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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New Tourism Ireland video shows why Ireland is the perfect place to be!
Feb19

New Tourism Ireland video shows why Ireland is the perfect place to be!

Welcome to Ireland! It’s not just something we say when you arrive. The warmth of an Irish welcome stays with you long after you leave. So come on over, we’ll show you some hidden gems, and introduce you to new friends that will make your evenings last even...

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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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Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin and Tourism Ireland unveil new strategy to grow tourist numbers from the United States to 2 million
Jan31

Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin and Tourism Ireland unveil new strategy to grow tourist numbers from the United States to 2 million

New strategy targets +23% growth in American visitors by 2021 The United States offers considerable potential for Irish tourism, according to a new Tourism Ireland strategy launched today by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD. The strategy aims to build on recent success and to anticipate the various opportunities and challenges in the years ahead. It sets out ambitious targets which will see the island of...

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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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From Darkness into Light, Winter Solstice, Newgrange live feed
Dec21

From Darkness into Light, Winter Solstice, Newgrange live feed

This year the winter solstice in Ireland takes place at 8.30am GMT on the 21ST and 22nd of December. It will be the shortest day of the year and the longest night.   LIVE FEED: Solstice literally means “Sun Stands Still”.  This is the suns lowest point of inclination in the northern hemisphere, where to ancient peoples, it would have appeared to stand still for days until it ascended by degrees back into their skies...

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Highlighting Dublin – “a feast for the senses” – to millions of Britons
Nov02

Highlighting Dublin – “a feast for the senses” – to millions of Britons

Tourism Ireland campaign with The Daily Telegraph showcases Dublin An article in today’s Daily Telegraph is highlighting Dublin to British holidaymakers. The article is part of a Tourism Ireland campaign which has been running throughout 2017 – with a series of articles about the island of Ireland featuring in the Saturday travel section of The Daily Telegraph, which is read by 1.4 million people across Britain. The article which...

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Gallery: Stephen’s Green Autumnal Bliss
Oct10

Gallery: Stephen’s Green Autumnal Bliss

We had coffee at eleven and took a stroll down Stephen’s Green....

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The Cliffs of Moher Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before
Oct01

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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Dublin’s hidden gems
Sep10

Dublin’s hidden gems

Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new film called “Dublin – Tales of the Unexpected”, specially created to highlight some of the quirkier, lesser known things to see and do in Dublin. The 66-second film reminds our visitors that Dublin is a city filled with exciting things to do – some of them off the beaten track. From underground mummies to the 26 towers build to battle Napoleon, the film introduces viewers to an alternative Dublin,...

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