Wexford's Paul Kelly is new Failte Ireland chief
Fáilte Ireland has appointed Wexford man Paul Kelly, the strategic marketing director with UCD Smurfit Business School, as its new chief executive.
The appointment will be effective from February 1 and brings to an end a long wait to see who would succeed Shaun Quinn.
Mr Kelly worked previously as marketing director for Diageo Ireland and European marketing director for Aviva.
'I hope to build on the great work done in recent years by Shaun Quinn (who retired at the end of December) and the strong team in Fáilte Ireland,' said Mr Kelly,