Category Archives: Travelling around Ireland

Record July passenger numbers through Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport experienced record numbers of passengers for the month of July 2015 with over two and a half million passengers through its terminals. Continue reading

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New standard introduced for “quirky or unusual” Irish accommodation

áilte Ireland will be introducing a new category for “innovative, quirky or unusual” accommodation providers in Ireland. Continue reading

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2015 tourism growth is the best in 15 years

Tweet The recent spate of bad weather in Ireland does not seem to have stopped record numbers of visitors planning a trip to Ireland. Record numbers, particularly from Europe are pouring in to see us without a care in the … Continue reading

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Cork International Choral Festival

Tweet The popular five-day Cork International Choral Music Festival is set to return to the city by the River Lee this May bank holiday weekend.  The festival, which commences on Wednesday the 29th April is set to showcase the best … Continue reading

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New Irish tourism strategy aimed at Australian market

Tourism Ireland is seeking to grow the number of visitors from Australia enjoying a Ireland vacations by almost 20% with the launch a new three year promotional strategy. Continue reading

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Ireland’s answer to the Orient Express

Travelling around Ireland is set to be transformed thanks to Ireland’s answer to the world-famous Orient Express. Continue reading

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Ireland’s Ancient East to be launched as follow up to the Wild Atlantic Way

Tweet Following on from the success of the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland, Tourism Minister Paschal Donohoe has unveiled Fáilte Ireland’s latest tourism initiative: a campaign called “Ireland’s Ancient East” which aims to attract people taking a trip to Ireland to … Continue reading

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100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland

McKennas’ Guides has published its 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland with some fascinating new entries as well a number of surprising omissions. Continue reading

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Trips to Ireland from overseas have increased by 9%

Trips to Ireland from the UK and North America have increased by more than 123,000 (9.1%) according to recent CSO figures, Continue reading

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Inchydoney in West Cork wins “Best Beach” title for the second year running

Tweet Inchydoney Beach, which is located in Clonakilty in the heart of West Cork has just been voted “Best Beach in Ireland” by Tripadvisor in their 2015 Travellers Choice Awards. The County Cork beach scooped the top position with one reviewer … Continue reading

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