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# the-gathering - Thursday 27 December, 2012

In which Irish city would we most like to celebrate New Year?
# Domestic Tourism
# Domestic Tourism

In which Irish city would we most like to celebrate New Year?

Dec 27th 2012, 12:31 PM 14,163 Views 60 Comments

According to a Hotels.com survey, it’s Galway.

# the-gathering - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Ireland tops Fodor's travel guide list for 2013
# Tourism
# Tourism

Ireland tops Fodor's travel guide list for 2013

Dec 20th 2012, 4:00 PM 12,754 Views 40 Comments

The travel guide promotes the Gathering as one of the ‘must see’ events of 2013.

# the-gathering - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

The Gathering 2013: What to expect
# Gathering 2013
# Gathering 2013

The Gathering 2013: What to expect

Dec 4th 2012, 6:59 PM 9,896 Views 43 Comments

A Riverdance world record attempt, a choral events calendar and international GAA events are in the mix.

# the-gathering - Monday 3 December, 2012

Michael O'Leary renames The Gathering 'The Grabbing'
# The Grabbing
# The Grabbing

Michael O'Leary renames The Gathering 'The Grabbing'

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:34 PM 16,816 Views 100 Comments

He also said Leo Varadkar was “all talk” and that Shannon Airport should have been sold off.

Drumroll please: And the headliners for Dublin's New Year's Eve festival are...
# Countdown
# Countdown

Drumroll please: And the headliners for Dublin's New Year's Eve festival are...

Dec 3rd 2012, 10:34 AM 7,967 Views 10 Comments

Clue: one is a Dublin singer and the other is a Kildare/Dublin indie rock band.

# the-gathering - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Irish-American jackpot winners may return to Irish roots
# The Gathering
# The Gathering

Irish-American jackpot winners may return to Irish roots

Dec 2nd 2012, 12:59 PM 15,370 Views 21 Comments

The couple who won $293 million have said they would like to visit Ireland. Meanwhile, the second Powerball winner may have been found…

# the-gathering - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Tourism Ireland wants to increase US visitors by one-fifth by 2015
# Visitors
# Visitors

Tourism Ireland wants to increase US visitors by one-fifth by 2015

Nov 29th 2012, 12:18 PM 5,868 Views 30 Comments

The Gathering and takeover of ireland.com website central to plans to get US visitors to ‘Jump Into Ireland’.

# the-gathering - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Small increase in number of overseas visitors to Ireland
# Tourism
# Tourism

Small increase in number of overseas visitors to Ireland

Nov 28th 2012, 1:47 PM 2,455 Views 4 Comments

Figures for August to October show a 1.6 per cent increase in visitors when compared to the same period in 2011.

# the-gathering - Friday 23 November, 2012

Conan O'Brien gets in on The Gathering buzz
# BEGORRAH
From The Daily Edge
# BEGORRAH

Conan O'Brien gets in on The Gathering buzz

Nov 23rd 2012, 3:50 PM 11,432 Views 44 Comments

He was wearing his green jumper…

# the-gathering - Thursday 22 November, 2012

President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today
# Michael D
# Michael D

President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:37 AM 2,773 Views 7 Comments

Michael D Higgins has a number of engagements in the north west of England today as he continues his three-day visit.

# the-gathering - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

9 reasons why Twitter believes Fermanagh is perfect for G8
# Ferm Factor
From The Daily Edge
# Ferm Factor

9 reasons why Twitter believes Fermanagh is perfect for G8

Nov 21st 2012, 6:13 PM 8,262 Views 6 Comments

The summit is coming to Enniskillen, and that’s that.

# the-gathering - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Liam O'Neill: 'If you have a venue and a tourist body there is no excuse for not co-operating'
# Sight-Seeing
From The42
# Sight-Seeing

Liam O'Neill: 'If you have a venue and a tourist body there is no excuse for not co-operating'

Nov 14th 2012, 2:12 PM 8,284 Views 9 Comments

The GAA President has called for greater promotion of Croke Park as an attraction for visitors.

# the-gathering - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 10th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,474 Views 4 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: A Gathering storm; Al-Quinnada; and Mitt Romney’s Irish cousin?

Adorable dogs who want to be invited to 'The Gathering'
# Too Cute
From The Daily Edge
# Too Cute

Adorable dogs who want to be invited to 'The Gathering'

Nov 10th 2012, 12:00 PM 9,410 Views 14 Comments

Cute dogs who love dressing in all things green and are totally opposed to Gabriel Byrne’s thoughts that The Gathering is a “scam”.

