Overseas visits to Ireland down 8% in July

Overseas visits to Ireland down 8% in July

The number of overseas visits to Ireland in July was 9% lower than in the same month last year, according to the latest figures from the CSO.

The statistics agency says visits from the UK were down almost 8%, visits from North America were down more than 5% and visits from continental Europe were down more than 11%.

The number of overseas trips undertaken by Irish residents in July 2009 was also down 11.3% compared to July 2008.


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