Trad session breaks out on Ryanair Plane
Dec31

Trad session breaks out on Ryanair Plane

Newstalk Host Daniel Kelly got a surprise session on the way from Copenhagen last week. Should be part of the Ryanair in house entertainment. Just landed in @DublinAirport. There was an impromptu trad session on the flight from Copenhagen. Is this a new feature @Ryanair ? pic.twitter.com/23KZP1fB17 — Daniel Kelly (@IsMiseDaniel) December 11,...

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Ireland has been named a “best destination in Europe” in China.
Nov16

Ireland has been named a “best destination in Europe” in China.

Ireland has been named a ‘best destination in Europe’, at an awards ceremony in China this week. The awards were organised by World Traveller Media, an information platform for Chinese travellers with its own travel magazine, TV, website and readers’ club. At the ceremony in Shanghai, Ireland was one of eight destinations listed in the “Best Destination Europe” category – in good company with Italy, France, Britain, Turkey, Czech...

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Tourism Ireland welcomes new SAS flight from Stockholm for 2017
Oct13

Tourism Ireland welcomes new SAS flight from Stockholm for 2017

Tourism Ireland warmly welcomes today’s announcement by SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) of a new flight from Stockholm to Shannon for next year. The new service will operate twice weekly, from August until mid-October 2017, and will certainly provide a welcome boost for tourism from Sweden to Shannon and the West of Ireland. Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “The announcement of a new SAS flight from Stockholm to Shannon is...

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‘Sarah’s Wonderful Honey’ buzzing with first UK listing in 477 Sainsbury Stores
Sep28

‘Sarah’s Wonderful Honey’ buzzing with first UK listing in 477 Sainsbury Stores

Kilkenny-based brand ‘Sarah’s Wonderful Honey’ has announced its new listing in 477 Sainsbury stores across England, Wales and Scotland and Northern Ireland. This represents a major listing for the speciality honey range which was created five years ago by Sarah Gough (33) as a new brand of her family business, Mileeven Fine Foods, founded by her mum Éilis Gough in 1988. Sarah’s Wonderful Honey range has increased exports of its...

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LiveIreland Top Irish Women To Follow On Instagram 2016
Sep26

LiveIreland Top Irish Women To Follow On Instagram 2016

North Carolina Rose of Tralee Maigan Kennedy @maigankennedy #hammingandglamming it up! Thank you @megzgriff @melbourneroseoftralee for the pic! #RoseofTralee #yallsncrose #ncrose #roseoftralee2016 #rosetour A photo posted by North Carolina Rose of Tralee (@ncroseoftralee) on Aug 14, 2016 at 3:03am PDT Aisling Redden Winter vibes #hygge#scandi#selectedfemme#beigeandblonde#newsweater#happyfriday A photo posted by Aisling Redden...

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Tourism Ireland launches autumn campaign
Sep24

Tourism Ireland launches autumn campaign

Autumn promotional blitz targets late-season travellers around the world Tourism Ireland and Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross TD have launched a €9 million promotional campaign, to boost late-season travel to Ireland from around the world. The September to December period usually yields as much as 30% of Ireland’s annual overseas tourism business. As part of the campaign, Richard E Grant arrived in Dublin today –...

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Targeting the Diaspora in Milwaukee
Aug24

Targeting the Diaspora in Milwaukee

The 36th annual Milwaukee Irish Fest – the largest celebration of Irish culture and heritage in the United States – took place in Wisconsin over the weekend. With a huge audience of about 150,000 visitors, the four-day festival was an ideal opportunity for Tourism Ireland to showcase the island of Ireland as a superb holiday destination. Seán Kyne, Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources, was at the festival,...

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Fusion Fighters Tg4’s street dance competition
Aug23

Fusion Fighters Tg4’s street dance competition

Scoth na damhsóirí anseo in Inis How good are these guys Fushion...

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Redhead Convention 2016
Aug19

Redhead Convention 2016

The quaint seaside village of Crosshaven, Cork, will once again come alive for the annual Irish Redhead Convention! Now in its seventh year, the weekend-long ginger extravaganza will be filled with fun, freckles and frolics, taking place from 19-21 August 2016. Thousands of redheads near and far will flock to the usually-sleepy village for a festival of extraordinary uniqueness, which raises vital funds for the Irish Cancer Society....

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