• Cllr Brian Dennehy

RUSH ANNUAL AIRSHOW

COMHAIRLE CONTAE FHINE GALL

FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

BALBRIGGAN/SWORDS AREA COMMITTEE MEETING

(Services B – Strategic & General Matters)

THURSDAY 11th October, 2018

ITEM NO. 16


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Question: Councillor B. Dennehy

"To ask the Chief Executive, in light of the huge success the Rush Annual Air

Show has become in recent years, to extend the current supports and aid Fingal

County Council provide in running the event and work with the local Air Show

organisers to promote and extend the event to its full tourism potential as the

County Air Show similar to the Bray annual Air Show."

Reply:

The Council has supported the Rush Air Show and the Rush Harbour Festival

under its Events Financial Scheme of Assistance over the last two years, whilst

also promoting the event both in its event calendar and across its social media

platforms.

The Council will engage with the Rush Air Show committee with regard to:

1. Assisting with advice and guidance for the event

2. Adding value by exploring the tourism potential of the event