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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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Ireland makes Virtuoso’s top 10 hottest destinations in the world

Tweet The luxury travel network Virtuoso has listed its top 10 hottest destinations to visit and it comes as no surprise that Ireland is listed in the top 6 destinations. This top result came from an analysis of the $35 … Continue reading

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West Cork Literary Festival

Tweet A range of international talent is set to descend upon the scenic West Cork region of Ireland this July with the return of the now world-famous West Cork Literary Festival. The town of Bantry is set to come alive … 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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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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West Cork attractions pick up awards for Responsible Tourism

Tweet West Cork is known for boasting some of Ireland’s most scenic and rugged coastline. The area attracts many people taking a vacation in Ireland due to the fantastic whale watching and sea kayaking opportunities it offers.

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The Galway Food Festival

Tweet The up and coming Galway Food Festival is set to take place in Galway city over Easter weekend from the 2nd until the 6th April. Ideal for those planning on taking a trip to Ireland, the popular Galway Food … Continue reading

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The world goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

Tweet Ahead of the up and coming St. Patrick’s Day, Tourism Ireland have launched a video showcasing footage from its Global Greening initiative, where global landmarks are set to light up green for St. Patrick’s Day.

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Cork

Tweet With a little over a week to go until the big St Patrick’s Day Festival, if you are looking to celebrate Ireland’s National Holiday this year, Cork city has announced a festival fit to rival Dublin’s four- day planned … Continue reading

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Planning ahead for the annual 2015 St. Patrick’s Festival

Tweet Plans just been revealed for the 2015 four-day St. Patricks’ Day Festival.  It is expected that a half a million people will attend this year’s festival, which will be led by Brendan O’Connor of Mrs. Brown’s Boys fame. Organisers … Continue reading

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