Category Archives: vacation to Ireland

Further growth in domestic travel for 2015 compared to 2014

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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Fáilte Ireland’s preliminary tourism statistics for 2015

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 year. … Continue reading

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Wild Atlantic Way short film premieres across Great Britain

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 Way to … Continue reading

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Tourism Ireland’s ’10 Things to Do in Dublin’ Film

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 Bar … Continue reading

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The impact of “Brexit” on Irish Tourism

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 the … Continue reading

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New tourism campaign is set to encourage more Chinese tourists to Ireland

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. A … Continue reading

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Boost in visitor numbers to Ireland

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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Increase in Overseas Visitors to Ireland

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%. Additionally … Continue reading

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8 million visitors to Ireland expected in 2016

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

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 however … Continue reading

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