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# failte-ireland - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Tourism officials quietly overhaul Dublin's multimillion-euro marketing brand
# Surprising By Nature
# Surprising By Nature

Tourism officials quietly overhaul Dublin's multimillion-euro marketing brand

Oct 14th 2018, 7:30 AM 14,834 Views 19 Comments

Three years after its initial launch, the industry says the ‘breath of fresh air’ tag hasn’t been embraced.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Tourism officials have quietly overhauled Dublin's multimillion-euro marketing brand
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Tourism officials have quietly overhauled Dublin's multimillion-euro marketing brand

Oct 11th 2018, 3:41 PM 1,001 Views 0 Comments

Three years after its initial launch, the industry says the ‘breath of fresh air’ tag hasn’t been embraced.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 30 September, 2018

How Donegal is using its status as one of the west's least-visited counties as a selling point
# Tourism
# Tourism

How Donegal is using its status as one of the west's least-visited counties as a selling point

Sep 30th 2018, 7:30 PM 19,124 Views 35 Comments

State tourism figures suggest the region’s overseas visitor numbers declined last year.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Brits aren't overly physical': How Irish tourism operators are being told to sell overseas
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

'Brits aren't overly physical': How Irish tourism operators are being told to sell overseas

Sep 20th 2018, 4:35 PM 1,502 Views 0 Comments

Fáilte Ireland has been handing out advice on marketing to key regions.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

New festival series to try entice the diaspora to visit Ireland
# Don't Be Shy
# Don't Be Shy

New festival series to try entice the diaspora to visit Ireland

Aug 21st 2018, 3:03 PM 12,805 Views 10 Comments

The first events receiving funding from the scheme will take place this October in Limerick and Donegal.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Here are Ireland's most – and least – popular holiday destinations
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Here are Ireland's most – and least – popular holiday destinations

Aug 12th 2018, 8:00 PM 74,636 Views 30 Comments

Everywhere bar the border region and midlands recorded an increase in overseas visitors last year.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Here are Ireland's most – and least – popular holiday destinations
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Here are Ireland's most – and least – popular holiday destinations

Aug 9th 2018, 5:08 PM 5,097 Views 0 Comments

Everywhere bar the border region and midlands recorded an increase in overseas visitors last year.

# failte-ireland - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary
# Alcock And Brown 100
# Alcock And Brown 100

Heroes of the first transatlantic flight Alcock and Brown to be celebrated at Clifden centenary

Jun 16th 2018, 9:00 PM 14,164 Views 23 Comments

In June 1919 John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown made history being the first people to complete a non-stop transatlantic flight

# failte-ireland - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Ireland's top 20 attractions, both fee paying and free, revealed
# Most Popular
# Most Popular

Ireland's top 20 attractions, both fee paying and free, revealed

Jun 7th 2018, 11:14 AM 85,798 Views 60 Comments

Fáilte Ireland has published its annual list of Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions in 2017.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 12 April, 2018

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands

Apr 12th 2018, 12:33 PM 22,854 Views 50 Comments

The campaign wants to entice visitors to experience the region’s nature and food.

# failte-ireland - Monday 9 April, 2018

Blasket Islands and Céide Fields among 4 heritage sites awarded €4.3m
# Fáilte Romhat
# Fáilte Romhat

Blasket Islands and Céide Fields among 4 heritage sites awarded €4.3m

Apr 9th 2018, 8:01 PM 11,900 Views 6 Comments

The four Wild Atlantic Way sites were provided the funding by Fáilte Ireland and the OPW.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'We need to watch out': Fewer tourists think Ireland is good value for money
# Stung
# Stung

'We need to watch out': Fewer tourists think Ireland is good value for money

Mar 22nd 2018, 4:01 PM 1,119 Views 1 Comment

Industry officials warn that the issue could damage the country’s long-term reputation with visitors.

# failte-ireland - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Fáilte Ireland raised concerns with Doonbeg wind farm months after Varadkar email
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Fáilte Ireland raised concerns with Doonbeg wind farm months after Varadkar email

Mar 17th 2018, 8:40 AM 9,899 Views 62 Comments

Fáilte Ireland said that the development could have an impact on tourism along the Wild Atlantic Way.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

The force is with Fáilte Ireland in this Star Wars-themed Wild Atlantic Way ad
# The Last Jedi
# The Last Jedi

The force is with Fáilte Ireland in this Star Wars-themed Wild Atlantic Way ad

Dec 13th 2017, 1:08 PM 19,048 Views 22 Comments

Locations in Kerry, Cork, Clare and Donegal were picked for filming in the new Star Wars movie.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Dublin has been named one of the top 'must-see' destinations in the world
# Tourism
# Tourism

Dublin has been named one of the top 'must-see' destinations in the world

Nov 28th 2017, 10:33 AM 28,851 Views 127 Comments

National Geographic’s Traveller magazine praised the capital’s “friendly, village vibe”.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 2 November, 2017

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

'Dubliners haven't a clue how to get around the city - how do we expect tourists to manage?'

