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Global warming puts Santa's delivery system at risk
Could we be Ireland's 'greenest' city?
A greener Christmas
DCU and UCC ranked in top 15 sustainable universities
Most festive packaging will be recycled
Warning on Warming
Lack of forest planting may scupper our hopes of hitting climate change targets
Climate change workshop for Tipperary
Big energy players wield 'too much control' on future renewable vision
Capital plan's climate change fund
Q&A: How is the growth of bitcoin affecting the environment?
Drivers face raft of new road charges; Switch to electric cars may see €4bn loss from petrol, diesel ...
How to cut CO2 emissions and income tax at the same time
Nowhere to Hide from Climate Change
Storm Warning
We must act now on climate change, Varadkar warns
'Major fines unless we improve climate change efforts' - Leo
Varadkar to invest in combating climate change to avoid EU fines
EDITORIAL: Reducing our own emissions
'Crazy' plan to lower sea wall passed
Volvo Ocean Race Diary Part 8: talk about climate change
NYC taking steps to divest pension funds of fossil fuels
Sir Richard Branson Launches Climate Change Exhibit In Wicklow
NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change
NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change
China is planting 6.6 million hectares of new forest — almost the size of Ireland
New York City takes on oil industry over climate change
NYC Sues, Divests From Oil Firms Over Climate Change
Fighting climate change - Let's make clean energy tax-free
Plan a visit to The Cool Planet Experience
World's first permanent visitor centre on climate change to open in Ireland
World's First Climate Change Education Visitor Center Urged To Go Vegan
IFA AGM: challenges remain for Irish farming in 2018
2018 'a defining year' as IFA draws battle-lines for challenges ahead
IFA chief says 2018 a defining year for Irish farming
2018 will be defining year for Irish farming, IFA President tells AGM
2018 will be a defining year for Irish farming - IFA President tells AGM
Rural TDs lash minister on building plans
Growing financial support for Adaptation Fund
Earth Today | Growing financial support for Adaptation Fund
Government to set up regional climate action offices
Govt to publish climate change strategy
Four regional climate change offices to be set-up
Report warns that flooding could cost State €1bn a year if we do nothing
Four regional climate action offices to be established
Regional climate action offices to be set up to help deal with flooding
Climate change is a 'terroir' killer as winemakers try to get to grips with it
Why blackcaps altered their migration pattern
New climate action office to be established in Castlebar
How Climate Change Inspires Monsters
A storm moved a 620-tonne rock in Ireland, a stunning new climate change omen
Tipperary Energy Agency calls for carbon tax to fund superhomes
There is no 'magic bullet' sustainability solution for Irish dairy herd as it grows to 1.6m cows - report
11 recommendations to boost the Irish dairy sector – ICOS
Irish dairy sector can turn climate change challenge into a 'global opportunity'
Storm Waves Moved 620-Ton Boulder. Stunning New Testament To Ocean's Power, Researchers ...
Farmers welcome fodder transport scheme
The Climate Cases: Breakthrough – Urgenda v the Netherlands
Tipperary's Tim Cullinan, Ballymackey, is elected as IFA national treasurer
Towards an Earth 2.0?
Research round-up
Let's unite to beat racists and bigots, says Higgins
Wild flowers blooming in winter are rewriting the text books
Why our politicians have no time to waste
Vision of Social Democrats
Make climate change your cause, Lord Puttnam tells younger generation
Irish PM to campaign to ease abortion laws in referendum
Should We Plant Forests to Tackle Climate Change?
Kunsthuis Gallery's spring exhibition responds to climate change, the environment and fracking
Ireland has "failed miserably" to make progress in reducing emissions by 2020
€40k awarded to Trinity Creative Challenge winners
Grant-aided scheme for solar panels announced
Climate Change decimating male green sea turtle population, warn researchers
Fighting the rising tides
Fermoy seminar told 2018 will be a 'defining year' for Irish agriculture
National Development Plan to receive €115bn investment
Trinity students to protest for climate emergency measures bill
Mary Robinson Receives James Joyce Award and Offers Advice on Tackling Climate Change
Ireland on a path to being the 4th country in the world to ban fossil fuel exploration
Cher, of all people, tweeted her support for Ireland's dolphins and banning fossil fuel exploration
Green Party's climate change bill endorsed by pop superstar Cher
Cher Backs Irish Climate Change Bill
Cher-backed climate change bill passes in the Dáil
Approval of Apple data centre ignored climate change obligations, court told
Two Irelands, One Planet: Thinking Like an Eco-System Can Help Bind New Executive
Climate Emergency Measures Bill
Chief executive's view: offshore wind could restore Ireland's climate change reputation
Agriculture and the Iris Hypothesis | The Climate Debate in Ireland
Foodture: Helping to shape a fairer food system for Ireland
'Recommendation to impose a carbon tax on Irish agriculture is deeply flawed'
Mary Robinson's talk about climate change inspiring
Colombian youths suing their State over environmental and climate issues
Ireland: Parliament votes to ban fossil fuel exploration
Animals are adapting to rapid climate change
'Evolutionary rescue' areas for animals threatened by climate change
Cities in the West of Ireland should 'collaborate' to expand post-M20 economy
Government launches €115bn 'Ireland 2040' plan
National Development Plan reaction: €22bn set aside for climate-change measures 'starts journey ...
Research identifies 'evolutionary rescue' areas for animals threatened by climate change
Emissions target may still be missed despite funding
Research identifies 'evolutionary rescue' areas for animals threatened by climate change
It needn't rock your returns to divest from fossil fuels
Ireland unveils National Development Plan
Color-changing animals are adapting to climate change
'The impact farming has on climate change cannot be ignored'
Can Evolution Rescue Color-Changing Animals as Climate Change Gets Worse?
Industry opposes carbon tax before Oireachtas agriculture committee
Climate change 'will push European cities towards breaking point'
Irish Centre for High-End Computing Asks Students to Name Ireland's National Supercomputer
Planning minister talks climate change with UK High Commissioner
Ireland is way behind on its tree-planting schedule
Link to tax and climate change
Proposal to introduce VAT on fertiliser could add €35m to Government coffers
Diesel tax increase 'justifiable' – ESRI
Boko Haram striving because of external forces – Irish Ambassador
Boko Haram thrives because of external forces ―Irish Ambassador
46000 Northern Ireland properties at risk from river or marine flooding
Solidarity TDs call for Government action on climate change
Irish cities among worst affected in Europe, say flooding predictions
Which British and Irish cities are most likely to be flooded in future?
Solidarity TDs call for Government action on climate change
Two Wicklow schools exhibit environmental projects
Take on Nature: Chiff-chaff brings to mind spring's changing patterns
€22bn green plan but TDs drive diesel
Overseas aid: a need for coherence
'Really extreme' global weather event leaves scientists aghast
Is this week's cold snap a sign of long-term weather trends?
'A clear election pitch': Fianna Fáil continues to hammer government over Ireland 2040 marketing
Project Ireland 2040 - Future Proofing Ireland
Is this week's cold snap a sign of long-term weather trends?
A Snowball's Chance in Rome: Climate Change Scientists Are All Agog at Cold Snap
Fossil Free NI: New campaign to fight climate change will launch in Fermanagh
Further surprises in store from 'angry beast' of climate
Gathering Storm
Toyota to cease all production of diesel cars this year
Climate Emergency Measures Bill
Let's eat our planet cool
Point-scoring leaves Ireland in cold
Minister Creed Highlights Supports for Food Companies at the 14th Meeting of the Food Wise High ...
Nuclear energy in Ireland
Ireland is in Denial Over Effects of One Major Industry on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Heat Island: Documentary On Newstalk explores the effect of climate change on Ireland
We're obsessed with weather
Courage needed to put country on path to sustainable future
Ireland celebrates St Patrick's Day
Take on Nature: A mindset of denial over climate change
Michigan Global Business Leader Among Three to Win 2018 Oslo Business for Peace Award for ...
Construction Industry Federation seeks tax rebate as €1.7bn spent on renovations
Irish homeowners have spent €1.7 billion via renovation scheme
Homeowners spend over €1.7bn under home improvement scheme
High time to answer Ireland's Arctic Call
Climate refugees being created in Ireland because of flooding - Naughten
Addressing climate change and invasive species a priority across British Isles, says British-Irish ...
Iconic buildings across the country will darken for 'Earth Hour' to raise awareness about climate ...
Irish missionaries champion 'great green wall' to boost parched African region
Keighley artist highlights global warming at North Yorkshire exhibition
Irish missionaries champion 'great green wall' to boost parched African region
Irish missionaries aiming to plant a million trees in parched regions of Africa
Hunter-gatherers shrugged off climate change discomfort
Last 10 years wettest decade on record thanks to climate change
Last 10 years have been wettest since records began more than 300 years ago
We are heading for 'catastrophic' disaster levels if we don't change
Biodiversity declining in every region of the world, finds four major reports
Even with Stormont in crisis, we can still fight climate change
Fiji PM links climate change to fatal cyclone
Shell could be taken to court over climate change
Fodder supports promised as crisis worsens
Ireland experiences wettest decade on record, new data reveals
Local trailblazers leading the way
Minister allocates €1.5m for fodder import scheme
Fodder crisis proves we have too many cows
Finding ways to save birds from wind turbines
Maynooth University Professor to Have Key Role in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Other News In Brief
Study predicts how global warming may spread disease
Andy: Should the Government Really Be Lauding New Direct Flights to China?
Government funding of €10 Million for energy efficiency design projects
Irish professor appointed to lead international climate change panel
'Unless we do enough we'll end up with most of Meath under water'
'This is a landmark day for European farmers' – McGuinness
... State tackles climate change it only puts a 2030 deadline for the conversion of peat-burning power plants to more sustainable low-carbon technologies. Environmental activists argue that most if not all the peat in Ireland will be harvested by then. The CSO figures show that €772 million was provided in ...
Generally in mitigation strategies decided at international conferences, leaders decide that climate change is to be countered either through new renewable technologies or government-led changes encouraging a low-carbon lifestyle. But so far, both of these strategies have led to disappointing results.
The new targets look to reduce emissions from agriculture, which account for 30% of Ireland's emissions, as well as reducing emissions in transport and ... McGuinness said: "We are moving in the right direction to meet EU commitments under the historic Paris climate change agreement and all sectors ...
April 18th, 2018. The Stop Climate Chaos coalition has called on the State to take the Citizens' Assembly recommendations on climate change as seriously as it did its report on the Eight Amendment. The Assembly's report on How the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change was ...
The new MSc in Climate Change: Policy, Media, and Society will examine how societies can respond to climate change across the spheres of politics, regulation, law, education and the media. While most Irish courses on the subject focus on the science of climate change, this new programme will look ...
Leo Varadkar has been accused of protecting the status quo by refusing to introduce a “polluter pays” tax for farmers to tackle climate change. The citizens' assembly published its report yesterday on measures that could make Ireland a world leader in tackling climate change. It called for greenhouse ...
There are clear indications that the Gulf Stream, which has given Ireland its mild climate, is less vigorous than it was. Please register or sign in to continue reading. More in News. Member. My farming week: Thomas Fitzsimons, Murmod, Virginia, Co Cavan. News · My farming week: Thomas Fitzsimons, ...
The Citizens' Assembly proposals on greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture – which includes a proposal to tax farmers for food production emissions – has drawn strong responses from some of the country's leading farm organisations. Although the farm lobby groups acknowledge that elements of ...
Resourcing of a new or existing independent body “as a matter of urgency” to put climate change at the centre of policy-making in Ireland;; That the State should take a leadership role in addressing climate change through mitigation measures such as retrofitting public buildings and having low-carbon ...
The 13 point plan also urged the government to establish an independent body to put climate change at the centre of policy making in Ireland “as a matter of urgency”.​. Eighty per cent of members said they would be willing to pay higher taxes to fund climate change measures, including investments in ...
“Agriculture can offset emissions through carbon sequestration and Ireland has been given the second highest level of flexibility in the EU to use forestry, wetlands and other land change ... The effects of climate change are upon us and we see increased frequency in flooding around Ireland and Europe.
Minister Donohoe, said: “Underlining Ireland's commitment to this vital agenda, I am delighted that Europe's Climate-KIC has chosen Ireland as the venue for this important gathering. Climate change is one of the most crucial issues facing the world today. “Our recently launched 10-year National ...
How has Irish literature responded to the warming of the planet, our rising waters and disappearing coastlines? Recent collections by Paula Meehan and Leanne O'Sullivan call our attention to climate change, but does the topic engage the imagination of Irish novelists and short story writers? In Amitav ...
"We are delighted with the decision of Offaly County Council to grant planning consent for Moanvane Wind Farm," said Pat O'Sullivan, head of communications and stakeholder engagement for Element Power in Ireland. "This project will not only help tackle climate change by generating clean, green ...
Speaking at the launch, Minister of State Pat Breen said: “Internationally, the offshore renewable energy sector is set to rapidly grow which will help to reduce carbon emissions and arrest climate change. Ireland has the best wind and wave resources in Europe and it is vital that as an island nation we ...
In addition, Ireland must ensure some 16pc of final energy consumption in electricity, transport and heat is from renewable sources by 2020, a target which will also be missed. Officials from the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment said that informal talks were under way in ...
Results from a major study carried out by scientists from NUI Galway and the University of Maine have indicated that the impact of abrupt climate change in Britain and Ireland and maritime Europe may be much different from previous perceptions of these events. The findings, published today in the ...
Results from a major study carried out by scientists from NUI Galway and the University of Maine have indicated that the physical impact of abrupt climate change in Britain and Ireland and maritime Europe may be markedly different from previous perceptions of these events. The study was published ...
The students would be asked to respond to the challenge through creativity, initially through an introduction to the science underpinning climate change. In the following 18 months, I visited schools in Ireland, England, Germany and Poland, and also worked with a group of students at Footscray City ...
The fear of climatic change altering the temperature is growing day by day especially after observing the unreasonable rise in temperature in Ireland. Global warming has taken all over the globe and the adverse effects of this have already started to become visible. Researchers from NUI Galway and the ...
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway scientists have found glacial evidence for abrupt climate change. Results from a major study by NUI Galway and University of Maine have shed light on the impact of climate change in Britain, Ireland and maritime Europe. The research has raised fresh concerns over ...
... reducing Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions and climate action at a national and international level to make Ireland more resilient to climate change. ... like-minded, solutions-oriented teachers and students together to discuss how working together we can create a bigger impact on climate change.”.
Their project EcoRise focused on the harnessing of space technology and space settlement design to reverse global warming and climate change. They began researching climate change after the severe weather brought by Storm Ophelia devastated Ireland in October 2017 – the worst storm to hit the ...
... Naughten defended the Government's commitment to tackling climate change. “Building on the National Mitigation Plan (NDP), the recent publication of the National Development Plan will lead to a significant step change in funding available for climate action in Ireland over the next decade,” he said.
Dr Gordon Bromley, lead author of the study, told the Irish Times: “Our study sheds new light on the terrestrial impact of so-called 'stadial' events in the North Atlantic region, a key area in [studying] abrupt climate change. We reconstructed the behaviour of Scotland's last glaciers... to explore past ...
... questions designed to help coastal communities of West Wales and South East Ireland adapt to the impacts of climate change affecting the Irish Sea and adjacent areas. For more information, see attached news release or go online: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/news/archive/2018/04/title-212707-en.html.
"These latest findings raise the possibility that future weakening of warm ocean currents in the North Atlantic, which some fear will arise due to global warming and melting of the ice sheet over Greenland, will result in a return to a highly-seasonal climate in Britain and Ireland, and maritime Europe.".
As an innovative, international, engineering and construction company with extensive operations across Ireland, the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and contributing to the global fight against climate change. Sisk's membership of EP100 further ...
The Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Yogesh Karan, met the Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon, in Suva yesterday. Issues discussed during the meeting revolved around climate change and Fiji's leadership at COP23, Fiji's ...
The good news is that 66% of EU cities have a mitigation or adaptation plan in place. The top countries were Poland – where 97% of cities have mitigation plans – Germany (81%), Ireland (80%), Finland (78%) and Sweden (77%). In Finland, 78% of cities also had a plan for adapting to climate change.
Nearly 75% of Europeans live in cities, and they emit about the same proportion of the continent's greenhouse gases. And, yet, more than a third of the cities don't have a plan to cut emissions and mitigate climate change, according to a new study. Since the US signaled last year that it would pull out of ...
“Methane is one of the largest contributors to global warming which leads to climate change which is very topical issue in Irish society and around the world at the moment. “We have already visited local agricultural shows to promote our theme; the benefits of using the Irish Angus breed and of eating ...
With growing interest in renewable energy options that can help offset the imminent threats posed by climate change, Kathy Ireland and CEO Deininger's conversation will include information on FCET's patented technology for extremely low-temperature solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). Poised to ...
The IAEA's work in preventing the spread of nuclear weapons and its support to countries to use nuclear science and technology for development were the focus of discussions and a speech by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in Ireland last week. At his meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and ...
With growing interest in renewable energy options that can help offset the imminent threats posed by climate change, Kathy Ireland and CEO ...
... and the latest international thinking on research to tackle climate change. ... Scheme in triggering major social and economic change in Ireland.
Chances are if you are reading this you're a young student in the prime of your life with a world of new surprises and exciting times ahead. I envy you. When I was a science student in university over 20 years ago, terms like “climate change” and “global warming” never really featured in our young lives ...
... report from the Dail's Public Accounts Committee on the calculation of potential fines within two years if Ireland fails to meet climate change targets, ...
Today was to be a historic moment for Irish cricket playing their first ever Test match, against Pakistan, at Malahide CC, in Dublin. However, rain and ...
IRELAND IS A fossil fuel addict, but fortunately is starting treatment. ... to address climate change and eliminate the use of fossil fuels by 2050, Ireland's ...
Stephen Trew, who put forward the proposal, highlighted the moral urgency to address the increasing impacts of climate change in Ireland, and ...
Ireland is to get a new €5.4 million national supercomputer as part of the National ... the device will be climate change, earth observation, medicine, agriculture, ... It is funded by Science Foundation Ireland's Infrastructure Programme ...
Money for climate change remains an issue at UN meeting ... said Rachel Kennerley, Friends of the Earth England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Originally from Ireland, he has come to know the land here intimately, planting each grape species in the soil type and microclimate that suits it best ...
#MarineEconomy - Ireland's marine economy worth an annual turnover in ... The 2 day conference will focus on Ireland's multi-billion euro marine ... maritime commerce, financial planning for the marine, climate change and more.
ICHEC at NUI Galway Unveil New Supercomputer for Irish Research ... as tackling climate change, improving healthcare and innovating Irish products ...
The High Court has granted leave to a Cork-based environmental group to challenge the Irish Government's adoption of Project Ireland 2040 on ...
Pakistan come into the series with their own dark clouds hanging over their star bowler Mohammed Amir after suffering an injury against Ireland which ...
Seanad motion to call for marine protected areas off Irish coasts ... role in countering climate change, provided they are maintained in a healthy state.
The government's climate plan has been criticised by the European Commission for failing to provide new proposals to tackle Ireland's emissions.
On May 23, 2018, Ireland Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe revealed that ... The climate change motion was featured by 60 long-term institutional ...
Close to a quarter of the 2018 entries see Ireland's young people identifying and ... It is this generation which are responding to climate change, plastic ...
Sinn Féin spokesperson on Energy, the Environment and Climate Change ... to meet victims of terrorism during his two-day visit to Northern Ireland.
Ireland will face substantial fines for missing European carbon reduction targets by 2020 but the penalties will not be as high as the €600 million some ...
Letters: Ireland's vote shows the tyranny of the born over the unborn ... The chickens are finally coming home to roost in the climate change alarmist ...
AIB has teamed up with Sustainable Nation Ireland and EU public-private partnership EIT Climate-KIC to fund an accelerator programme in Dublin ...
Sustainable Nation is the national platform for the promotion of Ireland as a ... to progress products and services that can help to fight climate change and ... by Sustainable Nation Ireland on behalf of EIT Climate-KIC in Ireland.
The launch of the fund is a “significant milestone” in how the Irish State tackles climate change, according to the Minister for Climate Action, Denis ...
New Pinergy research gives details into business and energy usage, future behaviour plans in reducing energy consumption, climate change attitudes ...
The central message was a play on the adage that the best time to plant a tree was 30 years ago and the second best today; that while climate change ...
Modern Irish history portrayed in festival garden ... of the period – past religious belief, present secularism and future fears about climate change. ... Mr Burke's creation includes landmarks from Ireland's history, including Pat Bonner ...
A young Derry girl has said she hopes to raise awareness of the dangers of climate change through a prestigious competition. Zara Campbell is a ...
“There are arid plants that we'll soon be able to grow in Ireland because of climate change, so we need to really think about that.” This is his fourth ...
“The agriculture sector is a critical player in meeting environmental and climate change challenges, and there are costs associated with meeting these ...
Ireland is set to miss a European Union target set for greenhouse gas ... However, he defended the Government's strategy on climate change, and ...
Ireland's young people increasingly focused on the environmental ... Reflecting the national trend and focus on waste and climate change action, the ...
Ireland 'will miss EU 2020 emissions target totally' ... The environment minister has called on the public to help reduce Ireland's greenhouse gas ... catch up” as the government was accused of a lack of action on climate change.
Ireland will achieve “at best” a 1pc reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by ... levels of risk” from storms and floods exacerbated by climate change.
Perhaps if the Irish had a referendum on illegal immigration, global warming, or whether or not hell exists, Francis would have been that vocal ...
The European Commission has found “existing climate change mitigation efforts will not enable Ireland to achieve its 2020 climate goals domestically” ...
Topics for debate include assisted suicide and euthanasia, climate change, political stagnation in Northern Ireland and the decision to repeal the ...
Yet as the EPA's recent report on Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions, noted in the May 31st article “Ireland locked in trend of rising carbon emissions, ...
Electric vehicle take-up remains abysmally low. Ireland has a lot to do just to play catch-up, let alone take a leadership role, in tackling climate change.
It is futile to discuss solutions when the underlying problem is disguised — climate change is causing the increase in flooding, as seen in Hampton ...
Carbon taxes may be increased in the next budget in an attempt to avoid heavy fines from the EU over Ireland's failure to meet climate-change targets.
Although students needed to understand the article very well to answer many questions, one on climate change's impact on cultural heritage may ...
“We need expertise in climate change as we are building resilience on the ... for climate change,” said Robinson who is former President of Ireland.
A new report by the Open Government Partnership (OGP) on the Irish Government's transparency has found no progress in anti-corruption measures ...
New moths are arriving and settling in the UK as a result of climate change and the horticultural trade, wildlife experts have said. Almost 30 new ...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published figures two weeks ago for Irish greenhouse gas emissions, together with their projections for ...
CLIMATE CHANGE COULD be accelerating a rise in sea levels to a greater extent than previously thought, researchers have found. A new study by ...
IRELAND IS THE second-worst performing EU country for tackling climate change, according to a report published today by Climate Action Network ...
