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# tourism - Sunday 26 November, 2017

How officials stop tourists overrunning Ireland's 'golden geese' of attractions
# Another Way
# Another Way

How officials stop tourists overrunning Ireland's 'golden geese' of attractions

Nov 26th 2017, 10:30 AM 27,067 Views 33 Comments

Visitors are slowly being diverted away from some of the country’s most iconic monuments.

# tourism - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Dublin council is recruiting outside help to look after the unloved Liffey boardwalk
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

Dublin council is recruiting outside help to look after the unloved Liffey boardwalk

Nov 25th 2017, 6:01 PM 5,580 Views 0 Comments

The riverside walkway has earned a reputation as unsafe for locals and tourists alike.

'If we set up in Tipperary or Mayo, we couldn't have built this business'
# Food And Drink
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# Food And Drink

'If we set up in Tipperary or Mayo, we couldn't have built this business'

Nov 25th 2017, 2:01 PM 493 Views 0 Comments

Birgitta Curtin of the Burren Smokehouse talks about the importance of being near the Cliffs of Moher.

# tourism - Thursday 23 November, 2017

How officials stop tourists overrunning Ireland's 'golden geese' of attractions
# Tourism
# Tourism

How officials stop tourists overrunning Ireland's 'golden geese' of attractions

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:42 PM 966 Views 0 Comments

Visitors are slowly being diverted away from some of the country’s most iconic monuments.

# tourism - Sunday 19 November, 2017

How officials stop tourists overrunning Ireland's 'golden geese' of attractions
# Tourism
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# Tourism

How officials stop tourists overrunning Ireland's 'golden geese' of attractions

Nov 19th 2017, 2:00 PM 1,558 Views 0 Comments

Visitors are slowly being diverted away from some of the country’s most iconic monuments.

# tourism - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines shows that 'the market is working'
# Tourism
# Tourism

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines shows that 'the market is working'

Nov 18th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,362 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Kavanagh believes the failure of Monarch, Alitalia and Air Berlin shows ‘the market is working’.

# tourism - Friday 17 November, 2017

Major boost for Achill tourism after beach that was missing for 12 years returns
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Major boost for Achill tourism after beach that was missing for 12 years returns

Nov 17th 2017, 10:29 PM 42,451 Views 27 Comments

“People were telling us the beach at Ashleam comes back every seven years. I didn’t really believe them.”

A proposal to turn the old Howl at the Moon club into a hotel has been shot down
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

A proposal to turn the old Howl at the Moon club into a hotel has been shot down

Nov 17th 2017, 10:58 AM 1,134 Views 0 Comments

The firm behind the Dean and the Workman’s Club bought the site for a reported €3.2 million.

# tourism - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Knock airport's boss says Ireland's regional hubs will struggle to hang onto routes
# County Mayo
# County Mayo

Knock airport's boss says Ireland's regional hubs will struggle to hang onto routes

Nov 16th 2017, 4:38 PM 1,034 Views 0 Comments

Joe Gilmore is working for direct flights to northern Germany and America’s east coast.

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'
# Stephen Kavanagh
# Stephen Kavanagh

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'

Nov 16th 2017, 4:26 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kavanagh believes the failure of Monarch, Alitalia and Air Berlin shows ‘the market is working’.

# tourism - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Dublin beats the rest of Europe - when it comes to building hotel rooms
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# Hospitality

Dublin beats the rest of Europe - when it comes to building hotel rooms

Nov 15th 2017, 11:22 AM 623 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of bedrooms are under construction in the Irish capital.

# tourism - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'

Nov 14th 2017, 6:14 PM 877 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kavanagh believes the failure of Monarch, Alitalia and Air Berlin shows ‘the market is working’.

# tourism - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Knock airport's boss says Ireland's regional hubs will struggle to hang onto routes
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

Knock airport's boss says Ireland's regional hubs will struggle to hang onto routes

Nov 11th 2017, 1:00 PM 786 Views 0 Comments

Joe Gilmore is working for direct flights to northern Germany and America’s east coast.

