CSO figures show rise in tourists coming to Ireland

Overseas visitors to Ireland increased by just over 8% for the period between March to May this year, according to the Central Statistics Office.

CSO figures show rise in tourists coming to Ireland

Overseas visitors to Ireland increased by just over 8% for the period between March to May this year, according to the Central Statistics Office.

The latest figures from the CSO show numbers were up overall by 132,000 with tourists from North America accounting for the largest increase at 12.6%.

Visitors from Europe saw a jump of 9.6% while the number of tourists coming to Ireland from the United Kingdom has increased by 5.6%.

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