Ireland is the second worst country in Europe when it comes to tackling ... Ireland is set to miss its 2020 climate and renewable energy targets and is ...
Ireland has been blasted for its lack of ambition and progress in fighting climate change in comparison with its European counterparts in a recent ...
Ireland has ranked as the second worst country in the European Union at tackling climate change, with a score of 21%. The report, published by ...
More pension funds taking stock of climate change risk ... Paul Kenny, head of investments for Mercer in Ireland, said: “Nudges by the Pensions ...
Ireland has come up severely short in a recent study carried out on EU ... and emissions goals, as set out in the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Speaking just days after a comprehensive EU report found that Ireland is the second worst member state in the EU to tackle climate change, the Fine ...
Belfast would also face a direct threat of flooding caused by climate change if radical changes are not made worldwide to tackle rising temperatures.
... they are looking at as part of an overall package to tackle climate change. The government will re-launch their Project Ireland 2040 plans for the ...
... as part of the Ireland 2040 plan come in the wake of yesterday's report that we're the second worst country in the EU for progress on climate change.
The government has outlined its plans for Ireland's efforts to tackle climate change. Nearly €22bn is to be spent on the measures over the next ten ...
Tourism
It comes as Fáilte Ireland unveiled its latest tourism initiative — Ireland's Hidden Heartlands — designed to boost tourism across the midlands region. The brand was developed following extensive research among consumers in Ireland, the US, the UK, Germany and France, with more than 10,000 ...
We were reminded of its environmental significance on St. Patrick's Day this year, when, in association with Tourism Ireland's “Global Greening” campaign, the Niagara Falls Illumination Board made full use of its LED technology to light its waters bright green. The fact remains, however, that VR is being ...
Fáilte Ireland is examining the possibility of developing a full-scale walking trail along the entire Wild Atlantic Way route. The ambitious plan is a ... One of the key benefits associated with walking tourism is that it is seen as a year-round activity and can help to extend the tourism season. advertisement.
In association with Next Generation, Business & Finance highlights the notable new appointments at KBC Bank Ireland, Bibby Financial Services Ireland, Teneo PSG, Fuller Marketing and Travel ... KBC Bank Ireland has announced the appointment of Fergal O'Riagain as Director of Products.
It's hoped tourists coming to Clare will slow down and enjoy the east of the county thanks to a new tourism initiative to drive visitors there. Fáilte Ireland has launched Ireland's Hidden Heartlands, which is a 2 million euro plan targeting communities along the River Shannon, from Leitrim down to Clare.
Direct flights to Asia provides Irish tourism with a burgeoning middle class to exploit, Fáilte Ireland's chairman has said. Michael Cawley, who was speaking at the monthly business breakfast of Cork Chamber in Carrigaline, said the introduction of flights between Dublin and Hong Kong by Cathay Pacific ...
I know our company can do the same for anyone who chooses to book our trips to the UK and Ireland through CTrip.” The number of Chinese tourists to Scotland increased 192 per cent between 2007 and 2016, and this trend is expected to rise as a new direct flight between Beijing and Edinburgh is ...
Gavin Tollman, CEO of Trafalgar, one of world largest travel companies, is in Ireland this week. Trafalgar and Brendan Vacations are one of the largest US producers of American visitors to Ireland, specialising in guided, escorted, private chauffeur, locally hosted rail travel and self-drive vacations in ...
It is hoped the ferry service will boost tourism figures ahead of the Irish Open, which is being staged in Ballyliffin in July. If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Now editorial team. Between 9am and 5pm Monday to Sunday please call 074 9112712. Between ...
FÁILTE IRELAND EYES ASIAN BOON - Direct flights to Asia provides Irish tourism with a burgeoning middle class to exploit, Fáilte Ireland's chairman has said. Michael Cawley, who was speaking at the monthly business breakfast of Cork Chamber in Carrigaline, said the introduction of flights between ...
According to Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland: “We are marking the 25th anniversary of this iconic Irish album and honouring the memory of one of Ireland's greatest musicians by sharing this rarely seen version of our ad from the 1990s. The film marries the wonderful vocals of the late Dolores ...
Ald Nicholl was recently appointed Honorary Vice President of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Northern Ireland. One of the region's longest-serving elected representatives, Ald Nicholl has been a long-time president of the Co Antrim section of the prestigious organisation. The association is ...
These airports give passengers more affordable access to the New York and Boston areas in addition to tourist attractions in New England, according to Norwegian. From 28 October, Norwegian will commence an increased winter 2018 schedule with the following added flights: Dublin. At Dublin Airport ...
A new tourism brand which has been developed by Fáilte Ireland is looking to drive more visitors to East Clare. The River Shannon is at the focal point of what's been billed as 'Ireland's Hidden Heartlands'. The new brand covers the east of this county, as well as Leitrim, Roscommon, east Galway, north ...
Cathay Pacific will launch its new flight from Hong Kong to Dublin in June, with the Rock of Cashel playing a central part of the marketing campaign. Tourism Ireland in Sydney has teamed up with Cathay Pacific, rolling out a campaign to highlight this new flight option for Australian holidaymakers ...
MHK Rob Callister is responsible for Tourism and Motorsport – he says: "Competition for tourism business from destinations in the UK, Ireland and further afield is greater than ever and the Isle of Man needs to continue to work hard to realise its full potential to grow its share of the tourism market.
The arrival of more than 20 highly influential travel writers from Canada to Donegal as part of a wider visit to Ireland will hugely enhance Donegal's media profile. With Air Canada due to launch new seasonal non-stop flights and increased frequencies of existing services between Canada and Ireland ...
Fáilte Ireland believes that Laois is best suited to the Ireland's Ancient East tourism plan and it would undo what has been achieved to date to be included in the latest Ireland's Hidden Heartlands plan for the midlands. A spokesperson for Fáilte Ireland has responded to questions from the Leinster ...
Gary chatted with Dave Lorenz of Pure Michigan, who was in Belfast, Northern Ireland on a tourism conference trip, about the similarities between that nation and Michigan, along with Pure Michigan's marketing effort with the Ford Motor Company, during the weekly segment spotlighting tourism on Apr.
The Government and the State tourism agency Fáilte Ireland have a blind spot when it comes to Portlaoise, according to Brian Stanley TD. Speaking in response to the non inclusion of Laois from the new tourism proposal for the midlands 'Hidden Heartlands. “Failte Ireland and the Government have a ...
One new and growing sector for Northern Ireland is tourism, which has expanded exponentially since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998, the pact that created a Northern Ireland Assembly and new crossborder institutions with the Republic of Ireland. (The six counties of Northern Ireland ...
Energy was not Arlene Foster's favourite brief during her time at the Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment, the RHI Inquiry has heard. During her first evidence session, which lasted for over three hours, the DUP leader disclosed that she did not understand all the nuances of the complex brief ...
This is the fourth year of the Multimedia Awards. The Smarter Travel Student Multimedia Awards are organised by the Smarter Travel Campus programme of the National Transport Authority. It was open to third level institutions in Ireland who are partners of the Smarter Travel Campus programme.
Ms Joan Shaw, George Tourism Manager said “we are extremely happy with the support for this event, not only by the people of George, but by the hundreds of Munster fans, who travelled from Ireland to support their players. “The supporters I spoke to had all spent some time in the region, doing safari's ...
“Despite the challenges of the last two years, Ireland's hotel sector has demonstrated remarkable resilience. 2016, the year of the Brexit vote, was a significant turning point, insofar as we saw hotel jobs vacancies actually increase rather than diminish. “It seems counterintuitive. The Irish tourism sector ...
1996: The year an influential Irish tourism ad was released, which you can watch here. €10 million: The cost of Dún Laoghaire baths due to be open in 2020. 42: The number of new primary and secondary schools to be built by 2022. 47: The number of years O'Connell Tower in Glasnevin Cemetery was ...
This ancient trackway is located near Keenagh, a village to the south of Longford, in County Longford, Ireland. ... Detail of Corlea Trackway - County Longford, Ireland. ... Others, however, are of the opinion that the trackway allowed people to travel into the bog, where rituals could be carried out.
Opening a royal palace in Wales could bring in an extra £36m in tourism spending, a report has said. The Gorwel think-tank said the case for ... "Because we would then be on the same standing as Northern Ireland and Scotland, and other parts of England of course." There are official royal residences in ...
Pakistan have included five uncapped players in an inexperienced Test squad for the tour of England and Ireland. Batting trio Fakhar Zaman, Usman Salahuddin and Saad Ali could all be handed debuts on the trip, while there is also a place for left-hander Imam-ul-Haq, the nephew of former ...
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It's expected that the designation at Dublin's Hawk Cliff would lead to a tourism boost for Ireland. “Other (nudist) federations would recommend to their members to come to Ireland, providing there are areas they can feel safe” said Gallagher, who admitted that he has spent many years going naked at "out ...
“I see myself as an ambassador for tourism and for people living here,” he said. Mr Spain said he considers himself a local. “The NT has given me so much I'm proud to say that I'm an Irish Territorian,” he said. This isn't Mr Spain's first punt at reality TV having unsuccessfully trying to find love on hit TV ...
Produced by the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Broad (LA Tourism), the portal will feature modules specifically tailored to the UK and Ireland ... it can be difficult to stay on top of all the new developments – LA Insider aims to provide the travel trade with a one-stop-shop platform for everything they ...
Fáilte Ireland today unveiled a new tourism brand named 'Ireland's Hidden Heartlands' which is designed to boost tourism and drive visitor growth across the Midlands region. The brand elements, including the name, logo and what the brand stands for, were developed following extensive research with ...
Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Sport and Tourism, Brendan Griffin said: "The expansion of Airbnb Experiences will help to boost tourism outside of Dublin by attracting more people to rural and regional Ireland to experience the many fascinating cultural activities this country has to offer.".
Millions of French commuters are seeing ads for Ireland as they pass through the busy metro stations of Paris this month. Tourism Ireland in Paris has teamed up with French airline Transavia (the low cost airline owned by the Air France-KLM group) to highlight holidays and short breaks in Ireland for ...
The group will draw on its experience in building the Guinness Storehouse into Ireland's top paid-for tourist attraction in creating the new centre. Diageo has also pledged to upgrade its existing network of 12 distillery visitor centres over the next three years to capitalise on whisky's global popularity and a ...
DUBLIN, Ireland and BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Speaking today, Geoffrey Lipman, long time sustainable travel advocate, announced a new research and delivery program to advance application of the blockchain for travel and tourism. He revealed that TraNexus, ...
The Titanic Belfast tourist attraction recorded its busiest year to date for 2017/2018. There were 841,563 visitors through it's doors, marking an increase of 13% year-on-year. The rise is reflective of increasing visitors numbers to Northern Ireland. One million people visited the Giant's Causeway in 2017 ...
Fáilte Ireland has unveiled Ireland's Hidden Heartlands, its latest tourism brand aimed at boosting visitor numbers to the midlands region. Ireland's Hidden Heartlands will cover the 'heart' of the country, from Leitrim down to East Clare and extending through Longford, Roscommon, East Galway, as well ...
#Tourism - 'Ireland's Hidden Heartlands' is the new tourism brand for the Midlands region, with a particular emphasis on its inland waterways. More than 10,000 consumers gave their put to Fáilte Ireland on the development of the brand, which hopes to “bring to life the Midlands' rich natural assets ...
It has been a catalyst for wider economic growth in Belfast and has truly changed Northern Ireland's tourism footprint.” Titanic Belfast, which in its first five years, generated £160 million in additional tourism spend for the Northern Ireland economy, is gearing up for a busy year and recently opened a new ...
Derry City and Strabane District Council are taking part in plans to promote the local coastline and establish a yacht cruising route around the western coast of Ireland. The plans are making real progress, members of the Cool Route steering group heard last week at a special meeting in Cork. The Cool ...
Desktop, mobile and tablet-friendly, the LA Insider programme aims to capitalise on the tourism boom on the west coast. Produced by the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board (LA Tourism), the portal will feature modules specifically tailored to the UK and Ireland market, including detailed ...
Diageo, the world's largest drinks group, will invest £150m over three years in Scotch whisky visitor attractions centred on a new “immersive ... likened Diageo's ambitions for the Johnnie Walker experience to the group's Guinness Storehouse site in Dublin, Ireland's biggest visitor attraction with 1.7m ...
It represents the largest single investment ever made in Scotch whisky tourism. Diageo will also upgrade 12 existing distillery visitor centres to create a 'new generation of Scotch attractions' and new centre for food and drink tourism. The beer and spirits giant says the investment will help attract people to ...
John McGrillen, Chief Executive of Tourism NI, said “At Tourism NI, we are proud of the key role we played in the development of Titanic Belfast. It has been a catalyst for wider economic growth in Belfast and has truly changed Northern Ireland's tourism footprint.” Titanic Belfast, which in its first five years, ...
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The drinks giant says it will pour £150 million ($215m) into visitor experiences at its Scottish distilleries over the next three years, calling the move ... With the major new investment, Diageo sees the potential to bolster its Scotch tourism outreach alongside its successful Guinness Storehouse in Ireland.
Geoff Somerville, Group Commander of the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service reminded all accommodation providers that they have a legal responsibility to ensure that their premises fully comply with fire safety legislative requirements by undertaking a fire risk assessment. He warned that failing ...
Diageo is likely to draw upon its experience with recent upgrades to the Guinness Storehouse experience in Dublin, which has become one of Ireland's leading tourist attractions with more than 1.7 million visitors annually. Specific plans for each distillery, along with a location for the Edinburgh center, ...
It also comes as the Scottish Government and its agencies, Scottish Enterprise and VisitScotland, launch the Scotland is Nowcampaign to sell Scotland to the world as a business and tourism destination. Having built the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin into Ireland's No1 paid for tourist attraction, Diageo ...
Visitors to these shores increasingly have a trip to Titanic Belfast top of their must-see list, according to the chief executive of the visitor attraction. ... Diageo plans £150m investment in Scotch whisky experiences · Fáilte Ireland to lure tourists to midlands with 'Ireland's hidden heartlands' brand ...
Diageo said it wanted to repeat the success of its Guineas Storehouse in Dublin which they built into Ireland's number one paid for tourist destination. Edinburgh was chosen as the location for the Johnnie Walker investment because of the capital's already strong tourism growth. The building on ...
Speaking today, Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partner (ICTP) and Co-founder of SUNx – Strong Universal Network, and a long-time sustainable travel advocate, announced a new research and delivery ... TraNexus Limited, Company Registered in Ireland: 624039.
The mayor of Killarney, Niall Kelleher, yesterday said the book will be given to gardaí to be forwarded to the family of the deceased. The narrow road that runs through the Gap of Dunloe has been a tourist attraction since Victorian times. It is a public road and it comes under the remit of the county council.
The announcement of a new tourist area – entitled Ireland's Hidden Heartlands – running from Sligo to Limerick and taking in both banks of the Shannon, would be more convincing if it included details of a development plan. Five people will be recruited to promote the brand and a 'master plan' based ...
With that stout in the company's portfolio, it took an old Dublin building, re-designed it to look something like a black pint with a white froth, and made it into Ireland's biggest paid-for visitor attraction. As Guinness has shown, an iconic brand has to backed by marketing. It may have lots of regular drinkers, ...
... Cardhu, Caol Ila and Clynelish - will be linked directly to the Johnnie Walker venue in Edinburgh, representing the "four corners of Scotland" (the senior group operations manager at Cardhu is Northern Ireland-born Andrew Millsopp). Together, this will create a unique Johnnie Walker tour of Scotland, ...
While most travellers need no introduction to the Emerald Isle, Ireland has been promoting a number of different regions for various types of travel experiences. The Wild Atlantic Way covers the culture and natural wonders of the island's western edge, while Ireland's Ancient East promotes the castle- ...
20 tourism buyers from 23 countries, including Britain, the US and Mainland Europe, visited Donegal in recent days ahead of attending Ireland's largest tourism fair, Meitheal. On their tour of the Wild Atlantic Way, the buyers visited Glenveagh, Sliabh Liag and Arranmore Island. 400 Irish tourism ...
“The expansion of Airbnb Experiences will help to boost tourism outside of Dublin by attracting more people to rural and regional Ireland to experience the many fascinating cultural activities this country has to offer," commented Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, ...
And the organisation said it had played a key role in the growth of tourism in Northern Ireland since the Good Friday Agreement 20 years ago. Judith Owens, Titanic Belfast's chief executive, said: "Since we opened in 2012, we have continued to go from strength to strength, having now welcomed over ...
Often an overlooked region of Ireland, Fáilte Ireland, the country's national tourism development authority, has launched a new tourism initiative program to promote “Ireland's Hidden Heartlands”. Similar to what Ireland's tourism authority achieved, in putting Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way onto international ...
In the decades following Ireland's Great Hunger, landlords showed little mercy on their tenant farmers and their families, who had just defied all odds with their survival. Instead, these landlords, many of them absentee, would hike rents without regard to circumstance or their tenants' ability to pay, and ...
Tourism Ireland in Sydney has teamed up with Cathay Pacific to highlight the airline's new route from Hong Kong to Dublin - launching in June - for Australian residents wishing to visit Ireland in 2018 and 2019. The campaign, which will run until the end of April, includes online advertising as well as ...
Millions of French commuters are seeing ads for Ireland as they pass through the metro stations of Paris this month. Tourism Ireland in Paris has teamed up with French airline Transavia to highlight holidays and short breaks in Ireland for 2018. The campaign includes ads on almost 500 screens in metro ...
Fáilte Ireland says top international buyers set sights on Donegal ahead of major trade fair. Top international buyers have toured Ireland's ancient east ahead of attending an influential travel event. Tourism buyers from 23 countries, including key markets like GB, the US and mainland Europe, have ...
“Northern Ireland's economy has grown significantly over the past 20 years and tourism has played a vital role in that growth. From the Ballygally Bear to the waterfalls in the Glenariff Forest Park, we want visitors to appreciate the lesser known attractions, stay longer and invest more time in the Glens of ...
Tourism Ireland has launched a new ad campaign on display in Paris metro stations, where millions of French commuters will see the billboards over the coming weeks. Tourism Ireland in Paris has teamed up with French airline Transavia (the low cost airline owned by the Air France-KLM group) to ...
Meitheal 2018, Ireland's most important annual travel trade event, takes place today and tomorrow (April 17-18th) with more than 360 Irish businesses from across the country flocking to the CityWest conference center to sell the best of Ireland to top tourism buyers from every corner of the globe. Each of ...
With the major new investment, Diageo sees the potential to bolster its Scotch tourism outreach alongside its successful Guinness Storehouse in Ireland. The drinks group also plans to overhaul and expand its visitor centres at 12 distilleries across the country to attract thousands more tourists to ...
Betfred boss Mr Done believes Holyhead is set to be a “boom town” thanks to Brexit, Wylfa Newydd, and also the growing tourism market. ... “We can see a return of the 'booze cruise' after Brexit with people using the port to travel either from here to Ireland for cheaper alcohol or the other way round.
Plans to establish a yacht cruising route around the western coast of Ireland could give Derry businesses a boost says Council's Head of Culture. The Cool Route Project – Cruising Oceans on Latitudes above 51 Degrees North – investigates all aspects of the potential to establish a yacht cruising route ...
Spirits giant Diageo has announced plans to invest £150m over three years to "transform" its Scotch whisky visitor offerings. The centrepiece will be a Johnnie Walker "immersive visitor experience" based in Edinburgh, highlighting the story of the whisky brand. Diageo will also upgrade its network of 12 ...
Tourists from Northern Europe (Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, United Kingdom and Finland) accounted for 11,559 of the arrivals, followed by North America (Mexico, USA and Canada) with 10,517, and Southeast Asia with 9,131. Meanwhile, countries in Western Europe (Belgium, Austria, ...
The minister is particularly pleased at the recent announcements of direct non-stop flights between Dublin and the cities of Beijing and Hong Kong from June 2018. "These new services will help to foster growing trade, tourism, education and cultural links between Ireland and China," she said.
The council's tourism vision was launched at an event in the Tower of London on Tuesday attended by Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Shailesh Vara MP. Jointly hosted by Historic Royal Palaces, the charity behind the £20 million redevelopment of Hillsborough Castle, the ...
An unnamed American tourist took to Reddit yesterday to thank the people of Ireland after what easily could have turned into a nightmare situation. Our tourist has barely landed in Ireland for his ten day trip of Galway, Dublin and Killarney when he received a call from his doctor back home in the US.
Michael McAteer, Managing Partner, Grant Thornton Ireland, said: “Grant Thornton is delighted to partner with Dublin Airport on such a unique and innovative sponsorship. This places Grant Thornton front and centre of business travel from Ireland as the firm pursues an ambitious growth strategy at home ...
“About 80,000 passengers travel through Dublin Airport daily so the power and value of airport advertising has been long recognised and with this agreement we ... Michael McAteer, managing partner, Grant Thornton Ireland, said the deal placed the firm “ front and centre of business travel from Ireland”.
Convicted child sex offenders could be restricted from travelling outside Ireland under new legislation. Independent TD Maureen O'Sullivan is bringing forward the 'Sex Tourism Bill' which would prevent paedophiles from travelling abroad to abuse vulnerable children. The bill which has got government ...
TDS HAVE BEEN urged today to support a new bill which proposes to curtail foreign travel of convicted paedophiles. If enacted, Ireland would be the first country in the European Union to restrict travel abroad of convicted child sex offenders. Today the People's Recovery Empowerment Development ...
Ryanair, which pledged to recognise unions to avert widespread strikes late last year, has balked at Irish union FORSA/IALPA's demands to be recognised as the representative for pilots in its home market. Ryanair Chief People Officer Eddie Wilson in a letter dated April 13 seen by Reuters told ...
The east of Lincolnshire is well and truly putting itself on the map as it partners with Dutch travel website House of Britain in an effort to attract more tourists from abroad. The "undiscovered" Lincolnshire Wolds and rolling beaches of the coast will be promoted in Holland and Belgium as East Lindsey ...
The president will travel to the UN headquarters to reaffirm, and discuss the future role of, Ireland's commitment to peace-building and sustaining peace. He will highlight Ireland's contribution to the United Nations - and in particular the role played by Ireland in the negotiation and ratification process for ...
An Independent TD wants to stop paedophiles from travelling abroad to abuse vulnerable children. Maureen O'Sullivan is proposing a law change, which would make Ireland the first country in Europe to restrict the travel of convicted child sex offenders. The Sex Tourism Bill is being brought forward to ...
He will tell wild and interestingstories about his 20 years travelling in Africa, India and South America, talk about sustainable eco-tourism in Ireland and give a global perspective on ... Galtee mountains guided by members of The Earth's Edge, Ireland's only fully licenced adventure travel company.
The company already has plenty of experience under its belt, having turned Dublin's Guinness Storehouse into Ireland's top paid-for tourist attraction. Over three years, Diageo will transform the Scottish centres, concentrating on Glenkinchie in the lowlands, Caol Ila on Islay, Clynelish in the highlands ...
