Category Archives: Ireland Travel

2016 National Heritage Week

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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

Tweet 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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Further growth in domestic travel for 2015 compared to 2014

Tweet Statistics just released by Fáilte Ireland has just revealed how 3.8 million vacations in Ireland were taken in 2015, representing an increase of 6% on domestic holiday trip statistics from 2014.

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2016 Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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Fáilte Ireland’s preliminary tourism statistics for 2015

Tweet Following on from the latest travel data statistics by the Central Statistics Office, Fáilte Ireland have just published its Tourism Facts for 2015, detailing a full report on how tourism in general and trips to Ireland fared over the … Continue reading

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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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Tourism Ireland’s ’10 Things to Do in Dublin’ Film

Tweet Tourism Ireland recently launched a new short film online which aims to promote several key landmarks and tourist attractions in Dublin City. Dublin City is home to some of Ireland’s most recognisable attractions including the  Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College and Temple … Continue reading

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Spend from Great Britain visitors to Ireland up by 18%

Tweet Tourists visiting Ireland from Great Britain spent €33 million more between January and March 2016 than in the same period in 2015, making a vast increase of 18%. In this period, British tourists were found to have spent €214 … Continue reading

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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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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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