Category Archives: Ireland Vacations 2016

2016 Kilkenny Arts Festival

Tweet 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 … 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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The impact of “Brexit” on Irish Tourism

Tweet After the recent announcement that spend from UK visitors is up by 18% it comes as a disappointment that tourism in Ireland is thought to be one of the first sectors which will feel the impact of “Brexit” as … 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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Ireland makes Virtuoso’s top 10 hottest destinations in the world

Tweet The luxury travel network Virtuoso has listed its top 10 hottest destinations to visit and it comes as no surprise that Ireland is listed in the top 6 destinations. This top result came from an analysis of the $35 … Continue reading

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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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Inchydoney Beach in Clonakilty named Ireland’s best beach by Tripadvisor

Tweet If you are looking to take a vacation in Ireland, Tripadvisor have just announced its users’ favourite beaches from all over the world, including the top 10 beaches in Ireland. In the survey Clonakilty’s Inchydoney Beach came top of … Continue reading

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