DUBLIN, Ireland -- A 13-member ASTA delegation led by the Society's
executive vice president, Bill Maloney, arrived here April 23 on a
four-day fact-finding trip sponsored by the Irish Tourist Board.
To dispel misconceptions about hoof-and-mouth disease, the
tourist board announced that singer Bono of the rock group U2 will
be promoting tourism to Ireland during a U.S concert tour starting
Actor Martin Sheen will appear on cable TV ads telling viewers
that Ireland remains open to tourism.