Category Archives: Connemara

Wild Atlantic Way short film premieres across Great Britain

Tweet Tourism Ireland in association with Smooth Radio has released the third in a series of short films promoting the island of Ireland to potential visitors from Great Britain. The short film features actor Richard E Grant exploring the Wild Atlantic … Continue reading

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8 million visitors to Ireland expected in 2016

Tweet It is predicted that in excess of eight millions visitors will make trips to Ireland in 2016 according to Tourism Ireland. The hope of the all-Ireland tourism authority is to make 2016 another record-breaking year for the tourism industry on the island.

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Ireland’s remote beauty spots to be captured for Google Street View

Some of Ireland’s more remote and scenic landscapes will be captured for Google Street View using their Trekker over the next three months. Continue reading

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Cliffs of Moher voted Best Cliffs in the World by Condé Nast Traveller

Tweet Renowned all over the world for its spectacular scenery, the popular Cliffs of Moher attraction has just received the accolade of the world’s best cliff view by the prestigious Condé Nast Traveller Magazine.

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Ireland is back on the world tourism map with over 7.25 visitors in 2014.

Tweet In 2014 an estimated 1.2 million visitors from the United States took a vacation in Ireland. This figure was a 15 percent from 2013 and it set a new record according to Tourism Ireland, who additionally plan to build … Continue reading

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Ireland makes Lonely Planet’s Top 10 countries for 2015

The Lonely Planet has picked a vacation to Ireland in its Top 10 countries to visit in 2015. Continue reading

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Boost for Ireland’s 2,500km Wild Atlantic Way Route

Tweet The now famous 2500km Wild Atlantic Way route, along the West Coast of Ireland is set to feature in a top US adventure sports TV series, Facing Waves. The TV feature is set broadcast into 8 million US homes … Continue reading

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The Connemara Four Seasons Winter Walking Festival

The Connemara Four Seasons Winter Walking Festival offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore the rugged beauty of Connemara between the 24th & 26th December. Continue reading

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Condé Nast Traveler Magazine names four Irish hotels in their Top 10 European Resorts

Tweet Condé Nast Traveler magazine has named four of Ireland’s prestigious hotels amongst their Top 10 European Resorts. The hotels featured include Sheen Falls in County Kerry which topped the poll at number 1, Ashford Castle in County Mayo reached … Continue reading

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Connemara Four Seasons Walking Festival

Tweet Here in Ireland we are blessed with some awe inspiring scenic landscapes that beg to be fully explored and experienced no matter what the season or weather. For many the best way to fully explore the terrain and take … Continue reading

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