# the-gathering - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Pics: Who's been kissing Gabriel Byrne?
# Smooch
From The Daily Edge
# Smooch

Pics: Who's been kissing Gabriel Byrne?

Nov 7th 2012, 3:15 PM 11,601 Views 17 Comments

Someone, perhaps ‘of a certain age’, has planted a lipstick kiss on the Irish actor who has hit the headlines in recent days for bad-mouthing a government initiative.

Column: ‘Gabriel Byrne is wrong – The Gathering is volunteerism at its best’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Gabriel Byrne is wrong – The Gathering is volunteerism at its best’

Nov 7th 2012, 7:00 AM 59 Views 95 Comments

Why do we always have to knock ordinary people who are trying to rebuild Ireland, writes Eddie Barrett.

# the-gathering - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Poll: Is The Gathering 2013 a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is The Gathering 2013 a good idea?

Nov 6th 2012, 9:12 AM 16,909 Views 172 Comments

Gabriel Byrne believes the initiative is a scam. But what do you think?

Gabriel Byrne slams The Gathering, calls it 'a scam'
# Ouch
# Ouch

Gabriel Byrne slams The Gathering, calls it 'a scam'

Nov 6th 2012, 6:47 AM 22,514 Views 156 Comments

The actor told Today FM’s Matt Cooper that Irish-American tourists are ‘shaken down’ for money when they visit Ireland.

# the-gathering - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Taoiseach: Bank debt deal will be dealt with by Finance Minister next year
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Taoiseach: Bank debt deal will be dealt with by Finance Minister next year

Nov 1st 2012, 10:44 AM 4,925 Views 93 Comments

Enda Kenny has said his meeting with Angela Merkel today will not be about making a decision on a deal for Ireland’s legacy bank debt.

# the-gathering - Thursday 18 October, 2012

€5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come
# The Gathering
# The Gathering

€5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come

Oct 18th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,297 Views 18 Comments

Fine Gael Mayo Deputy Michelle Mulherin said the funding is great news which will help people in planning community activities during the event.

# the-gathering - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Tune in: Trevor Brennan to make his homecoming on RTÉ tonight
# The Gathering
From The42
# The Gathering

Tune in: Trevor Brennan to make his homecoming on RTÉ tonight

Oct 16th 2012, 6:01 PM 1,540 Views 0 Comments

The former Leinster and Ireland forward returns to his native Leixlip in the TV show.

# the-gathering - Monday 15 October, 2012

Thomond World Cup match worth €2m to economy -- organisers
# RLWC2013
From The42
# RLWC2013

Thomond World Cup match worth €2m to economy -- organisers

Oct 15th 2012, 3:26 PM 1,625 Views 4 Comments

Tickets for next year’s Rugby League World Cup match between Ireland and Australia go on sale later this month.

# the-gathering - Monday 8 October, 2012

Irland, bitte: German footie fans targeted in Irish tourism campaign
# The Gathering
# The Gathering

Irland, bitte: German footie fans targeted in Irish tourism campaign

Oct 8th 2012, 10:31 AM 7,156 Views 26 Comments

Tourism Ireland is trying to tempt German football fans to attend the Gathering next year, using Facebook, apps, prizes and ads.

# the-gathering - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Sep 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,699 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Will Rory McIlroy attend The Gathering? And round 2 of Michael Noonan versus the IMF…

# the-gathering - Saturday 1 September, 2012

In pictures: The 'Emerald Isle Classic' at the Aviva Stadium
# The Gathering
From The42
# The Gathering

In pictures: The 'Emerald Isle Classic' at the Aviva Stadium

Sep 1st 2012, 5:32 PM 17,944 Views 20 Comments

Notre Dame ran out convincing 50 -10 winners over Navy when American football came to Dublin this afternoon.

# the-gathering - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Sponsorship of Emerald Isle Classic costs The Gathering over €600,000
# Emerald Isle Classic
# Emerald Isle Classic

Sponsorship of Emerald Isle Classic costs The Gathering over €600,000

Aug 29th 2012, 9:16 PM 12,850 Views 31 Comments

Saturday’s game is set to be viewed by a worldwide audience of over three million people.

# the-gathering - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Contract dispute threatens sold-out American football game in Dublin
# Emerald Isle Classic
# Emerald Isle Classic

Contract dispute threatens sold-out American football game in Dublin

Aug 9th 2012, 7:00 PM 19,967 Views 72 Comments

The Irish American Football Association is threatening High Court action against the US Naval Academy as they claim conditions under which Emerald Isle Classic event is to be held have not been met.