Nepal Ireland Society comes up with ‘NepTalk’ to boost Visit Nepal 2020 campaign in Europe

Nepal Ireland Society has announced it will be starting Nepal Talk series in Europe to attract more European tourists to Nepal and promote Visit Nepal 2020 campaign. The first episode of the talk series, “NepTalk-1”, will be held on 19th November 2019 in Dublin. At the inaugural session of the talk series, Ms. Jenny Copeland, an Irish Mountaineer, who summited Mt. Everest in May this year will be sharing her experience on her maiden Mt. Everest expedition. Along with Ms Jenny, Mr. Barry Gahan, a Dubliner, will be sharing his experience of trekking in Nepal through Ghandruk, Khopra and Mohare Danda with his family, including his two-year-old son and five-year-old daughter. In one of his blogs Mr. Barry writes - “When we first suggested to friends and family that we were thinking of going to Nepal with the kids (then aged 2 and 5), their initial reaction was a mixture of ‘wow, that’s cool’ with ‘really, is that even possible?!’ Now, to be fair, we had our own concerns too – but having travelled to this beautiful country pre-kids, we knew it was somewhere we wanted to return to – and we knew that with some good planning it could turn into an epic adventure. So, we decided to go for it. Now, it’s certainly not a trip for the faint of heart, and it was certainly the ‘hardest’ holiday we’ve ever gone on, but the experience, the stories and the memories we have are unbeatable.”  The organizers say they have already received significant number of registrations for the talk program. Nepal is not only for advanced trekkers or climbers, but it is also for all, as young as two years old, who love nature, culture and enjoy being with the most hospitable people in the world says Mr. Deepesh Man Shakya, president of Nepal Ireland Society. 


The Nepal Talk Series will be conducted in different parts of Europe under the name “NepTalk”. The society has come up with this novel idea to help promote Nepal’s tourism through local tourists from Europe who have visited Nepal. According to Mr. Shakya, hearing from local tourists would have a greater impact on encouraging more people to visit Nepal. 


The society has informed that the talk series will be organized in collaboration with local organizations and sponsors, Nepal Tourism Board, Nepalese Embassies and Nepalese diaspora in Europe. Nepal Ireland Society has organized numerous Nepal talk programs in the past. The society wishes to use its experience to reach out to a wider audience. “NepTalk-1” is being sponsored by South Dublin County Council as part of its ‘Social Inclusion Week’ celebration. The event will also comprise of a cultural program and authentic Nepalese food tasting.  Those who are interested to organize “NepTalk” in their region of residence may contact Nepal Ireland Society at or visiting their website