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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 28 April, 2015

#Tourism

# tourism - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dún Laoghaire’s mega cruise berth would make Dublin ‘the new Copenhagen’ Harbour Master

Dún Laoghaire’s mega cruise berth would make Dublin ‘the new Copenhagen’

The local planning group wants 400,000 passengers to use the terminal each year.

From TheJournal.ie If you’ve never been inside Newgrange, here’s your chance to take a peek Have A Look

If you’ve never been inside Newgrange, here’s your chance to take a peek

More than 130 buildings and monuments have been transformed into 3D digital models.

# tourism - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Where should tourists visit off the beaten track in ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’? Love Ireland

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.

From TheJournal.ie The east’s answer to the Wild Atlantic Way is ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’ Céad Míle Fáilte This post contains videos

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

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

# tourism - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘A load of rubbish’: Michael O’Leary isn’t a fan of the water protests Not Fussed

‘A load of rubbish’: Michael O’Leary isn’t a fan of the water protests

The Ryanair CEO also said that he felt the government has done a ‘spectacularly good job’ for aviation and tourism.

# tourism - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Skerries has been named one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. CITIES Summer In The City

Skerries has been named one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. CITIES

The buzzing metropolis of Skerries.

# tourism - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in Amsterdam

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in

At least 20 tourists were made ill and three died after snorting white heroin sold to them as cocaine.

# tourism - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie China is going to keep a very close eye on its own badly-behaved tourists Just Watch It

China is going to keep a very close eye on its own badly-behaved tourists

The world’s most populous nation wants its citizens to portray the right image abroad.

# tourism - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie More than 700 tourists were mugged last year No Míle Fáilte

More than 700 tourists were mugged last year

Niall Collins asked Frances Fitzgerald to take a walk with him in Dublin city centre to see how common crime is.

# tourism - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost?

More than €700,000 was spent between 2011 and 2014 sending ministers on trips for the national holiday. How do you feel about it?

# tourism - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Two US tourists carved their names into the Colosseum for a selfie, were promptly arrested When In Rome

Two US tourists carved their names into the Colosseum for a selfie, were promptly arrested

This will certainly make for a unique holiday experience.

# tourism - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge US magazine advises Dublin tourists not to bother with Grafton Street or Irish breakfasts Dos And Donts

# tourism - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Czech tourist robbed in Galway posts heartfelt thanks to people of Ireland for their help Reddit

# tourism - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Far more people are staying in Irish hotels Room At The Inn

Far more people are staying in Irish hotels

During 2014, overseas visitors grew by 586,000 to 7.27 million.

# tourism - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This U2 fan came to Dublin and was extremely disappointed by what he found Bono Is A Pox This post contains a poll

This U2 fan came to Dublin and was extremely disappointed by what he found

He even rang Bono’s doorbell :(

From The Daily Edge Looking for a great beach? Here are Ireland’s top 10 Beaches

Looking for a great beach? Here are Ireland’s top 10

Tripadvisor have ranked em all.

# tourism - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Nothing too special at all … they are just cliffs’ Tough Crowd

‘Nothing too special at all … they are just cliffs’

Everyone’s a critic.

# tourism - Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Kerry made it onto the cover of a National Geographic magazine Genealogy

Kerry made it onto the cover of a National Geographic magazine

Hollywood actor Andrew McCarthy traced his Irish roots back to Lacca West where he met with distant relatives and basked in their warm hospitality.

# tourism - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Airbnb hosts: ‘We’ve been making the housing crisis worse’ No Room At The Inn

Airbnb hosts: ‘We’ve been making the housing crisis worse’

Following Revenue’s decision to tax their earnings, some Irish hosts on the homeshare site admit their situation was ‘too good to be true’

# tourism - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high Céad Míle Fáilte

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high

Some 172,000 new applications were received in 2014.

# tourism - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays Resistance Is Futile

The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays

New pubs network will see nearly 7,000 establishments worldwide working together.

# tourism - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dún Laoghaire might not get that floating outdoor swimming pool after all… Urban Beach

Dún Laoghaire might not get that floating outdoor swimming pool after all…

Fancy a dip off Dún Laoghaire pier?

# tourism - Friday 9 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A record number of passengers flew via Knock airport last year Up In The Air

A record number of passengers flew via Knock airport last year

Their London services were particularly popular.

# tourism - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ever been to the Smithwick’s Experience? Lonely Planet thinks you should go Kilkenny

Ever been to the Smithwick’s Experience? Lonely Planet thinks you should go

It has been named as one of the best new tourist attractions.

# tourism - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Where did Irish people go on holiday last year? Going Anywhere Nice?

Where did Irish people go on holiday last year?

Great Britain and Spain. A lot.

# tourism - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Zoo had a record-breaking year in 2014 Going To The Zoo Zoo Zoo

Dublin Zoo had a record-breaking year in 2014

Over 1.076 million people visited.

# tourism - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Plus: What was the lowest temperature in Ireland this week?

# tourism - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Anti-social behaviour on Dublin’s streets ‘isn’t putting tourists off’ Holidays

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin’s streets ‘isn’t putting tourists off’

Minister Paschal Donohoe said that Ireland is “a very safe destination” for tourists.

# tourism - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Guess how many people visited the Guinness Storehouse last year… Cheers

Guess how many people visited the Guinness Storehouse last year…

500,000? 1 million? 1.5 million?

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: Can you name these Irish landmarks? Location Location Location

QUIZ: Can you name these Irish landmarks?

It would be pretty embarrassing if the tourists knew more about the country than you did, wouldn’t it?

# tourism - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tourists spent an average of €479 each in Ireland this year Céad Míle Fáilte

Tourists spent an average of €479 each in Ireland this year

The equivalent of 469 million pints in Temple Bar overall.

# tourism - Sunday 28 December, 2014

What is the 0.15% pension levy being spent on?

Fianna Fáil aren’t happy with the Government’s answer.

# tourism - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Bewley’s Hotels are about to disappear as a new Dublin hotel king is crowned

Ireland’s biggest hotel operator has agreed to buy 9 hotels for €455 million.

# tourism - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 photos of life in North Korea, according to its swanky new tourism website Holliers

# tourism - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Check out these beautiful photos of Irish families enjoying our heritage I Wanna Take You To The Island

# tourism - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 … here’s how Jump Into Ireland

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.

# tourism - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What are the best towns in Ireland for tourism? Thank You Come Again

What are the best towns in Ireland for tourism?

Fáilte Ireland gave out some awards today…

# tourism - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge New York Times spends 36 hours in Dublin, makes it look stunning Hiya Tourists

New York Times spends 36 hours in Dublin, makes it look stunning

It’s a grand little city all the same.

# tourism - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland’s railways Orient Express

A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland’s railways

The service will provide tours of up to six nights around the country.

# tourism - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s been Ireland’s City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe’s Tourism

It’s been Ireland’s City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe’s

They are not the only Irish city interested though…

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