On Friday, the President will meet with invitees of Irish State agencies Enterprise Ireland, Tourism Ireland, IDA Ireland and Culture Ireland. He will then head to the New York Public Library and the Tenement Museum, which documents the lives of immigrants who lived in Manhattan in the 19th and 20th ...
“It is a really exciting time for Lisburn Castlereagh with landmark tourist attractions such as Hillsborough Castle leading to a surge in visitors to our region. This is great news for the vibrant and growing tourism market in Northern Ireland, but it is also great for our local economy and enhances our offering ...
They were the predominant observations made by the head of County Longford's Tourism Committee, Cllr Micheal Carrigy this week. Like many other locally based stakeholders, the Fine Gael general election candidate was in Athlone last Thursday as Fáilte Ireland laid bare its new tourism model for ...
Ireland could soon become the first country in Europe to restrict the travel of convicted child sex offenders. Independent TD Maureen O'Sullivan is bringing forward the Sex Tourism Bill which would prevent paedophiles from travelling abroad to abuse vulnerable children. Under the bill, convicted ...
On Friday, the President will meet with invitees of Irish State agencies Enterprise Ireland, Tourism Ireland, IDA Ireland and Culture Ireland followed by a trip to view the Berg Collection of literary artefacts at the New York Public Library and also visit the Tenement Museum. And finally, Saturday sees the ...
Ireland could become the first EU state to restrict convicted child sex offenders from travelling abroad. The Sex Tourism Bill has been brought forward by Independent TD Maureen O'Sullivan, and would require any convicted paedophiles to receive a judge's permission before they could leave the ...
Jointly hosted by Historic Royal Palaces, the charity behind the £20m redevelopment of Hillsborough Castle and attended by Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Shailesh Vara, the event marked the start of the council's most ambitious investment programme to date and ...
Tourism interests across East Galway received a major boost last week with the launch of 'Ireland's Hidden Heartlands' – Fáilte Ireland's new tourism brand for Midlands. Designed to mirror the success of the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland's Hidden Heartlands will encourage visitors to get 'active in nature' ...
... Royal Palaces to help us to promote the region to investors who are looking to Lisburn Castlereagh for their next project. "The relationship we have with Historic Royal Palaces means we are working together to make sure Hillsborough Castle is the next big success story for Northern Ireland tourism." ...
The Tourism Team will work in partnership with Offaly Tourism Marketing (CLG), which is chaired by Philip O'Brien and includes Cllr John Clendennen. Together, they will continue to promote and develop Offaly's unique brand 'Ireland's Hidden Gem', to both domestic and international tourism markets.
The Newport Beach Film Festival Irish Showcase is presented by Guinness and supported by Aer Lingus – LAX to DUB Direct, Culture Ireland, Tourism Ireland, Irish Film and Television Academy, Irish Film Institute, Galway Film Fleadh, The Irish Film Board, Irish America Magazine, The Ireland Funds, ...
Having turned Dublin's Guinness Storehouse into one of Ireland's mosts popular tourist destinations, Diageo now plans to partner with Scottish Enterprise and VisitScotland to promote Scotch and Scotland to potential visitors across the globe. Edinburgh has been chosen as the location for the new ...
The tourism development authority has brought together over 20 Irish tech associations, which represent software and information systems companies across the country, for a special briefing on how they can help to bring more major international tech events to Ireland through Fáilte Ireland's ...
With Europe's top golf destination just a couple of hours away from 30 airports dotted around the UK and Ireland, travellers are ditching the unpredictable ... Maria Manuel Delgado e Silva, Algarve tourism golf product manager, said: “With so many flights now arriving into Faro, it has never been easier to ...
The Bill, now at second stage in the Dáil, could prove problematic as the Constitution guarantees the right to travel for Irish citizens. But Ms O'Sullivan said: 'It's very clear that it's giving the judges extra powers to restrict the travel of somebody convicted in Ireland of child sexual abuse. That is taken into ...
Imagine overseas tourists coming to Laois arriving on a bus and Laois is their first stop after Dublin but there are no toilet facilities. Toilets are the first thing put on a building site,” he said. Laois County Council and Failte Ireland's initial plans for the Rock of Dunamase involve a new car park development ...
"I am very pleased we have been able to lift the visa requirement for citizens of the UAE who wish to travel to Ireland and we look forward to welcoming increased numbers of Emirati business people, students, and tourists who will travel to Ireland following the lifting of the visa requirement," Flanagan ...
MeetGB is hosted by VisitBritain in partnership with London & Partners, VisitEngland, Visit Wales, VisitScotland and Tourism Northern Ireland. Ahead of the event, tourism minister Michael Ellis said: “Events like MeetGB help us promote Britain as a premier destination for business events. This is a great ...
Finally, in the team category, the title of 'NIHF Hotel Reception of the Year', sponsored by Tourism Northern Ireland and Right Revenue, went to Bishop's Gate Hotel. One of the judges summed up the interaction they had with the team as: “One of the most professional check-in experiences I have ever ...
Facebook members outside the United States and Canada, whether they know it or not, are currently governed by terms of service agreed with the company's international headquarters in Ireland. Next month, Facebook is planning to make that the case for only European users, meaning 1.5 billion ...
"We have met many wonderful B&B owners while filming our B&B road trip series around Ireland, and are very aware and proud of the great work they do for Irish tourism," said Daniel, presenting the award to owner, Mary McKenna. Ireland's B&Bs account for just 5pc of its bed spaces, according to Fáilte ...
According to Fáilte Ireland's Tourism Barometer for December 2017, almost half of B&B operators said business was up compared to 2016. Just 10 per cent reported a decline. “The B&B experience is all about the host, and the welcome and the interaction that they have with the visitor,” said B&B Ireland ...
Launching Ireland's biggest one-day expo for the older consumer, the Active Retirement Ireland Trade and Tourism Show, “Pat's Lemonade Stand” did a ... The Trade and Tourism Show, which takes place on Friday, May 11, in Dublin's RDS, will focus on areas such as health, activity, financial security, ...
Fáilte Ireland ordered a report into a proposed wind farm in Co Clare the day after Leo Varadkar had relayed Donald Trump's concerns about the development to the tourism board. Mr Varadkar, who was minister for tourism, contacted Fáilte Ireland in 2014 after he received a call from Mr Trump, who ...
Fáilte Ireland says it had deleted all its former CEO's emails, confirming there is no paper trail to show how he had handled then-tourism minister Leo ... Only one mentioned Mr Quinn — an email to the former CEO outlining Fáilte Ireland's previous submissions on the wind farm application, which was ...
Shahrir Ali, director for the UK and Ireland at Tourism Malaysia added: “We value opportunities to work directly with the trade and their customers on initiatives like this, that drives awareness of our destination. There was a brilliant atmosphere, as store visitors listened to Simon's travel experiences and ...
We have given enough stick to the State's tourism policymakers on these pages over the last two years for their terrible neglect of the midlands. So it is only fair that when they get things right this should be duly acknowledged. The new tourism brand for the region, Ireland's Hidden Heartlands, which was ...
Meet the Buyer is an annual event that provides a platform for businesses to showcase their products to a global audience and secure future business. It's organised by Tourism NI in association with Tourism Ireland and takes place at Belfast Waterfront. John McGrillen, Tourism NI chief executive, said: "I ...
With its 16 current distilleries and a further 14 on the way, Ireland in fact has a Whiskey Tourism Strategy. It aims to treble the number of visitors coming to the country to enjoy the spirit from around 650,000 to 1.9 million by 2025. Just metres from St James's Gate, the up and coming Pearse Lyons distillery ...
In France, one of its biggest earnings drivers, the tourism industry has largely recovered from a series of deadly attacks in 2015 and 2016. RevPAR in France grew 5.2% in the quarter, driven by an 8.1% jump in Paris, where prices were rising. Morin said he had seen no impact at this stage on the group's ...
Strong growth of room rates in Ireland's hotels is still helped by a “lack of meaningful supply growth”, travel research company STR has said. Reviewing the performance of European hotels in the first quarter of this year, STR found that the average daily room rate of Ireland's hotels increased 6.2 per cent ...
Fiona Monaghan, Head of Activities, said: “Cycling has great potential for tourism - research indicates that the average cycling tourist spends an average of five nights attending a sportif event. This Fáilte Ireland initiative was created to attract cyclists along the full length of the route during spring and ...
The dramatic incident began at 10am when the man, who is believed to be a tourist, complained of feeling unwell. The man suddenly collapsed at ... have suffered a heart attack. Blarney Castle ranks as one of Ireland's most visited tourist attractions and is particularly popular with North American visitors.
The Book of Kells and Old Library Exhibition in Trinity are the college's most famous attractions and total visitor numbers are up 15.5% year on year, bringing the number of guests who have experienced the medieval manuscripts to 964,000 in 2017 alone. In 2018 so far, the exhibition has attracted 60% ...
An American tourist in his 50s who was airlifted from the top of the landmark Blarney Castle in Cork after suffering a heart attack is recovering in hospital. The alarm was raised around 10.15am yesterday when the man, who is on holidays here with his wife, collapsed moments after they had scaled the ...
This newspaper submitted queries to the Department of Tourism both by phone and in writing yesterday morning, asking if it issues guidelines to bodies under its remit on the retention of records and if it believes Fáilte Ireland acted appropriately in deleting Mr Quinn's emails. A department spokesperson ...
Another step in the development of one of Ireland's most exciting visitor attractions will happen tomorrow, Saturday, when the newly-extended Achill Experience, Aquarium and Visitor Centre is officially opened by Minister Michael Ring. The Achill facility has made a huge impact on the tourism trail since ...
According to Good Food Ireland, the hall of fame honours “the extraordinary achievements of individuals, teams or destinations anywhere in the world whose vision, creativity and drive had a positive and significant impact on the cross sector development of food, tourism and culture, for the long-term ...
MORE than 200 individuals representing 165 tour operator businesses from 22 global markets have converged on Belfast's Waterfront for Northern Ireland's largest travel trade platform event, Meet the Buyer. With tourism seen as a key driver for the local economy, the event provides a platform for ...
The omission of Laois from Fáilte Ireland's latest tourism plan is staggering on any number of levels. The €2 million Fáilte Ireland brand plan for the midlands - Ireland's Hidden Heartlands - was launched amidst the customary fanfare last week, with the attendant promises of growth and jobs in the ...
There was a lot more interest in the exhibition in visitors from certain countries, with a 60% increase in the number of visitors from the US, 50% more from Germany, and 33% more from the UK. The most popular tourism attraction in Ireland last year was the Guinness Storehouse, with 1.7 million passing ...
Tourism had another record year in 2017 and is worth about €8.9 billion to Ireland – approximately 4% of GNP. I am delighted therefore to see a sustainable tourism business like Scattery Island Tours continue to grow and develop in west Clare. Businesses like this are the back bone of our rural ...
Each of the buyers represent tens of thousands of possible customers and the opportunity to influence their travel itineraries for 2019 is invaluable. Held annually each spring and organised by Fáilte Ireland, in association with Tourism Ireland, Meitheal workshops provide a platform for Irish tourism ...
Thulasidas, owner of the ayurvedic center, where the sisters had stayed, said the sisters have been running a beauty shop in Ireland. “Liga was worried about her skin disease. Her depression stemmed from that worry about the disease. A few days after checking into the centre for treatment, she has ...
As part of this review, Local Link teamed up with a number of partners – including Toyota Ireland, the Sustainable Energy Authority Of Ireland (SEAI), and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport – with the objective of benchmarking cleaner and innovative transport solutions for the future.
Tourist trips to Skellig Islands hampered by bad weather ... Tourist trips to the Skelligs in Co Kerry have been hampered by rough seas and a long winter. ... Visitor numbers to the historic site increased by around 2,000 last year from the previous year as people flocked to see where Star Wars: The Last ...
The event will cover branding and marketing, creative enterprise and sustainable business themes. Speakers will include Eoghan O'Mara Walsh, chief executive of the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC); Niall Tracey, director of marketing at Fáilte Ireland; Niall Rochford, general manager of ...
AN AMERICAN tourist in Ireland has gone viral after revealing she punched a man who sexually harassed her. Leanna Carr, 26, posted pictures of her bruised hand to Twitter after the incident in Dublin, during which a man grabbed her behind. The power-lifter was in Ireland as part of a three-week trip ...
The sister of a Latvian woman missing in India since last month has said that her remains have been found. Liga Skromane, 33, had lived in Ireland for five years. She went missing from Kovalam beach in the southern state of Kerala on March 14, while on a trip to an alternative health centre. She had ...
So it's the Hidden Heartlands, is it? That's the latest marketing initiative launched by Fáilte Ireland, the tourism authority. The few remaining scraps of the country that had not already been bound up in a bundle and branded under unlikely names — the Copper Coast for Waterford and so on — have ...
The island is famous for having one of Ireland's best-preserved early monastic sites, which was established by St Molaise in the sixth century. It also once ... When the row was raised in the Dáil last week, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin promised to visit the island. Tomorrow he will ...
Many social and tourism activities are planned by IGFS to showcase the best of Northern Ireland, including a Game of Thrones tour, a gala dinner at the Titanic Centre and a welcome reception at Belfast City Hall. Delegates will also be treated to an atmospheric, artisan food market, featuring the best of ...
Tourism in Offaly is getting a boost with the creation of a new team to promote Ireland's Hidden Heartlands. Three posts have been created to promote the brand, which received a two million euro initial investmest. They'll be raising the profile under the existing tagline “Ireland's hidden gem” and ...
An American tourist has described how she hit a man in the face after he sexually assaulted her in the street while she was traveling alone through Europe. Leanna Carr, 26, from Fort Collins, Colorado, said she was groped from behind while walking from her hostel to a bus stop in Dublin, Ireland, ...
“We have fallen in love with Ireland. I have formed a special bond with the people of Ireland.” The couple arrived in Ireland last Tuesday, on their first visit here, to explore Joy's Irish heritage, and were a few steps from the top of Blarney Castle last Friday morning when David collapsed. Castle staff, who ...
These establishments drive tourism both locally and on a national scale, making Ireland a desirable destination for global travellers. The Irish Restaurant Awards prides itself on celebrating the very best in local produce, flawless customer care and unrivalled dining experiences to anywhere in the world.
Alongside funding from the Special EU Programmes Body, Irish Lights, Donegal County Council and Údarás na Gaeltachta, Fáilte Ireland invested €470k in the development of a new visitor centre and car park. The new reception centre is also home to a permanent exhibition to highlight the stories of ...
Tourism Ireland has teamed up with Francorosso, one of Italy's leading tour operators, in a new campaign to grow tourism from Italy this summer. The campaign is a four week, moving TV campaign, with an Ireland video playing on almost 3,500 screens in 72 metro stations and on board 69 metro trains, ...
Port of Cork officials said that the popularity of Ireland and other northern European destinations is also down to the increasing quality of the tour product, increasing ship capacity, enhanced port facilities and a huge range of day trip attractions for passengers. Cruise liner passengers are the heaviest ...
FEMALE TOURISTS AGED between 17-25 are the most common victims of crime in Ireland according to the Irish Tourist Assistance Service. The group helps tourists who've been the victims of crime in Ireland and has today said that there's been a 24% increase in demand for its services. The ITAS ...
"These establishments drive tourism both locally and on a national scale, making Ireland a desirable destination for global travellers. The Irish Restaurant Awards prides itself on celebrating the very best in local produce, flawless customer care and unrivalled dining experiences to anywhere in the world.
The tour operators were invited here by Tourism Ireland, in conjunction with Tourism NI, to participate in the annual Meet the Buyer workshop in the Belfast Waterfront. Afterwards, they enjoyed a post-workshop tour along our stunning Causeway Coast. As well as visiting Glenarm Castle and Glenariff, the ...
“In 2017, 88% of tourists assisted by ITAS continued with their holiday plans,” he said. “I would like to thank the organisations and agencies who support ITAS. “This support enhances Ireland's international reputation as a caring and hospitable nation and reinforces visitors' motives for choosing Ireland ...
The early aim was to promote the premier clubs in the southwest to a global audience at a time when there was little golf tourism in Ireland. With visitors like Herbert Warren Wind and Tom Watson spreading the word and with names like Alister MacKenzie, Tom Simpson and Old Tom Morris appearing in ...
How Ireland's local walkers are changing communities, one step at a time ... kind of off-radar landscape Fáilte Ireland talked about when launching its new Midlands tourism brand — Ireland's Hidden Heartlands — last week. ... There are walkers like Eileen, Noel, Max, Isabel and Joan all over Ireland.
The city of Belfast and the Causeway Coast were named the number one region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2018 guide, while Royal Portrush Golf Club will be the setting next summer for the the 148th Open which returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951.
Ireland remains a top destination for rail companies from all across Europe to set up financial operations for tax planning despite a recent move by the Dutch national railway to stop using Dublin companies to avoid tax at home. Netherlands Railways (NS), the Dutch publicly owned train company, is in ...
'There are other ways to have an adventure' - How Ireland's local walkers are changing communities, one step at a time .... been reborn, and is precisely the kind of off-radar landscape Fáilte Ireland talked about when launching its new Midlands tourism brand — Ireland's Hidden Heartlands — last week.
Alongside funding from the Special EU Programmes Body, Irish Lights, Donegal County Council and Údarás na Gaeltachta, Fáilte Ireland invested €470,000 in the development of a new visitor centre and car park. The new reception centre is also home to a permanent exhibition to highlight the stories of ...
In a bid to grow tourist numbers from the UAE in 2018 and beyond, Tourism Ireland is promoting Ireland at this year's Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai. ATM is the largest travel trade exhibition in the UAE, attracting more than 30,000 visitors, and not just from the UAE, but from 153 different countries.
Tourism Ireland, together with 24 tourism companies from the island of Ireland, is preparing to blitz four major cities in China next month, as part of its 2018 sales mission to grow tourism from China. The sales mission, which takes place from May 7-12, will target top Chinese travel agents and tour ...
Tourism Ireland has teamed up with Italian tour operator Francorosso for a new campaign to grow tourism from Italy this summer. The our-week “moving TV” campaign involves an Ireland video playing on almost 3,500 screens in 72 metro stations and on board 69 metro trains in the cities of Milan, Rome ...
TDs and Senators have been urged to support a new Bill - the Sex Offences (Amendment) Bill 2018 - introduced in Dail Eireann by Maureen O'Sullivan TD which proposes to restrict the foreign travel of convicted paedophiles. If enacted, Ireland would the first country in the EU to curtail overseas travel by ...
Mohammad Amir will make a belated arrival in the United Kingdom on Wednesday after the Pakistan paceman was granted a visa. The left-arm quick was a notable absentee when Pakistan landed at Gatwick Airport on Monday for a tour that will include a one-off Test with Ireland, two against England ...
Tourism Ireland, together with 24 tourism companies from the island of Ireland, is preparing a sales mission to four cities in China next month, as part of its 2018 drive to grow tourism from China. The organisation held a briefing on 23rd April in Dublin for the Irish tourism operators who will participate in ...
THE RESPONSE that can be found from Googling one of Ireland's most famous parks has tickled a few Twitter users. Phoenix Park, the beautiful surroundings to Áras an Úachtaráin is the jewel in the crown of Dublin. While many tourists flock to some of the most recognisable sights in the country's ...
On Friday April 27th, he will meet with invitees of Irish State agencies Enterprise Ireland, Tourism Ireland, IDA Ireland and Culture Ireland. On the final day of his visit on Saturday, he will meet representatives of immigration and community centres working in the Greater New York area - followed by a visit ...
The Minister of State for Tourism Brendan Griffin says he cannot give a guarantee that boats will be allowed to land on Inishmurray island off Sligo this summer. On Tuesday the Minister met local boatmen who run day trips to the island where one of the country's best preserved early Christian sites is ...
... has been in place in the hospitality industry since 2011 and there have been calls to restore it to the normal rate, given the recovery of the tourism sector and demand ... “Stamp duties represent only a small proportion of Ireland's overall tax forecast, averaging 3.25 per cent over the 2018-2021 period.
There are already seven Premier Inn hotels in Northern Ireland - three in Belfast and one each in Carrickfergus, Lisburn, Coleraine and ... Philip Brett, committee chairman of Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, said: "This is a fantastic investment in the tourism infrastructure of our borough.
“Donegal has already benefited enormously from the Government's and Fáilte Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way initiative, but we need to continue to deepen the experience and focus on growing that success year-on-year," said Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, at the Fanad Lighthouse ...
Cathay Pacific recently announced plans to begin flying between Dublin and Hong Kong in June, Ireland's first non-stop service to the far east. ... Mr Ginns explained that when Cathay launches a route it aims for a mix of business travellers, tourists and cargo, and noted that advance Irish bookings ...
“North Runway will be Ireland's new path to the world, and will help position the country to compete globally in a post-Brexit environment,” he said. “It will underpin the growth of Irish tourism, trade, and foreign direct investment for the benefit of the entire country.” Mr Philips said DAA will appoint a main ...
These establishments drive tourism both locally and on a national scale, making Ireland a desirable destination for global travellers. “The Irish Restaurant Awards prides itself on celebrating the very best in local produce, flawless customer care and unrivalled dining experiences to anywhere in the world.
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross, TD presented the award to General Manager Damien Bastiat in a ceremony held in Dublin on Wednesday, 25th April. “Ballyfin Demense has, in its short history, become one of the finest hotels in Ireland, and perhaps one of the finest hotels in the ...
2018 looks set to be equally record-breaking. Where there are tourists, there are tour guides. “Ireland's booming tourism market is reflected in the available vacancies on Jobs.ie. In 2017, the numbers looking to fill tour guide-related roles increased by 13 percent on 2016 and by 42 percent on 2013,” said ...
"North Runway will be Ireland's new path to the world, and will help position the country to compete globally in a post-Brexit environment. It will underpin the growth of Irish tourism, trade, and foreign direct investment for the benefit of the entire country," Phillips said. Philips added that the airport authority ...
Tourism Ireland's has kicked off a 'Jump into Ireland' sales blitz in the United States, taking in the cities of Boston, Chicago and Seattle. Over the coming days, Tourism Ireland, together with a delegation of 13 companies from the island of Ireland and five American tour operators, will meet travel ...
MeetGB, hosted by VisitBritain in partnership with London & Partners, VisitEngland, Visit Wales, VisitScotland and Tourism Northern Ireland was held at Hilton London Bankside. As well as doing business, delegates attended seminars and networking events on innovations in the sector, boosting their ...
Scarvagh House, Banbridge is set to be infiltrated by a gaggle of geese and a paddling of ducks this May, with the return of the Northern Ireland CountrySports Fair. ... The NI CountrySports Fair is proudly supported by Tourism NI, the Northern Ireland Regional Food Programme and ABC Council.
The report finds that the semi-state Shannon Group, which comprises Shannon Airport, Shannon Commercial Properties, and Shannon Heritage, Ireland's largest operator of tourist attractions, at present contributes about €1.1 billion in tax revenue to the exchequer. Shannon Airport generated close to ...
