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#Tourists

# tourists - Friday 28 October, 2016

Man posed for photos while tourists had belongings stolen by accomplices
# Camera
# Camera

Man posed for photos while tourists had belongings stolen by accomplices

Oct 28th 2016, 6:15 AM 23,132 Views 0 Comments

Brian Clarke (31) was later identified by gardaí from the photographs on the camera.

# tourists - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Gardaí investigating after four tourists attacked by gang in Dublin city
# Assault
# Assault

Gardaí investigating after four tourists attacked by gang in Dublin city

Sep 21st 2016, 6:19 PM 38,068 Views 47 Comments

One of the victims received a serious eye injury as a result of the attack.

# tourists - Friday 9 September, 2016

Hotels evacuated as wildfires hit Portugal's tourist Algarve region
# Intense Heat
# Intense Heat

Hotels evacuated as wildfires hit Portugal's tourist Algarve region

Sep 9th 2016, 9:01 AM 32,139 Views 4 Comments

The Algarve, which is known for its sandy beaches and golf courses, is one of Europe’s top vacation spots.

# tourists - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Ireland is the 20th most touristy country in the world
# Tourism
# Tourism

Ireland is the 20th most touristy country in the world

Aug 20th 2016, 9:45 AM 18,565 Views 22 Comments

Four in every hundred people in Ireland are tourists.

# tourists - Friday 12 August, 2016

6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year
# Tourist Spot
# Tourist Spot

6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year

Aug 12th 2016, 6:03 AM 33,325 Views 118 Comments

A special needle disposal bin has been placed in the park to help combat the problem.

# tourists - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Thieves use teargas to rob Chinese tourists near Paris
# Mugging
# Mugging

Thieves use teargas to rob Chinese tourists near Paris

Aug 2nd 2016, 2:31 PM 9,555 Views 21 Comments

Thefts from Chinese tourists in Paris are increasing.

# tourists - Monday 11 July, 2016

12 things about Ireland that tourists just don't get
# You Wouldn't Get It
From The Daily Edge
# You Wouldn't Get It

12 things about Ireland that tourists just don't get

Jul 11th 2016, 1:29 PM 15,228 Views 3 Comments

Attention, tourists.

# tourists - 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 22,345 Views 28 Comments

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

# tourists - Saturday 9 April, 2016

How many tourists were attacked in Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How many tourists were attacked in Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers

Apr 9th 2016, 6:30 PM 14,176 Views 3 Comments

Plus: When will Dublin Airport’s new runway be completed?

# tourists - Friday 25 March, 2016

Disappointed? Here's how Temple Bar tourists felt about the pubs being closed...
# Long Good Friday
# Long Good Friday

Disappointed? Here's how Temple Bar tourists felt about the pubs being closed...

Mar 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 52,851 Views 99 Comments

Some had just heard about the ban. Others had made their own preparations.

# tourists - Friday 4 March, 2016

Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu
# Peru
# Peru

Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu

Mar 4th 2016, 8:52 AM 25,514 Views 39 Comments

The two men were reportedly charged with moral misconduct. after being detained by guards.

# tourists - Friday 19 February, 2016

Teenager critically injured as helicopter crashes at Hawaii tourist spot
# Video Footage
# Video Footage

Teenager critically injured as helicopter crashes at Hawaii tourist spot

Feb 19th 2016, 12:22 PM 19,210 Views 19 Comments

A tourist who captured footage of the crash said the helicopter was “essentially coming straight at us”.

# tourists - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

These north Dublin attractions will be highlighted with a new tourism trail
# Tourism
# Tourism

These north Dublin attractions will be highlighted with a new tourism trail

Jan 12th 2016, 6:32 PM 19,036 Views 32 Comments

Members of the public will be encouraged to rediscover the rich cultural heritage of Dublin’s northside.

# tourists - Saturday 9 January, 2016

'I thought I would bleed to death': Tourist recalls Egyptian hotel attack
# Red Sea
# Red Sea

'I thought I would bleed to death': Tourist recalls Egyptian hotel attack

Jan 9th 2016, 4:20 PM 14,340 Views 15 Comments

Police shot dead one of the assailants and badly wounded the other.

# tourists - Monday 4 January, 2016

Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael
# The Force Awakens
# The Force Awakens

Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael

Jan 4th 2016, 12:16 PM 33,103 Views 32 Comments

“We were just blown away by it, it’s an extraordinary place.”

# tourists - 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 12,763 Views 36 Comments

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

# tourists - Sunday 20 December, 2015

China is naming and shaming tourists who behave badly
# Making A List
# Making A List

China is naming and shaming tourists who behave badly

Dec 20th 2015, 7:00 AM 13,025 Views 24 Comments

The government has grown concerned about the negative impact on China’s image stemming from numerous incidents of bad behavior by Chinese tourists.

# tourists - 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 39,504 Views 71 Comments

Did your area make the cut?

# tourists - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

12 things Irish people need tourists to understand From The Daily Edge

12 things Irish people need tourists to understand

Nov 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 16,303 Views 10 Comments

Listen up.

# tourists - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Tom Clonan: Who? How? Why? Figuring out the Russian plane crash
# Column
# Column

Tom Clonan: Who? How? Why? Figuring out the Russian plane crash

Nov 5th 2015, 8:30 PM 231 Views 41 Comments

The Russian plane crash on the Sinai Peninsula has a lot in common with other bombings, writes columnist Tom Clonan.

