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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The Best 10 Beaches In Ireland
Apr09

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’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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Global Greening line-up for St Patrick’s Day 2018
Feb21

Global Greening line-up for St Patrick’s Day 2018

Tourism Ireland’s Global Greening 2018 sees the return of the Sydney Opera House and new additions like the San Mamés stadium in Bilbao and Chimo the Polar Bear in Canada 300+ stadiums, statues, museums and towers set to go green to celebrate our national day The fountains in London’s Trafalgar Square, Chimo the Polar Bear statue in Ontario and the San Mamés stadium in Bilbao – the home of Athletic Club Bilbao – will join Tourism...

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How to get to the Skellig Islands
Feb10

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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Mark Hamill praises Ireland’s starring role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Jan16

Mark Hamill praises Ireland’s starring role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

New Tourism Ireland film celebrates Ireland’s Star Wars connections The Wild Atlantic Way has been catapulted to global fame since the opening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, wowing millions of Star Wars fans everywhere. Tourism Ireland today launched the final phase of its latest Star Wars campaign, targeting fans of the science fiction franchise around the world. In a new film, created to celebrate Ireland’s starring role in The Last...

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