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#wild atlantic way

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 23 November, 2018

Surf's up! Government announces plans to open Ireland's first surfing centre of excellence

Fáilte Ireland have provided €1m in funding to open the centre on Strandhill promenade.

# wild-atlantic-way - Sunday 30 September, 2018

How Donegal is using its status as one of the west's least-visited counties as a selling point

State tourism figures suggest the region’s overseas visitor numbers declined last year.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 12 April, 2018

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands

The campaign wants to entice visitors to experience the region’s nature and food.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 9 April, 2018

Blasket Islands and Céide Fields among 4 heritage sites awarded €4.3m

The four Wild Atlantic Way sites were provided the funding by Fáilte Ireland and the OPW.

# wild-atlantic-way - Sunday 1 April, 2018

A ghostly Famine-era village and a Pirate Queen castle: Put Achill on your 'to-do' list

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores the historical treasures of Achill Island as part of his new book on the Wild Atlantic Way.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 30 March, 2018

One for the weekend: A trip around the historic Beara peninsula

Exclusive extract from archaeologist Neil Jackman’s new book about the historical treasures of the Wild Atlantic Way.

# wild-atlantic-way - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Two of the 'world's ultimate road trips' are on the island of Ireland

The drives join Hawaii’s Hana Highway and Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Road as well as the iconic Route 66 in the US.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Ireland looks absolutely stunning in this new video Wild Atlantic Way This post contains videos

Ireland looks absolutely stunning in this new video

Fáilte Ireland wants more Irish people to explore the west coast.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The42 'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world Winter Tides This post contains videos

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world

We spoke to Ollie O’Flaherty and Gearoid McDaid, who both appear in ‘Winter Tides’.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Wild Atlantic Way voted best driving route at Chinese awards ceremony

Tourism Ireland said that with so many choices for tourists, the award was a positive signal for the country’s tourism industry.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 9 February, 2017

What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west

The bulk of Wild Atlantic Way travellers opt to head south – and bypass Sligo and Donegal.

# wild-atlantic-way - Sunday 29 January, 2017

€500,000 to be invested in boosting tourism at Ireland's national parks

The funding will focus on the five national parks and five nature reserves along the Wild Atlantic Way, as well as Wicklow National Park.

# wild-atlantic-way - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

The Cliffs of Moher had record visitors last year - but facilities are barely coping in peak season

The attraction has tried discounts to encourage groups to come at less busy times.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 2 January, 2017

New €500,000 campaign aims to lure British visitors to Ireland with these breathtaking photos

The campaign is aimed at British cities with good access to the Wild Atlantic Way.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 25 November, 2016

The Wild Atlantic Way has picked up a commendation at a landscape awards in London

Another Irish project on vacant spaces in Dublin was also shortlisted.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 12 September, 2016

Best Irish road trips: The Wild Atlantic Way

Take a walk on the wild side and drive the longest coastal touring route in the world.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 1 August, 2016

# wild-atlantic-way - Saturday 19 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge It looks like the new Star Wars will be filming at this stunning West Cork location Some View

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 18 March, 2016

Star Wars is heading to Ireland to film on the Wild Atlantic Way

The official announcement was made this afternoon.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it's deadly Wild And Wonderful This post contains videos

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it's deadly

A series of VR videos of various aspects of the Way have been produced so you can experience the Irish west from your seat. And they’re very, very cool.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 10 March, 2016

No permission given yet for Star Wars filming in Donegal

This time it’s said to be heading to Malin Head.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 3 December, 2015

There's a mansion on the Wild Atlantic Way for sale...

If you’re into views, the sea, or mountains at all.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way has never looked more beautiful than in these photos

These stunning images show off how gorgeous our country really is.

# wild-atlantic-way - 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.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 14 August, 2015

France absolutely loves the Wild Atlantic Way Cover Star This post contains images

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: This is what the weather looks like in Galway tonight

Quick reminder: It’s August.

A Met Éireann wind warning has just kicked in, for the entire west coast...

Gusts of up to 110 km/h in some areas.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Open Thread: Where should tourists visit off the beaten track in 'Ireland's Ancient East'?

Tell us what’s on offer in the east and south of the country.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 1 December, 2014

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

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

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

The Germans are going nuts for Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way

Tourism operators report their best summer since the Celtic Tiger years.

# wild-atlantic-way - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

WATCH: This video of West Cork will take your breath away Wild Atlantic Way This post contains videos

# wild-atlantic-way - 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’.

# wild-atlantic-way - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Coastal tourism could be worth €2bn and sustain 80,000 jobs... but only if we think big

The head of Fáilte Ireland believes more projects like the Wild Atlantic Way could achieve this.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Norm from Cheers attempts to speak Irish, fails Cheers

Norm from Cheers attempts to speak Irish, fails

Where everyone doesn’t know your language.

# wild-atlantic-way - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Forget Kim and Kanye... Norm from Cheers is on holidays in Ireland Sometimes You Wanna Go

Forget Kim and Kanye... Norm from Cheers is on holidays in Ireland

Where everybody knows your name.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 4 April, 2014

A further €1.4 million in funding released for the Wild Atlantic Way

This €10 million project will see tourist attractions developed along the west coast of Ireland.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Wind turbines height increase refused as it will impact on scenic Donegal

Donegal County Council said the turbines height would impact in a negative way on Kinnagoe Bay.