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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Donegal Celtic Cross Forest Drone View
Oct27

Donegal Celtic Cross Forest Drone View

Planted by Forester Liam Emmery over a period of years he was able to plan out the design which would reveal itself every autumn to those flying overhead. A particularly dry autumn has made it stand out even more this year, with the different green hues more prominent. Unfortunately Emmery passed away in 2010 aged 51, before his creation became known to the public. His wife had forgotten about his elaborate plan until UTV approached...

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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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Italian student ‘scoots’ around the island of Ireland
Aug26

Italian student ‘scoots’ around the island of Ireland

24-year-old undertakes 1,600 km tour of Ireland via footbike Roberto Cassa, a 24-year-old Italian student at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, has been doing something a little less ordinary during his summer break – travelling around the island of Ireland by footbike, with assistance from Tourism Ireland in Milan. Having set out from Belfast at the end of July, Roberto has travelled about 1,600 km over 17 days – from...

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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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August sunshine on the Wild Atlantic Way
Aug16

August sunshine on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland is experiencing a last summer hurrah and the Wild Atlantic Way is in full glory with day trippers and our 2 week break holiday makers from all over the country and abroad. Picture by @tim_mc78 of Barleycove Beach in Cork one of the most breathing taking beaches of the #WildAtlanticWay #westcork #barleycove #wildatlanticway #lovecork #Ireland #Travel #Corklike #lonelyplanet A photo posted by Wild Atlantic Way...

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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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liveIreland On Instagram
Jul26

liveIreland On Instagram

We were latecomers to instagram but we’re making up for lost time. If you’ve any pic suggestions, we would be delighted to feature. Just comment below. Follow our instagram feed here Some pic samples:   The "40 FT" in #dublin A photo posted by LiveIreland (@liveireland) on Jul 25, 2016 at 12:59pm PDT Old Bawn Tallaght A photo posted by LiveIreland (@liveireland) on Jul 19, 2016 at 10:11pm PDT It's Just hit...

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It’s Summer In Dublin (Webcam)
Jul18

It’s Summer In Dublin (Webcam)

Tomorrow is set to be the hottest day of the year. Keep an eye on our Dublin Bay Webcam and Dun Laoghaire webcam for glorious sunshine and actually hot, yes hot temps into the early 30sC mark....

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