Tourism industry sees increase in visitors to Ireland for third quarter of 2015

Tourism industry sees increase in visitors to Ireland for third quarter of 2015

Latest figures from the Central Statistics Office have brought more good news for Ireland's tourism industry.

The CSO says there was an increase of 12.2% in the number of trips made to this country between June and August.

The number of visits made by US and Canadian tourists jumped 14.2%, while the number of UK residents' trips jumped 12.6%.

Irish people have also been making more trips abroad, according to the experts, who say residents here recorded 6.2% more overseas trips in the third quarter of the year.

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