Nov 2nd 2017, 3:51 PM 770 Views 1 Comment

Tourism chiefs say visitors need help navigating the capital’s public transport system.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Poll: Is it value for money to holiday in Ireland?
# Bang For Your Buck
# Bang For Your Buck

Poll: Is it value for money to holiday in Ireland?

Aug 29th 2017, 8:30 PM 30,212 Views 104 Comments

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 6 August, 2017

A 'world-class' Halloween could lure foreign tourists to Ireland's overlooked south-east
# Tourism
# Tourism

A 'world-class' Halloween could lure foreign tourists to Ireland's overlooked south-east

Aug 6th 2017, 3:30 PM 26,268 Views 40 Comments

Regions on the Ireland’s Ancient East trail are currently dominated by domestic visitors.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 3 August, 2017

A 'world-class' Halloween could lure foreign tourists to Ireland's overlooked south-east
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

A 'world-class' Halloween could lure foreign tourists to Ireland's overlooked south-east

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:09 PM 467 Views 1 Comment

Regions on the Ireland’s Ancient East trail are currently dominated by domestic visitors.

# failte-ireland - Saturday 10 June, 2017

You might not have heard of this park - but it's one of Ireland's top free attractions
# Hidden Gem
# Hidden Gem

You might not have heard of this park - but it's one of Ireland's top free attractions

Jun 10th 2017, 10:00 AM 136,075 Views 20 Comments

Doneraile Wildlife Park in North Cork has been named as one of Ireland’s best free to visit attractions.

# failte-ireland - Friday 14 April, 2017

New €3m viewing platform and museum on the way for Dublin Castle's record tower
# Ireland's Ancient East
# Ireland's Ancient East

New €3m viewing platform and museum on the way for Dublin Castle's record tower

Apr 14th 2017, 10:53 AM 10,302 Views 6 Comments

It’s one of a number of locations to receive funding thanks to Fáilte Ireland.

# failte-ireland - Friday 10 March, 2017

'Senseless': Fáilte Ireland's decision to shut down its Dublin Airport tourist office criticised
# Lack Of Demand
# Lack Of Demand

'Senseless': Fáilte Ireland's decision to shut down its Dublin Airport tourist office criticised

Mar 10th 2017, 6:28 PM 11,221 Views 30 Comments

Fáilte Ireland is shutting down its T2 office in June, after closing its T1 tourist office last year.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Skellig Coast tourism plan launched to capitalise on Star Wars interest
# The Coast Awakens
# The Coast Awakens

Skellig Coast tourism plan launched to capitalise on Star Wars interest

Jan 25th 2017, 1:11 PM 11,385 Views 25 Comments

The Skellig Islands saw a huge boost in global interest after they were featured in the reboot of Star Wars franchise.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 16 October, 2016

'Dublin is what happens in between': What's the meaning behind this new tourism tagline?
# Visit Dublin
# Visit Dublin

'Dublin is what happens in between': What's the meaning behind this new tourism tagline?

Oct 16th 2016, 12:29 PM 19,509 Views 21 Comments

Tomorrow, an overseas marketing campaign will be launched in Great Britain to market Dublin to our nearest neighbours.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Business up for vast majority of hoteliers across the country
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

Business up for vast majority of hoteliers across the country

Sep 18th 2016, 1:21 PM 10,769 Views 20 Comments

A new survey shows four out of five hotels said that they had experienced increased profitability.

