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More than 40,000 visitors expected to attend the 2016 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

More than 40,000 musical fanatics are set to sing the blues at this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. Kicking off on October 28th, the highly-anticipated annual music festival will celebrate unique jazzy sounds and voices from all over the world … Continue reading

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2016 Dublin Film Festival

There’s nothing like a festival full of theatre, documentaries and music from around the world to make you feel a tad cultural. If you are taking a vacation in Ireland this weekend and if you are visiting Ireland’s capital city Dublin, … Continue reading

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37th Annual Cork Folk Festival

If you are taking a vacation in Ireland this weekend, then a visit to 37th annual Cork Folk Festival is a must. The much-awaited festival runs until Sunday the 2nd of October and is set to showcase some of Ireland’s … Continue reading

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Join the ‘Taste Trail’ at the Dingle Food Festival

The summer months may have come and gone but Dingle will be coming alive for the 10th annual Dingle Food Festival between 30th September and 2nd October 2016. The scenic County Kerry town will be hosting a variety of events including food workshops and … Continue reading

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2016 National Heritage Week

The much awaited and anticipated, National Heritage Week is set to kick from tomorrow until the 28th of August. The theme for this year’s event is “100 years of heritage”, a journey back through one hundred years of Ireland. As part … Continue reading

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Dublin and Galway listed among the world’s top 10 friendliest cities

Dublin and Galway have been voted amongst the top six friendliest cities in the world, according to the leading Condé Nast Traveler Magazine and its 29th annual Readers Choice Awards.

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2016 Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann

The much- awaited and popular Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann is set to return from the 14th until the 22nd of August to the town of Ennis in County Clare. Popular with both locals and those planning a vacation in Ireland, … Continue reading

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2016 Kilkenny Arts Festival

Since its foundation in 1974 by a collection of classical music admirers. the Kilkenny Arts Festival has expanded its programme to include theatre & dance, classical music, street, literature and visual art and craft. The popular Irish festival takes place at … Continue reading

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Tourism Ireland’s “Top 10 Things to do in Dublin”

Tourism Ireland has just launched an online film promoting several of Dublin’s key landmarks and tourist attractions, showcasing what makes Ireland’s capital city so special. The short film, titled “10 Things to do in Dublin” encourages people from all over the … Continue reading

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Boost in visitor numbers to Ireland

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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