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# failte - This year 2022

Four in five Ukrainian arrivals to Ireland are women and children
# Refugees
# Refugees

Four in five Ukrainian arrivals to Ireland are women and children

Aug 19th 2022, 1:30 PM 15,562 Views 44 Comments

The LEA with the highest rate of Ukrainians relative to its population is Ennistymon in Clare (7.2%)

Family who gave out free face masks during pandemic granted residency in Ireland
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

Family who gave out free face masks during pandemic granted residency in Ireland

Jun 17th 2022, 11:51 AM 36,021 Views 31 Comments

The Singh family, who live in direct provision in Cork, say that making the masks was about ‘giving back’ to a country they arrived in over four and a half years ago.

# failte - Last year 2021

Frontline workers among 1,200 people granted Irish citizenship since January
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# Fáilte

Frontline workers among 1,200 people granted Irish citizenship since January

Apr 9th 2021, 3:32 PM 29,311 Views 28 Comments

Citizenship ceremonies have been temporarily replaced by signing a declaration of loyalty.

# failte - All time

80% of Irish people believe immigrants are integrated successfully
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# Fáilte

80% of Irish people believe immigrants are integrated successfully

Apr 19th 2018, 4:48 PM 17,072 Views 156 Comments

Irish attitudes were found to be the most positive in the EU.

Enda Kenny has support for inviting Trump and leading Brexit negotiations
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

Enda Kenny has support for inviting Trump and leading Brexit negotiations

Mar 20th 2017, 10:44 PM 13,232 Views 39 Comments

Kenny last week invited Trump to Ireland after meeting him in Washington DC.

Players from Italy, Brazil and France among 20 new arrivals to the League of Ireland
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From The42
# Fáilte

Players from Italy, Brazil and France among 20 new arrivals to the League of Ireland

Feb 22nd 2017, 4:13 PM 7,302 Views 6 Comments

These newcomers will be getting their first taste of the SSE Airtricity League in the 2017 season, which starts on Friday.

Ireland welcomes one million tourists in July - the highest figure on record
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# Fáilte

Ireland welcomes one million tourists in July - the highest figure on record

Sep 2nd 2016, 3:12 PM 11,536 Views 28 Comments

More than 5.4 million oversea tourists visited Ireland between January and July of this year.

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

These are Ireland's top tourist attractions

Aug 1st 2016, 12:37 PM 44,844 Views 52 Comments

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

Ireland isn't as welcoming as it used to be
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

Ireland isn't as welcoming as it used to be

Apr 30th 2015, 10:15 AM 33,667 Views 90 Comments

But we’re less worried about the impact immigration could have on education and health services.

There's a guy leading a group of tourists up Grafton Street with a Union Jack
# False Flag Op
From The Daily Edge
# False Flag Op

There's a guy leading a group of tourists up Grafton Street with a Union Jack

Oct 7th 2014, 11:36 AM 7,475 Views 22 Comments

Trolling level: Boss.

Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year
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# Fáilte

Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year

Aug 7th 2014, 10:43 AM 5,566 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Tourist Assistance Service responded to a range of crime or other traumatic incidents affecting over 800 tourists in 2013.

We want to have more tourists than residents in Ireland next year
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# Fáilte

We want to have more tourists than residents in Ireland next year

Apr 30th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,159 Views 43 Comments

Leo Varadkar announces ambition to bring 7.5 million visitors here in next two years.

Kilkenny named as Ireland’s 2013 Tourism Town
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

Kilkenny named as Ireland’s 2013 Tourism Town

Nov 29th 2013, 10:05 AM 46,847 Views 202 Comments

The ninth-friendliest city in the world has been honoured again this year.

State spent €16,832 on dignitaries' gifts of 'mutual appreciation' since 2003
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# Fáilte

State spent €16,832 on dignitaries' gifts of 'mutual appreciation' since 2003

Nov 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 8,437 Views 46 Comments

The gifts included clocks and cufflinks – and a currach made out of ceramic.

Best place for US business folk to retire? Ireland.
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# Fáilte

Best place for US business folk to retire? Ireland.

Apr 2nd 2013, 9:30 PM 17,634 Views 33 Comments

Wall Street Journal sister site MarketWatch recommends Ireland as its top spot for a happy retirement.

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish
# Where's Me Jumper
From The Daily Edge
# Where's Me Jumper

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish

Oct 31st 2012, 12:56 PM 42,100 Views 34 Comments

Italia 90, pub etiquette, tracksuit bottoms… here’s what our American friends think of us.

Conan O'Brien is back in Ireland, but how tall is he?
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From The Daily Edge
# Fáilte

Conan O'Brien is back in Ireland, but how tall is he?

Oct 11th 2012, 10:53 AM 14,387 Views 27 Comments

He’s f***ing tall, that’s how tall he is.

Poll: Do you think Ireland is good value for tourists?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Ireland is good value for tourists?

Aug 20th 2011, 12:20 PM 2,259 Views 43 Comments

A survey has found that while more Irish people still holiday abroad than have a ‘staycation’, most believe that Ireland is increasingly a good-value tourist destination. Do you agree?

Don't drink Murphy's or call people British and beware of Coppers - CNN's Dublin advice
# Fáilte
From The Daily Edge
# Fáilte

Don't drink Murphy's or call people British and beware of Coppers - CNN's Dublin advice

Jun 23rd 2011, 12:47 PM 5,525 Views 36 Comments

CNN has published a guide for people coming to Dublin, warning them of tourist traps and recommending some gems.

Over 2,000 people to go through Garda vetting to be a Dublin city ambassador
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# Fáilte

Over 2,000 people to go through Garda vetting to be a Dublin city ambassador

Apr 29th 2011, 5:17 PM 2,438 Views 0 Comments

Garda clearance applications must be processed before the ambassador scheme can go ahead, but organisers say they’re “confident”.