As the tourist year starts to wind down from the high point of summer into the autumn shoulder season, Ireland’s tourism agencies are looking to new markets with lucrative potential for 2018 and beyond, writes John Daly.

Decline in UK tourists visiting Ireland due to weaker pound

The number of UK tourists visiting Ireland has declined as the weaker sterling currency has resulted in increased holiday costs for British travellers, new figures suggest.

Tourism chiefs seeking alcohol ban on holiday flights

Authorities in the Balearic Islands want the EU to ban alcohol on flights and in airports.

Guinness Storehouse beats off the Cliffs of Moher as Ireland's favourite tourist attraction

Ireland's favourite tourist attractions were announced today and with over 1.6 million visits in 2016 the Guinness Storehouse has emerged victorious.

Thousands stranded, including Ryanair and Aer Lingus customers, in Lisbon airport fuel pump failure

Latest: Aer Lingus have said their services to Lisbon are operating as normal today, although a flight yesterday to and from the airport was affected.