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Tourism

# tourism - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Over 175 regional festivals to benefit from €500k Fáilte Ireland funding Festival Fun

Over 175 regional festivals to benefit from €500k Fáilte Ireland funding

The funding will support music, sport, food and cultural festivals around the country.

# tourism - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday The 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge Temple Bar named one of the world’s ‘most disappointing’ tourist destinations Temple Barred

Temple Bar named one of the world’s ‘most disappointing’ tourist destinations

At least, that’s what The Huffington Post says.

From TheJournal.ie The Gathering-lite? Government propose new plan to keep the Diaspora visiting On A Visit

The Gathering-lite? Government propose new plan to keep the Diaspora visiting

€3 million is being provided to support 700 local community-based events and festivals each year.

# tourism - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year?

Tourists love us, and want to keep coming back – but will you be staying here for your 2014 holidays?

# tourism - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tourists think Ireland is great value for money 40 Shades Of Green This post contains a poll

# tourism - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A further €1.4 million in funding released for the Wild Atlantic Way THE WEST

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.

# tourism - Monday 31 March, 2014

Irish hotels are selling like hotcakes this year

Sales are up 150 per cent in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period in 2013.

# tourism - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie They love us: 11% rise in foreign visitors to Ireland Céad Míle Fáilte

They love us: 11% rise in foreign visitors to Ireland

Visitors from Great Britain, the US and the rest of the world all climbed by double digit percentages.

# tourism - Monday 24 March, 2014

Whiskey fans to drop in on new Dublin museum Hic

Whiskey fans to drop in on new Dublin museum

Up to 230,000 visitors are expected to museum where Irish whiskey brands old and new will be exhibited.

# tourism - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Mexican government is paying its workers to go on their holliers in Ireland Vacaciones

The Mexican government is paying its workers to go on their holliers in Ireland

The new scheme is designed to strengthen the ‘economic and commercial relationship’ between Ireland and Mexico.

From TheJournal.ie Why did so many Wexford people choose Georgia as their new home in the 1800s? Emigration

Why did so many Wexford people choose Georgia as their new home in the 1800s?

A new research project is aiming to find out just that…

# tourism - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie White says gay laws will ‘stigmatise and criminalise’… but won’t say that to Russian counterpart Gay Rights

White says gay laws will ‘stigmatise and criminalise’… but won’t say that to Russian counterpart

Junior health minister Alex White told the Russian LGBT Sport Federation that Ireland disagrees with last year’s anti-gay propaganda law.

# tourism - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 things every tourist coming to Ireland should know Look Of The Irish

# tourism - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Freight traffic stacks up for Irish Ferries

Economic upturn to thank for increase in volume

# tourism - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shopfronts of Dublin: a very lovely photo project indeed Some Front This post contains images

Shopfronts of Dublin: a very lovely photo project indeed

Independent stores, and the way they make you feel.

# tourism - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government backs National Diaspora Centre but wants a third-party to pay for it Céad Míle Fáilte

Government backs National Diaspora Centre but wants a third-party to pay for it

Leo Varadkar says that the funds are not there and those expressing interest will be asked if they would be able to meet some or all of the capital costs.

# tourism - Friday 28 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Google Street View car gets a traditional Dublin welcome Tourism

# tourism - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sleeping Beauty’s castle and Trump Tower are going green for Paddy’s Day Emerald Cities

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 - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people aged 50 and older in Ireland are obese?

# tourism - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Looks like The Gathering worked — last year was officially our best for tourism since 2008… Leo Var-glad-kar

Looks like The Gathering worked — last year was officially our best for tourism since 2008…

Tourism bosses say they’re thrilled with today’s official figures. Gabriel Byrne, probably not so much…

# tourism - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Commander Hadfield inspires an Irish online photoshop battle Cmdr Hadfield

Commander Hadfield inspires an Irish online photoshop battle

Hadfield with Collins and Dev, Hadfield winning the World Cup for Ireland…

# tourism - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over one million people visited Dublin Zoo in 2013 Dublin Zoo

Over one million people visited Dublin Zoo in 2013

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

# tourism - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie At least 13 killed in Goa building collapse India

At least 13 killed in Goa building collapse

Around 50 labourers were on-site at the time – the death toll is expected to rise.

# tourism - Friday 3 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt Egypt

Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt

The couple were reported missing a week ago and have now been found dead in a villa.

# tourism - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Some good news: 7 million people visited Ireland this year Céad Míle Fáilte

Some good news: 7 million people visited Ireland this year

The tourism industry says this was the best year for tourism in Ireland since the recession began.

# tourism - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s first tourism boom was… in 1907 Poverty Gap

Ireland’s first tourism boom was… in 1907

“Determined efforts to win for the Emerald Isle some share of the sightseers’ coin have met with decided success.”

# tourism - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie National Geographic Travel’s photos of the year are stunning Photography This post contains images

# tourism - Monday 23 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think ‘The Gathering’ was a success? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think ‘The Gathering’ was a success?

Both the Government and organisers have today been praising ‘The Gathering’ for its effect on tourism. Do you agree with them?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I wouldn’t run screaming from any challenge’: Varadkar open to replacing Reilly Everday I'm Shufflin

‘I wouldn’t run screaming from any challenge’: Varadkar open to replacing Reilly

The Transport Minister has said he would “love to stay where I am” but did said he would be “willing to serve anywhere the Taoiseach wants me”.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A great success’: The Gathering delivered up to 275k visitors to Ireland this year Tourism

‘A great success’: The Gathering delivered up to 275k visitors to Ireland this year

Research by the project’s director Jim Miley shows that the government’s tourism initiative has been a success this past year, generating as much as €170 million in revenue.

# tourism - Saturday 21 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Peru Two, bank fraud and American tourists : The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Peru Two, bank fraud and American tourists : The week in numbers

Plus: How many people voted Yes in the Seanad referendum when they meant to vote No?

# tourism - 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 - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Peru two, Hector leaving 2FM, and what Pope Francis did for his birthday.

From TheJournal.ie Over eight million tourists visited Ireland in 2013 8 Million Welcomes

Over eight million tourists visited Ireland in 2013

The tourism industry netted Ireland €3.64 billion this year, with visitors up seven per cent.

# tourism - Monday 16 December, 2013

Tourists spent big using payment cards during The Gathering

A 21 per cent increase was driven by UK and US visitors in 2013.

# tourism - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland named Best Tourism Destination by US magazine readers Céad Míle Fáilte

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 - Monday 9 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This guy will make you want to travel more Adventure

This guy will make you want to travel more

Warning: Video may induce lifestyle envy (and slight irritation).

# tourism - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Relocation of Howth tourist office held up by dispute Tourism

Relocation of Howth tourist office held up by dispute

Fingal County Council want to move ahead with new office – but Government have to give go-ahead.

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