Shane Ross, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, presenting the award to Ballyfin's general manager Damien Bastiat in Dublin on Wednesday night, said: “The story of Irish tourism over the last 10 years has been one of hard work and perseverance to get through the troubled times of the economic ...
“North Runway will be Ireland's new path to the world, and will help position the country to compete globally in a post-Brexit environment,” he said. “It will underpin the growth of Irish tourism, trade and foreign direct investment for the benefit of the entire country.” Mr Philips said the restrictions would cost ...
It's the brainchild of Argento owner Pete Boyle who hopes it will become a landmark sport and tourism site in Northern Ireland. Cable & Wake, a local watersports company managed by Samantha Crawford from Hillsborough, will operate the aqua park as well as the cable wakeboard park where you can ...
Ballymaloe's Myrtle Allen, CNN's Culinary Journeys, Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio, AFAR Media USA, and Tourism Australia and partner Restaurant Australia have been announced as distinguished touRRoir 2018 Hall of Fame inductees at an event in Galway. touRRoir is a cross sector global forum on ...
Mr Philips said it will act as “Ireland's new path to the world,” underpinning tourism, trade, foreign investment and post-Brexit competitiveness. He said the runway is “the most important thing that Ireland will build in a generation”. The DAA saw revenues rise by 8% last year to €855m. Earnings rose 9.5% ...
The company's CEO made the comments at the AA's Hospitality Awards last night. Brendan Nevin says the government need to regulate the sites, because hotels and guest houses here are currently losing out. He says other countries have turned to regulation: Sharing is caring! Tweet. Share. Share.
Job hunting? Need to earn a little extra cash to fund that dream holiday or college fees? Well then fear not, as according to Jobs.ie, this summer will bring plenty of opportunities for new, full-time and part-time work both here and overseas. In Ireland, the summer months see a tourism boom meaning ...
The CSO noted that trips by UK residents decreased by 5.5% to 293,300 as a weaker sterling made a trip here more expensive for UK tourists. Trips by residents of European Countries other than the UK increased by 8.5% to 269,700 last month, while trips by residents of the US and Canada to Ireland ...
The strong links between Wicklow and China and what both had to offer each other were emphasised by His Excellency Ambassador YUE Xiaoyong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, at a function in Powercourt House on Monday night. Ambassador Yue was in the Enniskerry venue to launch the ...
The CSO figures show an extra 124,500 people visited Ireland between January and March. Ireland is a popular destination among people from Mainland Europe with Germany - Italy and Spain all recording increases. North America also continues to perform well. The boost is being welcomed by ...
Arriving back into Cork Harbour today, Nicholas O'Leary's IMOCA 60 has had a make–over and looking very much more Irish than when she lasted sailed these shores as the former Great American IV. Sporting some prominent 'Ireland.com' decals, the logo of Tourism Ireland, the agency responsible for ...
More than half a million passengers have connected with Jetblue and Aer Lingus in the United States and in Europe. In 2008, JetBlue and Aer Lingus set about combining their respective networks to create new travel options for guests travelling between the US and Ireland. Five years later the carriers ...
Obviously, Waterford Camino were in situ, in "Ireland's Ancient East" section, along with some of Waterford's very best. We were surrounded by a much bigger army, whose allegiance was to "The Wild Atlantic Way". A tourism phenomenon, that has pulled, pushed and cajoled, millions of visitors to ...
What do you get when you put two Michelin Star chefs together with a marvelous kitchen garden and a shared goal? One heck of a meal, I'll tell you that! You get lobsters Napoleon surrounded by minted pea soup, made from peas picked hours before serving. You get chopped lamb tarts, farm-fresh Irish ...
The Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland, where scenes of HBO series Game Of Thrones was filmed, saw tourist numbers skyrocket to 1 million last year. The visitors' centre, built in 2012, has been instrumental in managing the flow of footfall and educating tourists. Trafalgar supported the building of ...
DUBLIN, April 26 (Xinhua) -- A total number of 1.92 million overseas trips were made to Ireland in the first quarter of this year, up 6.9 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the Irish national statistics bureau on Thursday. Britain ranked in the first place in terms of the number of ...
His expertise and experience of the local market will play a key role in consolidating the Bedsonline position in Ireland; his objective is to expand not only the number of travel agencies working with the platform but also to increase the depth and breadth of exclusive product available to the travel agency ...
The legislative changes would also strengthen the defence of public interest, reduce the window of time defamation cases can be brought within and end so-called 'libel tourism' in Northern Ireland in which people from other countries try to take advantage of the defamation laws. It was widely hoped at ...
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan will be in attendance for the unveiling of a long-awaited route through the Slieve Bloom mountains which will begin in Kinnitty with a 30km stretch. It will then link up with a 40km trail from Laois to be built from Baunreagh. Peter Ormond from Mid-Ireland Tourism says it's ...
A group of incentive buyers from Germany visited Galway recently, as part of a Meet in Ireland familiarisation trip aimed at better informing them on how to sell Ireland to their corporate clients. For the majority of the German buyers, who come from Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Munich, this was their first time ...
Tourism Ireland's Jump into Ireland sales tour in the United States kicked off on Monday, 23rd April, taking in the cities of Boston, Chicago and Seattle. During the trip, Tourism Ireland – together with a delegation of 13 companies from the island of Ireland and five American tour operators – will meet travel ...
The regional shortlist for the National Startup Awards, powered by Bank of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland, was announced yesterday, with 109 companies shortlisted across 14 categories. The competition recognises and rewards Irish startups for their success in business. A €15,000 prize fund is up for ...
Speaking yesterday, CEO of Tourism Ireland, Niall Gibbons said, "Tourism Ireland has prioritised Mainland Europe and North America, as markets which offers a strong return on investment, in terms of holiday visitors and expenditure. While we welcome the fact that arrivals from Britain are up very ...
The tour operators were invited by Tourism Ireland, in conjunction with Tourism NI, to participate in the annual Meet the Buyer workshop in the Belfast Waterfront. Afterwards ... As well as a visit to the Guildhall, the group also took part in a walking tour on the City Walls and a visit to the Tower Museum.
“We were delighted to invite these leading British golf journalists to Donegal, to experience some of our top golf courses for themselves,” said Julie Wakley, Tourism Ireland's Head of Great Britain. “Tourism Ireland in Britain has an extensive programme of promotions under way, to highlight our ...
“The A8 and A75 connected by a road transport route would have significant positive impacts for our economies, making both Northern Ireland and Scotland more accessible for tourism and commerce.” The Mayor added: “The idea of connecting Larne with Scotland is not a new one. There are plans for ...
After that, Failte Ireland (the Irish arm of the tourist board) branded the eastern side of the country as “Ireland's Ancient East” and then came “Dublin – a Breath of Fresh Air.” Recently announced was a new designation to brand the midlands as “Ireland's Hidden Heartland.” The chosen area stretches ...
A dozen Irish hospitality officials and leaders of Tourism Ireland's American bureau kicked-off a three American city roadshow in Boston on April 24 with a presentation to local travel trade and media members at the Four Seasons Hotel. Some 150 invited guests heard about Irish vacation opportunities, ...
Julie Wakley, Tourism Ireland's Head of Great Britain says; “Tourism Ireland in Britain has an extensive programme of promotions under way, to highlight our world-class golf and encourage more British golfers to consider a golfing holiday in Ireland. Our key messages include the fact that Ballyliffin is ...
"The Council reported the installation of an unauthorised sign to Transport Infrastructure Ireland who have responsibility for operating and maintaining the national primary and secondary road network in Ireland and the sign was subsequently removed." TCC says that it has campaigned for tourism signs ...
Certainly, Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland see this as a very key platform for increasing international visitor numbers to this area. The Wild Atlantic Way has been very successful but more effort needs to be done north of Galway. It perhaps just needs to be a bit more connected." Husbands knows what ...
Tourism Ireland in Britain has an extensive programme of promotions under way, to highlight our world-class golf and encourage more British golfers to consider a golfing holiday in Ireland. Our key messages include the fact that Ballyliffin is home to the 2018 Irish Open and that Royal Portrush will host ...
A Northern Ireland mayor has invited Nicola Sturgeon for talks over a bridge between Larne and Scotland. ... and A75 connected by a road transport route would have significant positive impacts for our economies, making both Northern Ireland and Scotland more accessible for tourism and commerce.”.
The tourism sector received a major boost on Friday after it landed an opportunity to host the fourth series of the Aviation Football Cup (AFC World ... Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Greece, Italy, the United Kingdom among others will represent teams from Europe.
In recognition of the commitment and hard work of all the participants and stakeholders in the Causeway Coastal Route tourism cluster programme, Tourism NI has held a 'Celebrate Success' event at the Tullyglass Hotel in Ballymena with special guest Cliff Wilkinson, Lonely Planet's Britain and Ireland ...
Certainly, Fáilte Ireland and Tourism Ireland see this as a very key platform for increasing international visitor numbers to this area. ... His six-year tenure as chief executive of Titanic Belfast saw it welcome millions of visitors and be named World's Leading Tourist Attraction at the 2016 World Travel ...
It's claimed a significant jump in the number of German tourists in particular visiting Ireland spells good news for the tourism sector in Clare. Figures released by the CSO show that in the first three months of the year, 1.92 people arrived in Ireland from overseas, an almost 7 percent compared to the same ...
The crossing taking around a day, brings benefits to tourism in both directions but also freight bypassing Ireland-France links and avoiding the long distance drive south to Spain and Portugal. As previously reported in January, the new continental route sees Brittany Ferries charter Connemara from ...
One of the biggest whiskey deals in Ireland over the last couple of years was US company Sazerac's takeover of Paddy whiskey from Irish Distillers in 2016. Sazerac is owned by a colourful businessman, William Goldring, dubbed the cheap liquor billionaire. He made his fortune by buying cheap brands, ...
Clearly, there is optimism that Ireland can reclaim lost exports and widen its portfolio into sectors such as food products, ICT, life sciences, education services, travel tech and agritech. Cork's Mervue Laboratories are active in the Egyptian animal nutrition market, aiming to double exports over the next ...
Probe by IRA key to solving tourist's murder ... Ms Hauser's death remains among the most high- profile unsolved murder cases in Northern Ireland. ... Prior to her death, Ms Hauser travelled through England and Scotland and according to diary entries intended to travel south to Dublin when she docked ...
A former hotel in a west Clare holiday resort is to be turned into flats, despite warnings that it will harm the local tourist industry. An Bord Pleanála overturned a decision by Clare county council and approved the conversion of the Ocean Cove Hotel in Kilkee into a block of 18 apartments after a successful ...
A Latvian woman who was found dead in India was strangled, police said as they opened a murder investigation. Liga Skromane, 33, had lived in Ireland with her boyfriend, who is from Co Dublin, for five years. She went missing from Kovalam beach in the southern state of Kerala on March 14 while on ...
Oman Air UK and Ireland country manager Simon Cook has moved to work for general sales agent Aviareps. He has been named UK and Ireland general manager for the company. Aviareps provides airline and tourism company representation across 47 countries. It has more than 100 airlines and 150 ...
This Government is committed to making Ireland's education and training system the best in Europe by 2026. ... academic activities and facilities required for a total of ten schools from the College of Sciences & Health, College of Engineering & Built Environment and the College of Arts & Tourism.
Cork City Council's tourism section has fully funded the plaza scheme while the council, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Musgrave family are funding the Firkin Crane renovation. Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald said the Shandon quarter is close to the heart of every ...
The region that hugs Castlemaine Harbour from Inch to Rossbeigh will be known from today as Reeks District – a name inspired by one of its unique visitor selling points: the famed MacGillycuddy's Reeks, home to the country's three highest peaks, including Carrauntoohil – Ireland's highest mountain at ...
The isolated Unesco world heritage site, which featured extensively in the galactic blockbuster The Last Jedi, had been due to open up to tourists on May 15 for its already restricted annual four-and-a-half month visitor season. However, the Office of Public Works (OPW) confirmed that staff have not been ...
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier insisted that the EU was united with Ireland on its desire not to see a hard border. However, Mr Barnier also ... Addressing an audience at the town's DIT, he said this could include trying to attract new tourism markets to Ireland or setting up new ports and trade routes.
Whiskey tourism also plays important role in Ireland and Kentucky. So when Diageo, which accounts for 1/3 of the Scotch industry, pledged to upgrade its 12 existing Scotch visitor centers and build a showcase Johnnie Walker visitor center in Edinburgh for its best-selling Scotch brand, news of the ...
In another great year for Irish tourism, trips by USA and Canada residents to Ireland have increased by almost 25%. Newly released figures from the Central Statistics Office have revealed that there were 759,800 trips to Ireland completed in March 2018. The figure is at a three-year high, and shows an ...
Approximately 2.23 million Spanish residents are seeing ads for Ireland in metro and bus stations around Madrid and Barcelona as part of Tourism Ireland's latest promotion in Spain to highlight Ireland as a destination for a summer holiday. The campaign, which is being run in conjunction with Ryanair, ...
Eight travel agents from China, India, Qatar and the UAE are visiting Ireland this week as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI. Their visit is the 'grand finale' of Tourism Ireland's 'Ireland Specialists' online training programme, which is designed to help travel agents and tour operators ...
AN IRISH tourist has been rushed to hospital with severe head injuries after plunging from a hotel balcony in Portugal. The alert was sounded just after 5am this morning when the man plunged from the third floor at the Hotel Brisa Sol, in Albufeira. Local police are investigating. Solarpix. 2. Local police ...
We love nothing more that a cheeky success story… especially when those behind it happen to be Irish. COYBIG, and all that jazz. Anyway, with that sentiment, we'd like to introduce you to ourApp of the week, created by two lads from Dublin. Ekho is a snazzy new app that uses BLE Beacon technology ...
Tourism Ireland's 'Jump into Ireland' sales blitz in the United States kicked off recently, taking in the cities of Boston, Chicago and Seattle. The sales blitz saw Tourism Ireland – together with a delegation of 13 Irish tourism companies, including B&B Ireland (based in Ballyshannon) and Harvey's Point ...
Ireland has developed equestrian sports highly and this has become the major part of the country's tourism industry. The sides exchanged views on sharing experiences and improving a legal environment for equestrian sports as suggested by the Speaker of the Mongolian Parliament M.Enkhbold.
“These establishments drive tourism both locally and on a national scale, making Ireland a desirable destination for global travellers. “The Irish Restaurant Awards prides itself on celebrating the very best in local produce, flawless customer care and unrivalled dining experiences to anywhere in the world ...
... Southern France, Treasures of Egypt, Wonders of China and the Yangtze River, Cultural Treasures of Japan, Iconic Israel, and Elegant Ireland. ... Recently, the tour operator announced that all remaining tours for 2018 are guaranteed to depart, a decision made to help their agent partners sell with ...
“What is captivating about this trail is that it offers visitors a chance to meet with active seafood producers who happen to work in some of the most idyllic locations along the West coast of Ireland," said Jim O'Toole, CEO of BIM. "For many, expanding their business to include a food tourism offering ...
Currently that number is to expand to 15, including a major investment in “Ireland House” in Tokyo, which will be used to showcase Irish goods, culture and tourism in a purpose- built centre which is expected to open in late 2020. “Our focus is on Asia Pacific. Since I came into the role of Secretary ...
Former National Library of Ireland director Fiona Ross is set to become chairwoman of troubled State-owned public transport group CIÉ. The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, confirmed on Tuesday that the cabinet has approved Ms Ross's appointment to the CIÉ chair. She will ...
Derry City and Strabane District Council is to receive £50,000 as part of a financial injection to celebrate and promote Northern Ireland's diverse cultural heritage. Nine projects are receiving funds as the result of a partnership between the Heritage Lottery Fund, Tourism NI and the Department for ...
50 Chinese travel professionals have been learning about Ireland at a training seminar organised by Tourism Ireland and Finnair in the city of Xi'an in north-west China. The group taking part in the training were travel agents who sell holidays to Ireland, Europe and the US, using Finnair flights. Finnair ...
“Northern Ireland's tourism industry is flourishing at an exponential rate with a wealth of investment being made across the sector. With that growth however comes the challenge of finding sufficient talent and resource to deliver. We are meeting that challenge head on by investing £250,000 annually in ...
“Even then they estimated that impact economically could be in the order of €4 billion,” she said, explaining that an incident such as this would have serious implications for the agrifood and tourism industries in Ireland. In the event of an incident where there is a risk of contamination, she said there are ...
Tourism Ireland's Jump into Ireland sales blitz in the US kicked off on April 23, taking in the cities of Boston, Chicago and Seattle. Over the coming days, the Irish tourism authority, together with a delegation of 13 companies from the island of Ireland and five American tour operators, will meet travel ...
Ireland has a new hospitality brand - a collection of 60 independently-owned hotels promising guests "holidays with a story". Original Irish Hotels, officially launched today by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D, aims to set itself apart by focusing on its members' independence, ...
Eight travel agents from China, India, Qatar and the UAE went on action-packed visit around Kildare town last week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. Their itinerary included shopping at Kildare Village and a guided tour of the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens, as well as lunch at ...
Laois Minister for Justice, Charlie Flanagan has hit out at Fáilte Ireland over their no-show at the launch of a major €5 million tourism project for Laois and Offaly. The lack of presence by Fáilte Ireland at the sod turning of Coillte's Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Trail, came just weeks after it left Laois out of a ...
The fictional continents of Westeros and Essos are all too familiar for fans of Game of Thrones, but the actual show has leveraged the stunning natural backdrops of countries like Ireland, Iceland, Morocco and Malta to achieve the aesthetic of these fantasy lands. Black Tomato is an award-winning travel ...
“These projects show how we can make more of our individual sites, things, places and stories to create more joined up narratives and experiences for visitors from Northern Ireland and further afield.” Rosemarie McHugh, Director of Product Development at Tourism NI, added: “Many of these projects ...
Fáilte Ireland and Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) have teamed up to advise seafood producers along the West coast on how best to prepare their tourism offering in advance of the busy holiday period. The three-day 'Experience Development Programme' is being hosted at Spanish Point in Co. Clare and ...
The Original Irish Hotels group – formerly the Irish Country Hotels and Manor House hotels – was launched in Dublin today by Minister for State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin. The group of 60 independent hotels, many of which are family-owned and operated, are spread across the 32 counties.
With beautiful architecture, grand rooms and idyllic surroundings, it is easy to see why: https://t.co/2wl2iPsWuE pic.twitter.com/CAJSd6k0AX. — Tourism Ireland PR (@media_ireland) May 2, 2018. It also has “super-comfortable rooms [that] make it somewhere uniquely and unabashedly the Ireland of ...
It's shaping up to be another busy summer travel season, according to a new report from AAA. Orlando has retained its top spot as the most visited domestic travel destination, while Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii, have both grown in popularity compared with last summer. “This is shaping up to be another ...
Everything else that bolsters that perception in terms of museums and visitor attractions is only of further benefit. What is great about the area is that it is of interest to not only tourists from outside the country but to those from the island of Ireland as well. Both types of tourists can enjoy the area for the ...
He believes the trail, added to Coillte's others in Ballyhoura, Ticknock and one planned in Sligo, will make Ireland very attractive to international mountain biking tourists. “We expect to start Phase II in early 2019, Fáílte Ireland may be involved in funding it. We have a strategic partnership with them to ...
TITANIC Belfast, which recently celebrated its sixth birthday, has enjoyed its busiest year to date and is continuing to lead the way in attracting visitors from around the globe. The facility has been transformative for tourism in Northern Ireland, according to Laura Cowan, Titanic Belfast's head of business ...
Chris's great-grandfather Kyran Coogan left Ireland for Australia in 1875 with his sister, leaving his parents and four other siblings behind. With the help of Oak Ancestry, Chris was able to find his third cousins John Paul and Canice Coogan, meeting up with them at a stunning estate in the ancient town.
The Canary Islands have also been urged to implement a tourist tax, and a rally in Ibiza last month decried what organisers called "disrespectful" tourism. "The first and most important purpose [of the tax] is the protection, preservation and recovery of the environment," the Balearics government says.
The Vaults will offer up to 30 shows per day depicting scenes and characters from 800 years of Ireland's history. Each scene is played in a 360 degree theatrical set dressed with props, a range of lighting, and sound and special effects. Frontier Entertainment chief executive Paul Blanchfield said the aim ...
It was announced today that 50​ new jobs are to be created in a new premium visitor attraction called The Vaults in the heart of Dublin city in the historic ​John's ​Lane area which opens in July 2018. Just over half the jobs will be made up of actors making the attraction Ireland's largest employer of full ...
Following a directive of the Kerala DGP that the victim not be named as there are suspicions she was raped, THE WEEK, henceforth, will not be naming her or showing her photographs. There is a beauty salon in Cork Town, Ireland, named “Beauty Crime: Commit Something Beautiful.” The owner of the ...
Minister for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin has officially launched a new hospitality brand entitled Irish Original Hotels, which is comprised of a collection of 60 independently-owned hotels that are committed to provided guests with "holidays with a story". Talking to Independent.ie Travel, Irish Original ...
It's the kind of publicity that money simply could not buy and a superb way to highlight Ireland to more than 300,000 Australians, positioning Ireland as a highly desirable place to visit,” said Sofia Hansson, Tourism Ireland's manager for Australia & New Zealand. “Publicity is an important element of our ...
While Ireland may not be the most popular European destination for Chinese tourists—that title is held by France—the country's destination marketing organization (DMO), Tourism Ireland, has been making substantial Chinese marketing efforts to court the ever-growing number of Chinese outbound ...
€5 million is being invested by Frontier Entertainment into the creation of a new Dublin tourist attraction called the Vaults, which will involve the conversion of the old Augustinian St. John's National School into a series of theatrical sets where actors will put on performances. As reported by The Irish Times ...
A new visitor attraction called The Vaults is to create 50 jobs in the heart of Dublin. The old ... scenes from 800 years of what they describe as "Ireland's juiciest history". Just over half the ... "Feedback from tourism experts and tour operators has been very positive so far and we're really looking. forward to ...
The Irish are very familiar with useful idiots - those who serve as propagandists and supporters of dangerous ideologies which they don't understand or in fact do them a disservice. This is Kanye's new role with Trump. News that the White House is making efforts to host a series of meetings with black ...
The Vaults is set to open its doors this June, groups of up to 35 people will enjoy hour long tours, passing through six state of the art sets, each featuring real and imagined events from Ireland's 800 year history, with scripts penned by playwright Peter Sheridan. Among the characters are a sadistic torturer ...
The QTA has about a dozen offices worldwide including in Moscow, Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Turkey, the US, China, Russia, the Gulf Cooperation Council markets and South East Asia, he added. According to a United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) ...
A new €5 million tourist attraction which looks at Ireland's 800 years of history is set to open in the capital, creating 50 jobs. ... history with a twist and we are in a prime location to add to Dublin's €2bn tourism and leisure offering where over 1.7m adults and families attended arts related events last year.
