Cricket – Blarney Army to get on board with Abbey Travel

Abbey Travel is delighted to announce its continued relationship with Cricket Ireland after signing a further 2 year contract as the Official Travel Supplier for both the Irish Cricket Team and the Irish Supporters.


Abbey Travel will continue to manage the travel needs of the international team and will be the Official Cricket Ireland ICC Travel Agent for Blarney Army Packages to the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.


Geraldine Armstrong, Abbey Travel Sports Manager, said: “Abbey Travel is very excited about the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup and are delighted to be given the opportunity to provide best value packages for the ‘Blarney Army’ and to continue our successful relationship with Cricket Ireland”.


Attending the announcement was Ireland coach Phil Simmons, who called on Irish Cricket fans to get behind the “Boys in Green” next year as Ireland take to the global stage again – “Ireland has produced some memorable performances at the last two World Cups and the Blarney Army has been behind the team every step of the way. The pride Ireland fans put in the green jersey can’t be underestimated as a motivating factor, and we’re looking forward to seeing a big Irish support out in Australia and New Zealand to get behind the boys.”


Commenting on the new deal, Dennis Cousins, Cricket Ireland Head of Commercial, said: “This extended deal with Abbey Travel is a great vote of confidence in our International teams and the progress that Cricket Ireland has also made “off the pitch”. We have seen significant growth in participation numbers, match attendances, media coverage and across social media where we recently topped over 130,000 fans and followers.


“Irish cricket offers a platform to brands to partner with a real Irish success story, in a fast growing space with an extensive global reach. We are delighted that we will have the opportunity to work with Abbey Travel for the next two years and look forward to Abbey Travel taking the Blarney Army to the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.”


Abbey Travel are offering a 4 match package for 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 from €4899.  Package departs 28th Feb and returns 17th Mar 2015 and includes all flights & taxes, Australian Travel Visa, 14 nights hotels on B&B basis, airport transfers and Category A match tickets.


Matches included are:


Ireland v

South Africa (Manuka Oval Canberra)

Zimbabwe (Bellerive Oval, Hobart)

India (Seddon Park, Hamilton

Pakistan (Adelaide Oval)


Abbey Travel can also tailormake packages for groups or individuals for any of Ireland’s World Cup matches.



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