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# 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

From Business ETC Already dreaming of a summer break for next year? Your flight options just got better Yer Flying

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.

This is the best museum in Ireland*

*According to TripAdvisor.

# tourism - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Is your county getting funding as part of ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’? The New Atlantic Way This post contains videos

Is your county getting funding as part of ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’?

€1.2 million is going to be split between 12 projects.

# tourism - Monday 7 September, 2015

Tourists just love Ireland for the craic and friendliness

Ireland’s recovery owes a lot to tourism, but to keep them coming there are a few things that we still need to do, writes Damian O’Neill.

From The Daily Edge Ireland has three of the world’s top five friendliest cities. Go Ireland! Sure 'tis Nothing

Ireland has three of the world’s top five friendliest cities. Go Ireland!

Including the top spot. Ah go ‘way.

# tourism - Friday 4 September, 2015

The bizarre way this castle protected itself from deadly attackers

Plus: a group of aristocratic playboys who drank, caroused and got up to all manner of blasphemy and badness in Ireland.

Dublin Mountains might be getting a restaurant

… and a few other upgrades to attract tourists.

# tourism - Thursday 3 September, 2015

The LGBT tourist in Ireland is now worth €2.3 million per DAY

Ireland’s tourist figures are on the rise with the positive waves from the marriage referendum lifting all boats.

# tourism - Sunday 30 August, 2015

‘We want to help them but we can’t’: Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# tourism - Saturday 22 August, 2015

From Business ETC Why two young Dubliners quit their day jobs to go into business… in Peru The Inca Trail

Why two young Dubliners quit their day jobs to go into business… in Peru

“We’re very proud of the fact that we feel like we represent Ireland in everything we do.”

# tourism - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Stop everything: Shaggy is in Galway, drinking Guinness and taking in the sights Boombastic
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