Now in its second year the Ortús Chamber Music Festival will once more showcase some of Ireland’s up and coming classical musicians. The festival is based in Cork City and includes artists such as Ruth Gibson and Brian O’Kane which have already made a name for themselves on an international stage.
The annual Dublin International Film Festival takes centre stage between the 16th and 26th February and has continually proven to be a delight for film lovers across Ireland.
The festival takes place at various venues across Dublin City and presents an unparalleled opportunity to sample new and exciting film from renowned directors internationally . Whether it’s the premier of a new Irish film or the chance to see a highlight from another major film festival ahead of its general release, the programme is always bursting with promise.
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Dublin City will be ringing in the New Year with a spectacular 3-day festival with a wide variety of musical and cultural events throughout Ireland’s capital. NYF Dublin starts on the 30th December 2016 and finishes up on New Years Day, 1st January 2017.
NYF Dublin promises to be the biggest New Year’s celebration the city has seen with entertainment and activities to enthrall visitors of all ages.
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According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office, nearly 8.3 million people took a vacation in Ireland in the first ten months of 2016 which equates to an increase of 11.6% on the same period in 2016. October alone say more than 830,000 arrivals to Ireland.
If you are currently taking a vacation in Ireland and visiting Ireland’s capital city Dublin, the much awaited Dublin Book Festival kicked off yesterday and is set to run until the 13th November. Whether you are an author , a publisher or a member of the public, there really is something for everyone at this year’s festival.
Visitors to Ireland are being urged to embark on a social media detox and unwind with a relaxing getaway along The Wild Atlantic Way.
Fáilte Ireland launched a new autumn campaign entitled ‘Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of Life’, which was launched across the country’s local radio stations and billboards during the autumn period.
Since its launch in 2014, The Wild Atlantic Way has been a major success story for Fáilte Ireland. Less than one year later, Ireland saw its best year ever for overseas tourism, with people from all over the world enchanted by the west coast’s rugged charm and breath-taking hotspots.
CSO figures for 2015 indicated that the number of people taking a vacation in Ireland were up 11 per cent resulting in over €4.2 billion in revenue to the local economy. With a further €300,000 investment in the pipeline for one of the Aran Islands, Inishmore is set to reap even more benefits from the development of a restaurant, takeaway and prime building site.
More than 40,000 musical fanatics are set to sing the blues at this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival.
Kicking off on October 28th, the highly-anticipated annual music festival will celebrate unique jazzy sounds and voices from all over the world throughout the bank holiday weekend.
Donegal’s popular Harvey’s Point was recently announced as Ireland’s Hotel of the Year at the 2017 Georgina Campbell Awards. The popular Donegal four-star hotel, also Ireland’s No.1 on TripAdvisor won the prestigious award for its stunning location and accommodation facilities as well as its fine dining waterside restaurant. At the opposite end of the country, the Good Things @ Dillon’s Corner Restaurant in Skibbereen won the coveted “Restaurant of the Year” award. The much talked about “Chef of the Year” title was won by Sebastien Masi from Dublin Restaurant, Pearl Brasserie. Continue reading
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There’s nothing like a festival full of theatre, documentaries and music from around the world to make you feel a tad cultural. If you are taking a vacation in Ireland this weekend and if you are visiting Ireland’s capital city Dublin, the much-awaited Dublin Theatre Festival has been running since the 29th September and its set to run until this Sunday the 16th of October.