# failte-ireland - Monday 1 August, 2016

These are Ireland's top tourist attractions
# Tourism
# Tourism

These are Ireland's top tourist attractions

Aug 1st 2016, 12:37 PM 44,812 Views 52 Comments

The home of the black stuff saw attendances rise by 18% in 2015, to just under 1.5 million.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 30 June, 2016

12 hilarious observations from American tourists on Irish life
# Is That A Lake
From The Daily Edge
# Is That A Lake

12 hilarious observations from American tourists on Irish life

Jun 30th 2016, 11:47 AM 34,904 Views 5 Comments

From the Aircoaches to the chippers.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

These 'Dublin Champions' are tasked with ensuring tourists enjoy the capital
# Welcome
# Welcome

These 'Dublin Champions' are tasked with ensuring tourists enjoy the capital

Jun 29th 2016, 11:42 AM 22,337 Views 28 Comments

A group of 80 specially trained tourism workers are now ready to be let loose in Dublin.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Dublin faces another crisis - because there aren't enough hotel rooms
# Room At The Glasnev-inn
# Room At The Glasnev-inn

Dublin faces another crisis - because there aren't enough hotel rooms

Jun 15th 2016, 11:03 AM 20,762 Views 49 Comments

A new report says supply is falling as demand is rising.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it's deadly
# Wild And Wonderful
# Wild And Wonderful

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it's deadly

Mar 15th 2016, 4:07 PM 24,119 Views 20 Comments

A series of VR videos of various aspects of the Way have been produced so you can experience the Irish west from your seat. And they’re very, very cool.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

R2-D2 salt cellars and Skywalker suites - Kerry tourism is braced for a major Star Wars windfall...
# Feeling The Force
# Feeling The Force

R2-D2 salt cellars and Skywalker suites - Kerry tourism is braced for a major Star Wars windfall...

Jan 19th 2016, 6:03 AM 18,043 Views 22 Comments

The Star Wars sequels have been using Skellig Michael as a filming location – and it looks like the association is set to bear fruit.

# failte-ireland - Friday 1 January, 2016

A lot of people happened to visit the Guinness Storehouse in 2015
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

A lot of people happened to visit the Guinness Storehouse in 2015

Jan 1st 2016, 3:06 PM 13,179 Views 23 Comments

It was a record year for the tourist attraction as more than half of its visitors came from the UK and US.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Thousands of tourism jobs predicted, but we don't have enough hotels to cope with growth
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Thousands of tourism jobs predicted, but we don't have enough hotels to cope with growth

Dec 30th 2015, 3:23 PM 12,757 Views 36 Comments

Tourism in Ireland is worth over €7 billion for the first time ever.

# failte-ireland - Monday 14 December, 2015

Here's where 11 'interactive storyboards' have just gone up around Dublin
# History Trail
# History Trail

Here's where 11 'interactive storyboards' have just gone up around Dublin

Dec 14th 2015, 4:18 PM 10,391 Views 0 Comments

St James’ Gate, Kilmainham Gaol and Christchurch are among the sites highlighted along a heritage walking trail.

Here's how much funding Failte Ireland awarded to these 13 projects
# New Ideas In Ancient Spaces
# New Ideas In Ancient Spaces

Here's how much funding Failte Ireland awarded to these 13 projects

Dec 14th 2015, 12:31 PM 18,120 Views 30 Comments

Projects from 10 different counties were funded.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Drum roll please: These are the top tourist towns in Ireland
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Drum roll please: These are the top tourist towns in Ireland

Nov 25th 2015, 2:58 PM 39,479 Views 72 Comments

Did your area make the cut?

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Here's why that new Dublin tourism campaign is being advertised in, er, Dublin
# Breath Of Fresh Air
From The Daily Edge
# Breath Of Fresh Air

Here's why that new Dublin tourism campaign is being advertised in, er, Dublin

Oct 28th 2015, 12:05 PM 4,886 Views 3 Comments

We have answers.

# failte-ireland - Friday 2 October, 2015

The LGBT matchmaking festival kicks off today - and the world's media will be here to cover it
# The Outing
# The Outing

The LGBT matchmaking festival kicks off today - and the world's media will be here to cover it

Oct 2nd 2015, 6:01 AM 16,581 Views 105 Comments

Fáilte Ireland has invited a consortium of journalists to see just how LGBT tourism-friendly Ireland has become.

# failte-ireland - Monday 28 September, 2015

The top 10 tourism towns in Ireland have been selected, did your town make it?
# Best In Show
# Best In Show

The top 10 tourism towns in Ireland have been selected, did your town make it?

Sep 28th 2015, 3:15 PM 43,714 Views 77 Comments

A team of independent ‘secret shoppers’ have been stopping by these towns over the past few weeks.

# failte-ireland - Friday 4 September, 2015

Dublin Mountains might be getting a restaurant
# Hello Tourists
# Hello Tourists

Dublin Mountains might be getting a restaurant

Sep 4th 2015, 5:31 PM 24,016 Views 38 Comments

… and a few other upgrades to attract tourists.