Published on Tuesday30thAugust2016

World Junior and Cadet Kickboxing Championships Opens


Pictured with Minister of State for tourism and Sport Patrick O' Donovan are Zara Jone and Jessy Jane McParland who are both competing in the under 12's category

Over 2,200 overseas participants arrive in Dublin for the World Junior and Cadet Kickboxing Championships which were officially opened in City West.

The international event, supported by Fáilte Ireland, is set to generate an estimated €1.7 million revenue boost for the city as participants from across the globe check in to Citywest for the week-long event. 

This is just one of a number of international events that Fáilte Ireland has helped Ireland win. A further 25 events have been secured for the next five years totalling over 45,000 international participants and revenue of €32 million.