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#Tourism

# tourism - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Why do Irish people leave Ireland - and what happens when they do?

A new exhibition tells the stories of the Irish people.

# tourism - Saturday 9 April, 2016

We called the new Dial-a-Swede number to talk to random Swedes

The folks at the country’s tourist association came up with a genius idea to spread word about Sweden.

# tourism - Thursday 7 April, 2016

From Business ETC Dublin Airport is getting a new €320 million runway Tourism

Dublin Airport is getting a new €320 million runway

Construction on the long-awaited project is expected to start in 2017.

# tourism - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Over 800 tourists were robbed or attacked here last year

Most of the attacks were in Dublin city centre.

# tourism - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From The42 This company wants to bring American college football here every year Sport

This company wants to bring American college football here every year

Some 20,000 tickets have already been sold for the 2016 College Classic.

From Business ETC This company wants to bring American college football here every year Sport

This company wants to bring American college football here every year

Some 20,000 tickets have already been sold for the 2016 College Classic.

# tourism - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

# tourism - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

This funeral director is bringing a Boeing 767 from Shannon to Sligo for a new glamping village

“I’m surrounded with death every week, you need something to give you a buzz.”

# tourism - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Irish tourism had a big Christmas and New Year

And we went away more.

# tourism - Friday 19 February, 2016

This hotel in Kilkenny has won an international luxury travel award Butler House This post contains images

# tourism - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Passenger outrage as thieves steal luggage from Aircoach buses

The company said the incidents are taken extremely seriously, but they only occur in a small number of cases.

# tourism - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

R2-D2 salt cellars and Skywalker suites – Kerry tourism is braced for a major Star Wars windfall…

The Star Wars sequels have been using Skellig Michael as a filming location – and it looks like the association is set to bear fruit.

# tourism - Monday 18 January, 2016

Publicans say ‘archaic’ Good Friday alcohol ban should be lifted ahead of 1916 centenary

They say extra tourists will be in Ireland for the centenary, as well as the Ireland vs Switzerland game.

# tourism - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

These north Dublin attractions will be highlighted with a new tourism trail

Members of the public will be encouraged to rediscover the rich cultural heritage of Dublin’s northside.

# tourism - Thursday 7 January, 2016

The New York Times wants people to come to Dublin to mark 1916

“A city spruces up to celebrate a centenary.”

# tourism - Monday 4 January, 2016

Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael The Force Awakens This post contains videos

Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael

“We were just blown away by it, it’s an extraordinary place.”

# tourism - Friday 1 January, 2016

These are the 20 places the real travel experts think you should visit this year

You wouldn’t take too much convincing after seeing these photos.

# tourism - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales

The California Commission has give permission for a new tank to be built but stipulated a ban on breeding would be introduced to the park.

Thousands of tourism jobs predicted, but we don’t have enough hotels to cope with growth

Tourism in Ireland is worth over €7 billion for the first time ever.

# tourism - Sunday 20 December, 2015

China is naming and shaming tourists who behave badly

The government has grown concerned about the negative impact on China’s image stemming from numerous incidents of bad behavior by Chinese tourists.

# tourism - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Irish hosts are making very nice pocket money from Airbnb

330,000 guests have used Airbnb to visit Ireland in the past year.

# tourism - Monday 30 November, 2015

How tourism chiefs are planning to attract visitors to Ireland next year Come On Over This post contains videos

How tourism chiefs are planning to attract visitors to Ireland next year

Tourism Ireland launches its 2016 marketing campaign today.

# tourism - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Poll: Would you be anxious about travelling to Paris or Brussels? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be anxious about travelling to Paris or Brussels?

The Department of Foreign Affairs reminded people to ‘exercise extreme caution’ if they are planning a trip to France.

# tourism - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Drum roll please: These are the top tourist towns in Ireland Céad Míle Fáilte This post contains videos

Drum roll please: These are the top tourist towns in Ireland

Did your area make the cut?

# tourism - Friday 13 November, 2015

C’mere ‘till I tell ya why Dublin is better than all the rest

Dublin wants to be the European City of Culture 2020. Why do you think it deserves it?

# tourism - Thursday 5 November, 2015

David Cameron to call Putin to explain his fears that plane was bombed

Thousands have been stranded after flights to and from Sharm el Sheikh were cancelled over bomb fears

# tourism - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

This stunning Irish trail has just received a major international award

The Loop Head Peninsula in Co Clare has taken home a prize at the World Responsible Tourism Awards.

# tourism - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s why that new Dublin tourism campaign is being advertised in, er, Dublin Breath Of Fresh Air

# tourism - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 26 views to make you dream of Dublin Can Be Heaven

26 views to make you dream of Dublin

Lonely Planet is telling people to come to Dublin. And here’s why…

Roaming charges are (finally) set to be scrapped from June 2017

No more expensive calls home thanks to a landmark EU ruling

# tourism - Saturday 17 October, 2015

From Business ETC Why a crew of German instagrammers were lured on this tour of Ireland Snap Snap

Why a crew of German instagrammers were lured on this tour of Ireland

They took lots of pretty photos while they were here.

# tourism - Friday 16 October, 2015

What do you think of Dublin’s new logo? A Breath Of Fresh Air This post contains a poll

What do you think of Dublin’s new logo?

It’s part of a €1 million ad campaign.

# tourism - Sunday 11 October, 2015

# tourism - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Take a look inside the 10 busiest airports in Europe

It was a big year for air travel in the region.

# tourism - Friday 9 October, 2015

# tourism - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Already dreaming of a summer break for next year? Your flight options just got better

Cork Airport will have several new direct routes for the 2016 season.

Terrifying experience for tourists as 394ft-high glass walkway cracks under their feet

The walkway was supporting dozens of tourists when it shattered.

# tourism - Monday 28 September, 2015

The top 10 tourism towns in Ireland have been selected, did your town make it? Best In Show This post contains images

The top 10 tourism towns in Ireland have been selected, did your town make it?

A team of independent ‘secret shoppers’ have been stopping by these towns over the past few weeks.

# tourism - Friday 18 September, 2015

Tourists went to New Zealand for Lord of the Rings. Will Star Wars movie fans go to Kerry?

The new Star Wars will bring balance to more than simply the force; maybe it might help balance some books as well, writes Darren Mooney.

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