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GB Visitor Boost Expected

Representatives from English Heritage were on a recent visit to Meath and Louth visiting some of the OPW sites that are now available free of charge to visitors with English Heritage membership cards. The group visited local sites including Bru na Boinne and the Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre along with spending time in […]
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Dublin Wilkommen German VIP Agents

Dublin is playing host this weekend to Germany’s top meetings and event’s organisers as they arrived this weeked to experience all that the city has to offer.  Event Partners, corporate event management company,  has partnered with Failte Ireland to bring these high profile agents and corporate event planners to Dublin. Speaking in advance of their […]
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Ireland Pubs play role in Development

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The findings of an academic study conducted by the University of York and Newcastle Business School (Northumbria University) and prepared for the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has revealed the central role that pubs play in creating economic development and social wellbeing in rural Ireland. Figures from the research show the significant contribution that the Irish pub makes to the economy with 50,000 employed by Irish pubs and how important the pub is to the local economy. [Read more…]

100 Years of Dubliners

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Most people have heard how J K Rowling’s first Harry Potter book was submitted to 12 publishers, and how all rejected it. But few of us realize that Joyce’s Dubliners was submitted 18 times, over nearly a decade, to 15 different publishers before it was published in 1914. [Read more…]

Tourism Ireland Targeting British Tourists

Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte joined Tourism Ireland and 27 tourism enterprises from around the island of Ireland in Birmingham this week at the Best of Britain and Ireland (BoBI) travel trade fair. Britain and Ireland (BoBI) travel trade fair BoBI is a B2B event for the travel trade in Britain – attracting more than 2,000 […]

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Commemoration of the Battle of Clontarf

During the recent celebratory commemoration of the Battle of Clontarf of 1014, there were close to 500 Vikings partaking in the celebration. Yes, lots of jolly costumed Vikings and mad Gaels bouncing about so as to re-enact the battles. On hand was Alison Doyle and her family, who have previously lived in the South of […]

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May Day Customs in Ireland

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May on Our Doorstep is a National Museum of Ireland – Country Life project that celebrates the survival of traditional May Day Customs in Ireland. [Read more…]

Ancestral heritage event planned for April

On Saturday 19th April thousands are expected to retrace their ancestral heritage as they take to Ireland’s ancient pilgrim paths to celebrate the inaugural National Pilgrim Paths Day. Supported by the Heritage Council, this new Easter Festival which was launched today by broadcaster Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, will see a nationwide series of walking and cycling […]

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Snow Leopard In Need Of A Name

Dublin Zoo is looking for a name for a young female snow leopard that arrived at the Zoo earlier this year. The, yet-to-be-named female is two years old and came from a zoo in the Czech Republic. The female has been paired with a seven year old male, named Kimo, who arrived from a zoo […]

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Dublin Airport Passengers Increase

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 6% to 20.2 million last year, as an extra 1.1 million people used the airport. The significant growth in passenger numbers was led by a record-breaking performance on transatlantic traffic, which saw a 13% increase during 2013. As a result of the strong growth in passenger numbers, Dublin […]

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