The Bishop's Gate Hotel was the venue for the May board meeting of Tourism Ireland, which took place in Derry today. The board members also took the opportunity to meet with local tourism operators, to discuss the upcoming summer season and the extensive programme of promotions which Tourism ...
A woman traveling solo for the first time through Europe was groped while in Ireland — but the bodybuilder knew just what to do. While Leanna Carr was walking from her hostel to a nearby hostel in Dublin, she felt someone come up behind her and grab her backside.
Fáilte Ireland has been promoting Ireland's golfing opportunities recently, at a specially organised event in Foxhills Golf Resort, just outside London. In partnership with Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland has brought Irish golf traders to the UK to conduct meetings with over 50 corporate and incentive buyers.
Sexton was a tourist on the Lions tour of Australia in 2013 and he also started the second and third Tests of last summer's Lions tour of New Zealand. The Ireland pivot will be just shy of his 36th birthday by the time the Lions set off for their 2021 tour of South Africa and Sexton said that he thinks there's a ...
If this were to happen then Ireland could become the most toilet friendly nation in the world where tourist would be able to spend more of their ...
Commenting on the programme, Richard McGowan, Galgorm project manager, School of Excellence and Staff Wellness, said: “Northern Ireland's tourism industry is flourishing at an exponential rate with a wealth of investment being made across the sector. With that growth however comes the challenge ...
The Japanese firm has said it wants to develop a public amenity of national importance on the estate, with hotel use, tourism and recreational amenities. A planning ... However, it has been expanding the chain in Europe, opening or planning hotels in Germany, France, the UK and Ireland. Dublin is its ...
Tensions have arisen between the tourism industry and Fáilte Ireland, the State agency responsible for the industry's development, over a call by an ...
Fancy seeing what's on offer? The Active Retirement Ireland Trade & Tourism Show takes place at the RDS in Dublin on Friday May 11. It celebrates all that's good about ageing — from health and financial advice to lifelong learning, fashion and, of course, travel. The show is free, and open to everybody ...
Ireland Specialists is Tourism Ireland's e-learning travel trade training programme, which educates international travel trade about the island of Ireland. Agents must study six modules and complete quizzes in an attempt to obtain a perfect score and the prestigious gold Ireland Specialists certificate.
Kiev's mayor Vitali Klitschko - the three-time world heavyweight boxing champion - said he expects up to 100,000 foreign tourists that weekend. While the complexities of the journey and the cost are considerable, one Northern Ireland travel agent reported plenty of demand from local fans. Oasis Travel's ...
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Eyeing a chunk of tourists from India, the world's second largest outbound tourists market, the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has ... The QTA has about a dozen offices worldwide including in Moscow, Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Turkey, the US, ...
Nova reported last month that this year will see Ireland's very first dedicated Star Wars festival take place over the weekend to celebrate the saga in all its glory. Kerry is the place to be for three whole days, as a Star Wars Festival is kicking off there today. The Fáilte Ireland tourism festival will will take ...
Eight travel agents from China, India, Qatar and the UAE are enjoying a visit around the island of Ireland at the minute, as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI. Their visit is the final leg of Tourism Ireland's Ireland Specialists online training programme, which is designed for travel ...
Skellig Michael, and its twin Little Skellig, is found off the coast of the Iveragh Peninsula, County Kerry in Ireland. I was invited by Tourism Ireland around the time The Force Awakens was released. Skellig Michael had just a small role in that instalment but in the Last Jedi it gets a starring role, which is ...
scenes from 800 years of what they describe as "Ireland's juiciest history". Just over half the jobs will be made up of actors with the rest being roles for front of house, food and beverage, retail sales, merchandising assistants, technical specialists, make-up and wardrobe specialists. It is being developed ...
Around 2.23m Spaniards are seeing eye-catching ads for Ireland in metro and bus stations around Madrid and Barcelona as part of a Tourism Ireland promotion in Spain to highlight Ireland as the ideal choice for a summer holiday. The campaign – in conjunction with Ryanair – has been timed to take ...
Today they are visiting Malin Head, one of the Star Wars film locations in Ireland as part of their trip, to follow in Luke Skywalker's footsteps to see for themselves how the force was awakened. The journalists visit was hosted and managed by Fáilte Ireland in collaboration with Tourism Ireland.
It was launched by the Irish Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, himself a Kerry native. “The inclusion of iconic Irish landscapes in recent Star Wars films has already given the Wild Atlantic Way fantastic exposure around the world. I am delighted that events like the outdoor screenings ...
He is here as a guest of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Aer Lingus. Eelco (@croyable), who has around 437,000 followers on Instagram, flew to Donegal Airport – recently voted the world's most scenic airport landing. His busy itinerary included visits to: Donegal Castle, the Slieve League Cliffs, Malin ...
Eight top-performing travel agents from China, India, Qatar and the UAE are enjoying an action-packed visit around Northern Ireland this week. ... David Boyce, Tourism Ireland's Head of Asia, Middle East and UK Inbound, said: “We were delighted to invite these travel agents to come and experience ...
Karen van der Horst, Tourism Ireland's Manager for the Netherlands., said: “We're delighted to welcome Eelco to Donegal. He has a strong following on Instagram, so his visit is a fantastic opportunity to showcase Donegal's spectacular scenery to a wide audience of prospective Dutch holidaymakers.
The Force was strong in Ireland as Star Wars fans flocked to the first ever May ... for the three-day festival, organised by national tourism body Failte Ireland. ... Ciara Sugrue, head of festivals at Failte Ireland, said: “One of the biggest ...
It was great to see Ireland feature in the film – and hopefully it will put Ireland on the map.” Gabriel Butler (69), lives in Portmagee where several events were taking place for the three-day festival, organised by national tourism body Fáilte Ireland. He turned from hosting events as famed smuggler Captain ...
It joins an international network currently covering the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Turkey, the United States of America, China, Russia, the GCC markets and South-East Asia. All Indian nationals can enter Qatar visa-free, with an allowable length of stay of 30 ...
Darth Vader shows his dark side at Ireland's #MayTheFourth festival pic.twitter.com/HBXsd2peTj. — Laura Paterson (@LauraPatersonPA) May 4, 2018. Gabriel Butler, 69, lives in Portmagee where several events were taking place for the three-day festival, organised by national tourism body Failte ...
Gabriel Butler, 69, lives in Portmagee where several events were taking place for the three-day festival, organised by national tourism body Failte Ireland. He turned from hosting events as famed smuggler Captain Magee to donning a Darth Vader outfit when the Star Wars boom hit the village.
Last fall, Ancestry.com joined the smattering of smaller tour outfits like European Focus that offer genealogy-themed vacations when it launched its Guided Ancestry Tours program in partnership with Go Ahead Tours. In October, a professional Ancestry genealogist led 28 people on a tour of Ireland.
A joint Tourism Ireland/Fáilte Ireland marketing initiative it's aimed at extending the holiday season beyond the peak summer months, by enticing ...
Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has opened a representative office in Mumbai, India at an event held on the 3rd May. ... It joins an international network currently covering the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Turkey, the United States of America, China, Russia, the ...
A group of 20 tour operators and travel agents in Ireland now have a broader knowledge of the Seychelles islands and its products, which will allow them to better sell the destination. The group recently attended a destination training organized by the Seychelles Tourism Board's UK office. The training in ...
The Skal and travel and tourism community is deeply saddened to hear of ... Chief Executive for the Northern Ireland Tourist Board from 1996-2000.
Aldridge Lodge B&B is top AA accommodation in Ireland ... in Ireland - was presented by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD at ...
Ms Skromane had been living in Ireland with her Irish partner Andrew Jordan, from Swords for five years. The 35-year-old feared Ms Skromane had been snatched by organ harvesters and flew to Delhi in March in a desperate bid to trace her. He told the Irish Sunday Mirror at the time: “I've hardly slept ...
But given how sharp-turning leg-spin is not something most batsmen in either England or Ireland encounter on a regular basis, let alone play well, Shadab may yet add to his lone Test cap, against the West Indies in Barbados last year, before the tour is finished. "I'm very happy, because it's my second ...
When the Irish go abroad, they sit on open-top tour buses, visit cultural highlights, and seek out hidden gems. But at home in Ireland? We tend to stick to the traditional, tried and trusted tourist spots – in counties such as Kerry, Dublin, Galway and Wexford. I've been to Kilkenny many times – usually (eight ...
Another poster invokes the misty blue-greys of Henry's Connemara – except that the London, Midland and Railways poster is encouraging tourists to visit the mountain landscapes of Wicklow. (Lot 459, €600–€800). And five horses stand proudly on top of the world in Olive Whitmore's poster for the 1955 ...
The journalists' visit was hosted and managed by Fáilte Ireland in collaboration with Tourism Ireland. ... National Park, Horsetrekking with Dunfanaghy Riding Stables, a visit to Grianán of Aileach Stone Fort finishing off with a guided walking tour with Brendan Whelan at Banba Crown, Malin Head.
Titanic Belfast. It has been said that Ireland is a little country that raises all the great questions! Ireland is where strange tales begin and happy endings are possible. Hence, we went on a journey to explore the little country, through the eyes of its travel pioneers and got answers to many queries.
Stephen Rogers embarked on a four-counties family tour of the Munster Vales on a road trip to remember ... The new inland tourism destination has taken 1,100km kilometres of what is some of Ireland's most beautiful, engaging and exciting geography and expertly broken it down into “bundles” of ...
L to R - Rashed AlQurese, Chief Marketing Promotions Officer; Hassan Al Ibrahim, Chairman, Qatar Tourism Authority and Joseph Fernandes, QTA India ... It joins an international network currently covering the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Turkey, the United ...
Although Ireland is already home to about 17,000 Croatian citizens, who will undoubtedly make great use of the new direct line to the Croatian capital in the coming months, for the time being, Croatia Airlines is counting on the growing number of Irish tourists who are increasingly travelling to Croatia ...
“A lot of local businesses are looking forward to the extra tourism that an attraction like Center Parcs will bring to the town and we hope to provide an extra attraction with the construction of a brewery providing local beer!” Sean is from the Creevaghbeg area of Ballymahon and has been brewing his own ...
I was invited by Tourism Ireland around the time The Force Awakens was released. Skellig Michael had just a small role in that ... To get to the island, tourists can board a boat out at the charming harbour town of Portmagee a couple of times a day, weather permitting. Seats are very limited so booking is ...
Now, we're not demonising Americans at all, but most Irish people have at one time in their lives, experienced a comment or question about Ireland from a US tourist that has just made us stare at them in disbelief. In fact, one of the gang in the office knows someone who this actually happened to while ...
This will be our ninth annual sales mission to China and last year Chinese visitor numbers to Ireland reached record levels of more than 70,000. The sales mission will take in the cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong and there will be engagement with over 350 Chinese travel agents ...
The All-Ireland Restaurant Awards 2018 will be taking place in just over a week's ... Donegal businesses progressing to the All-Ireland Finals are as follows: ... These establishments drive tourism both locally and on a national scale, ...
The estimated €350,000 structure was installed at Nealon's Quay, close to the town centre, by LCF Marine of Bere Island. The pontoon consists of hot-dipped galvanised steel, anchored by three tubular steel piles. It replaces a smaller facility in place in recent years. Measuring 5m by 2.5m, the pontoon is ...
The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has opened a representative office in Mumbai, India. ... It joins an international network currently covering the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Turkey, the United States of America, China, Russia, the GCC markets and South-East ...
Ireland's hotel sector is in rude good health, helped by record levels of tourism, a booming domestic economy, and a special 9 per cent VAT rate introduced in 2011 to help the sector get back on its feet. Overseas visitors to Ireland grew by 370,000 to 9.9 million in 2017, with 16.2 per cent growth from ...
Tourism Ireland's largest ever mission to China launches today as representatives from 29 Irish enterprises take part in an effort to boost the number of Chinese visitors here. Tourism Ireland aims to attract 175,000 tourists from the country by 2025, which would be an 150% increase on 2017's figures.
Tourism Ireland's biggest ever sales mission to China kicks off today as a delegation of people from Ireland will travel over to China with the hopes of encouraging Chinese people to visit Ireland. A delegation of 29 senior representatives from 24 tourism enterprises from around the island of Ireland is ...
The ninth and largest ever tourism mission to China has gotten underway. 30 representatives from 24 enterprises from all over Ireland are taking part to boost the number of Chinese visitors here. Companies such as the Guinness Storehouse, Titanic Belfast, the Giant's Causeway, Newbridge Silverware ...
... number one radio station, and which also has listeners in Brisbane on 4BC and Canberra on 2CC. Chris's 300,000 listeners – and potential Australian holidaymakers for Ireland – have been following his journey around Ireland live each day. He is here as a guest of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland.
Tourism chiefs are looking to boost the number of visitors to Ireland from China by 150 per cent, by 2025. The biggest ever mission is underway in the region in a bid to promote the country. Direct flights from Ireland to Bejing and Hong Kong will start this summer. Tourism Ireland's CEO Niall Gibbons ...
Lavishing praise on Fawad, Younis said that the batsman has been in sublime form and that he would have performed brilliantly in the upcoming tour. ”In the end, it would have been beneficial for the Pakistani side; Fawad Alam is [after-all] a Pakistani cricketer,” the Dawn quoted Younis as saying.
Any thoughts of Pakistan wrapping up an early win and heading to Ireland ... from their second tour match before Friday's Test match against Ireland.
Well-off people jetting off on holidays abroad have helped to make tourism a major and growing source of carbon emissions, research has shown. Scientists found that world-wide tourism accounts for 8% of all the world's carbon emissions – a figure four times larger than previously estimated.
Next month's introduction of direct flights to Dublin from Beijing and Hong Kong, combined with new attractions such as farm visits, will provide a major boost to tourist numbers from China to 175,000 per year, said Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland. A delegation of 29 senior representatives from 24 ...
Tourism chiefs are looking to boost the number of visitors to Ireland from China by 150 per cent, by 2025. The biggest ever mission is underway in the ...
Tourism Ireland's largest ever mission to China launches today as representatives from 29 Irish enterprises take part in an effort to boost the number of ...
London: Pakistan warmed up for the first Test match of their tour in Ireland by seeing off Northamptonshire with a simple chase of 133 to win by nine ...
Another tourist, Joshua Murphy from Wisconsin, US said he accepted Saša's invitation to this hiking tour after meeting him in Ireland last year.
Tourism Ireland, together with 24 tourism companies from the island of Ireland, is preparing to blitz four major cities in China next month, as part of its 2018 sales mission to grow tourism from China. Pictured are: Aoife McVeigh, Visit Belfast; Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland; Olga Wang, Embassy of ...
MORE than a million air passengers have been lost from Belfast's main airports to Dublin in the last year, campaigners for the abolition of air passenger duty (APD) claim. The airports will look on enviously this morning as Icelandair begins a new six-times weekly route between Dublin and Reykjavik, ...
MORE than a million air passengers have been lost from Belfast's main airports to Dublin in the last year, campaigners for the abolition of air ...
In conjunction with Tourism NI and Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland has developed and successfully piloted a new 'China Ready' training programme – with more than 20 tourism operators around the island of Ireland participating to date, to learn about the specific requirements and needs of Chinese ...
... experience having held senior marketing roles with Tourism Ireland, the National Tourism Organisation of Serbia and Reunion Island Tourist Board. ... Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase said they were excited to have him on board to help attract more tourists to Sydney and rural and regional ...
Golf365's Andrew Swires spent a weekend in Donegal, courtesy of Tourism Ireland, and gives the run-down on a memorable golfing experience.
... blockade over clean air strategy, ozone alert for Bournemouth, green farming derogation secured for Northern Ireland, tourism responsible for 8% of ...
Original Irish Hotels is a new tourism and hospitality brand representing ... Northern Ireland, Ireland's Ancient East, the Lakelands and Into The West.
Tourism Ireland, together with 24 tourism companies from the island of Ireland, is preparing to blitz four major cities in China next month, as part of its ...
Tipperary Golf Club members claim place on Ireland golf team ... The International King's Cup supported by Tourism NI honours golf's greatest ...
Glitzy Eurovision pageant gives boost to Lisbon tourism ... Ireland's Ryan O'Shaughnessy performs “Together” during the dress rehearsal of ...
LONDON: Pakistan warmed up for the first Test match of their tour in Ireland by seeing off Northamptonshire with a simple chase of 133 to win by nine ... Victory for the tourists on Monday was set up by Asad Shafiq's unbeaten 186 in the first innings, whilst Shadab Khan took 10 for 157 in the match to ...
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is exploring the tourism potential associated with securing UNESCO Global Geopark status as it progresses ...
Conditions favour Ireland against Pakistan: Porterfield .... Meanwhile, Pakistan warmed up for the first Test match of their tour in Ireland by seeing off ...
LONDON — Pakistan warmed up for the first Test match of their tour in Ireland by seeing off Northamptonshire with a simple chase of 133 to win by ...
... entrepreneurship and represent members in Northern Ireland," he said. ... in the development of tourism in Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland ...
“The new route also provides North American based travellers with more options to get to Ireland, which is great news for the Irish tourism sector and ...
All three are important assets in the Irish tourism industry, so you would ... If Ireland is serious about its tourism and food industries becoming major ...
BEIJING, May 9 (Xinhua) -- The number of Chinese tourists visiting Ireland could reach 175,000 in 2025, more than double that in 2017, according to ...
As reported by The Belfast Telegraph, the historic boutique hotel, which last week hosted the May meeting of the Tourism Ireland board, was awarded ...
Throughout his business career Mr McQuillan lectured part-time at Ulster University and has been ever-present in the development of tourism in Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland skills agenda. Since August 2014 he has been the director of the Business Institute at Ulster University Business ...
The Fitzwilliam Hotel of Belfast's Great Victoria Street has been awarded a five star rating by motor and travel organisation the AA. While the hotel had previously been awarded five stars in the Tourism NI accommodation grading scheme, the venue issued a statement saying that the "coveted AA award ...
He shared his views on bilateral trade between Ireland and China. ... education, financial services, science and technology, and culture and tourism.
The number of Chinese tourists visiting Ireland could reach 175,000 in 2025, more than double that in 2017, according to Tourism Ireland.
We are transforming public transport to be Your First Choice for Travel in Northern Ireland; this new fully accessible station will offer modern waiting facilities, improved passenger information and signage to local amenities and attractions as well as enhanced cycle storage to encourage active travel and ...
BMW Ireland will join its UK counterpart in recalling cars affected by an electrical fault. The models in question are the BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, Z4 and ...
As Ireland gears up for a historic referendum on abortion scheduled for May ..... At least two Irish women travel to England every week after receiving ...
Ireland had two arrivals for every resident, and Iceland had more than five. Despite that, the TIA late last year launched its ''sustainability commitment'', ...
Brian O'Driscoll will be inducted into the BNY Mellon Rugby Players Ireland Hall of Fame. The Ireland ... The 39-year-old went on four tours with the British & Irish Lions, captaining the tourists in their 2005 tour of New Zealand. On the ...
The number of Chinese tourists Ireland expects to receive in 2025, up from the current 70,000, said Tourism Ireland. 1.84 million. Passenger car sales ...
Tourism is a $14-billion industry in Connecticut, but some say the state ... He also reminded conference attendees not to forget visitors from Ireland, ...
Mr Crowley said the original plan was to travel to Spain via the UK. ... Hugh Bruton, general manager of Brittany Ferries Ireland, said they were ...
The decision to stage the event in Ireland's most northern county for the first time will tee up a huge and long overdue opportunity to showcase it to a ...
Italian travel TV show Kilimangiaro is filming scenes in Donegal this week. Tourism Ireland in Milan, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited ...
The most popular travel TV show in Italy, Kilimangiaro, which has more than 1m viewers per episode, is filming in Donegal this week. Tourism Ireland ...
Seasons at the Guinness Storehouse and Dalkey Castle have become the first visitor attraction centres in Dublin to complete the Fáilte Ireland's ...
This was one of the findings from the latest Fáilte Ireland Tourism Barometer, a survey of more than 500 tourism businesses around the country.
Tourism Ireland in Milan, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited camerawoman Annapia Chico and cameraman Diego Nicoletti to come and explore ...
With visitor numbers from the UK to Ireland down by 5% following the Brexit referendum result, the “Meet Dublin in London” workshop event aims to ...
For the year to 8 May, in this seasonally less significant period for tourism, Irish Ferries carried 100,400 cars, an increase of 2.4% on the previous year, ...
Local businesses in south Donegal are being put in jeopardy by mobile traders coming from Northern Ireland to trade at local tourism hotspots, it has ...
Consumers in Ireland are nine times more likely to purchase a product or service from an organisation, and seven times more likely to work for an ...
Credit Unions are rated as the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland for their role in providing trusted financial services to local communities.
Imam-ul-Haq is set to make his Test debut when Pakistan face Ireland in ... Pakistan is without the injured Yasir Shah for a tour where, after its match ...
Pakistan are without the injured Yasir Shah for a tour where, after their match against Ireland, they will also play two Tests in England. But they appear ...
To sow the seeds for vacations, 14 travel agents from Great Britain and Ireland toured Cleveland and Lake Erie shoreline cities on April 28. Included ...
Tourism Ireland's biggest ever sales mission to China kicked off on Monday 7th May, with 29 representatives from 24 companies taking part. The tour ...
Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep the savannah open for tourism, ...
Imam-ul-Haq is set to make his Test debut when Pakistan face Ireland in ... Pakistan are without the injured Yasir Shah for a tour where, after their ...
A screen tourism insight day has heard how the blockbuster TV series Game of Thrones® is continuing to provide Northern Ireland with standout ...
Pictured are John Burning Keatings, Chief Executive of Cinemagic, Alison Metcalfe, head of Tourism Ireland North America, and Savannah and Zara ...
Fans of Game of Thrones who visit Northern Ireland specifically to see the likes of the Kingsroad or Winterfell in person could be worth about £30 ...
Imamul Haq is set to make his Test debut when Pakistan face Ireland in ... Yasir Shah for a tour where, after their match against Ireland, they will also ...
Pakistan team skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has announced that the Green-team will go into the historic Test against Ireland with the same playing XI that faced Northamptonshire. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed told reporters at the Malahide ground on Thursday that the tourists would field the same side as ...
Imamul Haq is set to make his Test debut when Pakistan face Ireland in Dublin on Friday. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed told reporters at the Malahide ground on Thursday that the tourists would field the same side as played in their preceding nine-wicket win at Northamptonshire, in what will be ...
Imam-ul-Haq is set to make his Test debut when Pakistan face Ireland in Dublin on Friday. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed told reporters at the Malahide ground on Thursday that the tourists would field the same side as played in their preceding nine-wicket win at Northamptonshire, in what will be ...
Golf clubs and caravan sites are among the businesses hardest hit by the bad weather since the start of the year, but most tourism facilities remain positive ... The latest Fáilte Ireland tourism barometer survey revealed that weather conditions since January have dampened tourism sentiment for many ...