David Cameron to call Putin to explain his fears that plane was bombed
# Metrojet Crash
# Metrojet Crash

David Cameron to call Putin to explain his fears that plane was bombed

Nov 5th 2015, 1:55 PM 18,843 Views 47 Comments

Thousands have been stranded after flights to and from Sharm el Sheikh were cancelled over bomb fears

# tourists - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

26 views to make you dream of Dublin
# Can Be Heaven
From The Daily Edge
# Can Be Heaven

26 views to make you dream of Dublin

Oct 27th 2015, 6:31 PM 12,054 Views 12 Comments

Lonely Planet is telling people to come to Dublin. And here’s why…

# tourists - Thursday 1 October, 2015

British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain
# Costa Brava
# Costa Brava

British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain

Oct 1st 2015, 12:59 PM 23,918 Views 8 Comments

The women were 33 and 36 years old.

# tourists - Friday 18 September, 2015

Bus with 22 tourists on board crashes in Donegal
# Killybegs
# Killybegs

Bus with 22 tourists on board crashes in Donegal

Sep 18th 2015, 7:34 PM 16,257 Views 11 Comments

None of the tourists were injured in the crash.

# tourists - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Public warned to avoid 'unsafe area' as teams search for missing couple
# Missing Tourists
# Missing Tourists

Public warned to avoid 'unsafe area' as teams search for missing couple

Aug 29th 2015, 7:57 AM 23,746 Views 2 Comments

A multi-agency search for the Japanese couple was launched after they failed to return to their car.

# tourists - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night

Aug 26th 2015, 9:36 PM 45,528 Views 21 Comments

The pair failed to return to their car on Saturday and missed their flight out of Shannon yesterday.

# tourists - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect
# Thailand
# Thailand

Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect

Aug 18th 2015, 2:30 PM 29,063 Views 88 Comments

Earlier today there was a second explosion in the capital. No injuries have been reported.

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time
# Top 500
# Top 500

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time

Aug 18th 2015, 10:09 AM 36,395 Views 54 Comments

Sites in Meath, Clare, Tipperary and Antrim all got on the list.

# tourists - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays?
# Staycation
# Staycation

Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays?

Aug 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 32,147 Views 137 Comments

More people are choosing to stay in Ireland for their main holiday. Where should they go?

These remote Irish spots are about to make it to Google Street View
# Would You Look
# Would You Look

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

Aug 4th 2015, 11:50 AM 24,102 Views 11 Comments

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

Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination?

Aug 4th 2015, 8:50 AM 24,718 Views 105 Comments

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

# tourists - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Millions of Chinese people will soon hear about how great Ireland is
# Ni Hao
# Ni Hao

Millions of Chinese people will soon hear about how great Ireland is

Aug 1st 2015, 7:45 AM 24,135 Views 51 Comments

There could be an influx of visitors from the Asian country.

# tourists - Monday 27 July, 2015

A Rathfarnham pub's 'rules' went down a storm on the internet
# Merry Ploughboy
From The Daily Edge
# Merry Ploughboy

A Rathfarnham pub's 'rules' went down a storm on the internet

Jul 27th 2015, 9:06 AM 14,284 Views 4 Comments

“Persons drinking a pint of Guinness before it has fully settled will be immediately barred.”

# tourists - Saturday 27 June, 2015

This is the man the Islamic State claims was responsible for Tunisia attack
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

This is the man the Islamic State claims was responsible for Tunisia attack

Jun 27th 2015, 2:00 PM 57,880 Views 180 Comments

In a statement, the terrorist group said it had targeted ‘dens of fornication, vice and apostasy’.

# tourists - Friday 26 June, 2015

Annoying tourist demonstrates exactly why you don't mess with the Queen's Guard
# Bad Idea
# Bad Idea

Annoying tourist demonstrates exactly why you don't mess with the Queen's Guard

Jun 26th 2015, 7:52 PM 54,648 Views 45 Comments

I wouldn’t do that if I were you.

# tourists - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer
# Storytellers
# Storytellers

Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer

May 10th 2015, 8:30 AM 12,963 Views 23 Comments

The walking tours programme has trained people are are homeless or previously lived on the streets to help give them more independence.

# tourists - Monday 20 April, 2015

These tourists failed miserably at reading Father Ted quotes in Irish accents
# My Lovely Horse
From The Daily Edge
# My Lovely Horse

These tourists failed miserably at reading Father Ted quotes in Irish accents

Apr 20th 2015, 7:54 AM 2,715 Views 1 Comment

Dreadful effort.

# tourists - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in

Apr 8th 2015, 8:10 AM 23,577 Views 12 Comments

At least 20 tourists were made ill and three died after snorting white heroin sold to them as cocaine.

# tourists - Friday 3 April, 2015

Tragic scenes in Temple Bar as tourists realise the pubs are closed
# Bad Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Friday

Tragic scenes in Temple Bar as tourists realise the pubs are closed

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:45 PM 46,534 Views 15 Comments

Would somebody not tell them?

# tourists - Sunday 29 March, 2015

The militant behind the Tunisia museum massacre has been killed
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

The militant behind the Tunisia museum massacre has been killed

Mar 29th 2015, 12:23 PM 14,426 Views 55 Comments

21 tourists were killed in the attack on the Bardo Museum.