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Yvonne Keating new Kildare tourism ambassador

New Ambassador for Kildare Tourism Yvonne Keating pictured with broadcaster Gay Byrne who was MC for the day, and Patrick Guinness, at the announcement of the new Kildare Failte Ambassador for Tourism at  the K Club, Thursday, December 5.                                  Photo Tony Keane.

New Ambassador for Kildare Tourism Yvonne Keating pictured with broadcaster Gay Byrne who was MC for the day, and Patrick Guinness, at the announcement of the new Kildare Failte Ambassador for Tourism at the K Club, Thursday, December 5. Photo Tony Keane.

Yvonne Keating has been announced as the new Kildare Failte tourism ambassador for the county.

The model and broadcaster, who was formerly married to Boyzone star Ronan Keating, is a native of Straffan.

She recalled her memories of growing up in the county at the formal announcement, which was made on Thursday afternoon at the K Club.

Her fellow Kildare Failte ambassador, veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne, also spoke at the launch and praised the work being done to promote tourism in the Lilywhite county.

Tony Jones, chairman of County Kildare Failte, said the organisation was lookin gforward to working with Yvonne on a programme of festivals and events in 2014.

Full interview in next Tuesday’s Leinster Leader

 

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