The female tourist, who was passing with a friend, saw the man in the water and dived in to help. She was joined in the water seconds later by a uniformed garda. Five units of Cork City Fire Brigade rushed to the scene and realised they had to recover three people from the water. Third officer Gerry ...
Tourism statistics for the first quarter of 2018 bode well for the entire year, with ... and the United Kingdom and Ireland rank one and two internationally.
DUBLIN: Imam-ul-Haq is set to make his Test debut when Pakistan face Ireland in Dublin on Friday (today). Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed told reporters at the Malahide ground on Thursday that the tourists would field the same side as played in their preceding nine-wicket win at Northamptonshire, ...
Pak, Ireland historic Test begins today ... Pakistan are without the injured Yasir Shah for a tour where, after their match against Ireland, they will also ...
Opener Imam set for maiden Test against Ireland ... Pakistan's drawn four-day tour opener against Kent in Canterbury saw two whole days washed out ...
Yesterday I was very pleased to visit Belfast. Walking through the city centre and the Titanic Quarter, it was clear just how much Northern Ireland has ...
Pessimism over Brexit among Northern Ireland firms is falling and is now ... Tourism and manufacturing firms were most anxious on both sides of the ...
DUBLIN: William Porterfield will captain Ireland in their inaugural Test proud ... Pakistan are without the injured Yasir Shah for a tour where, after their ...
It is a big day for Ireland cricket as they are set to play their inaugural Test ... Pakistan are without the injured Yasir Shah for a tour where, after their ...
Key segments for Irish Ferries, which operates between the UK and Ireland, and Ireland and France, include families and what Tourism Ireland refers ...
The oldest cinema in Northern Ireland is facing a fight for survival with a ... Leading figures from the creative industries, tourism and the east Belfast ...
The research finds that the sectors which are most negative about Brexit in the Republic of Ireland are Tourism, Manufacturing and Food and Drink.
As the largest Irish-owned travel company in the US, we are the leader in showing North American travelers the most authentic aspects of Ireland.
Tourism Ireland, in conjunction with Tourism NI and Derry & Strabane District Council, has launched a new campaign to promote the Causeway Coast ...
... “Development of tourism and commercial opportunities at countryside ... if a man from the Republic or Ireland did an unautorised swim to Wales, got ...
The new route also provides North American-based travellers with more options to get to Ireland, which is great news for the Irish tourism sector and ...
A group of American tour operators visited Ireland recently, as guests of Tourism Ireland, Tourism NI and Fáilte Ireland. The group are all specialists in ...
"I don't think I need it," says one tourist from Ireland. ... Japan's Tourism Agency says almost 30 percent of foreign tourists arrived in the country without ...
The ten second ad by Tourism Ireland highlights the connections between Dark Hedges and Skellig Michael, and Game of Thrones and Star Wars ...
Volkswagen is recalling its new Polo model due to an issue with the rear seatbelt. It's estimated the recall will affect 2,000 cars in the Republic.
Thousands of Ireland's older generation took to the RDS on Friday 11th May to attend the Active Retirement Trade and Tourism show. The free event ...
... seem as life like as possible as we have visitors from across the UK, Ireland and further afield who travel to witness this event year on year.
The next time the Pakistanis played Ireland was on their 1987 tour to the British Isles, when they played two 60-over one-day matches at Observatory ...
Imam-ul-Haq is set to make his Test debut when Pakistan face Ireland in ... the injured Yasir Shah for a tour where, after their match against Ireland, ...
Somewhere in between he's had to fit in a board meeting with Fáilte Ireland, a meeting with his publishers about his upcoming travel book, and when ...
Venice, for all its finery, it only the first phase of this interdisciplinary collaboration, as Free Market will return to Ireland in 2019 and will tour some of the ...
The initiative — which is partnered by Cork city and county councils and is supported by Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland, and relevant industry ...
Bord Bia has hired Kieran Fitzgerald, who has great experience in China, while Tourism Ireland has hired another old China hand in energetic ...
His innovations were not confined to Ireland. ... His legacy to industrial, tourism and educational developments in Ireland in the most challenging of ...
It also contains provisions to safeguard the Common Travel Area between the Republic of Ireland and the UK, for joint citizenship provisions for ...
The Troubles had gripped Northern Ireland and in April 1971, the .... A promotional video highlighting the wonders of tourism in Ireland, shown during ...
Imam-ul-Haq set for Test debut against Ireland ... Pakistan are without the injured Yasir Shah for a tour where, after their match against Ireland, they ...
The advertising campaign, by Tourism Ireland in conjunction with Tourism NI and Derry & Strabane District Council, will promote the Causeway Coast ...
Tourism Ireland in London, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited journalist Almara Abgarian to visit Donegal last month. The resulting article was ...
Ireland continued to enjoy their inaugural Test by dismissing Pakistan ... the slips off Thompson, the tourists were 159 for six in this stand-alone match.
Pakistan were 268 for 6 after losing the toss when bad light and then rain forced an early close to the second day of Ireland's inaugural Test at ...
Other O'Regan initiatives include Ireland's first industrial estate, hotel ... the evolution of Irish industry, aviation and tourism over the last seventy years.
When Hailey Evans signed up to become a police officer, she knew her days could involve unexpected twists and turns. But she never knew her most ...
Like Ireland's smoking ban, or the compulsory wearing of seatbelts in cars, targeting single-use plastics is a no-brainer. While there's an onus on ...
Win a spring or autumn break at the Westbury, Dublin, with Tourism Ireland and ... For ideas when planning your trip to Dublin, visit Tourism Ireland's
Irish hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions - what steps are you taking to reduce #singleuseplastics in your business? Let me know for a column!
Clare's Senator claims it's easier to get a brain surgeon in Ireland nowadays than a chef. Fine Gael's Martin Conway is concerned that the tourist ...
The tourists flooded into the Gaeltacht village of Spiddal for the Irish bank holiday ... It is an era of intense mobility in Ireland and elsewhere of course.
If the last session on Saturday hinted at it, then Ireland's second day of Test ... Elsewhere, Shadab Khan has been enjoying his time on tour so far.
Over the last few years Northern Ireland has become famous as a key ... Tourism now contributes around 6.6% of Northern Ireland's GDP and up to ...
Thinking about moving to Ireland? Dingle town, in County Kerry is a jewel in Ireland's crown. A colorful, busy, welcoming town in an area described as ...
When asked about opportunities for growth, publicans said the strong econonomy, thriving tourism market and increasing popularity of pub food all ...
Ireland's most popular natural tourist attraction has the best cliff views in the world! Here's what to expect on at the Cliffs of Moher, in County Clare.
Visas:The British Irish Visa Scheme allows for travel to and around Ireland and the UK on a single visa. The recently launched scheme allows visitors ...
The pub remains a vital element of Ireland's tourism infrastructure and with expectations that 2018 will build on last year's record 10.65m visitors, VFI ...
Tourism now contributes around 6.6% of Northern Ireland's GDP and up to 8% of its employment. In Belfast alone, the tourism sector supports more ...
A programme led by Ulster University in Northern Ireland (NI) is inviting ... border issue, farm safety, managing tourism and home-based healthcare.
WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin launches the Fáilte Ireland New Horizons Wild Atlantic Way 2018 grants ...
A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be part of a sacred sites tour of the Beara peninsula with Land, Sea, Sky Travel with a focus on connecting ...
Peter Vella, director UK & Ireland Malta Tourism Authority, said: “We are thrilled that Malta has once again been heralded as the number one ...
Lord Lee says that tourism in the UK is now the "number one industry" in many parliamentary constituencies, with 8.5% of jobs in Northern Ireland in ...
At the April meeting of Nenagh Municipal District, Cllr Ger Darcy (FG) said the imitative would bring a much-needed tourism focus to the middle of ...
Tourism Ireland in London, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited journalist Almara Abgarian to visit Donegal in April of this year. The resulting ...
“For 2018 we will be working alongside Tourism Ireland, Tourism NI, Visit Belfast and Visit Derry to promote Fright Night to a larger international ...
The annual Cannes Film Festival kicked off last week, with thousands of people descending upon the French city. Tourism Ireland arranged for a short ...
“The job market in Northern Ireland is the best it's been in years across a ... "The skills shortage for chefs could hamper the growth of our tourism ...
The short filmed was launched by Tourism Ireland, at The Bloomsbury Hotel in London on Monday, to celebrate the work of Seamus Heaney and to ...
The film was launched during a special event in London on Monday, hosted by Tourism Ireland and attended by members of the Heaney family.
... and representatives from Dublin and Beijing airports and Tourism Ireland. ... would prove “transformational” in relations between China and Ireland.
Malta number one for LGBTQ travel ... destination for LGBTQ travellers in Europe,” said Peter Vella, Director UK & Ireland, Malta Tourism Authority.
Ireland's debut in Test cricket ended in a five-wicket defeat as Pakistan ... Pakistan collapsed to 14 for three, having made Ireland follow-on earlier in the ... former Test batsman Inzamam-ul-Haq, saw the tourists to victory with a total ...
Spanish officials are about to begin on-the-ground inspections of unlicensed tourist rentals. The move follows the introduction in early 2016 of a new ...
In what would prove a huge boost to Wales' tourism sector, the larger luxury resort will add to its existing Pembrokeshire site and has been earmarked ...
The £100m Land and Lakes tourism village project on Anglesey has been bought by holiday company Bluestone. Bluestone - which opened a leisure ...
... tourism is big business in the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. VisitBritain, the U.K.'s tourism board, ...
Sarfraz proud of Imam, Babar as Pakistan survive Ireland scare ... out — his third fifty of the tour following half-centuries in warm-up matches against ...
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin launched the Fáilte Ireland New Horizons on the Wild Atlantic Way 2018 Grants Scheme this ...
The Royal Canal is also at the heart of Ireland's Ancient East and Ireland's Hidden Heartlands, two tourism initiatives developed by Fáilte Ireland.
It's a twin share between winning Ireland's Top Agency in this year's TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies and winning our Chamber of Commerce Award.
THE body of a man has been recovered from Ireland's highest mountain in Co. Kerry. It's understood the deceased was a Canadian tourist who fell ...
A tourist has died following a tragic accident on Ireland's highest mountain. The Canadian man (32) was on holidays in Co Kerry and was walking on ...
"The power of his poetry began a lifetime love of language in me that led to my career as an actor," Neeson said in the video by Tourism Ireland.
The man, a Canadian aged 32, was recovered from Ireland's highest mountain overnight following a 'difficult' search involving more than 30 search ...
She will take up her new role, including a position on the group tourism ... Caron joined Tui UK and Ireland in September 2015 as managing director of ...
A tourist has tragically died after a 100 metre fall on Carrauntoohil, Co Kerry. The body was recovered after a search by Kerry Mountain Rescue in the ...
Ireland's first Test match was a broadly uplifting one for all involved. ... When Brendan Griffin, the Irish minister of state for tourism and sport, was a ...
Kerry Mountain Rescue Team have confirmed they found the man and his partner on Hag's Tooth Ridge on Beenkeragh mountain, Ireland's second ...
Ireland will begin processing Passenger Name Recognition (PNR) data ... such as human trafficking, drug trafficking and international sex tourism.
DUBLIN -- A Canadian tourist died after he fell off the highest mountain Carrauntoohil in Ireland, Xinhua news agency reported, citing local media RTE ...
A Canadian tourist died after falling more than 100 metres while climbing Ireland's highest mountain. The body of the man, believed to be aged 32, ...
Tourism Ireland also launched a new Seamus Heaney page on its website, ... Julie Wakley of Tourism Ireland said: "We were delighted to host this ...
A Canadian tourist visiting Ireland has died after falling while climbing Carrauntoohil, the tallest mountain in Ireland. The young man, believed to be in ...
“Fáilte Ireland is promoting Dublin's wonderful natural environment, especially our coasts and beaches, in its 'Dublin – A Breath of Fresh Air' campaign ...
Transport Infrastructure Ireland warned the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport that "intolerable congestion" would become ...
Canadian tourist dies after falling at Macgillycuddy's Reeks ... A TOURIST HAS died after falling while walking along the Macgillycuddy's Reeks range. ... man fell 100 metres from Beenkeragh, which is Ireland's second highest peak.
The Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan says a new Government-run unit will start monitoring the arrival of people here from non-EU countries later this ...
Many operators, particularly those new to the market, do not realise that hotels are subject to a framework under the Tourism Order Northern Ireland ...
Shannon Heritage is to give its flagship visitor attraction, Bunratty Castle and ... we need to provide compelling reasons for people to come to Ireland.
Sarfraz proud of Imam and Babar as Pakistan survive Ireland scare ... But Imam, whose selection for the tour led to allegations of nepotism given he is ...
Tourism Ireland also plays a key role in the success of the NI Open, and their spokesperson, Aubrey Irwin, said: "The Northern Ireland Open is a ...
... in the North of Ireland, has undergone a significant redevelopment with the addition of two new copper stills and a stylish Visitor Experience Centre, ...
Taken from our Best Of Ireland 2018 issue, we talk to some of the key figures in the Irish food revolution, examine the role its played in our tourism ...
Wowing visitors with unforgettable experiences and delivering world-class customer care to increase business were the themes of Fáilte Ireland's ...
European Tour announces venue for next year's Irish Open ... Tom McNamara, describing the Irish Open as a “prestige event” for sport in Ireland.
The Dubai Duty-Free Irish Open is heading to Co. Clare in 2019, the European Tour has announced. Lahinch Golf Course will host next year's ...
The 2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open will be played at Lahinch from July 4-7, the European Tour has announced following consultation with next ...
Sarfraz proud of Imam and Babar as Pakistan survive Ireland scare ... his third fifty of the tour following half-centuries in warm-up matches against Kent ...
“From my perspective, yeah, golf tourism is doing quite well,” he said. “Golf is .... he said, are drawn to classic venues like those in Britain and Ireland.
The German National Tourist Office UK and Ireland (GNTO) yesterday hosted 16 of the UK's top tour operators and travel agents at a lunch in London, ...
Stretching slightly over 19 km, they include the highest mountain in Ireland, Carrauntoohil, at 1,038 metres. (Image: Tourism Ireland) ...
John McGrillen, Tourism NI Chief Executive , added: "The new Grand Central Hotel will be the perfect venue to showcase Belfast and Northern Ireland ...
Travel writers from France, Ireland, England, Germany and more traveled to Oklahoma to experience the Chisholm Trail and wrote stories about their ...
Lahinch Golf Club will host the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open the European Tour has confirmed. The tournament will be held at the North Clare ...
Maldron Hotel Belfast: Bookings booming as tourists from around world ... A second Maldron Hotel in Northern Ireland is located in Londonderry and ...
Proposals for a tourism tax in Edinburgh have been branded "unwanted and potentially damaging" as a survey of local businesses reveals a majority ...
Council unveils ambitious new Tourism Strategy for Derry and Strabane ... Failte Ireland, John Farren, Ballyliffin Golf Club, Leanne Rice, Tourism NI, ...
Eight Irish tourism companies have joined Tourism Ireland this week at Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) in Las Vegas. The busy, three-day event ...
Ireland dominated yesterday's six greensomes matches to take a huge advantage into today's final day singles matches. Supported by Tourism NI, the ...
The Castle has just undergone a multimillion euro redevelopment and renovation and is now dubbed the Jewel in the Crown of Irish Tourism.
My last experience travelling by ferry is a distant memory but this trip on the Stena Line was clearly a league above the utilitarian model I remember.
The trip, organised by Fáilte Ireland, will allow the journalists to enjoy a ... Publicity with Fáilte Ireland, said: “Golf plays a big part in Irish tourism and ...
Julie Wakley, head of Great Britain at Tourism Ireland, says Galway offers a ... If things get too hot in the city, visitors can travel via public transport to ...
Tallink Silja Oy, Merlin Entertainment, Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism, Tourism Ireland and world Tourism Cities Federation respectively took the Gold ...
With only one week to go, the countdown is on for the Northern Ireland ... year's event, as well as the ongoing support from Tourism Northern Ireland.”.
Something happened when the Rolling Stones played "Miss You" at Dublin's Croke Park on Thursday night. At most Stones concerts, the song seems ...
That was expected and the centre's knee injury looks like keeping him out of the remainder of Leinster's league run. Ireland's tour to Australia, though, ...
"It has transformed the city in terms of the scale of the business tourism we can attract," the mayor told invited guests as she officially opened the venue ...
Named Ireland's most popular tourist attraction after a record-breaking 1,711,281 visitors walked through their gates in 2017, Guinness Storehouse ...
They remain one of the north west's key tourism attractions. ... “We're doing this after we received a grant from the Heritage Council of Ireland.
China is rich in natural and cultural tourism resources. ... Mandela Bay Tourism, Tourism Ireland and world Tourism Cities Federation respectively took ...
Leighlinbridge panels to entice tourists ... panels were officially unveiled by the Junior Minister for Tourism this week as part of Ireland's Ancient East.
Silent Valley: Just five miles from Kilkeel is one of Northern Ireland's top visitor attractions - Silent Valley Reservoir. Known locally as The Valley, the ...
Fáilte Ireland says the New Horizons scheme aims to to develop and improve visitor experiences along the Connemara Coast and on the Aran Islands ...
Fáilte Ireland is launching a new grant scheme to bring more tourists to the ... “This funding will help local tourism businesses encourage visitors to ...
Up to 25,000 new pharma jobs could be created in Ireland if the EU changes ... For €90,000, a select group of tourists can join one of the firm's six-day ...
While Greece lacks much of the multinational presence that helped Ireland climb out of reversionary darkness, it does have a tourism industry, with ...
The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) recently inaugurated a representative office in ... Kallol Roy, an outbound tour operator based in Mumbai tells India ... network currently covering the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, ...
Cullen, who is also actively lobbying the German and U.K. governments to follow the Australian lead, added, "Sex tourism from Ireland is growing and ...
This is the first scholarship of its kind in Ireland to be offered by an industry ... The reputation of its Department of Tourism and Hospitality becomes ...
Beginning on May 07, a delegation of 29 senior representatives from 24 tourism enterprises from Ireland took part in the targeted sales mission to ...
In other categories, awards were given to such prestigious organisations and companies as Tourism Ireland, Royal Museums Greenwich, Merlin ...
Already, the detection of NiV has appeared in the tweets of Twitter Moments Canada, U.K and Ireland. Leading news agencies, including foreign and ...
Tourism is big business in Ireland and ever-growing too. But who wants tourists to travel around with that uncomfortable, pressing need for the bathroom? Some enterprising travel writer could kick off proceedings by composing a survey of accessible toilets around the country - and where and whether ...
... Harry and his bride Meghan Markle in a small Northern Ireland fishing port after the newly weds became the Baron and Baroness of Kilkeel. Local political leaders and business owners believe the title, bestowed by Queen Elizabeth II on her grandson and his American actress bride will boost tourism.
The first new tourism business on the Lough Derg Blueway, Derg Boat Trips, has been launched at the Waterways Ireland Regional HQ in Scariff, Co.
£550m target for tourism in Belfast by 2022 - Visit Belfast ... Tourism agency Visit Belfast's has raised the bar on its plans to increase revenues to ... to create and service visitors to Belfast and Northern Ireland to generate an economic ...
TV chef Allen supports campaign to encourage tourists to visit East Cork ... tourism initiative which has been designed to blend with Fáilte Ireland's ...
Mr Whyte also voiced his disappointment in general at what he feels is an ambivalent attitude by the tourism body towards Northern Ireland's biggest ...
Tourism Northern Ireland need to wake up and appreciate North West 200, ... cross-border adoptions at a home run by nuns in Northern Ireland.
Tourism Ireland has welcomed the inaugural Aer Lingus flight from Seattle to Dublin, which takes off on Friday May 18. The four times weekly service ...
Visit Belfast said activities to drive higher numbers of inbound business leisure tourists in the year ahead - including an 18% swell in numbers arriving ...
Laois being left out of Fáilte Ireland's Hidden Heartlands promotion of the Irish midlands to tourists, has received sharp criticism from Laois county ...
Rowing Ireland is today proud to announce the 2018 Senior Irish Rowing team who ... Rowing Ireland will also be sending a team to the Under 23 World ... their stay in the Cork region and sample the tourism experiences on offer.
The project was strongly backed, however, by State tourism agency Fáilte Ireland, which implored planners to give it the green light due to the ...
WYZA is proud to announce a partnership with the Freebird Club (https://www.freebirdclub.com/wyza-landing). The Freebird Club is an Irish-based ...
Indian Medical Tourism Market is expected to more than double by 2022 from its current size in 2016. India has emerged as a ... Ireland, 14. Italy, 15.
Rowing Ireland have announced the 2018 Senior Irish Rowing team who will ... families and spectators travel to Cork from all over Ireland, England, ...
It comes as Irish tourism is on an upswing, with a 202-bed Marriott Aloft and a 138-bed Maldron Hotel set to open in the Liberties alone this year.
Abta will hold its second seminar on sustainable travel next month, with key speakers from the World Travel & Tourism Council, Tui UK & Ireland, ...
I feel scarred by the constitutional amendment that meant I had to travel to Britain for a .... Faced with this reality, we decided to travel out of Ireland.
The women's movement in Ireland has fought many battles: from the ... On average, nine women travel from Ireland every day to Britain in order to ...
Joe Schmidt will be looking for a clean sweep in Australia after naming a strong 32 man squad for Ireland's tour down under in June. As expected ...
Tourism in Iceland has skyrocketed in recent years, solidifying the country's ... Known as Ireland's "most visited natural tourist attraction," the Cliffs of ...
Described by Mary McAleese as a true visionary, among businessman and former tourism chief Brendan O'Regan's many innovations was the world's ...
The case led to mass protests in Ireland against the abortion law and put the ... does not prevent abortions, it merely encourages "abortion tourism.
Tourism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons attended a meeting with Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council this week. He updated the councillors on ...
Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, Atlantic Sessions is this year working in partnership with Bushmills Irish Whiskey and Tourism Ireland.
Consumer Lifestyles in Ireland Market Direction Report tracks the major ... and investments, media, communication, transport and travel and tourism.
The flag was presented to Bundoran Tourism Officer Shane Smyth by ... in Ireland on behalf of the Foundation of Environmental Education (FEE).
“We are excited about our first hotel in Ireland,” said Nuno Galvao Pinto, regional vice president, real estate and development, Europe and North Africa ...
Donegal is set for a bumper tourism weekend thanks to the superb weather and a Bank Holiday in Northern Ireland, the manager of a leading hotel in ...
... Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross T.D. and Minister of State for Tourism Brendan Griffin T.D., the Football Association of Ireland ...
Fáilte Ireland has unveiled plans to make the Waterford Greenway a ... to leverage the growing tourism trend for seeking out locally sourced food and ...
If Martin O'Neill's men qualify for the tournament, Ireland will play two ... for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross following the announcement.
Commenting on the announcement Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, ... welcome to up to 160,000 supporters who could travel here in June 2020. ... be the biggest international sporting event yet to be staged in Ireland,” said ...
