Additional direct flights now operating from China to Dublin are bringing thousands of Chinese visitors to Ireland this year.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
Recent CSO data shows the number of overseas visits to Ireland from January to May increased by 3.7% compared to the same period in 2018.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
Fáilte Ireland has launched a major new drive to convince potential tourists that Ireland’s food offering is more than just Guinness and potatoes.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
Fáilte Ireland is to increase the marketing of less- popular domestic holiday destinations in a bid to keep Ireland’s tourism offering buoyant in the face of outside threats such as Brexit.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
Changing the special 9% Vat rate for the hospitality sector would be the worst possible thing to do right now in light of Brexit, according to minister of state for tourism and sport Brendan Griffin.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016
The organisation that supports tourists who get into difficulty, including falling victim to crime, says it has had an increase in the number of cases it has dealt with this year compared with last.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
Irish tourism should not be used as a smokescreen for a campaign by the drinks industry for cheaper alcohol.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
Fáilte Ireland’s Dublin Convention Bureau (DCB) is targeting an 8% increase in meetings in Dublin for 2015.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
Two picturesque Irish towns have been honoured for putting tourism at the heart of everything they do.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2014
Tourism leaders in the South-East say 80% of those in the hospitality sector feel the region is not adequately represented by Tourism Ireland when it comes to promotions in the international market.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
A community tourism plan to build on the legacy of last year’s Gathering has been launched by the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
Foreign Affairs minister Micheál Martin has said the three Irish passports used by a group of operatives who allegedly assassinated a Hamas commander in Dubai had valid numbers, reversing his department's position of a day earlier.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2010
Donal Hickey on the walking trails around the country
Mon, 08 Sep, 2008
COILLTE and Fáilte Ireland are setting an example for rural communities and farmers to develop recreational facilities and amenities that are attractive to both domestic and overseas visitors.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2008
THE world’s leading cyclists contest the five day Tour of Ireland next August.
Wed, 02 May, 2007
IRISH holidaymakers last year spent a total of €707 million on breaks in Ireland, new figures reveal.
Sat, 28 Oct, 2006
Mon, 22 Aug, 2005
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