Niagara tourism promoted in Ireland


Tourism representatives from Niagara County again were traveling to Ireland to promote the Erie Canal, communities on the historic waterway and the region.

Scheduled to make their third annual trip to the Jan. 24-27 Holiday World Travel Show in Dublin were Michael and Sharon Murphy, owners of Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises.

Also planning to attend was Elizabeth Davis, sales and marketing manager for Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. in Niagara Falls.

The Murphys also are representing Canal New York Marketing & Business Alliance Inc., an organization that promotes communities and events along what Murphy calls “The Canal the Irish Built.”