Madison Beach Hotel GM Named CT Tourism 'Leader of the Year' ... in general, Last year, Madison Beach Hotel hosted the Ireland Tourism Board.
... supported by Fáilte Ireland and other tourism industry bodies. The workshops in Dublin and Limerick were held by Fáilte Ireland, to assist existing ...
Seen through this prism, family travel is like a super power: It introduces .... In 2017, Vagabond Tours became Ireland's first tour operator to achieve ...
The German National Tourist Board UK & Ireland hosted a food tasting event in London last night for over 100 guests from the UK media and travel ...
Over 50 of Northern Ireland's finest musicians will perform live in over 25 ... working in partnership with Bushmills Irish Whiskey and Tourism Ireland.
But fast forward four decades, and the extraordinary strides made in the sector were put under the spotlight last night at the Northern Ireland Tourism ...
Galway City Tribune – The body tasked with promoting tourism in the West of Ireland, and for driving overseas visitor numbers, has declined to get ...
The annual RICS Awards, Northern Ireland celebrate inspirational ... Regeneration sponsored by Mills Selig, Residential and Tourism & Leisure.
The programme is aimed at helping tourism attractions and businesses ... is the largest and most significant Palladian style country house in Ireland.
Fáilte Ireland has unveiled plans to make the Waterford Greenway a top ... East and a gem in the crown of the Ireland's Ancient East tourism offering.”.
Tourism Ireland in Italy has teamed up with Lastminute.com, in a new campaign to grow tourism from Italy this summer. The ten-week campaign ...
The forum, which was secured in a combined effort by Hastings Hotels, Tourism Northern Ireland, and Moloney & Kelly, is an influential global MICE ...
Derry's Council has congratulated winners from the North West who were successful at the Northern Ireland Tourism Awards 2018 last night.
Oliver Ireland has picked up the pan-European account for the Malta Tourism Authority following a competitive tender process that saw 44 agencies ...
“It has great impact on foreign investment, it has great impact on tourism, and it even has great impact when you travel around the world, being Irish is ...
The 40th Northern Ireland Tourism Awards took place last night at The Europa Hotel, Belfast. Pictured is Petra Wolsey of Beannchor Group, who ...
"You live in Northern Ireland and you know that there is a proportion of the ... The Northern Ireland Tourism Awards have showcased the very best in ...
The Northern Ireland Tourism Awards have showcased the very best in local tourism for the fortieth time - at the venue where they first began 40 years ...
He said shadow Northern Ireland secretary Tony Lloyd would be happy to ... The Northern Ireland Tourism Awards have showcased the very best in ...
Tourism Ireland in Spain has teamed up with Aer Lingus to promote flights from Barcelona to Cork and to grow Spanish tourist numbers this year.
At Diageo we are committed to playing our part in helping to expand Northern Ireland's tourism and hospitality offering and The International ...
The group also had the chance to see one of Tourism Ireland's Game of Thrones doors in Mary McBride's Pub in Cushendun and to take part in a ...
Secondly, Ekho's analytics package combines information on visitor ... Not only because we get to work with one of Ireland's top visitor attractions and ...
The pontoon, which replaced a smaller version used in recent years, was touted as a major boost for river activities and tourism and ultimately, the ...
The Prince of Wales will tour an Irish Naval Service patrol ship, retrace the ... When he visits Ireland next month, the Prince will also become the first ...
Malin Head, the most northerly point in Inishowen, Donegal, Ireland and, thanks to “Star Wars”, possibly the galaxy is one of the destinations being ...
The world's longest coastal route along the west coast of Ireland literally ... Here is Tourism Ireland's top choices for the major towns along the Wild ...
... was officially launched in the stunning surrounds of Portumna Castle and newly opened tearooms by Sinead Hennessy, Fáilte Ireland's food tourism ...
Donegal: The only county that voted no in Ireland abortion reform ... A largely rural county, farming, fishing and tourism sustain the local economy here.
... years ago, it was described as a pioneering new cultural service for the arts and tourism sector. Developed in conjunction with Failte Ireland, the…
Local MLA Maurice Bradley said: “its a sad loss to what would have been a massive tourist attraction on the River Bann at the Crannagh. This was a ...
The tour is known as 'Tubs on the Wild Atlantic Way' and will broadcast live in ... Fáilte Ireland is encouraging everyone to come out and attend the ...
These trends are to be seen in the Irish tourism industry in recent times. In the five years to 2017, spending by foreign visitors to Ireland grew by ...
The new owner of a paddle steamer boat which sank on its way to a major Northern Ireland tourist site has spoken of his devastation at the loss.
Plans To Create Ireland's First Floating Hotel Put On Temporary Hold ... first ever floating hotel and a great addition to the north coast's tourism offering.
Plans are in place to introduce an iconic 36m Gloucester paddle wheeler and riverboat hotel to tourism in Northern Ireland. The MV Oliver Cromwell ...
Introduced to Ireland in the 18th century, the rhododendron 'arrived' in the ... In May and June, people travel from far and wide to gaze upon the ...
The annual RICS Awards, Northern Ireland celebrate inspirational ... neglected overgrown corner of Botanic Gardens into a visitor attraction with an ...
THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION of Ireland (FAI) has launched a tender to ... That exhibition will be ready by the end of this year, and will travel to a ...
Riverboat loss 'not the end' of floating hotel for Northern Ireland plans ... An entrepreneur from Northern Ireland has vowed to keep alive his dream of ... first ever floating hotel and a great addition to the north coast's tourism offering.".
The two-day summit focused on the information technology (IT) sector, agriculture, food, life sciences, pharma and tourism. It was organised by Asia ...
... and restaurant on the picturesque River Bann. It was to be Ireland's first ever floating hotel and a great addition to the north coast's tourism offering." ...
AN allocation of €2.3 million for Ireland West Airport Knock has been made by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross. Welcoming ...
It's all part of Tourism Ireland's latest promotion in Italy, in conjunction with Aer Lingus, to highlight the island of Ireland for holidays and short breaks in ...
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill has been forced to make numerous changes for this tour from the squad that faced South Korea. In the last ...
Ireland West Airport today welcomed the announcement of funding to the amount of €2.3m from the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport.
Ireland West Airport this week welcomed the announcement of funding to the amount of €2.3m from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.
When it came to packing for a 10-day trip to Central America many of the Northern Ireland players left it to the last minute.
... of 'abusing' Belfast City Council's call-in procedure for 'community tourism' .... The Northern Ireland Crown Forces Veterans for Justice group held a ...
Ireland, Ulster and British & Irish Lions centre Jared Payne has been forced to retire after being unable to recover from a head injury sustained on the ...
The MV Oliver Cromwell, a Mississippi-style paddle steamer, had been bought for around £245,000 by the owners of a watersports tourism complex.
Although the Irish government says that the project is 'value for money' and necessary to meet the current needs for tourism, Ryanair compares the ...
The Troubles in Northern Ireland (1968-1998) did not assist tourism or Irish self-confidence abroad and there is no doubt that the peace process paid ...
Costa Mesa Rallies Around Irish Tourist Badly Hurt After Being Hit By ... to me, that someone in Ireland would do the same thing for me,” Spadoni says.
In January, it was announced that Emiratis can now also enjoy visa-free travel to Ireland. This year's Henley Passport Index reported the document is ...
Moriarty won the regional final for the United Kingdom and Ireland in .... The Troubles in Northern Ireland (1968-1998) did not assist tourism or Irish ...
Tourism Ireland's drive to grow the number of golf visitors to Ireland continued over the weekend at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in ...
Dublin's lord mayor, Mícheál MacDonncha, is in Canada this week helping to promote tourism to Ireland. His programme includes meetings with the ...
“Furthermore, this will be a significant boost for tourism in the west of Ireland, delivering increased visitor numbers direct to the west and north-west ...
Tourism Ireland has retained Publicis London to its creative account and named OMD as its global media agency, following an eight-month statutory ...
Commenting on figures published today (Tuesday May 29) by the CSO for overseas arrivals for January to April 2018, Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism ...
Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, stated, "We particularly look forward to seeing the impact of new long-haul flights on Irish Tourism this summer ...
Millions of commuters in Milan are seeing ads for Ireland on trams operating in the city as part of a promotion by Tourism Ireland, in conjunction with ...
It is all part of Tourism Ireland's latest promotion in Italy, in conjunction with Aer Lingus, to highlight the island of Ireland for holidays and short breaks in ...
Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “ While we welcome the fact that arrivals from Britain are up very slightly, this doesn't represent a ...
“Furthermore this will be a significant boost for tourism in the west of Ireland delivering increased visitor numbers direct to the west and north-west ...
Tourism Ireland's drive to grow the number of golf visitors to the island of Ireland continued recently, at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, ...
A new 72-seater tour boat is commencing on Thursday for the summer ... Commenting Seamus Heaney, Head of Visit Cork, said: “Cork is Ireland's ...
Overseas visitor numbers to Ireland during the first four months of the year increased by 7 per cent compared with the same period last year, according ...
As part of Tourism Ireland's new marketing campaign in Europe, the spectacular view of Fanad Lighthouse features among 50 eye-catching ads on ...
As part of his harbour visit he will also do a tour of the National Maritime College of Ireland and will be briefed on various renewable energy projects ...
Julie Wakley, Head of Tourism Ireland Great Britain, Councillor Kim Ashton, Chair Mid Ulster Council, actors Adrian Dunbar and Brid Brennan and ...
Greece is among the “Most Excellent” global tourism destinations that have the ... of TripAdvisor's “Most Excellent” countries, with Iceland in first place, Ireland in ... high traveler reviews on travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.
A man who dipped his toe in the adventure boat business after beating cancer hopes to create waves with his new Cork Harbour tour-boat venture ...
Mr Crowe also believes that the easyHotel's “straightforwardness, the cleanliness and the cost” will have a wide appeal, particularly to tourists from the ...
Fáilte Ireland, Ireland's National Tourism Development Authority, has warned that the country needs to continue to be seen as offering an excellent ...
'Weather made it for us' - tourists are beaming in sunny Belfast ... "I've only ever been to Dublin before in Ireland on a boozy weekend when I was ...
Tourism body Failte Ireland has warned that the Republic must continue to be seen as offering excellent value for money.
On the back of increasing visitor numbers in the first four months of 2018, Failte Ireland chief executive Paul Kelly said its research is picking up a ...
Aicard Guinovart, the Catalan Tourist Board's director UK and Ireland, said: “The United Kingdom is the second largest source market for tourism in ...
Tourism industry leaders from Cork and the south of Ireland attended a Tourism Ireland event in the Montenotte Hotel in Cork this week, where they ...
Minister of State for Tourism Brendan Griffin, Ivo Steffans, Air France, ... of Aviation Marketing Cork Airport and Nial Gibbons, CEO Tourism Ireland at ...
On the back of increasing visitor numbers to Ireland in the first four months of ... Mr Kelly also used the publication of visitor numbers from the Central ...
Fáilte Ireland has announced the first three visitor attractions to be awarded major funding through its Grants Scheme for Large Tourism Projects 2020, ...
“Similarly, to help encourage visitors to the west coast of Ireland, local partners including the National Tourism Authority have marketed the coastal ...
The consultation on the impact of VAT on tourism in Northern Ireland offers great encouragement for a UK wide hospitality reduction, says Dermot King.
Both Paul Carty from the Guinness Storehouse, famously the busiest tourist attraction in Ireland, and Jameson Distillery Bow St general manager Ray ...
Derry's dare devil Mayor tries out Ireland's first zip trekking course ... visitor experience in Derry and Strabane and can open up new tourism markets.”.
Dana Welch, Tourism Ireland's Manager Canada, said: “We are delighted that Mayor MacDonncha is here for the launch of the new Air Canada flight ...
The new, €5m Butler Gallery is one of the first visitor attractions in the country to benefit from a Failte Ireland, Grants Scheme for Large Tourism ...
... amongst traditional hand-crafted ciders in Northern Ireland, right in the heart of the Orchard County. Enjoy a guided tour from blossom to bottle at the ...
Tourists are still taking advantage of the new low-fare transatlantic flights and making their way to Ireland in their droves. March 2018 and the time ...
Viewmount House is a proud member of Ireland's Blue Book, an association of ... Be sure to contact Longford Tourism (Longfordtourism.com) for more ...
A well-regulated gambling industry has been known to be good for tourism – the UK, US and Asia all have strict controls around gambling to ensure ...
Northern Ireland's 'newest' tourist attraction just happens to be 250-years-old. But life will begin afresh for Hillsborough Castle on July 1, when the ...
“This new route will boost tourism driven by the popularity of southern Ireland with international tourists and it will further support local business by ...
The promotions follow OMD winning Tourism Ireland. ... OMG already has previous experience handling tourism bodies, with PHD's Jason Nebenzahl ...
After the successful 2018 Six Nations champions, the Irish Rugby side are the form team ahead of the June International window. Without the All ...
New boat tour of Cork harbour connects the City with Cobh ... Commenting Seamus Heaney, Head of Visit Cork, said, “Cork is Ireland's Maritime ...
Tourism to the Aran Islands is set for a major boost next Tuesday morning as the largest, fastest, and most environmentally friendly cruise vessel every ...
Fiona Monaghan, Head of Activities at Fáilte Ireland, said that driving growth in the regions through tourism is a key priority at Fáilte Ireland, and ...
The bird, known for its one-legged perch, is photoshopped into a bus shelter campaign aimed at convincing Italians to holiday in Ireland. Tourism ...
France, Spain and Italy are now “markets of significant potential” for tourism to Cork, tourism bosses have said. A Tourism Ireland event in Cork heard ...
The 1979 tour was the second time that Ireland had visited Australia, the first 1967, when an Ireland side captained by Tom Kiernan beat the Wallabies ...
A DUP councillor says more novelty gifts aimed at tourists should say 'Welcome to Northern Ireland' - instead of mainly focusing on an 'Irish' theme.
Fáilte Ireland had told the council that “the additional tourism for Dublin city is to be welcomed because it is generating much needed revenue and ...
Tourism Ireland has moved its media account from Dentsu Aegis Network agencies Carat and iProspect to Omnicom's OMD. The Ireland tourism body ...
Heritage and visitor attractions in Waterford have been given a major boost as Fáilte Ireland announced that The Bishop's Palace Museum, Lafcadio ...
Heritage and visitor attractions in Kilkenny have been given a major boost today as Fáilte Ireland announced that Sullivan's Brewing Company, ...
As part of its wider strategy to boost tourism and revenue across Ireland's regions, Fáilte Ireland is providing a series of capital grants through the new ...
... Geographic Traveller in 2017 and through targeted marketing campaigns launched by Go Visit Donegal, Fáilte Ireland and other tourism initiatives, ...
Sydney Airport Holdings Pty Ltd, a major beneficiary of China's outbound tourism boom, is targeting India as the next big international growth market, ...
Dentsu Aegis Network's Carat and iProspect has lost the Tourism Ireland media account to Omnicom'sOMD. The tourism body has also decided to ...
Millions of commuters in Madrid and Barcelona are seeing eye-catching ads for Dublin and Ireland at the moment. Tourism Ireland has teamed up with ...
Travellers would be encouraged to collect a stamp for visiting each island, which could then be linked to travel discounts. It was inspired by Ireland's ...
The Northern Ireland Tourism Awards have showcased the very best in local tourism for the fortieth time – at the venue where they first began.
Ireland also has a booming market for ancestral tourism. Companies like My Ireland Tour and Irish Emigrant Trails offer bespoke trips based on your ...
Fáilte Ireland has announced the first three visitor attractions to be awarded funding through its Grants Scheme for Large Tourism Projects 2020, which ...
Millions of commuters in Madrid and Barcelona are seeing eye-catching ads for the Giant's Causeway and Northern Ireland right now. Tourism Ireland ...
The bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio film 'The Beach' is to close to tourists in Thailand for the first time. Maya Bay was always popular ...
Three key funders of the festival are Ards & North Down Borough Council, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Tourism NI. Stephen Reid, Chief ...
... fitting well with Failte Irelands new wider tourism initiative in “Ireland's Hidden heartland” adding to Leitrim's leisure activities, cycling and walking.
They are originally from Northern Ireland but now live in New Zealand. The two decided two years ago to migrate to New Zealand, which also gave ...
Apart from this latest legal battle, the group has lodged a complaint against Ireland to the European Parliament Committee on Petitions in relation to ...
... amenities, heritage and tourism assets on Spike Island and Haulbowline. ... the ongoing improvement of tourism and amenities in the lower harbour.
Over the course of 2017, Ireland's hotels performed well with a 1.8 per cent ... UK tourism demand may weaken further as the British consumer faces ...
While tourism entrepreneurs are optimistic about a gradual increase in the flow of foreign visitors to Nepal in the coming years owing to political ...
Cork Harbour gets €500,000 boat tour connecting city with Cobh ... With a consumer website at purecork.ie, the brand hails Cork as 'Ireland's Maritime ...
He added that while tourist numbers in Northern Ireland are up, visitors were not always evenly spread. He said: "We see and recognise that tourism is ...
This is going to be game changer for tourism in the Longford region. Ground has been broken on Ireland's first Center Parcs forest resort, which will ...
Millions of commuters in Madrid and Barcelona are seeing ads for Dublin and Ireland right now, as part of a Tourism Ireland promotion with Logitravel.
Two Laois tourist attractions will be brought to life at Bloom festival this weekend and in a new promotional guide to historic gardens in Ireland.
Tourism Ireland has re-appointed Publicis London to develop its global creative work. In addition, it has also appointed OMD as its global media ...
... learners gain practical and theoretical experience in tourism, heritage, culture and museums in Ireland which they bring to future positions they work ...
Antrim set for Game Fair's international tourism boost ... It's Game On for Antrim this month as the annual All Ireland Game Fair comes to Shane's ...
FS forges closer co-operation between Hong Kong and Ireland ... the close ties between Hong Kong and Ireland on trade, tourism and cultural fronts.
The British & Irish Lions tour a rugby-playing southern hemisphere nation every four years, including South Africa in 2009 and ... It's a very big deal in New Zealand and in the U.K. and Ireland, and in other nations that follow rugby.
Tourism Ireland will be beside themselves with delight. No amount of money ...... However, people in Ireland don't pay dues to the other state leaders.
"A Landmark Year for Tourism Development" - Cllr Pete Byrne ... Newry Mourne and Down a premier tourism destination on the island of Ireland.
Belvedere House, Gardens and Park has received the funding from Fáilte Ireland who aim to boost tourism and revenue to the country's different ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Until recently, whiskey tourists in Kentucky had been allowed to sniff the aromas of bourbon-making and sip the finished product ...
"Our team is thrilled to be able have a role in fostering bilateral tourism and economic growth between Ireland and Asia. "We feel confident that this ...
I've come a little late to the garden tour malarky — too much work, too little ... had a particularly fine week to take a tour around the Garden of Ireland.
Tourism Ireland have agreed a deal with Logitravel which includes a billboard campaign and ads in their Metro stations to advertise Ireland as a great ...
Cork Harbour gets €500,000 boat tour connecting city with Cobh ... Rochespoint Lighthouse, Blackrock Castle, Martello Towers and Ireland's only ...
GT: Tourism Ireland expects that by 2025 the number of Chinese tourists to Ireland will exceed 175,000, more than double that of 2017. What are the ...
"I don't think I need it," says one tourist from Ireland. "I'm quite a safe person." "I decided to visit Japan last minute, so I don't have insurance," says ...
Summer tour guide: Who's going where. Ireland will ... Ireland, England, Wales and France are all on tour this summer. Here ... IRELAND in Australia.
Marie Brennan, communications manager at Newbridge Silverware, said; "Research coming from Failte Ireland shows that the international visitor has ...
Dana Welch, Tourism Ireland's Manager in Canada, said: "We are excited about the launch of the new Air Canada route between Montreal and Dublin ...
Bláithín O'Donnell, Air Canada sales manager in Ireland, said: "Our new non-stop ... Andrew Murphy, Shannon Airport managing director, added: "This new Air Canada Toronto service reflects the growing tourism and business links ...
Air Canada Sales Manager (Ireland) Bláithín O'Donnell said: “Our new ... It amounts to a significant tourism opportunity for this region, with a strong ...
AN IRISH tourist has reportedly died after plunging from a Magaluf apartment block. The 20-year-old is said to have arrived in Majorca yesterday.
With business travel, your main concerns as an employee or company revolve around getting there, staying there and getting around. But failing to ...
Air Canada has commenced flying from Dublin to Montreal and Shannon to Toronto. The carrier announced the introduction of the new routes last ...
On Sunday morning, a tourist from Ireland was found dead after falling from an apartment in the resort town. The circumstances of the fall were unclear ...
... settlers given land in Ireland during the Plantation of Ulster, Derry's walls are the most complete in Ireland and draw thousands of tourists every year.
Press Eye – Belfast – Northern Ireland – 25th May 2018 NI Tourism Heritage Property of the Year The 40th Northern Ireland Tourism Awards took ...
The proposed location for the Dublin Airport MetroLink train station is too far away from both terminals, undermining its potential use by travellers, the ...
Taiwan minister sees culture as tourism catalyst ... the tourism delegation in PNG for the Apec tourism ministers' meeting making a visit to New Ireland.
The CultureMee app says it aims to help travellers to avoid culture shock by providing practical travel advice, culture tips, and using crowd-sourced ...
Minister Michael Creed's civil servants had the highest cost when it came to travel and subsistence both in Ireland and around the world with a total ...
"Our team is thrilled to be able have a role in fostering bilateral tourism and economic growth between Ireland and Asia. We feel confident that this new ...
We need sponsorship and in thanking all our sponsors - Tourism N.I. N.Ireland Executive Office, Dept. For Communities, Derry & Strabane District ...
“One of our key aims at Fáilte Ireland is to drive greater regional growth and a longer season for many businesses. “We will continue to support tourism ...
Our team is thrilled to be able have a role in fostering bilateral tourism and economic growth between Ireland and Asia. We feel confident that this new ...
FIGURES this Thursday will reveal that tourism's value to the Northern Ireland economy is just shy of £1 billion, supports close to 60,000 jobs directly ...
The film is being promoted to potential visitors through Tourism Ireland's social platforms, including Facebook (around 4.23 million fans worldwide), ...
Murray Kinsella reports from Surfer's Paradise. JAMES RYAN AND some of his Ireland team-mates spent a chunk of yesterday's down day on the Gold ...
... the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, The National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council, Tourism Northern Ireland ...
Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online video, titled "Top Things to do in Derry-Londonderry". The video is full of suggestions of things to do and ...
Tourists travelling to the holiday destination over the summer have been warned to expect disruption as the country faces unscheduled presidential ...
There are fears antisocial behaviour is preventing Northern Ireland's largest state-owned monument reaching its tourism potential. An updated ...
... regional travel and tourism industry, including ForwardKeys on the China market, Mintel focusing on the United Kingdom & Ireland travel industry ...
