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New tourism campaign is set to encourage more Chinese tourists to Ireland

Tweet A brand new Irish tourism campaign has set its sights on encouraging more Chinese tourists to Ireland. Ireland is thought to just need a small share of the ever booming Chinese overseas tourism market to make a major impact. … Continue reading

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Ireland’s biggest food event, Taste of Dublin returns on June 16th

Tweet The 11th annual Taste of Dublin event kicks off on June 16 with more than 25 restaurants from all over the country pitching up in Iveagh Gardens, Dublin. There will be plenty of feasting to be done at Ireland’s … Continue reading

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Boost in visitor numbers to Ireland

Tweet According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO) there is an increase in 16.6 percent in the overall number of foreign visitors taking vacations in Ireland between January and March compared to the same period in 2015.

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2016 Cork International Choral Festival

Tweet Cork is set to come alive in the next few days with the arrival of nearly 5,000 singers from all over the world for the 62nd Cork Choral Festival, which kicks off today until the 1st May. As part … Continue reading

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Increase in Overseas Visitors to Ireland

Tweet New figures which have just been released by Ireland’s Central Statistics Office show that overseas visitors have increased by 17% from December to February inclusive. This increase stems from various markets including North America where visits rose by 13%. … Continue reading

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Cork International Choral Festival

Tweet The principal aim of the Cork International Choral Festival since its inception in 1954 was to become a dynamic force in fostering choral music throughout Ireland. This choral festival in Cork takes place over a five day period preceding the first Monday in May.

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Visitor growth in 2016 expected to deliver €4.4 billion to economy

Tweet It is estimated that more than eight million tourists are expected to take a vacation in Ireland next year as the latest Star Wars film effect will help bring a €4 billion boost to the Irish economy. Tourism Ireland … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice at Newgrange

Tweet One of Ireland’s most renowned annual events takes place at the Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre on Monday, 21st December 2015. The Winter Solstice sun show at Newgrange is a wondrous annual experience that has taken place for roughly five thousand years since … Continue reading

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Dublin listed as a ‘must-visit’ city for 2016 by Lonely Planet

Tweet Ireland’s capital city Dublin is now one of the world’s most popular cities to visit according to a vast array of the world’s prestigious guidebooks, including the ever popular Lonely Planet.

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The National Ploughing Championships 2015

One of Europe’s biggest outdoor events, The National Ploughing Championships, takes place at Ratheniska in County Laois between 22nd & 24th September. Continue reading

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