Targeting German holidaymakers for Tipperary and Ireland

A leading journalist, representing the German Press Agency (dpa – Deutche Presse-Agentur), one of the world’s foremost news agencies, visited Co Tipperary last week. Invited to visit by Tourism Ireland in Frankfurt, Ms Daniela David was here to sample the fantastic equestrian experience on offer in this part of Ireland, for a feature story she is […]

Nenagh Castle opened to the public from today Tuesday 11th June, 2013

Nenagh Castle will be opened to the public from Tuesday 11th June, 2013. The following are the opening times:-  Tuesday – Saturday 10.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 16.30 (last admission 15.45)  Admission Free. The Castle is a medieval building and has a stone spiral stairs to the top.  There are 101 steps in all […]

Local Tourism Businesses Promote Tipperary to International Visitors via New ‘Gathering’ App

Sixteen tourism businesses from Co Tipperary are being promoted to international visitors on a brand new app for iPhones and android devices. The app, called ‘Gathering Gestures’, has been created by Tourism Ireland specifically for The Gathering Ireland 2013 and offers a wide variety of ‘gestures’ to ensure our international visitors get more from their […]

Killenure Castle opened for visitors

Killenure Castle has seen the dawn of five centuries and the fortified Elizabethan house ,once a ruin, dates back to the 1500s casts a striking silhouette over the Dundrum,Knockavilla landscape.The layering of architectural styles and occupation through the years give Killenure a special quality,fully appreciated by the current owners,an artist and a designer who bought […]

Targeting British Tourists for North Tipperary

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar met with tourism industry operators from around the island of Ireland – including Pierce Duggan of North Tipperary Tourism Company – at the ‘Best of Britain and Ireland’ (BoBI) travel trade exhibition, which took place recently at the NEC in Birmingham.   BoBI is the premier, annual event for the travel […]

Ewe celebrating St Patrick’s Day? Even a flock of sheep in Scotland wants to be ‘seen in green’ this weekend!

As the world gears up for St Patrick’s Day, a flock of woolly ambassadors in West Lothian in Scotland has turned green to join in the celebrations. And, in another coup for Irish tourism, Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco will join the Irish Ambassador to France and Monaco, Paul Kavanagh, on Saturday evening […]

Tourism Ireland Comment on CSO Figures for November 2011 to January 2012

Commenting on the CSO figures issued today for overseas visitor numbers to Ireland for the three-month period November 2011 to January 2012, Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland, said:“Despite the global economic landscape of recent months, which continues to present a challenging environment for travel, I am pleased to see growth of almost +2% for […]

Tourism Ireland Comment on CSO Figures for 2011

Commenting on the CSO figures issued today for overseas visitor numbers to Ireland for 2011, Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland, said:“Today’s figures show that, despite the challenges and uncertainty which faced the global economy last year, visitor numbers from overseas for 2011 are almost 8% ahead of 2010. While the final quarter showed a […]

Irish Tourism to Target Brazil and Russia

Tourism Ireland announces new strategy to attract more high-spending BRIC visitors Tourism Ireland has announced a new strategy to attract more high-spending visitors from the emerging tourism markets of Brazil and Russia. The organisation will target potential holidaymakers in these markets by working closely with airlines and tour operators to increase exposure and demand for holidays […]

Tourism Ireland Offers Chinese Tourists a Cead Mile Failte to Ring in The Year of The Dragon

Five groups of Chinese tourists arrive in Ireland this week, to ring in the ‘Year of the Dragon’ Irish-style. They will be travelling around the island of Ireland – from the Cliffs of Moher, to Dublin, to the Giant’s Causeway – to celebrate the Chinese New Year here. It is estimated that approximately 10,000 Chinese […]

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