irish tourism

  • Irish tourism groups seek budgetary support in 2022

     Friday, October 1, 2021

    Three groups representing inbound tourism have urged the Government to extend Covid-19 supports by six months to avoid risking the loss of a potential €2.7 billion return to the Irish economy. The Association of Irish Professional Conference Organisers (AIPCO), the …

  • Irish tourism welcomes the EU’s plan to reopen summer travel

     Saturday, March 20, 2021

    Many executives representing various branches of Irish tourism have welcomed the EU’s plan to reopen summer travel. The EU has proposed plans to bring in a travel passport to allow its citizens to travel within the union this summer to …

  • Devastated Irish Tourism seeks more support to revive industry

     Thursday, January 21, 2021

    The Irish tourism industry took an 85 per cent hit in revenue last year leading to the loss of 160,000 jobs due to Covid-19 The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation has formulated nine key policies which it says are needed to …

  • Domestic market may drive Irish tourism

     Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    One of Ireland’s strongest growing industries is no stranger to the sudden ebb and flow of business that can be triggered by extreme weather, terror attacks and global health pandemics.   The rapid spread of coronavirus has people in the …

  • Irish tourism faces new blow after US issued ‘no travel’ advice to Italy

     Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    Irish tourism is experiencing improbability after the US issued caution against traveling to parts of Italy and the French authorities have shut down the Louvre Museum in Paris in regards to the concerns for its staff getting affected by coronavirus …

  • Brexit Springs Fresh Concerns in Irish Tourism

     Saturday, November 2, 2019

    With a British election now set for December, everything remains possible in terms of Brexit — hard, soft or no Brexit at all. In Ireland, the country's tourism sector is firmly in the firing line.   Irish Agriculture Minister Michael Creed …

  • Canada offers significant potential for Irish tourism

     Saturday, June 1, 2019

    For tourism, in recent years, the Canadian market has performed powerfully to the island of Ireland. Ireland is at present the seventh most well-known European destination for Canadian travelers, in a rising outbound market. Last year, around 240,000 Canadians came …

  • Canada offers significant potential for Irish tourism – according to new Tourism Ireland research

     Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    Canada offers significant potential for Irish tourism, according to new research unveiled by Tourism Ireland today.   The Canadian market has performed strongly for tourism to the island of Ireland in recent years. Ireland is now the seventh most popular European destination …

  • Fresh investments into Irish tourism to boost business

     Thursday, March 28, 2019

    In a recent development, 62 towns across Ireland are set to benefit from an investment of over €15 million in the tourism industry.   According to Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, who made the announcement Thursday, …

  • For the first time, Irish tourism saw record overseas visits!

     Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    Its official – for Irish tourism, last year was a record year in terms of visitor numbers exceeding 10 million milestones for the first time ever.   More than 10.6 million international arrivals were recorded in 2018, as per the …


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