Fáilte Ireland calls for Irish people to holiday in Ireland

The Irish tourist board is urging people to holiday in Ireland this year.

The Irish tourist board is urging people to holiday in Ireland this year.

A study by Fáilte Ireland released today has shown that we took over four million holidays at home last year which is worth over €1bn to the industry.

The research also shows that 34% of people said the hassle of air and sea travel is the main reason for taking a holiday at home.

Regional director at Fáilte Ireland, John Concannon, said the industry is stepping up to the current economic challenges but this year will be a defining one for Irish tourism.

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