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# visitors - Sunday 9 June, 2013

The Irish football team visit Hurricane Sandy victims in New York
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From The42
# Visitors

The Irish football team visit Hurricane Sandy victims in New York

Jun 9th 2013, 9:30 PM 15,768 Views 21 Comments

The team met with numerous survivors of last October’s destruction.

# visitors - Friday 24 May, 2013

Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover
# Hotels
# Hotels

Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover

May 24th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,261 Views 25 Comments

A new survey also showed that hoteliers have a more positive outlook about growth at their own business over the next year.

# visitors - Friday 29 March, 2013

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

Mar 29th 2013, 9:29 AM 7,392 Views 17 Comments

A total of 187 cases of influenza have been recorded at the hospital – and Beaumont is trying to stop that number from getting any higher.

# visitors - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak
# Influenza
# Influenza

Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak

Mar 16th 2013, 12:42 PM 4,408 Views 5 Comments

At least 113 cases of flu have been recorded at the hospital since the outbreak began last month.

# visitors - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Poll: Are you getting involved in The Gathering?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you getting involved in The Gathering?

Jan 31st 2013, 9:40 AM 7,372 Views 156 Comments

It’s the government scheme aimed at encouraging you to invite relatives home and organise events celebrating Irish culture, but are you getting involved?

# visitors - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

World tourist numbers surpass one billion in 2012: UN
# Tourism
# Tourism

World tourist numbers surpass one billion in 2012: UN

Jan 29th 2013, 12:22 PM 1,703 Views 4 Comments

The Asia-Pacific region recorded the biggest increase in foreign visitors last year.

# visitors - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Visitor ban at Waterford hospitals due to vomiting bug
# Vomiting Bug
# Vomiting Bug

Visitor ban at Waterford hospitals due to vomiting bug

Jan 23rd 2013, 10:20 AM 2,866 Views 6 Comments

The bug has also hit Waterford Regional Hospital and St Patrick’s Hospital, leading to full bans on visitors.

# visitors - Friday 18 January, 2013

Tourism Ireland wants to increase American tourist numbers by 20 per cent
# Come Visit Us
# Come Visit Us

Tourism Ireland wants to increase American tourist numbers by 20 per cent

Jan 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,923 Views 26 Comments

More than one million Americans are expected to visit Ireland this year, spending more than $1 billion – and Tourism Ireland wants to see this increase even more.

# visitors - Monday 14 January, 2013

"Stuff I learned about Ireland" - what an Australian visitor thinks of us
# Discover Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Discover Ireland

"Stuff I learned about Ireland" - what an Australian visitor thinks of us

Jan 14th 2013, 3:45 PM 50,216 Views 139 Comments

“These people are insane, especially on country roads…”

# visitors - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Increase in tourists in autumn, winter 2012
# Tourism
# Tourism

Increase in tourists in autumn, winter 2012

Jan 9th 2013, 2:04 PM 2,201 Views 3 Comments

Visits from mainland Europe were up while the number of tourists coming from Britain declined.

# visitors - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Dublin Zoo records all time high for visitor numbers in 2012
# Zoo
# Zoo

Dublin Zoo records all time high for visitor numbers in 2012

Jan 3rd 2013, 1:22 PM 4,711 Views 12 Comments

Birthdays, babies, TV crews and a visit from J-Lo – it was certainly a busy year for the animals.

# visitors - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr's Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug
# Vomiting Bug
# Vomiting Bug

Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr's Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug

Dec 19th 2012, 11:28 AM 2,807 Views 3 Comments

Relatives of very ill patients are asked to contact the hospital in advance of visits and no children are allowed to visit until further notice.

# visitors - 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 5,875 Views 30 Comments

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

# visitors - Monday 26 November, 2012

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy
# Galway City
# Galway City

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy

Nov 26th 2012, 1:15 PM 5,122 Views 13 Comments

Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.

# visitors - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

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 42,020 Views 34 Comments

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

# visitors - Sunday 9 September, 2012

23 stunning photos of an ideal Ireland
# In Pics
# In Pics

23 stunning photos of an ideal Ireland

Sep 9th 2012, 1:00 PM 82,627 Views 59 Comments

Tourism Ireland has found Ireland in its best light – doesn’t it look gorgeous?

# visitors - Friday 31 August, 2012

Pictures: Book of Kells has a bumper morning
# Book Of Queues
From The Daily Edge
# Book Of Queues

Pictures: Book of Kells has a bumper morning

Aug 31st 2012, 12:27 PM 11,983 Views 32 Comments

Check out the queues at Trinity College this morning. Welcome tourists!

# visitors - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

15,000 US fans expected into Dublin Airport ahead of Notre Dame, Navy game
# Visitors
# Visitors

15,000 US fans expected into Dublin Airport ahead of Notre Dame, Navy game

Aug 28th 2012, 5:37 PM 12,019 Views 53 Comments

The sold-out game kicks off on Saturday at the Aviva.

# visitors - Monday 20 August, 2012

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support
# Joyce Tower
# Joyce Tower

Joyce Tower set to reopen thanks to volunteer support

Aug 20th 2012, 1:50 PM 4,304 Views 5 Comments

Staffing issues at Fáilte Ireland meant that the James Joyce site closed this summer.

# visitors - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Better marketing of Dublin as tourist destination could create 27,000 jobs
# Tourism
# Tourism

Better marketing of Dublin as tourist destination could create 27,000 jobs

Jun 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,503 Views 50 Comments

A report recommends closer collaboration between various stakeholders and the creation of a Dublin specific brand to market to potential overseas visitors as tourism in Dublin fell significantly in the post-Celtic Tiger years.

