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Dublin: 13 °C Sunday 31 July, 2016

#Tourism

# tourism - Monday 25 July, 2016

Hot springs, whale watching and winter sun - just some of the great things to see in Iceland

From the Blue Lagoon right up to the Haukadalur valley.

Drinks lobby says Brexit vote makes strong case for alcohol tax reduction

The lobby group called on the government to make every possible effort in October’s Budget to compensate for the negative effect of Brexit.

# tourism - Friday 22 July, 2016

From Business ETC Two men are doing battle in an Irish court over the Game of Thrones throne Media And Arts

Two men are doing battle in an Irish court over the Game of Thrones throne

The case turns on who has rightful control over a 160kg replica of the Iron Throne.

# tourism - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Sick of dry land? Ireland could soon get a hotel floating on the sea

It is hoped that the vessel could be berthed in Dun Laoghaire harbour.

# tourism - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From Business ETC Sick of dry land? Ireland could soon get a hotel floating on the sea Tourism

Sick of dry land? Ireland could soon get a hotel floating on the sea

It is hoped that the vessel could be berthed in Dún Laoghaire harbour.

# tourism - Sunday 10 July, 2016

This Irish hotel resort is the best in the UK and Ireland*

*According to one travel magazine’s awards.

# tourism - Friday 1 July, 2016

Four counties are getting €3.5m for Greenway projects

Good news for Kildare, Meath, Longford and Westmeath.

# tourism - Thursday 30 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 hilarious observations from American tourists on Irish life Is That A Lake

12 hilarious observations from American tourists on Irish life

From the Aircoaches to the chippers.

# tourism - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dublin's Dobbins restaurant has been put into examinership

The group behind the restaurant and the Becketts Hotel in Leixlip has been struggling under Celtic Tiger-era debts.

From Business ETC Dublin's Dobbins restaurant has been put into examinership Hospitality

Dublin's Dobbins restaurant has been put into examinership

The group behind the restaurant and the Becketts Hotel in Leixlip has been struggling under Celtic Tiger-era debts.

These 'Dublin Champions' are tasked with ensuring tourists enjoy the capital

A group of 80 specially trained tourism workers are now ready to be let loose in Dublin.

# tourism - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From Business ETC Profits at the luxurious Dromoland Castle jumped nearly €1m last year Hospitality

Profits at the luxurious Dromoland Castle jumped nearly €1m last year

The five-star hotel and golf course turned over almost €20 million in 2015.

From Business ETC Airbnb sues its home town over laws it helped push through Tourism

Airbnb sues its home town over laws it helped push through

The company is facing a backlash in San Fransisco as housing costs spiral out of control.

# tourism - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Tayto Park's Ray Coyle sank €10m of his own cash into its massive roller coaster

The Meath entrepreneur’s investment firm bankrolled most of the Cú Chulainn Coaster’s construction.

# tourism - Friday 24 June, 2016

Here's what Ireland's business leaders make of the Brexit hurricane

The economy is expected to take a hit after the Brexit vote, but no one knows what the full fallout will be.

From Business ETC Irish businesses should get ready for a 'fundamentally changed' deal with the UK Policy

Irish businesses should get ready for a 'fundamentally changed' deal with the UK

The economy is expected to take a hit after the Brexit vote, but no one knows what the full fallout will be.

From Business ETC The pound is getting shredded as the UK heads for the Brexit Policy

The pound is getting shredded as the UK heads for the Brexit

Economists are already slashing their forecasts for the country’s future.

# tourism - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

A new twice-daily flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been announced KLM

A new twice-daily flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been announced

And Tourism Ireland is very happy about the news.

# tourism - Sunday 19 June, 2016

From Business ETC Tayto Park's Ray Coyle sank €10m of his own cash into its massive roller coaster Tourism

Tayto Park's Ray Coyle sank €10m of his own cash into its massive roller coaster

The Meath entrepreneur’s investment firm bankrolled most of the Cú Chulainn Coaster’s construction.

# tourism - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From Business ETC Dublin is facing a hotel-room shortage that could stifle its growth as a tourist hub Tourism

Dublin is facing a hotel-room shortage that could stifle its growth as a tourist hub

Rates are expected to go up faster than anywhere in Europe due to the lack of space.

Dublin faces another crisis - because there aren't enough hotel rooms

A new report says supply is falling as demand is rising.

# tourism - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Ryanair's head of technology thinks Big Data is 'wank'

John Hurley says it’s too confusing and expensive – but small data sets are like ‘crack cocaine’.

# tourism - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From Business ETC Dublin-based travel software company Datalex is adding 200 staff Software

Dublin-based travel software company Datalex is adding 200 staff

The company once had over 500 people on its payroll – but it’s been steadily building back to strength.

# tourism - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From Business ETC Ryanair's head of technology thinks Big Data is 'wank' Data And Security

Ryanair's head of technology thinks Big Data is 'wank'

John Hurley says it’s too confusing and expensive – but small data sets are like ‘crack cocaine’.

# tourism - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

From Business ETC Irish Ferries is so confident about the future it's splashing out €144m on a new boat Transport

Irish Ferries is so confident about the future it's splashing out €144m on a new boat

Irish Continental Group expects to have the German-made vessel for the 2018 peak season.

# tourism - Monday 23 May, 2016

From Business ETC The DAA is cleaning up its debts ahead of work on Dublin's new runway Transport

The DAA is cleaning up its debts ahead of work on Dublin's new runway

The airport authority is refinancing €550 million in bonds as it prepares for the project.

# tourism - Sunday 15 May, 2016

From Business ETC What Ryanair's website can teach companies about the value of user experience Apps And Mobile

What Ryanair's website can teach companies about the value of user experience

We spoke to an expert about the ways companies are coming up short in product design.

# tourism - Saturday 14 May, 2016

'What I know about media you could spray on the back of a stamp'

As part of its weekly How My Business Works series, Fora profiles Irish TV.

# tourism - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From Business ETC Here's what the incoming government is promising for business Policy

Here's what the incoming government is promising for business

The new programme for government is out – and we read it so you don’t have to.

From Business ETC 'What I know about media you could spray on the back of a stamp' Media And Arts

'What I know about media you could spray on the back of a stamp'

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile Irish TV.

# tourism - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

From Business ETC Tourists with deep pockets are on their way to Dublin, Galway and... Laois Tourism

Tourists with deep pockets are on their way to Dublin, Galway and... Laois

Travel booking data shows Ireland ranks high for popularity among US and Canadian tourists.

# tourism - Monday 9 May, 2016

From Business ETC There are few clouds on the horizon for customer spending right now Internet

There are few clouds on the horizon for customer spending right now

April was a bumper month for most sectors with e-commerce leading the charge.

# tourism - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Airbnb is rolling out the perks to win over Irish hosts

The company will help users file their taxes after last year’s Revenue intervention.

From Business ETC Irish TV's millionaire backer says he'll spend 'what it takes' on the station Media And Arts

Irish TV's millionaire backer says he'll spend 'what it takes' on the station

John Griffin, who sold his business for £300m in 2013, has already put €15m into the Mayo-based channel.

# tourism - Friday 6 May, 2016

From Business ETC Airbnb is rolling out the perks to win over Irish hosts Tourism

Airbnb is rolling out the perks to win over Irish hosts

The company will help users file their taxes after last year’s Revenue intervention.

# 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.

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