How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists
# Sheep's Head
# Sheep's Head

How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists

Nov 11th 2017, 10:30 AM 19,492 Views 16 Comments

Sheep’s Head was named a ‘European destination of excellence’ but suffers from low visitor numbers.

# tourism - Thursday 9 November, 2017

How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists
# Sheep's Head
# Sheep's Head

How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists

Nov 9th 2017, 2:31 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

Sheep’s Head was named a ‘European destination of excellence’ but suffers from low visitor numbers.

# tourism - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Titanic Belfast's outgoing boss has been roped in to steer the iconic Westport House
# Tourism
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# Tourism

Titanic Belfast's outgoing boss has been roped in to steer the iconic Westport House

Nov 8th 2017, 2:30 PM 476 Views 0 Comments

Tim Husbands will also serve as CEO of Hughes Group-owned Hotel Westport.

# tourism - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population
# Laos
# Laos

'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population

Nov 5th 2017, 10:00 AM 11,267 Views 3 Comments

New research shows how the increase in elephants’ workloads has affected their reproduction.

# tourism - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'
# Tourism
# Tourism

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'

Nov 4th 2017, 9:00 PM 33,720 Views 80 Comments

Tourism chiefs say visitors need help navigating the capital’s public transport system.

How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

How a Cork peninsula with poor access and scant facilities plans to win more tourists

Nov 4th 2017, 12:00 PM 1,930 Views 0 Comments

Sheep’s Head was named a ‘European destination of excellence’ but suffers from low visitor numbers.

# tourism - Friday 3 November, 2017

State funding for Dublin's St Patrick's Festival will be cut from next year
# Tourism
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# Tourism

State funding for Dublin's St Patrick's Festival will be cut from next year

Nov 3rd 2017, 4:08 PM 394 Views 0 Comments

Fáilte Ireland chairman Michael Cawley says the private sector should back the big-ticket event.

# tourism - Thursday 2 November, 2017

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'

Nov 2nd 2017, 3:51 PM 768 Views 1 Comment

Tourism chiefs say visitors need help navigating the capital’s public transport system.

# tourism - Monday 30 October, 2017

Poll: Do you think Dublin's public transport system is confusing for tourists?
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From Business ETC
# Tourism

Poll: Do you think Dublin's public transport system is confusing for tourists?

Oct 30th 2017, 4:15 PM 1,098 Views 0 Comments

Fáilte Ireland says a lack of signage for services like the Dart and Luas leaves tourists stranded.

The Edinburgh fringe's creative advisers are devising a Halloween festival for Ireland
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

The Edinburgh fringe's creative advisers are devising a Halloween festival for Ireland

Oct 30th 2017, 12:29 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

It is hoped a programme of events will boost Irish tourism during a typically quiet period.

Disasters and insults are just part of the job for Ireland's aviation watchdog
# Transport
# Transport

Disasters and insults are just part of the job for Ireland's aviation watchdog

Oct 30th 2017, 9:00 AM 14,137 Views 9 Comments

Commissioner Cathy Mannion was recently accused of running a ‘toothless’ office.

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'

Oct 30th 2017, 6:00 AM 1,496 Views 0 Comments

Tourism chiefs say visitors need help navigating the capital’s public transport system.

# tourism - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Airbnb apartment lets may be capped at 60 nights per year under tough guidelines
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

Airbnb apartment lets may be capped at 60 nights per year under tough guidelines

Oct 26th 2017, 2:28 PM 643 Views 0 Comments

A letter to local authorities says that short-term lets need to be granted planning approval.

Disasters and insults are just part of the job for Ireland's aviation watchdog
# Cathy Mannion
# Cathy Mannion

Disasters and insults are just part of the job for Ireland's aviation watchdog

Oct 26th 2017, 2:08 PM 818 Views 0 Comments

Commissioner Cathy Mannion was recently accused of running a ‘toothless’ office.

# tourism - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'Timeless beauty': Belfast and the Causeway Coast named top destinations to visit in 2018
# Lonely Planet
# Lonely Planet

'Timeless beauty': Belfast and the Causeway Coast named top destinations to visit in 2018

Oct 24th 2017, 2:13 PM 10,516 Views 18 Comments

That’s according to the latest edition of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel.

