Ireland Breaks The 1 Million Visitor Milestone In First Two Months Of 2016 For The First Time Ever

Welcoming figures published today by the CSO for overseas visitors to Ireland between December 2015 and February 2016, Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “Today’s figures represent a very positive start to 2016 – confirming that, for the first time ever, we welcomed more than 1 million visitors in the first two months of […]

Offaly delegation visits Tourism Ireland in New York

Representatives of Offaly County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland in New York this week. They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme for 2016, which is in full swing right now.   Tourism Ireland aims to build on the success […]

Tourism Ireland announces Global Greening lineup for St Patrick’s Day 2016

Tourism Ireland has announced that the Colosseum in Rome, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Sacré-Cœur Basilica in Paris, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro and Nelson’s Column in London will go green this year to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, as part of the organisation’s seventh annual Global Greening initiative. New ‘greenings’ […]

Tourism Ireland looks back on a record year for Irish tourism

2015 has been the best year ever for overseas tourism to Ireland, with about 7.9 million visitors (+11% over 2014) contributing more than €4.2 billion (+16%) in revenue to the economy. Growth has come from all markets, with theUnited States, Canada, Germany, France, Spain and Australia all turning in record performances once again this year. […]

1.7+ million people in India to read about Offaly

More than 1.7 million people in India will be reading all about Offaly and Ireland later this year – following the visit of five leading journalists from India last week.   Invited here by Tourism Ireland, the group of journalists was from a variety of travel, lifestyle and fashion publications (including the Indian version of […]

Offaly says ‘ciao’ to Italian travel agents

A group of top Italian travel agents visited Clonmacnoise recently, as guests of Tourism Ireland, Boscolo Tours (a leading Italian tour operator) and Aer Lingus. The group was here on a fact-finding visit, to sample at first-hand the superb holiday experience on offer in this part of Ireland for Italians.   Niamh Kinsella, Tourism Ireland’s […]

Offaly delegation visits Tourism Ireland in New York

Representatives of Offaly County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland in New York today. They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme for 2015, which is in full swing right now.   Tourism Ireland aims to build on the success of […]

Tourism Ireland welcomes +9% growth in overseas visitors for November 2014-January 2015

Commenting on figures from the CSO for overseas visitors to Ireland between November 2014 and January 2015, Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “I am delighted to see an increase in overseas visitor numbers of+9% between November 2014 and January 2015, about 123,200 additional visitors when compared with the same three-month period last year. I am […]

American journalists find the’Write’ stuff in Offaly

Six leading American journalists visited Clonmacnoise, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Aer Lingus. They flew here on the Aer Lingus service from San Francisco to Dublin, which was relaunched earlier this year.   Representing various online and print publications, the journalists were here to experience some of the many things to see and do on […]

Tourism Ireland Welcomes +9% Growth In Overseas Visitors For January-May 2014

Figures issued by the CSO today show that overseas visitor numbers to Ireland increased by +9% for the first five months of 2014. Welcoming the figures, Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “I am really pleased to see continued growth in overseas visitors to Ireland for the five-month period January to May 2014, with an […]

« Previous PageNext Page »