Category Archives: West of Ireland

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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Join the ‘Taste Trail’ at the Dingle Food Festival

Tweet The summer months may have come and gone but Dingle will be coming alive for the 10th annual Dingle Food Festival between 30th September and 2nd October 2016. The scenic County Kerry town will be hosting a variety of events including food workshops … 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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New Whiskey Trail launched in Galway

The Galway Whiskey Trail has been launched to celebrate over 200 years of whiskey distilling in the city. Continue reading

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Ireland is back on the world tourism map with over 7.25 visitors in 2014.

Tweet In 2014 an estimated 1.2 million visitors from the United States took a vacation in Ireland. This figure was a 15 percent from 2013 and it set a new record according to Tourism Ireland, who additionally plan to build … Continue reading

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Ireland makes Lonely Planet’s Top 10 countries for 2015

The Lonely Planet has picked a vacation to Ireland in its Top 10 countries to visit in 2015. Continue reading

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The Connemara Four Seasons Winter Walking Festival

The Connemara Four Seasons Winter Walking Festival offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore the rugged beauty of Connemara between the 24th & 26th December. Continue reading

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