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#wild atlantic way

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 11 October, 2019

Fáilte Ireland makes its biggest investment ever in a tourist attraction to overhaul Galway museum

Fáilte Ireland makes its biggest investment ever in a tourist attraction to overhaul Galway museum

Oct 11th 2019, 10:57 AM 48,400 Views 16 Comments

The agency is ploughing over €6 million into museum and new plaza near Spanish Arch.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 23 November, 2018

Surf's up! Government announces plans to open Ireland's first surfing centre of excellence
# Hang Ten
# Hang Ten

Surf's up! Government announces plans to open Ireland's first surfing centre of excellence

Nov 23rd 2018, 3:06 PM 28,707 Views 50 Comments

Fáilte Ireland have provided €1m in funding to open the centre on Strandhill promenade.

# wild-atlantic-way - Sunday 30 September, 2018

How Donegal is using its status as one of the west's least-visited counties as a selling point
# Tourism
# Tourism

How Donegal is using its status as one of the west's least-visited counties as a selling point

Sep 30th 2018, 7:30 PM 19,139 Views 35 Comments

State tourism figures suggest the region’s overseas visitor numbers declined last year.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 12 April, 2018

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands
# Fáilte Ireland
# Fáilte Ireland

The new Wild Atlantic Way? Ireland's midlands have been rebranded as the Hidden Heartlands

Apr 12th 2018, 12:33 PM 22,900 Views 50 Comments

The campaign wants to entice visitors to experience the region’s nature and food.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 9 April, 2018

Blasket Islands and Céide Fields among 4 heritage sites awarded €4.3m
# Fáilte Romhat
# Fáilte Romhat

Blasket Islands and Céide Fields among 4 heritage sites awarded €4.3m

Apr 9th 2018, 8:01 PM 11,906 Views 6 Comments

The four Wild Atlantic Way sites were provided the funding by Fáilte Ireland and the OPW.

# wild-atlantic-way - Sunday 1 April, 2018

A ghostly Famine-era village and a Pirate Queen castle: Put Achill on your 'to-do' list
# Heritage Ireland
# Heritage Ireland

A ghostly Famine-era village and a Pirate Queen castle: Put Achill on your 'to-do' list

Apr 1st 2018, 8:45 AM 24,606 Views 19 Comments

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores the historical treasures of Achill Island as part of his new book on the Wild Atlantic Way.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 30 March, 2018

One for the weekend: A trip around the historic Beara peninsula
# Easter Trip
# Easter Trip

One for the weekend: A trip around the historic Beara peninsula

Mar 30th 2018, 8:00 PM 21,929 Views 13 Comments

Exclusive extract from archaeologist Neil Jackman’s new book about the historical treasures of the Wild Atlantic Way.

# wild-atlantic-way - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Two of the 'world's ultimate road trips' are on the island of Ireland
# Road Wild
# Road Wild

Two of the 'world's ultimate road trips' are on the island of Ireland

Aug 12th 2017, 2:34 PM 80,312 Views 62 Comments

The drives join Hawaii’s Hana Highway and Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Road as well as the iconic Route 66 in the US.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Ireland looks absolutely stunning in this new video
# Wild Atlantic Way
# Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland looks absolutely stunning in this new video

May 9th 2017, 3:27 PM 34,259 Views 21 Comments

Fáilte Ireland wants more Irish people to explore the west coast.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 17 April, 2017

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world
# Winter Tides
From The42
# Winter Tides

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,995 Views 6 Comments

We spoke to Ollie O’Flaherty and Gearoid McDaid, who both appear in ‘Winter Tides’.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Wild Atlantic Way voted best driving route at Chinese awards ceremony
# Shanghai
# Shanghai

Wild Atlantic Way voted best driving route at Chinese awards ceremony

Mar 7th 2017, 12:29 PM 20,277 Views 28 Comments

Tourism Ireland said that with so many choices for tourists, the award was a positive signal for the country’s tourism industry.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 9 February, 2017

What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west
# This Way Please
# This Way Please

What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west

Feb 9th 2017, 6:37 PM 462 Views 0 Comments

The bulk of Wild Atlantic Way travellers opt to head south – and bypass Sligo and Donegal.

