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The impact of “Brexit” on Irish Tourism

Tweet 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 … 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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Guinness Storehouse welcomed 1.27 million extra visitors in 2014

Tweet One of Dublin City‘s most iconic landmarks, the Guinness Storehouse, was once again recognised as Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction in 2014 welcoming as many as 1,269,371 visitors through its doors. As one of the most recognisable things to see and do in Ireland, … Continue reading

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Overseas visitor spending reaches €2.8 billion so far in 2014

The first nine months of 2014 have seen a 9.3% increase on the same period last year according to figures released by the CSO. Continue reading

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2014 has seen steady growth in visitors to Ireland

The Central Statistics Office of Ireland released figures showing steady growth in the number of visitors to Ireland during the first half of 2014. Continue reading

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New Irish festival in Boston to start in September

Tweet A major new festival aimed at boosting Irish tourism and Ireland vacations will be taking place in the historic city of Boston starting in September.The three-day event, entitled iFest, will take place at the Seaport World Trade Center starting on the 26th … Continue reading

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Irish landmarks shortlisted for World Tourism Awards 2014

Tweet On the international front, it appears to be good news for Ireland and indeed County Clare as not one but two of our countries main tourist attractions, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher, both located in county Clare, have been … Continue reading

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Astronaut has a new mission as tourism ambassador for Ireland

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s long running love affair with Ireland looks set to take on a new dimension as he has started a new role as its “tourism ambassador”. Continue reading

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8 million visitors to Ireland expected by Tourism Ireland

The Gathering increased visits to Ireland by 7.2 percent says new report by Tourism Ireland. Continue reading

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History of Killarney, Co. Kerry

Tweet Killarney is based in Co. Kerry and is steeped with local folklore and history. Religious settlements in particular have been influential and one of the first recorded pieces of history in the area. The monastery on Innisfallen Island in … Continue reading

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