Author Archives: Seamus O'Murchu

New Whiskey Trail launched in Galway

The Galway Whiskey Trail has been launched to celebrate over 200 years of whiskey distilling in the city. Continue reading

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Dublin is ranked second friendliest city in the world by Condé Nast

Dublin has been voted the second friendliest city in the world by readers of the prestigious and top international travel magazine Condé Nast. Rising from fifth position in 2014, Dublin was tipped to the top by sunny Sydney, Australia however … Continue reading

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Increase in visitors to Ireland in first six months of 2015

Latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show that Ireland is heading for it’s best ever year of tourism due to the massive increase in the number of visitors taking a vacation in Ireland during the first six months of … Continue reading

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Ireland’s remote beauty spots to be captured for Google Street View

Some of Ireland’s more remote and scenic landscapes will be captured for Google Street View using their Trekker over the next three months. Continue reading

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Record July passenger numbers through Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport experienced record numbers of passengers for the month of July 2015 with over two and a half million passengers through its terminals. Continue reading

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Dublin Horse Show

One of Ireland’s biggest annual sporting and social events returns to Dublin when the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show takes place from 5th – 9th August. Continue reading

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Top 10 things in Dublin for tourists that like to go off the beaten track

The popular capital city of Dublin has received great reviews in an feature by Claire Money in the Irish Independent titled “10 off the beaten track things tourists will love about Dublin”. 

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LA Times feature on the spectacular West Cork region

The West Cork region is known for boasting some of Ireland’s most stunningly beautiful, scenic and rugged coastline. The area attracts many people taking a vacation in Ireland due to the fantastic whale watching and sea kayaking and coastal walking … Continue reading

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Magical memories await at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

The Kilkenny Arts Festival – Ireland’s oldest multidisciplinary arts festivals returns between the 7th and 16th August 2015. Continue reading

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Spraoi International Festival of Street Arts

The Spraoi International Festival of Street Arts will take place in Waterford City between the 31st July and 2nd August with a wide range of globally renowned street art performers and musicians to entertain and enthral visitors of all ages.

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