A review of the tourism industry in Killarney has found that the popular tourist town of Killarney, County Kerry still comes out on top with both local visitors and overseas visitors planning a vacation in Ireland. Killarney is one of Ireland’s key tourism hubs, attracting an estimated 1.1 million visitors each year.
Cork city in Ireland is set to see a boost this year with the announcement of a new, direct summer route to from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Cork with Air France.
Ideal for those planning a vacation in Ireland this January, the popular and world famous Trad Fest is set to take place from the 24th until the 28th of January in Ireland’s capital city of Dublin. A world celebration of folk and traditional music, Trad Fest is set to take place in the iconic and popular Temple bar area in Dublin city centre.
If you are planning a vacation in Ireland over the Christmas and New Year’s Eve period then a visit to Ireland’s capital and vibrant city of Dublin is a must.
Booking opens today for the 60th Anniversary Dublin Theatre Festival, which will run for a three week period this Autumn. Since its establishment in 1957, the festival has grown into one of Europe’s longest running theatre festivals.
The programme features over 350 performances, on 19 stages across the city between the 25th September & 15th October 2017. The festival will showcase pioneering international productions, engaging and provocative indigenous work, theatre for children, as well a series of critical talks, artist development programmes and industry events.
Traditional music is an integral part of Ireland’s cultural scene, bringing together people of all ages, from all over the country and even abroad, to Bantry for the Masters of Tradition Festival between the 23rd & 27th August. Whether you’re playing or listening, there will be plenty of enjoyment to be had over the four day festival, especially with Martin Hayes, Kate Ellis and Dennis Cahill opening the festival together.
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The city of Dublin has a number of impressive event venues available that each offer a unique flair and are well worth taking a look if you are looking to book your next event.
Here we take a closer look at the Conference and Events Venue at the Mansion House which is right in the heart of Dublin city.
Saint Patrick’s Day is the most celebrated national holiday in the world and if you can’t wait for it to arrive, then good news, Dublin’s Patrick’s Day festival starts on the Thursday 16th and lasts until Sunday the 19th. Of course, St. Patrick’s Day itself only lasts one day, but give Irish people an inch and naturally it’s taken a mile. Continue reading
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Tourism Ireland were showcasing the best of Ireland to over 400 top international buyers from 40 countries at the ExploreGB 2017 exhibition in Brighton recently.
Some of the world’s top international buyers from countries, including the US, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, China, India, and the Middle East, were treated to an overview of all that the island of Ireland has to offer visitors in 2017.
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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.