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More Chinese Tourists coming to Ireland

It is estimated that during 2015 almost 45,000 Chinese visitors came to Ireland. China is a massive market and the UN World Tourism Organisation have calculated that around 120 million Chinese people travel abroad every year. They are also big spenders and leave behind $165 billion in destination countries.  Tourism[…]

May 21-29 International Literature Festival Dublin 2016 – tickets now available

The 2016 International Literature Festival Dublin promises to offer audiences some of the finest as well as high power writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthrall.  With readings, discussions, debates,workshops, performance and screenings, the festival creates a hotbed of ideas. There is a fantastic line up of[…]

1916 Celebrations were Awesome

The 1916 celebrations on Easter Sunday were a credit to the Army and Naval Service. The Air Corps flyover during the O’ Connell Street Ceremony was awesome. However – it was The Army Pipe Band playing Mise Eire, the beautiful Sean O’ Riordan musical piece, that stole the show and[…]

Cheaper Holidays in Ireland as Dollar gains more ground against Euro

This morning, 10 November, the Dollar has continued its gain against Euro and is now up 11.2% since the beginning of 2015. The Euro is now trading at $1.07 and this is good news for US visitors thinking of coming to Ireland. Some observers see the a ‘greenback’ move towards parity[…]

12% Tourism Growth – 737,600 extra visitors

Seems like we are heading for a for a record year for Irish tourism in 2015, with almost 6.65 million people arriving during the January to September period – an increase of 12%, or an additional 737,600 overseas visitors, when compared to 2014.  North America visitors number are up almost[…]

Croke Park Stadium Tour and Museum

Croke Park Stadium Tour and Museum Tickets and Description: crokepark.ie Learn about Ireland’s National Sports – Opening Hours The GAA Museum is open throughout the year. January – May and September – December Monday – Saturday: 09.30 – 17.00 Sunday & Bank Holiday: 10.30 – 17.00 June – August Monday –[…]

Gaelic Games!

Explore Ireland  Interested is sport? Or just like an Exciting day out! You have to attend a Gaelic Football, Hurling or Camogie match. Book Now to be guaranteed availability during Spring/Summer 2016 Season. Here are the rules of the Games Explained: Or read more HERE.

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