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#Tourism

# 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

# 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.

# tourism - Thursday 1 January, 2015

QUIZ: Can you name these Irish landmarks?

It would be pretty embarrassing if the tourists knew more about the country than you did, wouldn’t it?

# tourism - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Tourists spent an average of €479 each in Ireland this year

The equivalent of 469 million pints in Temple Bar overall.

# tourism - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From Business ETC What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on? Hypothecated

What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on?

Fianna Fáil aren’t happy with the Government’s answer.

# tourism - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Bewley’s Hotels are about to disappear as a new Dublin hotel king is crowned All Hail

Bewley’s Hotels are about to disappear as a new Dublin hotel king is crowned

Ireland’s biggest hotel operator has agreed to buy 9 hotels for €455 million.

# tourism - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 photos of life in North Korea, according to its swanky new tourism website Holliers

# tourism - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

# tourism - Monday 1 December, 2014

Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 … here’s how

The group wants 7.74 million visitors to come to our shores next year.

# tourism - Thursday 27 November, 2014

What are the best towns in Ireland for tourism?

Fáilte Ireland gave out some awards today…

# tourism - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge New York Times spends 36 hours in Dublin, makes it look stunning Hiya Tourists

New York Times spends 36 hours in Dublin, makes it look stunning

It’s a grand little city all the same.

# tourism - Friday 7 November, 2014

A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland’s railways

The service will provide tours of up to six nights around the country.

# tourism - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

It’s been Ireland’s City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe’s

They are not the only Irish city interested though…

# tourism - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Eva Longoria has basically done every single tourist activity in Dublin today Book Of Kells

# tourism - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Heritage Ireland: Deserted medieval towns, the Hellfire Club and Lady Rohesia’s gem

Archaeologist Neil Jackman leaves us for the winter with a bumper trip around Ireland.

# tourism - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Temple Bar’s cobbled streets under threat as women wearing stilettos can’t walk on them

The chairman of Fáilte Ireland said it is a practical problem that needs fixing.

# tourism - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Irish Water, the apology to Justin Timberlake and how Ireland is a top spot for visitors next year…

# tourism - Monday 20 October, 2014

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

# tourism - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From Business ETC Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer? Bun Fight

Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer?

SIPTU says customers and workers have missed out on the benefits of the special VAT rate, but businesses say otherwise.

# tourism - Monday 6 October, 2014

From Business ETC The magic (or income) is gone at Disneyland Paris and it’s getting a bailout Fairy Godmother

The magic (or income) is gone at Disneyland Paris and it’s getting a bailout

It’s been an up and down ride for the park since it opened in 1992

It’s going to be easier for tourists to come to Ireland and the UK from today

Which is good news for those in the tourism sector.

# tourism - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven’t gone away

Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven’t gone away

The expert group is not expected to give their opinion until next year.

# tourism - Friday 3 October, 2014

Dublin’s drug situation hasn’t gotten worse, it’s just ‘shifted to other areas’

The Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, Tony Duffin said a recent surge in hallucinogenic stimulants has also made addicts’ behaviour somewhat more challenging lately.

# tourism - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Where do Irish people like to travel to the least? Sorry Louth and Monaghan…

Dublin is the most popular domestic destination, but Kerry and Clare are the spots for a longer stay.

# tourism - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Publican refuses to hire foreign nationals to greet customers

Charlie Chawke has said he only employs Irish workers as front-of-house staff.

From Business ETC The Germans are going nuts for Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way Das Ist Gut

The Germans are going nuts for Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way

Tourism operators report their best summer since the Celtic Tiger years.

# tourism - Friday 26 September, 2014

From Business ETC More people are choosing Ireland as their holiday destination Holliers

More people are choosing Ireland as their holiday destination

New figures from CSO show visitor numbers up again.

# tourism - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tourism Ireland’s clever new ad campaign for Dublin involves getting the shift Kiss Me I'm Irish This post contains a poll

# tourism - Monday 15 September, 2014

Two British tourists murdered on Thai island after beach party

The two were found with head wounds in the popular resort of Koh Tao.

# tourism - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From Business ETC Hoteliers riding on the back of tourists. Not literally though Get A Room

Hoteliers riding on the back of tourists. Not literally though

Dalata Hotel Group reports income boost, buys another hotel.

# tourism - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From Business ETC Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more Tourism

Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more

The average hotel price is up in the first half of this year with Killarney, Dublin and Galway at the top of the scale.

# tourism - Monday 25 August, 2014

From Business ETC Irish restaurants say cutting VAT has created more than 30,000 new jobs Great Success

Irish restaurants say cutting VAT has created more than 30,000 new jobs

VAT was cut from 13.5% to 9% in July 2011.

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