The tourists have been left devastated by the incident. ... Ms Creasy said the abortion referendum in the Republic of Ireland had "thrown a spotlight" on ...
The flights will no doubt be popular with Canadians who want to explore Ireland, but boost tourism in Canada for the summer months. Air Canada ...
BUSINESS groups in Northern Ireland have welcomed the British ... and domestic, are central to supporting Northern Ireland's economy, tourism, ...
Getting rid of air passenger duty (APD) in Northern Ireland could create ... tourism sector jobs from Northern Ireland to south of the border, they said.
Game of Thrones has put Northern Ireland on not just the film and television industry map but on fan-based tourism and digital technology maps as ...
For the second year running, Ireland has triumphed at The Group Travel Awards in Britain, beating off competition from destinations such as Italy, ...
Seventy Chinese travel professionals have been hearing about the new direct flight from Beijing to Dublin and the island of Ireland at a training ...
A group of 70 Chinese travel professionals have been hearing all about the new direct flight from Beijing to Dublin and about the island of Ireland at a ...
The new flight is the first ever direct flight from the Asia-Pacific region to Ireland. The group is here are guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and ...
Luxury cruises lets travellers immerse in nature's greenest settings and go ... While in the real capital of Ireland, Cork is a musical and resilient place ...
St Patrick's Day Ireland: Aer Lingus treat Irish rugby fans heading over for ... Watch Tourism Ireland's latest video showing the beauty of Ireland in ...
The State's Ireland Strategic Infrastructure Fund (ISIF) is backing a new ... in the pipeline, all contributing to Irish tourism, agriculture, trade and exports.
Stronger commercial accountability, data and technology savviness, and the ability to better influence the company culture are significant changes ...
Go-Ahead Ireland, a new private bus company, announced today that 425 new jobs ... Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross TD welcomed the ... Ed Wills, Managing Director of Go-Ahead Ireland said: "Since being ...
Fáilte Ireland, the State tourism agency, is urging businesses in the industry to target visitors from emerging markets such as the Gulf nations, India ...
“In the case of Ireland, 140 Irish citizens will have the opportunity to travel across the EU Inter Rail network from France to Estonia or Denmark to Italy.
Ireland's top five visitor attractions are now drawing in excess of one million ... Figures released by the national tourism development authority today ...
Go-Ahead Ireland, a private bus company which mainly operates bus and rail ... Ireland is a very significant development for public transport in Ireland. I welcome both,” said the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross.
A brand new tourism website for the Lisburn and Castlereagh City area, ... “To have quick and easy access to local information will help drive visitor ... a substantial and continuing projected increase in visitors to Northern Ireland, ...
Julie Wakley, Tourism Ireland's Head of Great Britain, said: “We are delighted that Ireland has been voted Best European Destination once again at ...
Fáilte Ireland has published its annual list of Ireland's most popular visitor attractions, which shows that almost all of the country's key attractions ...
Brushed: Ireland turned down an invitation to play Test match ... in a historic first Test series between the nations and a first ever incoming Ireland tour.
Fáilte Ireland has published its annual list of Ireland's most popular visitor attractions in 2017. It looks at both fee charging and free attractions.
A pint of plain remains your only man for bringing the tourists in, with the Guinness Storehouse once again proving to be the most popular ...
"Over the course of 2017 alone, Fáilte Ireland provided capital funding of over €22m for a variety of tourism projects, helping to drive growth in every ...
The Guinness Storehouse has once again been named Ireland's top visited tourist attraction. The fee-charging attraction saw a 4% increase in visitors ...
It's been a pretty great year for Irish tourism. The Guinness Storehouse was Ireland's most popular tourist attraction in 2017. The iconic Dublin brewery ...
Fáilte Ireland has today published its' annual list of Ireland's most popular visitor attractions, which shows that almost all our key attractions enjoyed ...
Spending on tourism in Northern Ireland in 2017 reached a record high of £926m official figures suggest. That is an increase of 9% on 2016 and ...
Ireland's most POPULAR tourist destinations have been revealed ... Whether you're a visiting tourist from abroad or just exploring all your homeland ...
Topping the list of 'free to enter' attractions, the National Gallery of Ireland surpassed the one million visitor mark for the first time, experiencing 41% ...
A champion for Northern Ireland's growing tourism and hospitality sector, Niall said the Cathedral Quarter provided the perfect location for the new ...
Taylor Swift Ireland 2018: Light sabres and glow sicks on list of banned ... The US superstar is set to bring her Reputation Tour to the iconic Dublin ...
Kildare's Castletown House Parklands is the second most popular free tourist attraction in Ireland, according to figures released today by Fáilte Ireland ...
Kilkenny Castle remains the 14th most-popular visitor attraction in the ... Fáilte Ireland today published its annual list of Ireland's most popular visitor ...
Northern Ireland welcomed more visitors than ever in 2017, according to the latest tourism figures. There were 2.7 million trips by external visitors, ...
Ireland's rugby tour Down Under in May, 1967 yielded a first win for a Five Nations side in Australia, and only the second-ever victory in the Southern ...
The Cliffs of Moher have once again been beaten by the Guinness Storehouse to be named Ireland's most popular tourist attraction. Fáilte Ireland says ...
... the Shake It Off hitmaker perform in the iconic venue next week when she comes to Ireland as part of her worldwide tour promoting her latest album.
The Guinness Storehouse has been voted Ireland's top visited fee-paying attraction. The most attended tourist attractions in Ireland have been ...
The annual list of both free to enter and fee-charging attractions highlights Ireland's most popular attractions. According to Fáilte Ireland, almost all of ...
The US superstar is set to bring her Reputation Tour to Croke Park for two ... Ned Kelly's, 3 O' Connell Street Upper, Extreme Ireland, Tourism Office, ...
... while also delivering social and environmental benefits by decongesting roads, promoting all-Ireland Tourism and reducing carbon emissions.".
Visitors to Northern Ireland spent almost £930 million as a record-breaking number of trips totalling almost five million were taken around the province ...
... public transport while also delivering social and environmental benefits by decongesting roads, promoting all-Ireland Tourism and reducing carbon ...
The Guinness Storehouse was Ireland's most popular tourist attraction in 2017. The iconic Dublin brewery has seized the top spot after it pulled in over ...
Ireland's most POPULAR tourist destinations have been revealed. 7th Jun 18 | ... Although Ireland is a small country there sure is a lot to see and do.
The promise of a pint of the black stuff attracted 1.7 million people to the Guinness Storehouse last year making it Ireland's most visited attraction of ...
In the 21st Century "Heritage Tourism" is a growing trend, as more and ... Ireland is also another significant source of migrants to the United States, ...
... public transport while also delivering social and environmental benefits by de-congesting roads, promoting all-Ireland Tourism and reducing carbon ...
Speaking to reporters ahead of a visit to Northern Ireland, the Taoiseach said: ... of bodies including Belfast City Council and Tourism Northern Ireland.
... a unique initiative which will give locals and tourists in seven tourism centres across Ireland unlimited access to broadband speeds of up to 100mps.
TOURISM contributed a record-breaking £926 million to the Northern Ireland economy in 2017, government figures have revealed. But nearly half of ...
In the annual Airhelp report on global airline and airports, Dublin is the highest-ranked airport in the UK and Ireland with a score of 21/141. Aer Lingus ...
Data released by the CSO last week showed that the strong tourism ... Ireland and Fáilte Ireland are doing a superb job promoting Irish tourism.
Next, there would be a focus on a draft tourism strategy for 2030 - but he said more investment would be needed in attractions. Last year, the Giant's ...
This is according to Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune who has expressed her outrage at the decision by Aer Lingus to cut flights, which were ...
Tourism NI has welcomed the release of positive performance figures for Northern Ireland for January to December 2017. Figures from the Northern ...
Fáilte Ireland has today published its annual list of Ireland's most popular visitor attractions, which shows that almost all our key attractions - many of ...
What are the most popular places to visit in Ireland? Failte Ireland has just released the top 10 free and fee attractions tourists flocked to in 2017.
“Over the course of 2017 alone, Failte Ireland provided capital funding of over €22 million for a variety of tourism projects, helping to drive growth in ...
The McKeever Hotel Group has been part of the tourism and hospitality market in Northern Ireland for nearly twenty five years and currently employs ...
Though a tourist to Ireland might feel the fáilte anywhere, the embracing term pub culture exists for a reason. Truth be told, I feel most comfortable ...
The Tourism Authority in Ireland has released the most visited attractions in the country for 2017. The most popular fee-charging attraction remains the ...
The top 20 tourist attractions in the country, both paid and free, have been revealed by Failte Ireland. The Guinness Storehouse is Ireland's most ...
The full list of Northern Ireland recipients named in the Queen's birthday honours list: .... For services to Hospitality and Tourism in Northern Ireland.
SAP is dropping the 'Hybris' name and repositioning its portfolio of marketing, ecommerce, service and customer data cloud platforms under SAP ...
The restored cottages are free to visit, and their redevelopment - funded by the OPW and a Fáilte Ireland grant under its Wild Atlantic Way Tourism ...
THE GUINNESS Storehouse in Dublin is the most visited attraction in Ireland during a record year, tourism figures reveal. More than 1.7 million people ...
For services to people with liver disease and their carers in Northern Ireland. Norman .... For services to Hospitality and Tourism in Northern Ireland.
DUBLIN, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Tourism Ireland said that it aims to increase the number of the Chinese visitors to the island of Ireland to 175,000 by the ...
Australia ended Ireland's record-breaking winning streak as sterling defence set up a nine-point defeat of the Six Nations champions in Brisbane.
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Ireland got what they deserved in their 18-9 defeat by Australia in Brisbane, said head coach Joe Schmidt. The tourists' 12-game winning run was ...
The protestant Dutchman - and new king of England, Scotland and Ireland ... Mr McAllister hailed the tourism and economic benefits of the annual ...
A new scheme will give Irish teenagers the opportunity to travel Europe for free this summer. In total, 140 Irish 18-year-old's will be offered free Inter ...
When the route and brand was unveiled by the government and Failte Ireland in 2014 as a way of boosting overseas tourism to picturesque coastal ...
... for services to hospitality and tourism in Northern Ireland, and Stephen Bird, head of heritage for Bath and North East Somerset Council, for services ...
The strike was just one of the manifestations that Portugal – the “P” in the Eurozone debt crisis acronym PIIGS (with Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain) ...
Australia were intent on burying Ireland behind the gain line and often succeeded, getting the crowd involved and putting the tourists under pressure.
Two private, fee-paying schools in south Dublin sent nearly identical letters threatening the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport with a High ...
Irish Tour Tickets are now hosting a Game Of Thrones tour around the ... locations in Northern Ireland, which have been main production and filming ...
The privately owned Coolwood nature reserve opened in 1993, following approaches from the local tourism industry to animal collector, Sean Buckley ...
Ireland's global presence is set to expand as the Trump-era changes the ... through diplomacy, culture, business, overseas aid, tourism and trade.
We have seen an influx of tourism and this has had a positive impact on our revenues. However, on the other side we have seen huge increase in our ...
'Treyvaud Travels' features him cooking on his travels around Ireland. ... a global marketing campaign with the support of Tourism Ireland to promote ...
Read More: Beautiful spots in Ireland that every tourist should visit. Dublin came in sixth place among other cities on the list for excellent services such ...
The Bushmills Inn Hotel of Co. Antrim is celebrating being named 'Northern Ireland's Best Hotel Stay 2018' at this year's Northern Ireland Tourism ...
Fáilte Ireland has developed a KNOW DONEGAL Local Experts Programme to support those involved in the tourism sector and the local community, ...
... in areas such as trade, investment, higher education and the tourism. ... Regarding the Cyprus issue, Coveney expressed Ireland's willingness and ...
Pope Francis will visit Ireland on the 25th and 26th of August as part of the World ... It comes as the Church in Ireland struggles to find a new place in Irish ... of millions which will have a hugely positive impact for tourism to the region.
She focuses on the quirky stories that make Ireland a magical place. ... “My goal is to show people the real Ireland, not through the eyes of tourism, but ...
Ireland's premier Leo Varadkar has unveiled “ambitious” plans to double ... the project will help grow export markets, inward investment and tourism.
The online video was produced by Tourism Ireland and features images of Galway – giving people everywhere a flavour of what to expect when they ...
Diane Poole OBE, Stena Line's Travel Commercial Manager – Irish Sea South said: “We are thrilled to have been voted Best Ferry Company in Ireland ...
The seven-year project, entitled Global Ireland, will involve the promotion of Irish arts ... the areas of diplomacy, culture, business, overseas aid, tourism and trade. ... “When it comes to positioning Ireland to thrive in the new global ...
... inward investment and tourism. Speaking at the launch event, Mr Varadkar said: “With the launch of Global Ireland 2025 we are setting out our path ...
Tourism Ireland had unveiled a new online film showcasing the best of summer in Galway to promote the city for visitors to the International Arts ...
The famed Nobu restaurant Palo Alto is trying to attract tourism to Napa ... Brendan Vacations' golf trips through Ireland and Scotland includes nine ...
Brendan Vacations' golf trips through Ireland and Scotland. Dad will travel nine days from Glasgow to Edinburgh, or Dublin to Shannon, accompanied ...
First scheduled flights from Chinese mainland to Ireland are going to be a game changer for Ireland-China tourism, business &education ...
Tourism Ireland has released a new online film highlighting the upcoming Galway International Arts Festival. Tourism Ireland hopes the video will ...
First scheduled flights from Chinese mainland to Ireland are going to be a game changer for Ireland-China tourism, business &education ...
The online video was produced by Tourism Ireland and features images of Galway, giving people everywhere a taste of what to expect when they visit.
Tourism Ireland in Toronto, in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland, invited host Marilyn Denis and her production team to explore Ireland for the TV show, ...
... accessible tourism in Fife; and John Mothers, proprietor of Newfore House in Magheralin, for services to hospitality and tourism in Northern Ireland.
“If Government is serious about improving trade and tourism links then we fully support that ambition, and if they are willing to spend £15billion on ...
TWO tourists are in hospital today after separate falls from hotels in Majorca in the early hours. A British man aged 52 and a 19-year-old from Ireland ...
THOUSANDS of Taylor Swift fans are set to descend on the Capital this Friday and Saturday for her hugely anticipated concerts this weekend.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — The RMS Titanic sinking — with over 1,500 men, women ... For more on travel, contact Tourism Ireland, ireland.com.
Pope Francis' brief visit to #Ireland for @WMOF2018 Aug. ... Atlantic Way, which has already seen a great deal of promotion from Tourism Ireland.
Ireland and China flags were draped out of the cockpit windows as the ... have come to Irish shores in the last year according to Tourism Ireland.
For an Irish heritage tour you might select Ireland, travel, tourism, heritage, ancestry. It will cost you less than US$50 to target 5,000 Facebook users ...
These over-the-top travel gifts will wow your dad for Father's Day .... He can't make it to his favorite pub in Ireland, but his kids can still gift him his own ...
Tourists on the Derry Walls are being told by some tour guides that Catholics are not welcome in the Memorial Hall in Society Street, according to DUP ...
Marketing, IT and product leaders are going so far as swapping talent between their functions as digital transformation reshapes the way organisations ...
Commenting on new figures released by the CSO for the first quarter of 2018, Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said, “Today's CSO figures are ...
Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “Today's CSO figures are very strong, confirming that revenue from overseas visitors to Ireland grew by ...
Niall Gibbons, CEO Tourism Ireland said: ““Stena Line's decision to locate the first of its new generation of ferries on the Holyhead to Dublin route is a ...
While France continues to be a popular travel destination for Irish travellers, the number of French people visiting Ireland showed no signs of waning ...
The CSO noted that the number of nights spent in Ireland by overseas travellers reached a 12% increase from 11.1 million to 12.5 million. Similarly ...
Winter blizzards and storms failed to put a dampener on Ireland's popularity with tourists. Figures showed that 1.92 million people visited Ireland from ...
The last time tighthead prop Furlong experienced a loss was during the British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand last summer, when the tourists were ...
Whiskey tourism is a growing business in Ireland with a large number of new distilleries having opened in recent years. Mr Gibbons said: “In the short ...
Iceland topped the list of tourism destinations with the highest percentage of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipients, pipping Ireland to the post ...
Visitors to Londonderry are being told by some tour guides that "Catholics ... By Staff Reporter Northern Ireland could be blasted by winds of up to ...
It follows a two-day visit to Northern Ireland, ending on Wednesday in Omagh, where the couple paid their respects at the scene of one of the biggest ...
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have begun a two-day tour of the Republic of Ireland with a visit to Cork. Charles and Camilla started by ...
The Ballyliffin and Clonmany Tourism Group have received funding from the ... Representatives of Failte Ireland, Donegal Tourism, IDP and Inishowen ...
"Ireland is a country that my wife and I have come to love. Above all, the ... The prince was then cheered by students when he arrived for a tour of UCC.
Replacing standards established by Northern Ireland, VisitScotland and Visit Wales, Tourism Northern Ireland and the AA in 2006 and updated in ...
Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online video, titled "Bloomsday in Dublin – a celebration of James Joyce's Ulysses". Created to highlight Dublin ...
The Treasury must scrap Air Passenger Duty (APD) in order for Northern Ireland to realise its tourism potential, Mid and East Antrim Council has said.
THE Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have begun a two-day tour of the Republic of Ireland with a visit to Cork. Charles and Camilla started ...
Tourism Ireland in France has teamed up with Promovacances, a leading French travel group, in a new campaign to grow visitor numbers from France ...
Hastings Hotels was named Best Luxury Hotel Group in Ireland at the Travel Media Awards in Dublin, the Everglades Hotel won North West ...
Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online video, titled Bloomsday in Dublin – a celebration of James Joyce's Ulysses. Created to highlight Dublin and ...
The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) office responsible for the UK and Ireland, together with the MTA tourism representative for North America, ...
If you are on holiday abroad and have an interest in food, a food tour is one of the best ways to get away from the tourist traps and acquire a bit of an ...
But as the plight of travellers took up columns of newspaper inches and dominated ... market, especially for a small, open island economy like Ireland.
The investment in the new “Ireland House” in Tokyo's central Yotsuya ... the consulate and other State agencies, including Tourism Ireland and IDA ...
Unlike Ireland, it does not have multinationals and a financial services centre to generate wealth. With tourism as its only major industry (20 per cent of ...
Ireland's ever-rising international profile has brought many unexpected ... Business tourism was worth €760 million to the Irish economy in 2017, ...
Tourism Ireland's Game of Thrones tapestry campaign has scooped seven awards at three different awards events in recent weeks. The wins included ...
Launched in Belfast as part of Northern Ireland's Bus+Train week initiative, the ... roads, reducing carbon emissions and promoting all-Ireland tourism.
Strategic development plan launched to improve Ireland's rail network ... benefits through decongesting roads, promoting Ireland tourism and reducing ...
The event is generously supported by sponsors including Saville AV, O'Donovan Waste, Tourism Ireland with support from Culture Ireland, Bord Bia ...
A country of beautiful natural landscapes, rich cultural tradition, long history and great hospitality, Ireland attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists ...
Leading travel writers from China have been visiting Northern Ireland, as guests of Tourism Ireland, Hainan Airlines and Tourism NI. They flew to ...
IRELAND'S waste management and illegal dumping problem has been ... seaboard and the route of the Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland's tourism gem.
Figures just released for 2017 show a record-breaking year of close to £1bn of tourism revenues. All the tourism statistics for 2017 point towards a ...
They are looking forward to learning more about Ireland's history and ... Tourism Ireland welcomed the visit, with CEO Niall Gibbons commenting: “The ...
Irish tourists are the second grumpiest in the world and the ones most likely to leave a negative review of a hotel they have stayed in overseas, ...
The castle was transferred to the Northern Ireland Government in 1928 for ... "Carrickfergus continues to make its mark on the tourism industry as we ...
Tourism Ireland's Game of Thrones® tapestry campaign has won seven awards at three different awards events in recent weeks. The wins have ...
A subsidiary of French car maker Renault has taken a 75 per cent stake in iCabbi, an Irish company that specialises in cloud-based taxi dispatch ...
Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, described the visit as a "wonderful opportunity to showcase Dublin and Ireland to a huge audience of ...
“We expect a large media contingent will travel to Ireland to cover the visit, bringing the story to millions of people in Britain, and elsewhere around the ...
It says that they're 'looking forward to learning more about Ireland's history and experiencing its rich culture'. CEO of Tourism Ireland, Niall Gibbons, ...
Tourism Ireland said the visit will be be a “wonderful opportunity to showcase Dublin and Ireland to a huge audience of prospective holidaymakers.”.
Commenting on the tourism potential of the visit to Ireland next month by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, ...
Harry and Meghan to visit Ireland: the duke and duchess of Sussex are looking ... Tourism Ireland said the visit will be be a “wonderful opportunity to ...
Six travel writers from China have been visiting Northern Ireland as guests of Tourism Ireland, Hainan Airlines and Tourism NI. They flew to Dublin on ...
Approximately 1.5 million Spanish residents are seeing ads for Northern Ireland in bus stations, train stations and shopping centres around Barcelona ...
While Ireland didn't take the dubious honour of most grumpy tourists overall, the Irish were most likely to leave a one and two-star review of a hotel.
Irish tourism chiefs were royally pleased yesterday as it was announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle would be coming to Ireland in July on ...
A WORCESTER couple has given their seal of approval to news Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will make their first official trip to Dublin. The news ...
... from Tuesday, July 10 to Wednesday, July 11. The city's traders said the pair can expect a warm welcome as the visit gives Ireland a tourism boost.
... last week," he told the Irish Independent. Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, described the visit as a "wonderful opportunity to showcase Dublin".
But in an era of easy foreign air travel, the Turkish resort of Antalya, where Ireland played back in March attracted 3.8 million Russian holidaymakers ...
It's hard to drag yourself away from the tourist sites when you're in Ireland but if you find yourself with long hours on a coach, taking some time out of ...
A group of Australian travel agents is visiting Ireland this week as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Australian Pacific Touring (APT).
Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland, described the visit as a "wonderful opportunity to showcase Dublin and Ireland to a huge audience of ...
Though their full itinerary has yet to be announced, Tourism Ireland told the Irish Times that the visit will be be a “wonderful opportunity to showcase ...
Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, described the visit as a “wonderful opportunity to showcase Dublin and Ireland to a huge audience of ...
... Belfast and Wexford and that he spent “every school holiday” in Ireland. ... was also spotted at the gig, which was sponsored by Tourism Ireland and ...
Though their full itinerary has yet to be announced, Tourism Ireland told the Irish Times that the visit will be be a "wonderful opportunity to showcase ...
GOLF tourism in Northern Ireland grew to almost £40 million last year, according to new figures. The latest monitor results from Tourism NI have ...
The May data from travel research company STR follows figures for April that showed total revenue per available room in Ireland rising 9.7pc ...
The tour marked the future king of England's sixth official visit to these ... Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland, points to the PR value of the ...