Category Archives: Travelling around Ireland

Ireland gets ‘thumbs up’ from over 400 International tour operators

Tweet Tourism Ireland were showcasing the best of Ireland to over 400 top international buyers from 40 countries at the ExploreGB 2017 exhibition in Brighton recently. Some of the world’s top international buyers from countries, including the US, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, … Continue reading

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Tourism Ireland welcoming growth of 11.6% in overseas visitors to Ireland

Tweet According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office, nearly 8.3 million people took a vacation in Ireland in the first ten months of 2016 which equates to an increase of 11.6% on the same period in 2016. … 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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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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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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Winter Solstice at Newgrange

Tweet One of Ireland’s most renowned annual events takes place at the Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre on Monday, 21st December 2015. The Winter Solstice sun show at Newgrange is a wondrous annual experience that has taken place for roughly five thousand years since … Continue reading

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8 million visitors to Ireland expected in 2016

Tweet It is predicted that in excess of eight millions visitors will make trips to Ireland in 2016 according to Tourism Ireland. The hope of the all-Ireland tourism authority is to make 2016 another record-breaking year for the tourism industry on the island.

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Dublin is ranked second friendliest city in the world by Condé Nast

Tweet Dublin has been voted the second friendliest city in the world by readers of the prestigious and top international travel magazine Condé Nast. Rising from fifth position in 2014, Dublin was tipped to the top by sunny Sydney, Australia … Continue reading

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Ireland’s remote beauty spots to be captured for Google Street View

Some of Ireland’s more remote and scenic landscapes will be captured for Google Street View using their Trekker over the next three months. Continue reading

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