Category Archives: Best Places to visit in Ireland

2+ million French to read all about Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way

County Kerry will be playing host to seven respected French travel and lifestyle journalists who are visiting The Kingdom, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland, during the first week of April. Representing various online and print publications, with a combined readership of … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2016 Restaurants Association of Ireland Awards.

Dublin restaurant Luna has just been recognised as the best eatery in Ireland. The Drury Street restaurant which only opened in June 2015 is based on the popular concept of a New York Italian restaurant.

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Increase in Overseas Visitors to Ireland

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%. Additionally … Continue reading

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McKenna’s Guides 2016 Best Restaurants in Ireland

McKenna’s Guides have released a brand new app called EAT 2016 which showcase the 100 Best Restaurants in Ireland. This list of 100 restaurants also features twenty-two new restaurant inclusions with a strong emphasis on modern, casual Irish food as … Continue reading

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

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 has … Continue reading

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

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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Ireland’s county names… What do they mean?

Followers of both Gaelic football and hurling will be familiar with the counties of Ireland being displayed in the Irish language. But what do these names actually mean? Continue reading

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2015 Cork Film Festival

Cork Film Festival is gearing up to celebrate its 60th anniversary with the return of the much anticipated festival, running from the 6th until the 15th November. Ireland’s oldest film festival is set to put the spotlight on emerging film talent … Continue reading

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2016 Georgina Campbell Guide Award Winners

Winners of the 2016 Georgina Campbell Awards have just been announced. The prestigious awards which are the longest-running of their kind in Ireland saw Gregans Castle named “Hotel of the Year”. Dylan McGrath was additionally named Chef of the Year … 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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