Hottest Summer Since 1976
Jul05

Hottest Summer Since 1976

Dublin like much of the country has experienced the hottest weather in 40 years. Beachfronts are packed and the glorious weather brings out the probably the best coastline of any city anywhere in the world. The famous “Forty Foot”, a swimming spot featured in James Joyce’s Ulysses, sees bumper numbers of locals and tourists alike plunging into its depts followed by ice cream from the hole in the wall at Sandycove....

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New Tourism Ireland video highlights Cork
Jul05

New Tourism Ireland video highlights Cork

Colourful towns, beautiful coastline and a charming city … Tourism Ireland invites people everywhere to put Cork city and county on their bucket list! Where else would you find a thriving 18th century food market, an iconic whiskey legacy and a sure fire way to obtain the famous “gift of the gab”? Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online video, called “Top Things to do in Cork”. It highlights some of the star attractions...

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The Best 10 Beaches In Ireland
Jun01

The Best 10 Beaches In Ireland

With summer on the way and the spring sunshine out in full force, we can only smell the sand dunes and salty air with a selection of our top ten favourite beaches to visit in Ireland:                          

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Ireland is the ultimate hotspot for summer
Jun01

Ireland is the ultimate hotspot for summer

Tourism Ireland has created a new online film inviting potential visitors everywhere to come and discover the island of Ireland during the summer months and immerse themselves in our culture. Titled “What makes summer in Ireland so special”, the video reminds travellers around the world that Ireland is unbeatable for a summer break. It highlights our breath-taking road trips, along the Causeway Coastal Route and the Wild...

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New Tourism Ireland video shows off Northern Ireland
May02

New Tourism Ireland video shows off Northern Ireland

From the real-life Westeros to a coastal route chosen by Lonely Planet as its favorite place, Tourism Ireland invites the world to come and visit Northern Ireland Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online video – titled “Great Days Out Around Northern Ireland”. Full of great trip ideas, the video was created to encourage potential visitors to start planning their holiday or short break to Northern Ireland. It is...

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Irish Whiskey Museum offers something to pour over
May02

Irish Whiskey Museum offers something to pour over

The only Irish whiskey museum in the world has opened its doors in the centre of Dublin. The unique attraction chronicles the story of Irish whiskey, looking at everything from its taste and flavour, to the rise, fall and current worldwide renaissance of the Irish whiskey industry. The museum features a range of enjoyable, interactive exhibitions spread out across five rooms in a location right in the heart of the city’s ‘golden mile’...

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The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before
Apr22

The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before Via: Wiebe de Jager The Cliffs of Moher (Irish: Aillte an Mhothair) [1] are located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. [2][3] They rise 120 metres (390 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head, and reach their maximum height of 214 metres (702 ft) just north of O’Brien’s Tower, eight kilometres to the north. [4] A...

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Ireland’s Viking Story
Mar24

Ireland’s Viking Story

Two cities celebrate their Viking past this Easter weekend at Dublin’s DUBLINIA VIKINGFEST 2018 (30 March–2 April) and the WATERFORD VIKING FESTIVAL 2018 (31 March–2 April). From the ancient Viking traces of Waterford city in Ireland’s Ancient East, to the foundations of medieval Dublin, Ireland invites the world to celebrate its Viking past this Easter, with two wonderful events: the Viking Festival 2018, Waterford (31 March-April...

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The Palace Bar in Dublin’s Temple Bar (Podcast)
Mar18

The Palace Bar in Dublin’s Temple Bar (Podcast)

Bertie Keogh, ex-barman at the Palace Bar in Temple Bar, tells us about the history of drinking in...

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The World Goes Green For St Patrick’s Day
Mar08

The World Goes Green For St Patrick’s Day

Tourism Ireland reveals the quirkiest ‘Greenings’ for St Patrick’s Day 2018 More pictures below. What do the Big Banana in Australia, an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft in Addis Ababa and two rhino statues in Nairobi have in common? They are just some of the more unusual participants in Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening initiative for St Patrick’s Day 2018. Tourism Ireland’s annual Global Greening initiative has gone from strength to...

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