management from University College, Dublin.

James Donahue

James Donahue is the Executive Chef and Restaurant Manager at the Fitzpatrick Hotels in New York City since 2013. In his position, he oversees all operations in food and service management for both properties. He is an award winning restauranteur having earned citations from media and television.

About The Author

Michael Zufolo, Producer/Co-Host of Let's Travel! Radio

Michael has been an active player in Media Relations and Marketing for the past 30 years with stints at The New York Times, Forbes, WOR Radio, TV Channel 11, Attenzione Magazine,, and with participation in the Caribbean Tourism Org.,/ CTO, the Pacific Travel Assn./ PATA, the Foreign Press Assn./ FPA, and the International Society of Travel Writers/ ISTR. Libra/ America, his latest signature, provides travel opportunities to VIP travelers and groups world-wide. Let’s Travel! Radio is an extension of his experiences.

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