# tourism - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Barcelona is the most visited city in Spain but tourism is falling amid images of unrest
# Costa Brava
# Costa Brava

Barcelona is the most visited city in Spain but tourism is falling amid images of unrest

Oct 22nd 2017, 12:01 PM 11,992 Views 31 Comments

A quarter of all visitors to Spain go to Catalonia.

Tourists face €2.5k fine or a year in prison for smoking on Thailand's beaches
# Quit It
# Quit It

Tourists face €2.5k fine or a year in prison for smoking on Thailand's beaches

Oct 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 24,480 Views 56 Comments

The new ban follows a clean-up of nearly 140,000 cigarette butts from a 2.5 kilometre stretch of the famed Patong beach in Phuket.

Disasters and insults are just part of the job for Ireland's aviation watchdog
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

Disasters and insults are just part of the job for Ireland's aviation watchdog

Oct 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 648 Views 0 Comments

Commissioner Cathy Mannion was recently accused of running a ‘toothless’ office.

# tourism - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Dublin's famous Alexander Hotel is getting an overhaul - and a new name
# O'callaghan Hotels
# O'callaghan Hotels

Dublin's famous Alexander Hotel is getting an overhaul - and a new name

Oct 19th 2017, 3:19 PM 2,990 Views 0 Comments

O’Callaghan Hotels Group is pumping millions into doing up three properties in the capital.

# tourism - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

The firm behind two five-star hotels in Kerry lost millions of euro last year
# Hospitality
From Business ETC
# Hospitality

The firm behind two five-star hotels in Kerry lost millions of euro last year

Oct 18th 2017, 1:18 PM 1,011 Views 0 Comments

The company that owns Dunloe Castle is worried about the ‘troubling state’ of the EU.

# tourism - Monday 16 October, 2017

Dublin's famous Alexander Hotel is getting an overhaul - and a new name
# Hospitality
From Business ETC
# Hospitality

Dublin's famous Alexander Hotel is getting an overhaul - and a new name

Oct 16th 2017, 1:44 PM 897 Views 0 Comments

O’Callaghan Hotels Group is pumping millions into doing up three properties in the capital.

# tourism - Thursday 5 October, 2017

'I used to triple-check everything – I had to learn to trust people'
# Paul Carty
# Paul Carty

'I used to triple-check everything – I had to learn to trust people'

Oct 5th 2017, 1:56 PM 1,072 Views 0 Comments

Guinness Storehouse boss Paul Carty also explains why it’s not OK to drink at a business meeting.

After four years, United Airlines has axed its Shannon to Chicago flights
# Transport
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# Transport

After four years, United Airlines has axed its Shannon to Chicago flights

Oct 5th 2017, 1:23 PM 411 Views 0 Comments

The American carrier culled the summer service because of a ‘poor financial performance’.

Tourism bigwigs want help creating a 'Wild Atlantic Way' for Ireland's midlands
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# Tourism

Tourism bigwigs want help creating a 'Wild Atlantic Way' for Ireland's midlands

Oct 5th 2017, 12:16 PM 381 Views 0 Comments

Fáilte Ireland is looking for designers to create a logo and brand name for the ‘Lakelands’ region.

# tourism - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Got a few million quid spare? This fancy Clonmel hotel is up for sale
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

Got a few million quid spare? This fancy Clonmel hotel is up for sale

Oct 4th 2017, 2:31 PM 1,652 Views 0 Comments

The property was once owned by hotelier Brian Brennan, who helped raise millions for tsunami relief.

After Monarch's failure, Irish agents warn another airline collapse would hit consumers
# Tourism
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# Tourism

After Monarch's failure, Irish agents warn another airline collapse would hit consumers

Oct 4th 2017, 10:51 AM 312 Views 0 Comments

The ITAA says air carriers should pay a bond to the aviation commissioner.

# tourism - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'I used to triple-check everything – I had to learn to trust people'
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

'I used to triple-check everything – I had to learn to trust people'

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:15 PM 1,142 Views 0 Comments

Guinness Storehouse boss Paul Carty also explains why it’s not OK to drink at a business meeting.