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#Tourism

# tourism - Today’s News

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash

Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.

# tourism - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From Business ETC Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up Taking Off

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up

CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.

# tourism - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Ireland is doing its best to make caravan holidays a thing again

There’s a new standard being set for off-beat accommodation.

# tourism - Sunday 28 June, 2015

PHOTOS: Step inside one of the world’s most luxurious river cruise ships

The SS Maria Theresa: Three decks, an elevator, 75 rooms, €10,729 a pop.

# tourism - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

# tourism - Friday 12 June, 2015

It looks like it’s going to be a bumper year for Irish tourism

538,000 tourists have poured in so far this year.

# tourism - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Tourists who stripped naked on a Malaysian mountain blamed for earthquake and now facing jail

Four have been arrested with police officers saying they “will catch” six more.

# tourism - Friday 5 June, 2015

Have you noticed more Americans about town? Aer Lingus transatlantic passengers are up

The line could get a lot longer at the Book of Kells.

# tourism - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Brits and Americans are queuing up to get into Ireland

It’s good news for the tourism industry as trips to Ireland increase by 13.5%.

# tourism - Sunday 17 May, 2015

# tourism - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 18 of the greatest Irish pubs that tourists (mostly) don’t know about Just For One
Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer Storytellers This post contains videos

Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer

The walking tours programme has trained people are are homeless or previously lived on the streets to help give them more independence.

# tourism - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Dún Laoghaire’s mega cruise berth would make Dublin ‘the new Copenhagen’

The local planning group wants 400,000 passengers to use the terminal each year.

If you’ve never been inside Newgrange, here’s your chance to take a peek

More than 130 buildings and monuments have been transformed into 3D digital models.

# tourism - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Open Thread: Where should tourists visit off the beaten track in ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’?

Tell us what’s on offer in the east and south of the country.

The east’s answer to the Wild Atlantic Way is ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’ Céad Míle Fáilte This post contains videos

The east’s answer to the Wild Atlantic Way is ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’

The new tourism programme aims to attract 600,000 overseas visitors.

# tourism - Friday 10 April, 2015

‘A load of rubbish’: Michael O’Leary isn’t a fan of the water protests

The Ryanair CEO also said that he felt the government has done a ‘spectacularly good job’ for aviation and tourism.

# tourism - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Skerries has been named one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. CITIES

The buzzing metropolis of Skerries.

# tourism - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in

At least 20 tourists were made ill and three died after snorting white heroin sold to them as cocaine.

# tourism - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

China is going to keep a very close eye on its own badly-behaved tourists

The world’s most populous nation wants its citizens to portray the right image abroad.

# tourism - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

More than 700 tourists were mugged last year

Niall Collins asked Frances Fitzgerald to take a walk with him in Dublin city centre to see how common crime is.

# tourism - Monday 16 March, 2015

Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost?

More than €700,000 was spent between 2011 and 2014 sending ministers on trips for the national holiday. How do you feel about it?

# tourism - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Two US tourists carved their names into the Colosseum for a selfie, were promptly arrested When In Rome

Two US tourists carved their names into the Colosseum for a selfie, were promptly arrested

This will certainly make for a unique holiday experience.

# tourism - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge US magazine advises Dublin tourists not to bother with Grafton Street or Irish breakfasts Dos And Donts

# tourism - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Czech tourist robbed in Galway posts heartfelt thanks to people of Ireland for their help Reddit

# tourism - Monday 23 February, 2015

Far more people are staying in Irish hotels

During 2014, overseas visitors grew by 586,000 to 7.27 million.

# tourism - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This U2 fan came to Dublin and was extremely disappointed by what he found Bono Is A Pox This post contains a poll

This U2 fan came to Dublin and was extremely disappointed by what he found

He even rang Bono’s doorbell :(

From The Daily Edge Looking for a great beach? Here are Ireland’s top 10 Beaches

Looking for a great beach? Here are Ireland’s top 10

Tripadvisor have ranked em all.

# tourism - Sunday 15 February, 2015

‘Nothing too special at all … they are just cliffs’

Everyone’s a critic.

# tourism - Friday 6 February, 2015

Kerry made it onto the cover of a National Geographic magazine

Hollywood actor Andrew McCarthy traced his Irish roots back to Lacca West where he met with distant relatives and basked in their warm hospitality.

# tourism - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Airbnb hosts: ‘We’ve been making the housing crisis worse’

Following Revenue’s decision to tax their earnings, some Irish hosts on the homeshare site admit their situation was ‘too good to be true’

# tourism - Monday 26 January, 2015

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high

Some 172,000 new applications were received in 2014.

# tourism - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays

New pubs network will see nearly 7,000 establishments worldwide working together.

# tourism - Monday 12 January, 2015

Dún Laoghaire might not get that floating outdoor swimming pool after all…

Fancy a dip off Dún Laoghaire pier?

# tourism - Friday 9 January, 2015

A record number of passengers flew via Knock airport last year

Their London services were particularly popular.

# tourism - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Ever been to the Smithwick’s Experience? Lonely Planet thinks you should go

It has been named as one of the best new tourist attractions.

# tourism - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Where did Irish people go on holiday last year?

Great Britain and Spain. A lot.

# tourism - Monday 5 January, 2015

Dublin Zoo had a record-breaking year in 2014

Over 1.076 million people visited.

# tourism - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Plus: What was the lowest temperature in Ireland this week?

# tourism - Friday 2 January, 2015

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin’s streets ‘isn’t putting tourists off’

Minister Paschal Donohoe said that Ireland is “a very safe destination” for tourists.

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