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Increase in overseas visitors welcomed with cautious optimism
# Tourism
# Tourism

Increase in overseas visitors welcomed with cautious optimism

Aug 23rd 2011, 1:47 PM 393 Views 7 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar and the IHF say figures are a promising sign of the sector’s recovery, but point out the drop last year due to volcanic ash.

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?

Thailand links tourist deaths to chemicals
# Thailand
# Thailand

Thailand links tourist deaths to chemicals

Aug 16th 2011, 2:06 PM 321 Views 0 Comments

An investigation into the deaths of at least six people in January and February suggests chemicals or pesticides may be to blame.

Three tourists and local man injured on island
# Injured
# Injured

Three tourists and local man injured on island

Jul 4th 2011, 1:26 PM 1,017 Views 0 Comments

Four people including three German tourists were injured in a freak accident involving a pony and trap. Their injuries are not life threatening.

(Short) stay now: Visa waivers for Olympic visitors
# Visa Waiver
# Visa Waiver

(Short) stay now: Visa waivers for Olympic visitors

Jun 30th 2011, 2:04 PM 553 Views 6 Comments

Government launches new visa waiver programme for 16 countries to entice them over to Ireland during the London 2012 Olympics and beyond…

Hoteliers cautiously optimistic about trade, but one-third say business is down
# Tourists
# Tourists

Hoteliers cautiously optimistic about trade, but one-third say business is down

Jun 20th 2011, 10:36 AM 239 Views 1 Comment

Almost all of the hoteliers surveyed by the IHF say that last month’s royal visit had a positive impact on tourism.

The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates
# Tourism
# Tourism

The Queen and Obama may have opened Ireland's tourist floodgates

May 30th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,855 Views 0 Comments

Cork, Tipperary, Kildare and Moneygall are all seeing an increase in interest following the visits by the US President and Queen Elizabeth II. Twitter reveals that people are going to Moneygall just to say they were there.

Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone?

Apr 8th 2011, 12:12 PM 5,028 Views 3 Comments

Lonely Planet survey recommends that visitors to Ireland give the famous kissing stone a miss…

Is the Blarney Stone a load of... Blarney?
# Kiss-off
# Kiss-off

Is the Blarney Stone a load of... Blarney?

Apr 8th 2011, 11:43 AM 1,226 Views 0 Comments

Lonely Planet poll slams kissing the famous stone as an “inexplicable cliché” – and seven out of ten in survey think tourists should give it a miss.

Couple whose baby died at Cliffs of Moher return to pay tribute
# Cliffs Tragedy
# Cliffs Tragedy

Couple whose baby died at Cliffs of Moher return to pay tribute

Mar 29th 2011, 2:35 PM 6,397 Views 5 Comments

American husband and wife make new donation to first aid centre at cliffs where their baby son was born prematurely and passed away in 2006.

2 tourists shot outside New Delhi mosque
# Shootings
# Shootings

2 tourists shot outside New Delhi mosque

Sep 19th 2010, 4:51 PM 242 Views 0 Comments

Preparations for Commonwealth Games thrown into disarray as two Taiwanese tourists shot at major tourist attraction.

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