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#Tourism Ireland

# tourism-ireland - Sunday 7 September, 2014

These companies are off to Beijing and Shanghai to sell Ireland to the Chinese

Later this month representatives from 18 Irish companies will head to China in a bid to boost the profile of Ireland as a destination for visitors.

# tourism-ireland - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Loads more people from the UK are coming here on holiday

Almost one and a half million of our British cousins have made the trip across the Irish Sea already this year.

# tourism-ireland - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Does it make more financial sense to holiday in Ireland or abroad? Staycation Nation This post contains a poll

Does it make more financial sense to holiday in Ireland or abroad?

Poll: Is it better value to stay in Ireland? Or impossible to put a price on all that foreign sunshine?

Record tourism season predicted after 10% boost in visits

We owe our cousins in the UK a big thank you…

# tourism-ireland - Saturday 26 July, 2014

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

# tourism-ireland - Friday 27 June, 2014

Will the Stig be doing a time trial in the Ring of Kerry?

Let’s file that under ‘thing we need to see’.

# tourism-ireland - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge ESB halt works to save tourist's holiday at Galway guest house Power To The People

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

We want to have more tourists than residents in Ireland next year

Leo Varadkar announces ambition to bring 7.5 million visitors here in next two years.

# tourism-ireland - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Commander Hadfield made a charming Astronaut's Guide to Ireland Everybody Loves Chris

Commander Hadfield made a charming Astronaut's Guide to Ireland

He’s basically one of us now.

# tourism-ireland - Thursday 13 March, 2014

The Great Wall of China is turning green for St Patrick's Day

It will join over 100 famous landmarks around the world that are taking part in the global greening.

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Sleeping Beauty's castle and Trump Tower are going green for Paddy's Day

Old favourites like the Pyramids in Egypt and the ‘Welcome’ sign in Las Vegas will take on a green hue for the holiday as well.

# tourism-ireland - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Here's what happens when you are the millionth American to come to Ireland

You get a giant card and tickets for a return trip.

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ireland named Best Tourism Destination by US magazine readers

It is the second year in a row that Ireland has won the award from Global Traveler magazine.

# tourism-ireland - Thursday 5 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge ‘Hipsters’ are the target of new Irish tourism campaign Shenanigans

‘Hipsters’ are the target of new Irish tourism campaign

We’re all suitably mortified.

# tourism-ireland - Friday 30 August, 2013

North American visitors drive summer tourism increase

There were over two million overseas trips to Ireland between May and July, a 7.6 per cent rise on the same period last year.

# tourism-ireland - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Ireland has been voted the number four 'dream destination' for US tourists

We moved up five places since last year in a luxury travel magazine survey, beating France, South Africa and England.

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Thatched cottages, donkeys and windswept colleens... It must be Vogue's 2013 take on Ireland

Legendary US photographer Annie Leibovitz clearly re-watched The Quiet Man a few times before staging her shoot. The results can be seen in the September issue of the fashion bible.

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Bollywood producers arrive, hoping to repeat success of 'Luas fight' blockbuster

Indian movie bosses have arrived in Ireland to hunt for locations – keen to repeat the success of ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, which was shot here in 2011.

# tourism-ireland - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Is The Gathering actually working?

Central Statistic Office figures show tourism has increased by four per cent.

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Increase in trips to Ireland 'a positive start' to the year

Latest figures from the CSO have shown that nearly 1.2 million people travelled to Ireland from December 2012 to February 2013.

# tourism-ireland - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Pic: Richard Branson goes green for St Patrick’s Day

The Virgin founder had dyed his beard green for the big day…

From Niagara Falls to the pyramids, landmarks go green for Patrick's Day

It’s beginning to look a lot like Paddy’s Day…

# tourism-ireland - Monday 11 March, 2013

Duchess of Cambridge's family connections to Brian Ború unveiled

Tourism Ireland said research shows Kate Middleton has connections through the Lupton family from Yorkshire with the noble Fitzmaurice family from Co Kerry.

In Pics: So this is what Trinity College might look like later this week... Doin' The Doodle This post contains images

In Pics: So this is what Trinity College might look like later this week...

And it’s all thanks to something called the ‘Dublin Doodle’.

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

North America 'key to tourism growth' as trips to Ireland up by 50,000

Latest figures from the CSO have shown that nearly 1.25 million people travelled to Ireland from November 2012 to January 2013.

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

New iconic sites to go green for St Patrick's Day

For the first time ever, Christ the Redeemer, the Pyramids of Giza, the ‘Welcome’ sign in Las Vegas and the Little Mermaid statue will all go green on 17 March.

# tourism-ireland - Monday 4 February, 2013

Tourism Ireland aims to get more Russians to visit here

Trade mission lands in Moscow and St Petersburg to raise awareness of island’s attractions to the 24 million Russians who travel abroad annually.

# tourism-ireland - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Ireland wins 'most popular destination' award at ceremony in China

This is the second time Ireland has scooped the award at the ceremony in Shangai.

# tourism-ireland - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Ireland tops Fodor's travel guide list for 2013

The travel guide promotes the Gathering as one of the ‘must see’ events of 2013.

# tourism-ireland - Monday 17 December, 2012

Tourism Ireland wins two major marketing awards

Ideas such as a social-media-led mystery holiday won the gongs for all-island tourism body.

# tourism-ireland - Thursday 29 November, 2012

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

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

# tourism-ireland - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

# tourism-ireland - Monday 15 October, 2012

Tourism Ireland buys ‘’ URL from The Irish Times This post contains a poll

Tourism Ireland buys ‘’ URL from The Irish Times

The internet address ‘’ has been bought by Tourism Ireland from the Irish Times.

# tourism-ireland - 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?

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Sponsorship of Emerald Isle Classic costs The Gathering over €600,000

Saturday’s game is set to be viewed by a worldwide audience of over three million people.

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Dublin hotel prices up 7.8 per cent

Occupancy levels also rising as hotel sector begins to recover from worst years of recession.

# tourism-ireland - Friday 27 July, 2012

Latest visitor figures described as 'flat' by Tourism Ireland

Three million tourists came to Ireland in the first six months of the year.

# tourism-ireland - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Tourism ad tells Londoners: Flee your country, come to Ireland Get Outta There

Tourism ad tells Londoners: Flee your country, come to Ireland

They may have the Olympics, but we’ve got this. Take that, Queen Lizzie!