Category Archives: Ireland Vacations 2014

Guinness Storehouse welcomed 1.27 million extra visitors in 2014

Tweet One of Dublin City‘s most iconic landmarks, the Guinness Storehouse, was once again recognised as Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction in 2014 welcoming as many as 1,269,371 visitors through its doors. As one of the most recognisable things to see and do in Ireland, … Continue reading

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Overseas visitor spending reaches €2.8 billion so far in 2014

The first nine months of 2014 have seen a 9.3% increase on the same period last year according to figures released by the CSO. Continue reading

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Cliffs of Moher welcomes one millionth visitor

The one millionth visitor to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience in 2014 has been recently recorded marking the first time that the milestone figure has been reached at the visitor attraction. Continue reading

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Increase in numbers of overseas summer trips to Ireland

Tweet According to figures released recently by the Irish Central Statistics Office (CSO), the total number of overseas trips to Ireland has seen an increase of up to 10% over the peak summer months. During the period between June and August 2014, the amount … Continue reading

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Escape to the rare beauty of Garnish Island in West Cork

Tweet While on an Ireland vacation in West Cork, you may be surprised to discover a hidden and quite unexpected gem… Garnish Island. The island is home to a garden of unique beauty, so much so, that garden lovers from all over the … Continue reading

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Tourism study reveals visitor views of Irish vacation hotspots

During 2013, Fáilte Ireland sought the views of tourists and visitors to Ireland as a way of gaining some insight into their perspective of the country and its regional destinations. Continue reading

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2014 has seen steady growth in visitors to Ireland

The Central Statistics Office of Ireland released figures showing steady growth in the number of visitors to Ireland during the first half of 2014. Continue reading

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Galway Arts Festival

Tweet For those fortunate enough to be planning an up and coming trip to Ireland a venture to the West of Ireland is well worth adding to any travel itinerary. Galway city, located in the heart of the West of Ireland is a … Continue reading

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New Irish festival in Boston to start in September

Tweet A major new festival aimed at boosting Irish tourism and Ireland vacations will be taking place in the historic city of Boston starting in September.The three-day event, entitled iFest, will take place at the Seaport World Trade Center starting on the 26th … Continue reading

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Shortlist for 2014 Top Tourism Towns unveiled

A short-list of 15 towns and villages from across Ireland has been unveiled by the national tourist board, Fáilte Ireland, all of which are being put forward for consideration in the 2014 Tourism Towns Awards. Continue reading

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