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 Fighters

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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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Rose of Tralee festival kicks off.
Aug18

Rose of Tralee festival kicks off.

AN Italian Chef, a reporter on the Nicky Byrne Show on RTÉ 2FM, a Garda and the son of the 1988 Boston Rose have made the cut to be Rose Escorts at the 2016 Rose of Tralee International Festival. Peter Capocci, Carl Mullan, Patrick Browne and James Johnston respectively, were among the 65 guys who will be the Rose Escorts to 65 Roses taking part in this year’s extended Festival from 17-23 August in Tralee. #regram from...

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Amazing view of gorse fire on Bray Head
Aug17

Amazing view of gorse fire on Bray Head

Skycam Ireland took some brilliant footage of the blaze. It seems every year the gorse catches fire with a late summer hot spell.

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Why is Ireland so green?
Aug07

Why is Ireland so green?

Tourism Ireland has released a new video called “All About the Weather on the Island of Ireland” – giving prospective visitors the lowdown on our weather, when we sometimes have four seasons in one day! It’s a quirky guide, informing viewers about the island of Ireland’s climate, average temperatures each season and what to pack – and letting them know that “it’s even been known to rain from time to...

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A little island, a lot to know!
Aug02

A little island, a lot to know!

Tourism Ireland has released a new, practical video called “All About the Island of Ireland” – specially created to help prospective holidaymakers from around the world to plan their visit to Ireland. Tourism Ireland’s latest film is a fun Ireland ‘cheat sheet’ with some great tips for those who are Ireland-bound. It covers information from what to pack for the trip, to how to get around the island. It outlines both international and...

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How to get to the Skellig Islands
Jul12

How to get to the Skellig Islands

Tourism Ireland video shows how to get to the Skellig Islands Tourism Ireland has created a short, animated video showing prospective visitors how they can get to the Skellig Islands – home to both monastic settlements and Jedi Temples! The film has been produced by Tourism Ireland to show how to get there via land, air and sea. Since making an appearance in the final scene of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Skellig Michael has become...

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