# wild-atlantic-way - Sunday 29 January, 2017

€500,000 to be invested in boosting tourism at Ireland's national parks
# Parks And Recreation
# Parks And Recreation

€500,000 to be invested in boosting tourism at Ireland's national parks

Jan 29th 2017, 12:01 PM 12,422 Views 31 Comments

The funding will focus on the five national parks and five nature reserves along the Wild Atlantic Way, as well as Wicklow National Park.

# wild-atlantic-way - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

The Cliffs of Moher had record visitors last year - but facilities are barely coping in peak season
# Beyond Capacity
# Beyond Capacity

The Cliffs of Moher had record visitors last year - but facilities are barely coping in peak season

Jan 4th 2017, 5:10 PM 13,245 Views 23 Comments

The attraction has tried discounts to encourage groups to come at less busy times.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 2 January, 2017

New €500,000 campaign aims to lure British visitors to Ireland with these breathtaking photos
# Come Here
# Come Here

New €500,000 campaign aims to lure British visitors to Ireland with these breathtaking photos

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:03 PM 30,389 Views 55 Comments

The campaign is aimed at British cities with good access to the Wild Atlantic Way.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 25 November, 2016

The Wild Atlantic Way has picked up a commendation at a landscape awards in London
# Landscape Institute
# Landscape Institute

The Wild Atlantic Way has picked up a commendation at a landscape awards in London

Nov 25th 2016, 8:16 AM 11,729 Views 9 Comments

Another Irish project on vacant spaces in Dublin was also shortlisted.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 12 September, 2016

Best Irish road trips: The Wild Atlantic Way
# Wild Atlantic Way
# Wild Atlantic Way

Best Irish road trips: The Wild Atlantic Way

Sep 12th 2016, 3:25 PM 1,647 Views 0 Comments

Take a walk on the wild side and drive the longest coastal touring route in the world.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 1 August, 2016

These two people are running the ENTIRE Wild Atlantic Way for charity
# Fair Play
# Fair Play

These two people are running the ENTIRE Wild Atlantic Way for charity

Aug 1st 2016, 3:00 PM 19,844 Views 7 Comments

All 2,500km of it.

# wild-atlantic-way - Saturday 19 March, 2016

It looks like the new Star Wars will be filming at this stunning West Cork location
# Some View
From The Daily Edge
# Some View

It looks like the new Star Wars will be filming at this stunning West Cork location

Mar 19th 2016, 1:59 PM 30,488 Views 20 Comments

And it looks the part.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 18 March, 2016

Star Wars is heading to Ireland to film on the Wild Atlantic Way
# A New Hope
# A New Hope

Star Wars is heading to Ireland to film on the Wild Atlantic Way

Mar 18th 2016, 3:49 PM 25,825 Views 41 Comments

The official announcement was made this afternoon.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it's deadly
# Wild And Wonderful
# Wild And Wonderful

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it's deadly

Mar 15th 2016, 4:07 PM 24,138 Views 20 Comments

A series of VR videos of various aspects of the Way have been produced so you can experience the Irish west from your seat. And they’re very, very cool.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 10 March, 2016

No permission given yet for Star Wars filming in Donegal
# The North Awakens
# The North Awakens

No permission given yet for Star Wars filming in Donegal

Mar 10th 2016, 11:37 AM 16,629 Views 34 Comments

This time it’s said to be heading to Malin Head.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 3 December, 2015

There's a mansion on the Wild Atlantic Way for sale...
# New To Market
# New To Market

There's a mansion on the Wild Atlantic Way for sale...

Dec 3rd 2015, 4:17 PM 8,206 Views 1 Comment

If you’re into views, the sea, or mountains at all.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way has never looked more beautiful than in these photos
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way has never looked more beautiful than in these photos

Nov 24th 2015, 11:59 AM 27,083 Views 58 Comments

These stunning images show off how gorgeous our country really is.

# wild-atlantic-way - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Is your county getting funding as part of 'Ireland's Ancient East'?
# The New Atlantic Way
# The New Atlantic Way

Is your county getting funding as part of 'Ireland's Ancient East'?

