Author Archives: Seamus O'Murchu

Ireland’s New Tourism Brand

Tweet Overseas visits of people taking trips to Ireland have risen by 7.6 % for the first 5 months in Ireland in 2018 and it now looks very possible that the ongoing tourist season will deliver another record breaking year … Continue reading

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2018 Galway International Arts Festival

Tweet The cultural city of Galway is set to welcome the return of the much awaited Galway International Arts Festival which is set to run from the 16th-29th July where a wonderful mix of world-class theatre, headline music acts, street … Continue reading

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Dublin Airport expecting record summer with 14 additional routes

Tweet Dublin Airport is expecting a “record breaking summer” in terms of visitors with the addition of four new airlines including Cathay Pacific, Croatia Airlines, Hainan Airlines and Icelandair as well as 14 new routes comprising of five long haul … Continue reading

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Director’s cut of first ever Irish tourism ad released online

Tweet The director’s cut of the first ever TV advert used to market the island of to tourists planning on taking a vacation in Ireland has been re-released online by Tourism Ireland. The release of the video by Tourism Ireland … Continue reading

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Tourism Ireland welcomes growth in overseas visitors

Tweet Vacations in Ireland are set to further grow in 2018 with an increase of visitor numbers where the aim is to grow overseas tourism revenue by 5% to €5 billion.

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Tourism Ireland Wins Campaign Of The Year Award  

Tweet This month has certainly been a busy month for Irish Tourism with Tourism Ireland accepting two awards in Germany. Tourism Ireland attended the accolade at ITB in Berlin last week to accept their first award for Expedia’s ‘Campaign of … Continue reading

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Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening for St Patrick’s Day 2018

Tweet As part of Tourism Ireland’s 2018 Global Greening in the lead up to St. Patrick’s Day, the fountains in London’s Trafalgar Square, the Space Needle in Seattle, Chimo the Polar Bear statue in Ontario, and the San Mamés stadium … Continue reading

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2018 St. Patrick’s Festival in Ireland

Tweet When it comes to Ireland vacations no trip compares to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at home in Ireland. When it comes to trips to Ireland, none compare to the St Patrick’s Weekend festivities. Those planning a trip to Ireland … Continue reading

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Tourism industry worth over €400m to Killarney, County Kerry annually

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Tourism Ireland welcomes new flight from Paris to Cork

Tweet 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.

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