Jessica Springsteen, on Vindicat W competing at last year’s Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...), Tourism and Sport Michael Ring said. Mr Ring also said “adventure sport” was one of the best sports for(...)

 ‘My second suggestion is that walking the pier in Dún Laoghaire becomes one of the top 10 tourist attractions for all visitors to Dublin.’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Why other ways to boost tourism for the town should be considered (...)

Chinese industrialist Li Jinyuan  brought 6,400 of his employees on holiday to France in May – a trip that cost more than €13million – where they formed a record-breaking ‘longest human phrase’, reading ‘Tiens’ dream is Nice in the Côte d’Azur’. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

(...) and cultural high-spots of the world? There is a growing hysteria about Chinese tourism, similar(...)

LÉ Samuel Beckett patrols Skellig Michael during filming last year for the new Star Wars film (overlay). Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

(...) argument that Skellig Michael is an asset to tourism, but it is vital it is looked after in the long term(...)

Outdoor inspiration: painter applies himself to his art

Watching paint dry doesn’t sound promising as a tourism offering but it is the unexpectedly(...)

Portugal’s Alentejo region is wild and rugged, with coastal paths leading down to tiny coves

(...) promote tourism while at the same time protecting the fragile environment, local authorities and business(...)

(...) and even a dark-sky reserve. A tourism Mecca for generations, the Ring of Kerry still manages to(...)

Chef John Wyer in the kitchen at Forest Avenue. Photograph: Dave Meehan

(...) up until 2003 provided training in the hotel, catering and tourism industries. It wants 10 new chef(...)

The beach in Paris along the Seine between the Pont Neuf and Pont du Sully

Denmark, besides Copenhagen A newly published report by the World Economic Forum on travel and tourism(...)

An old Irish goat: you can learn about conserving the last ones during heritage week. Illustration: Michael Viney

(...) they care – or is it simply all about tourism? Earlier this year the council commissioned Elaine Sloan(...)