Author Archives: Seamus O'Murchu

Ten reasons why a group tour to Ireland is a must

  Most people would prefer to travel alone or with a partner, however, there are times where traveling with a tour might be a better option to pick from. Group vacations can consist of ten or more people that you … Continue reading

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Four Beautiful Destinations in Ireland You Can Get To By Train

Experience Interrailing If you’re looking for something new to experience, interrailing is the most relaxing way to travel and to explore new cities across Ireland. It’s the new way to experience culture and explore breathtaking views. Explore the wonderful beauty … Continue reading

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Number of tourists visiting Ireland rises yet again

Figures just released from the Central Statistics Office are showing an almost 8% increase in the number of overseas people taking a trip to Ireland. According to the CSO recent figures show that there were more than 6 million people … Continue reading

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Ireland’s New Tourism Brand

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 with … Continue reading

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2018 Galway International Arts Festival

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 spectacles … Continue reading

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Dublin Airport expecting record summer with 14 additional routes

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 and … Continue reading

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

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 marks … Continue reading

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Tourism Ireland welcomes growth in overseas visitors

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  

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 the … Continue reading

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

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 in … Continue reading

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