Strength of euro may weaken tourist industry

There is growing concern in tourism circles here over the strength of the euro.

There is growing concern in tourism circles here over the strength of the euro.

Fáilte Ireland has said that tourism numbers are holding up well.

So far this year the number of Irish people taking a break at home is up on last year.

John Concannon is director of the regions with the authority.

He says the main worry is not the weather but the strength of the euro which is cutting the buying power of the American tourists' dollar.

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