Category Archives: Ireland

Ortús Chamber Music Festival Cork

Tweet Now in its second year the Ortús Chamber Music Festival will once more showcase some of Ireland’s up and coming classical musicians. The festival is based in Cork City and includes artists such as Ruth Gibson and Brian O’Kane which have … Continue reading

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The Dublin Book Festival

Tweet If you are currently taking a vacation in Ireland and visiting Ireland’s capital city Dublin, the much awaited Dublin Book Festival kicked off yesterday and is set to run until the 13th November. Whether you are an author , a … Continue reading

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Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way campaign

Tweet Visitors to Ireland are being urged to embark on a social media detox and unwind with a relaxing getaway along The Wild Atlantic Way. Fáilte Ireland launched a new autumn campaign entitled ‘Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of Life’, … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Top Hotels and Restaurants at the Georgina Campbell Awards

Tweet Donegal’s popular Harvey’s Point was recently announced as Ireland’s Hotel of the Year at the 2017 Georgina Campbell Awards. The popular Donegal four-star hotel, also Ireland’s No.1 on TripAdvisor won the prestigious award for its stunning location and accommodation … Continue reading

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2016 Dublin Film Festival

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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2016 Food and Wine Magazine Restaurant Awards

Tweet The much awaited Food and Wine Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards were recently announced at the Inter Continental Dublin last week. With more than fifty awards and now in its 16th year, the prestigious awards are considered one … Continue reading

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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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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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