Embassy hosts trade event in Paris
Published 04/10/2011 | 05:00
A major trade event hosted by the Irish embassy in Paris yesterday to mark the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe showcased some of Ireland's most innovative equine companies and their products and services while highlighting the attractiveness of Ireland as a world leading location for equine breeding.
It included several French breeders, sales administrators, bloodstock agents, trainers and other representatives of the French thoroughbred community.
"The event is a opportunity for Irish Thoroughbred Marketing to attract further French owners and breeders," said Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney.