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#Fáilte Ireland

# failte-ireland - Monday 9 April, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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?'

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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?

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

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

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

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

12 hilarious observations from American tourists on Irish life

From the Aircoaches to the chippers.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

Did your area make the cut?

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

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

# failte-ireland - Friday 2 October, 2015

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

… and a few other upgrades to attract tourists.

# failte-ireland - Thursday 3 September, 2015

The LGBT tourist in Ireland is now worth €2.3 million per DAY

Ireland’s tourist figures are on the rise with the positive waves from the marriage referendum lifting all boats.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

These remote Irish spots are about to make it to Google Street View

Google is lending its Google Trekker to Fáilte Ireland (nice of them…).

Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination?

It’s a popular destination – does it live up to the hype?

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

You could be going to 'Ireland's Alcatraz' for your next summer concert

Cork County Council are to redevelop Spike Island into a tourist attraction and venue.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 26 July, 2015

These are Ireland's top 15 tourist towns

Is your town here?

# failte-ireland - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Ireland could be heading for its best ever year of tourism

Figures from the CSO released today have shown a 11% increase in the number of overseas visits.

# failte-ireland - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Want to see Ireland as a tourist? These are the official top 10 attractions...

No surprises what comes out on top again…

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Ireland is doing its best to make caravan holidays a thing again

There’s a new standard being set for off-beat accommodation.

# failte-ireland - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

The people behind the new 'east coast' tourism drive left Louth off their map

A Louth TD was unhappy at the county being left off the map for ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’.

# failte-ireland - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Open Thread: Where should tourists visit off the beaten track in 'Ireland's Ancient East'?

Tell us what’s on offer in the east and south of the country.