Category Archives: Best Places to visit in Ireland

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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McKenna’s Guides 2016 Best Restaurants in Ireland

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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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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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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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

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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2016 Georgina Campbell Guide Award Winners

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Increase in visitors to Ireland in first six months of 2015

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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

Tweet 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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