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# visitors - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Iceland to open borders to all who've had Covid jab from Thursday
# Visitors
# Visitors

Iceland to open borders to all who've had Covid jab from Thursday

Mar 16th 2021, 9:46 PM 29,257 Views 58 Comments

With the new policy, Iceland hopes to boost the flow of visitors from its two largest tourism markets – the United States and Britain.

# visitors - Friday 27 November, 2020

What is the new advice around household visits and travel?
# Leaving Level 5
# Leaving Level 5

What is the new advice around household visits and travel?

Nov 27th 2020, 6:24 PM 35,078 Views 30 Comments

The Government has announced its advice for December and the Christmas period.

# visitors - Thursday 1 October, 2020

NPHET recommends further nationwide visitor restrictions as it notes concern over 'disease severity'
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

NPHET recommends further nationwide visitor restrictions as it notes concern over 'disease severity'

Updated Oct 1st 2020, 6:45 PM 170,798 Views 143 Comments

New Covid-19 cases were confirmed in every county today, with 442 new cases.

# visitors - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Families concerned over new visiting restrictions in Dublin nursing homes, charity says
# New Rules
# New Rules

Families concerned over new visiting restrictions in Dublin nursing homes, charity says

Sep 13th 2020, 6:48 PM 23,487 Views 30 Comments

Just one nominated visitor per resident is allowed from today in Dublin nursing homes.

# visitors - Friday 10 July, 2020

Fáilte Ireland may target Northern Irish visitors to bolster tourism trade
# Staycation
# Staycation

Fáilte Ireland may target Northern Irish visitors to bolster tourism trade

Jul 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 7,699 Views 15 Comments

More and more people will be staying on the island for a holiday this summer.

# visitors - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

‘Stay away from blame’: Health officials say no single reason for nursing home outbreaks
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

‘Stay away from blame’: Health officials say no single reason for nursing home outbreaks

May 19th 2020, 9:01 PM 13,231 Views 52 Comments

The issue of elderly patients being discharged from acute hospital settings was raised by Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly today.

# visitors - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Where possible, one family member should be allowed with someone who is dying - Irish Hospice Foundation

Where possible, one family member should be allowed with someone who is dying - Irish Hospice Foundation

Apr 16th 2020, 5:11 PM 21,024 Views 22 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation said that it had sought “clarity and advice” from the HSE on the matter.

# visitors - Friday 16 February, 2018

Ireland are firm favourites but Schmidt warns of new Welsh strengths
# Next Step
From The42
# Next Step

Ireland are firm favourites but Schmidt warns of new Welsh strengths

Feb 16th 2018, 6:25 AM 7,334 Views 9 Comments

Warren Gatland’s team have been using their forwards to pass the ball more often.

# visitors - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Tourists won't be barred from taking certain photos in Uzbekistan anymore

Tourists won't be barred from taking certain photos in Uzbekistan anymore

Feb 7th 2018, 3:00 PM 13,201 Views 25 Comments

The strict rules are being eased in a bid to… attract tourists.

# visitors - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

The Skellig Michael problem: How Kerry is preparing to manage an influx of tourists
# The Force Awakens
# The Force Awakens

The Skellig Michael problem: How Kerry is preparing to manage an influx of tourists

Jan 2nd 2018, 12:00 AM 25,607 Views 33 Comments

With a profile boost other counties can only dream of, what effect will Star Wars have on The Kingdom?

# visitors - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Fancy helping people kiss the Blarney Stone? Here's your chance
# You're A Keeper
# You're A Keeper

Fancy helping people kiss the Blarney Stone? Here's your chance

Nov 14th 2017, 5:26 PM 18,981 Views 22 Comments

Blarney Castle is looking for a new keeper – we found out what the job involves.

# visitors - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Visiting restrictions at Mercy University Hospital due to winter vomiting outbreak
# Cork
# Cork

Visiting restrictions at Mercy University Hospital due to winter vomiting outbreak

Nov 29th 2016, 6:33 PM 6,397 Views 1 Comment

Members of the public needing less urgent treatment have also been asked to avail, where possible, of other care services.

# visitors - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection
# Dublin
# Dublin

Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection

Oct 11th 2016, 4:14 PM 9,477 Views 4 Comments

The hospital said today that children are not permitted to visit any circumstance.

# visitors - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 29th 2016, 11:42 AM 22,305 Views 28 Comments

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

# visitors - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Irish tourism had a big Christmas and New Year
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish tourism had a big Christmas and New Year

Feb 25th 2016, 2:28 PM 7,326 Views 16 Comments

And we went away more.

# visitors - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Luxury travel website names Ireland as one of its 'top 10 destinations to watch'
# Visitors
# Visitors

Luxury travel website names Ireland as one of its 'top 10 destinations to watch'

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:30 PM 27,175 Views 32 Comments

New figures from the CSO look at visits in the last three months.

