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# visitors - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Americans living in Ireland provide perfect GIFs to demonstrate their experiences Far And Away

# visitors - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing

More than 7 million tourists are expected to visit Ireland this year.

# visitors - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Eamon Gilmore will be hoping Europe’s top MEP can ease his Labour pains

It’s been a tough 24 hours for the Tánaiste but he has a big visitor today.

# visitors - Monday 7 April, 2014

Tourists think Ireland is great value for money 40 Shades Of Green This post contains a poll

# visitors - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 undeniable downsides to still living at home with your parents Coming In Drunk

8 undeniable downsides to still living at home with your parents

As long as you live under my roof…

# visitors - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Over one million people visited Dublin Zoo in 2013

A number of high profile additions helped the numbers including an Asian lion and two snow leopards.

# visitors - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle Winter Schedule

Aer Lingus Regional adds 50 extra UK flights including new route to Newcastle

The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.

# visitors - Thursday 17 October, 2013

The Gathering might return in five or seven years time, says Varadkar

The Gathering brought in more than 300,000 tourists, but he said it is not something that can be done too often.

# visitors - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Prison reports: Improving facilities, some violence and concerns about lock-ups

Food, education, solitary confinement and slopping out were among the issues discussed in the reports.

# visitors - Friday 26 July, 2013

Drumroll, please: And the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland are…

Dublin Zoo? Book of Kells? Tayto Park? Here’s the places that took the top spots on this year’s list compiled by Fáilte Ireland.

# visitors - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Boost for tourism with visitor numbers up 5.4 per cent in first six months

Minister Leo Varadkar said today it looks like The Gathering is succeeding in persuading people to travel here.

# visitors - Monday 15 July, 2013

No full record of who visited Taoiseach’s department on bank guarantee night

Enda Kenny has revealed that their is no exhaustive record of who visited his Department during the period leading up to the State guarantee of the banks nearly five years ago.

# visitors - Sunday 7 July, 2013

From Business ETC Galway, the ring of Kerry and museums: What tourists like most about Ireland Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Galway, the ring of Kerry and museums: What tourists like most about Ireland

Hiking/walking is the most popular activity for visitors to Dingle and the North West while museums and galleries came out as the top attractions for visitors to Dublin.

# visitors - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From The Score The Irish football team visit Hurricane Sandy victims in New York Visitors This post contains images

The Irish football team visit Hurricane Sandy victims in New York

The team met with numerous survivors of last October’s destruction.

# visitors - Friday 24 May, 2013

From Business ETC Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover Hotels

Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover

A new survey also showed that hoteliers have a more positive outlook about growth at their own business over the next year.

# visitors - Friday 29 March, 2013

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

A total of 187 cases of influenza have been recorded at the hospital – and Beaumont is trying to stop that number from getting any higher.

# visitors - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak

At least 113 cases of flu have been recorded at the hospital since the outbreak began last month.

# visitors - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Poll: Are you getting involved in The Gathering? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you getting involved in The Gathering?

It’s the government scheme aimed at encouraging you to invite relatives home and organise events celebrating Irish culture, but are you getting involved?

# visitors - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

World tourist numbers surpass one billion in 2012: UN

The Asia-Pacific region recorded the biggest increase in foreign visitors last year.

# visitors - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Visitor ban at Waterford hospitals due to vomiting bug

The bug has also hit Waterford Regional Hospital and St Patrick’s Hospital, leading to full bans on visitors.

# visitors - Friday 18 January, 2013

Tourism Ireland wants to increase American tourist numbers by 20 per cent

More than one million Americans are expected to visit Ireland this year, spending more than $1 billion – and Tourism Ireland wants to see this increase even more.

# visitors - Monday 14 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge “Stuff I learned about Ireland” – what an Australian visitor thinks of us Discover Ireland

“Stuff I learned about Ireland” – what an Australian visitor thinks of us

“These people are insane, especially on country roads…”

# visitors - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Increase in tourists in autumn, winter 2012

Visits from mainland Europe were up while the number of tourists coming from Britain declined.

# visitors - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Dublin Zoo records all time high for visitor numbers in 2012 Zoo This post contains images

Dublin Zoo records all time high for visitor numbers in 2012

Birthdays, babies, TV crews and a visit from J-Lo – it was certainly a busy year for the animals.

# visitors - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr’s Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug

Relatives of very ill patients are asked to contact the hospital in advance of visits and no children are allowed to visit until further notice.

# visitors - Thursday 29 November, 2012

From Business ETC Tourism Ireland wants to increase US visitors by one-fifth by 2015 Visitors

Tourism Ireland wants to increase US visitors by one-fifth by 2015

The Gathering and takeover of ireland.com website central to plans to get US visitors to ‘Jump Into Ireland’.

# visitors - Monday 26 November, 2012

From Business ETC Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy Galway City

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy

Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.

# visitors - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish Where's Me Jumper This post contains images

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish

Italia 90, pub etiquette, tracksuit bottoms… here’s what our American friends think of us.

# visitors - Sunday 9 September, 2012

23 stunning photos of an ideal Ireland In Pics This post contains images

23 stunning photos of an ideal Ireland

Tourism Ireland has found Ireland in its best light – doesn’t it look gorgeous?

# visitors - Friday 31 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pictures: Book of Kells has a bumper morning Book Of Queues This post contains images

Pictures: Book of Kells has a bumper morning

Check out the queues at Trinity College this morning. Welcome tourists!

# visitors - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

15,000 US fans expected into Dublin Airport ahead of Notre Dame, Navy game

The sold-out game kicks off on Saturday at the Aviva.

# visitors - Monday 20 August, 2012

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support

Staffing issues at Fáilte Ireland meant that the James Joyce site closed this summer.

# visitors - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Better marketing of Dublin as tourist destination could create 27,000 jobs

A report recommends closer collaboration between various stakeholders and the creation of a Dublin specific brand to market to potential overseas visitors as tourism in Dublin fell significantly in the post-Celtic Tiger years.

# visitors - Monday 18 June, 2012

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed Hot Spots This post contains images

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed

Which places around the country drew the most visitors last year? And does this vintage photo give you a clue?

# visitors - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Coach tourism sector “running at a loss”

A new study involving 66 coach tour operators showed that the number of coach-tourists is down by 16 per cent, while hire-out rates are down 5 per cent.

# visitors - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Varadkar calls for ‘mini-Schengen’ of UK and Ireland

Tourists should receive a common visa to travel freely between the two countries, the transport minister said.

# visitors - Friday 11 May, 2012

Weekend ban on visitors at Waterford Regional Hospital

There are suspected cases of Norovirus (vomiting bug) at the hospital.

# visitors - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

From Business ETC Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012 Travel

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012

Meanwhile, Irish residents made 2.5 per cent fewer visits between January and March.

# visitors - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

From Business ETC West Clare lighthouse opening will create 12 seasonal jobs Jobs

West Clare lighthouse opening will create 12 seasonal jobs

West Clare’s historic Loop Head Lighthouse will reopen to the public during the June Bank Holiday weekend.

# visitors - Monday 26 March, 2012

From Business ETC Inward visitors to Ireland increase by 2.7 per cent Tourism

Inward visitors to Ireland increase by 2.7 per cent

The number of trips to Ireland increased by 30,600 between December 2011 and February 2012, according to the Central Statistics Office.

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