# visitors - Monday 18 June, 2012

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed
# Hot Spots
# Hot Spots

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed

Jun 18th 2012, 2:40 PM 30,071 Views 60 Comments

Which places around the country drew the most visitors last year? And does this vintage photo give you a clue?

# visitors - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Coach tourism sector "running at a loss"
# Tourism
# Tourism

Coach tourism sector "running at a loss"

Jun 12th 2012, 1:42 PM 1,914 Views 4 Comments

A new study involving 66 coach tour operators showed that the number of coach-tourists is down by 16 per cent, while hire-out rates are down 5 per cent.

# visitors - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Varadkar calls for 'mini-Schengen' of UK and Ireland
# Tourism
# Tourism

Varadkar calls for 'mini-Schengen' of UK and Ireland

May 15th 2012, 6:45 PM 5,233 Views 41 Comments

Tourists should receive a common visa to travel freely between the two countries, the transport minister said.

# visitors - Friday 11 May, 2012

Weekend ban on visitors at Waterford Regional Hospital
# Health
# Health

Weekend ban on visitors at Waterford Regional Hospital

May 11th 2012, 8:05 AM 1,473 Views 2 Comments

There are suspected cases of Norovirus (vomiting bug) at the hospital.

# visitors - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012
# Travel
# Travel

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012

May 2nd 2012, 12:25 PM 2,176 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish residents made 2.5 per cent fewer visits between January and March.

# visitors - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

West Clare lighthouse opening will create 12 seasonal jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

West Clare lighthouse opening will create 12 seasonal jobs

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:36 AM 2,891 Views 8 Comments

West Clare’s historic Loop Head Lighthouse will reopen to the public during the June Bank Holiday weekend.

# visitors - Monday 26 March, 2012

Inward visitors to Ireland increase by 2.7 per cent
# Tourism
# Tourism

Inward visitors to Ireland increase by 2.7 per cent

Mar 26th 2012, 12:04 PM 1,105 Views 5 Comments

The number of trips to Ireland increased by 30,600 between December 2011 and February 2012, according to the Central Statistics Office.

# visitors - Monday 5 March, 2012

Poll: Are Ireland's tourism bodies doing enough to attract visitors?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are Ireland's tourism bodies doing enough to attract visitors?

Mar 5th 2012, 10:52 AM 3,518 Views 73 Comments

While visitor numbers were up overall in 2011, room occupancy regional areas continued to decline. We’d like to know what you think – are Ireland’s tourism bodies doing enough to attract visitors?

Irish tourism "in fragile state"
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish tourism "in fragile state"

Mar 5th 2012, 10:09 AM 2,316 Views 17 Comments

The chief executive of the Irish Hotel Federation has said that hotels and guesthouses are “struggling to cope” with a two-speed recovery in the sector.

# visitors - Friday 2 March, 2012

Number of overseas visitors to Ireland up slightly
# Tourism
# Tourism

Number of overseas visitors to Ireland up slightly

Mar 2nd 2012, 1:19 PM 1,424 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish residents are continuing to make fewer trips abroad, according to the latest CSO figures.

# visitors - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 20th 2012, 7:45 PM 5,694 Views 1 Comment

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

# visitors - Friday 17 February, 2012

Visitor levels dip in final months of 2011 - but are up overall last year
# Tourism
# Tourism

Visitor levels dip in final months of 2011 - but are up overall last year

Feb 17th 2012, 3:23 PM 1,150 Views 1 Comment

Latest CSO stats also show that Irish people travelled abroad less last year than in 2010.

# visitors - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Number of overseas visitors to Ireland up for the first time in four years
# Tourism
# Tourism

Number of overseas visitors to Ireland up for the first time in four years

Dec 29th 2011, 9:16 AM 1,718 Views 18 Comments

The Irish Tourist Industry Confederation said the number of overseas visitors to Ireland had risen this past year.

# visitors - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Visitors warned to stay away as vomiting bug hits Beaumont Hospital
# Vomiting Bug
# Vomiting Bug

Visitors warned to stay away as vomiting bug hits Beaumont Hospital

Dec 27th 2011, 5:20 PM 2,361 Views 5 Comments

Forty-two patients and some staff have already been hit by the winter vomiting bug – so only essential visits are allowed to the Dublin hospital.

# visitors - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Overseas visits to Ireland down between August and October
# Tourism
# Tourism

Overseas visits to Ireland down between August and October

Dec 6th 2011, 12:09 PM 951 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish residents made 6 per cent fewer visits overseas.

# visitors - Monday 14 November, 2011

Irish residents take fewer trips this summer, while more tourists come here
# Travel
# Travel

Irish residents take fewer trips this summer, while more tourists come here

Nov 14th 2011, 11:59 AM 394 Views 2 Comments

The number of trips to Ireland from overseas residents grew by 6.5 per cent between July and September 2011.

# visitors - Monday 26 September, 2011

Gallery: Top 5 destinations for Irish tourists at home and abroad
# Holidays
From The Daily Edge
# Holidays

Gallery: Top 5 destinations for Irish tourists at home and abroad

Sep 26th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,508 Views 4 Comments

Check out the most popular places for Irish holidaymakers this year.

# visitors - Friday 23 September, 2011

Good news: number of people visiting Ireland increased this summer
# Tourism
# Tourism

Good news: number of people visiting Ireland increased this summer

Sep 23rd 2011, 12:46 PM 666 Views 5 Comments

Although, the number of Irish people going overseas in the summer months has fallen by over 5 per cent in the last two years.

# visitors - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Céad míle fáilte? Five other controversial visits to Ireland
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

Céad míle fáilte? Five other controversial visits to Ireland

May 17th 2011, 8:31 AM 2,438 Views 0 Comments

Our selection of a few other controversial and divisive visits to Ireland from past years – all with lesser impact on Dublin traffic.