# visitors - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination?

Aug 4th 2015, 8:50 AM 24,615 Views 105 Comments

It’s a popular destination – does it live up to the hype?

# visitors - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Ireland could be heading for its best ever year of tourism
# Some Spot
# Some Spot

Ireland could be heading for its best ever year of tourism

Jul 23rd 2015, 8:59 PM 16,087 Views 58 Comments

Figures from the CSO released today have shown a 11% increase in the number of overseas visits.

# visitors - Friday 5 June, 2015

Have you noticed more Americans about town? Aer Lingus transatlantic passengers are up
# IEARLAND
# IEARLAND

Have you noticed more Americans about town? Aer Lingus transatlantic passengers are up

Jun 5th 2015, 12:46 PM 9,770 Views 20 Comments

The line could get a lot longer at the Book of Kells.

# visitors - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

The east's answer to the Wild Atlantic Way is 'Ireland's Ancient East'
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

The east's answer to the Wild Atlantic Way is 'Ireland's Ancient East'

Apr 14th 2015, 1:40 PM 24,078 Views 41 Comments

The new tourism programme aims to attract 600,000 overseas visitors.

# visitors - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Thinking of putting your home on Ebay? You might want to read this first
# Really?
# Really?

Thinking of putting your home on Ebay? You might want to read this first

Feb 12th 2015, 1:45 PM 2,607 Views 1 Comment

While there are houses for sale on the auctions website, the process isn’t quite easy.

# visitors - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Visiting suspended at 2 hospitals in Dublin and Cork due to flu outbreak
# Stay Away
# Stay Away

Visiting suspended at 2 hospitals in Dublin and Cork due to flu outbreak

Feb 8th 2015, 3:20 PM 24,253 Views 23 Comments

Mercy University Hospital in Cork isn’t looking too good either…

# visitors - Monday 26 January, 2015

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high

Jan 26th 2015, 5:37 PM 18,129 Views 220 Comments

Some 172,000 new applications were received in 2014.

# visitors - Monday 1 December, 2014

Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 ... here's how
# Jump Into Ireland
# Jump Into Ireland

Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 ... here's how

Dec 1st 2014, 12:21 PM 10,142 Views 15 Comments

The group wants 7.74 million visitors to come to our shores next year.

# visitors - Monday 20 October, 2014

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday
# One In A Million
# One In A Million

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Oct 20th 2014, 7:44 PM 17,722 Views 31 Comments

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

# visitors - Thursday 4 September, 2014

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk
# All The Books
# All The Books

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk

Sep 4th 2014, 9:32 AM 5,405 Views 14 Comments

Visitor numbers to the NLI are up 42% on last year.

# visitors - Thursday 7 August, 2014

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

Americans living in Ireland provide perfect GIFs to demonstrate their experiences

Aug 7th 2014, 3:14 PM 12,510 Views 0 Comments

What exactly are ‘tracksuit bottoms’.

# visitors - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing
# Emerald Isle
# Emerald Isle

Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing

Jun 12th 2014, 7:21 PM 19,152 Views 59 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Apr 29th 2014, 8:06 AM 5,707 Views 69 Comments

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
# 40 Shades Of Green

Tourists think Ireland is great value for money

Apr 7th 2014, 1:54 PM 16,502 Views 70 Comments

Do you?

# visitors - Monday 27 January, 2014

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

8 undeniable downsides to still living at home with your parents

Jan 27th 2014, 1:09 PM 53,508 Views 54 Comments

As long as you live under my roof…

# visitors - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Over one million people visited Dublin Zoo in 2013
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

Over one million people visited Dublin Zoo in 2013

Jan 8th 2014, 1:50 PM 6,444 Views 37 Comments

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

# visitors - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 29th 2013, 8:20 AM 13,291 Views 45 Comments

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
# Tourism
# Tourism

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

Oct 17th 2013, 11:32 AM 4,377 Views 44 Comments

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
# Reports
# Reports

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

Sep 12th 2013, 12:31 PM 5,642 Views 27 Comments

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...
# Hot Spots
# Hot Spots

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

Jul 26th 2013, 10:28 AM 49,045 Views 160 Comments

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
# Tourism
# Tourism

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

Jul 24th 2013, 1:04 PM 3,723 Views 53 Comments

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
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

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

Jul 15th 2013, 6:30 AM 10,739 Views 98 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 7th 2013, 2:52 PM 15,433 Views 58 Comments

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

The Irish football team visit Hurricane Sandy victims in New York
# Visitors
From The42
# Visitors

The Irish football team visit Hurricane Sandy victims in New York

Jun 9th 2013, 9:30 PM 15,764 Views 21 Comments

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

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