Sep 9th 2015, 6:37 PM 18,842 Views 53 Comments

€1.2 million is going to be split between 12 projects.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 14 August, 2015

France absolutely loves the Wild Atlantic Way
# Cover Star
# Cover Star

France absolutely loves the Wild Atlantic Way

Aug 14th 2015, 9:43 PM 40,576 Views 57 Comments

Nice.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: This is what the weather looks like in Galway tonight
# Very Wild Atlantic Way
# Very Wild Atlantic Way

WATCH: This is what the weather looks like in Galway tonight

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:58 PM 54,229 Views 42 Comments

Quick reminder: It’s August.

A Met Éireann wind warning has just kicked in, for the entire west coast...
# Wild Atlantic
# Wild Atlantic

A Met Éireann wind warning has just kicked in, for the entire west coast...

Aug 3rd 2015, 10:17 AM 40,772 Views 32 Comments

Gusts of up to 110 km/h in some areas.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Open Thread: Where should tourists visit off the beaten track in 'Ireland's Ancient East'?
# Love Ireland
# Love Ireland

Open Thread: Where should tourists visit off the beaten track in 'Ireland's Ancient East'?

Apr 14th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,781 Views 89 Comments

Tell us what’s on offer in the east and south of the country.

# wild-atlantic-way - Monday 1 December, 2014

Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 ... here's how
# Jump Into Ireland
# Jump Into Ireland

Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 ... here's how

Dec 1st 2014, 12:21 PM 10,155 Views 15 Comments

The group wants 7.74 million visitors to come to our shores next year.

# wild-atlantic-way - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

The Germans are going nuts for Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way
# Das Ist Gut
# Das Ist Gut

The Germans are going nuts for Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way

Sep 30th 2014, 10:41 AM 24,505 Views 27 Comments

Tourism operators report their best summer since the Celtic Tiger years.

# wild-atlantic-way - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

WATCH: This video of West Cork will take your breath away
# Wild Atlantic Way
# Wild Atlantic Way

WATCH: This video of West Cork will take your breath away

Sep 17th 2014, 10:00 PM 25,711 Views 45 Comments

Just beautiful.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 27 June, 2014

Will the Stig be doing a time trial in the Ring of Kerry?
# Wild Atlantic Way
# Wild Atlantic Way

Will the Stig be doing a time trial in the Ring of Kerry?

Jun 27th 2014, 12:00 PM 15,413 Views 39 Comments

Let’s file that under ‘thing we need to see’.

# wild-atlantic-way - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Coastal tourism could be worth €2bn and sustain 80,000 jobs... but only if we think big
# Making A Splash
# Making A Splash

Coastal tourism could be worth €2bn and sustain 80,000 jobs... but only if we think big

Jun 18th 2014, 9:59 PM 15,621 Views 43 Comments

The head of Fáilte Ireland believes more projects like the Wild Atlantic Way could achieve this.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 30 May, 2014

Norm from Cheers attempts to speak Irish, fails
# Cheers
From The Daily Edge
# Cheers

Norm from Cheers attempts to speak Irish, fails

May 30th 2014, 4:55 PM 2,317 Views 5 Comments

Where everyone doesn’t know your language.

# wild-atlantic-way - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Forget Kim and Kanye... Norm from Cheers is on holidays in Ireland
# Sometimes You Wanna Go
From The Daily Edge
# Sometimes You Wanna Go

Forget Kim and Kanye... Norm from Cheers is on holidays in Ireland

May 28th 2014, 11:59 AM 3,282 Views 3 Comments

Where everybody knows your name.

# wild-atlantic-way - Friday 4 April, 2014

A further €1.4 million in funding released for the Wild Atlantic Way
# THE WEST
# THE WEST

A further €1.4 million in funding released for the Wild Atlantic Way

Apr 4th 2014, 6:30 AM 16,818 Views 29 Comments

This €10 million project will see tourist attractions developed along the west coast of Ireland.

# wild-atlantic-way - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Wind turbines height increase refused as it will impact on scenic Donegal
# Wild Atlantic Way
# Wild Atlantic Way

Wind turbines height increase refused as it will impact on scenic Donegal

Mar 13th 2014, 9:54 PM 10,988 Views 90 Comments

Donegal County Council said the turbines height would impact in a negative way on Kinnagoe Bay.