Organisation: Department of Tourism
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Government is considering a hop-on, hop-off bus service along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
The Government has made no commitment to developing the M20, which would connect Limerick and Cork city.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
As the summer draws to a close it is useful to consider the impact of tourism on the economy. More particularly we can sometimes draw lessons and analogies from the tourism sector to the wider economy.
Mon, 28 Aug, 2017
The shortage of chefs in Kerry is so severe that the county council yesterday discussed calling on the the Department of Tourism to intervene.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
Killarney might regard itself as the "tourist capital’’, but the rest of the county does not revolve around it, Kerry county manager Tom Curran stated yesterday.
Tue, 13 May, 2014
A 7.3% increase in the number of tourists was recorded in the first three months of this year compared to the same period last year.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014
Up to €26 million may be spent on a National Diaspora Centre designed to attract as many Irish people as possible living abroad to come back here to holiday.
Tue, 04 Mar, 2014
Irish Business Against Litter’s annual Anti-Litter League results have been delivering good news in the first week of January for a number of years now.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2014
Permanent TSB has 170,000 mortgages in arrears with a total value of €7.9bn.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2012
Government departments repeatedly lobbied against proposals to end sport sponsorship by the drinks industry, internal memos show.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2012
A landmark castle will have to celebrate its 800th birthday a year late.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2012
A SERIES of embarrassing expenditure revelations over the weekend has undermined the credibility of the Government as it prepares to deliver its budget.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2011
THE secretary general of the former Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport received a package worth more than half a million euro upon his retirement, figures released under the Freedom of Information Act have revealed.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2011
A GUESTHOUSE and restaurant in Dingle, Co Kerry, has been named Guest Accommodation of the Year at the prestigious AA Ireland Hospitality Awards.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2011
MORE than 700 people have worked for no pay across the public sector in the past two years as part of the FÁS work placement programme.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2011
THE restoration of an 18th century house, donated to the state in the 1980s, will be the largest single investment in any tourism project this year.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2011
PLANS for a major redevelopment of the 13th century King John’s Castle have been lodged with Limerick City Council.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
'Dublin-swell - Words & Voices from the City of Literature' is taking place this evening in Dublin's Convention Centre.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2011
EVENTS in Cardiff, Croke Park and Cheltenham may be uppermost in most minds this month but Irish sport claimed its most important victory of the year yesterday when it was retained at the cabinet table by the new Government.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
FÁILTE Ireland and the Department of Tourism has approved €4.7 million for a major redevelopment of Limerick’s King John’s Castle. Shannon Development will allocate a further €1m.
Wed, 19 Jan, 2011
THE state awarded the contract to build and operate the new National Convention Centre in Dublin at a cost of €416 million, despite receiving a bid for about €200m less.
Thu, 16 Sep, 2010
TOURISM Ireland is to meet with the US and Australian embassies after both countries issued warnings to their citizens about travelling to the North following a recent rise in dissident activity.
Sat, 28 Aug, 2010
THE need for all businesses in the Beara Peninsula to work together to market the area has been highlighted by 14 German students.
Thu, 22 Jul, 2010
The National Task Force on Emergency Planning says it is possible that flights may not operate in or out of Ireland for a number of days.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2010
AROUND €15,000 will be spent changing name plaques from Department of Arts, Sports and Tourism to Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport outside its offices in Killarney and Dublin.
Mon, 12 Apr, 2010
TÁNAISTE Mary Coughlan and Tourism Minister Mary Hanafin have attempted to downplay their demotions in the Cabinet reshuffle.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2010
TIMID, drab, stale and pedestrian – just some of the words being used to describe Taoiseach Brian Cowen’s much anticipated Cabinet reshuffle.
Wed, 24 Mar, 2010
IVAN Yates is absolutely right when he calls for the appointment of a “tourism tsar” (Irish Examiner, Feb 4).
Tue, 09 Feb, 2010
A DESIGN combining Swedish modernism with an English cottage garden, and a display inspired by “Fen tigers” who lived off the landscape, are among the winners of the top awards at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.
Wed, 20 May, 2009
IRISH banks are expected to formally appoint two board members from the panel of 12 names put forward by the Government before Christmas.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2008
A REPORT published yesterday on the International Sport Horse Show (ISHS) at Punchestown for the years 2002-2004 gives a rare insight into the running of a major equestrian event.
Fri, 05 Jan, 2007
YOU might not realise it, but every time you take the plunge in most of the swimming pools in the country, or plonk yourself in one of those spas, you are taking your life in your hands, and it’s not necessarily through drowning.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2006
The Irish Farmers Association has published proposals aimed at ending a long-running dispute between walkers and farmers over access to private land.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2005
THE ORGANISERS of one of the country’s premier summer festivals say they’re going to squeeze every euro they can out of government coffers, ahead of the international event.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2005
IRISH people are voting with their feet when it comes to rip-off Ireland - almost 2.5 million people travelled overseas in the first six months of 2004, an annual increase of over 9%.
Fri, 13 Aug, 2004
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern last night denied allegations he had delayed the investigations of the Mahon Tribunal and had not co-operated fully with requests for documentation.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2004
By Ryle Dwyer FIANNA FÁIL promised that, if they were returned to power, only 20% of workers would be paying the highest rate of tax.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2003
Tax breaks for the Irish film industry are being discussed at public hearings next month.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2003
RARE naval artifacts stored in Dublin for five years will at last be moved to Co Mayo if locals in Foxford can raise €17,000 this month.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2003
WORK is expected to start next year on a long-awaited public swimming pool cum sports complex in a top tourist town.
Wed, 13 Aug, 2003
OPPOSITION parties yesterday demanded that an independent group oversee the allocation of lottery funding after it emerged that Sports Minister John O’Donoghue approved almost €6m for Kerry.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2003
A NEW national conference centre could inject up to €50 million into the economy, Tourism Minister John O'Donoghue said yesterday.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2003
RARE naval artifacts stored in Dublin for five years can’t be moved to Co Mayo because the Department of Arts and Tourism is refusing to foot the bill.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2003