People out walking in Wicklow with Lough Dan in the background. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Almost three decades ago I visited Kerry’s unforgettable Skellig Michael for the first time. Leaping ashore after an exhilarating ocean crossing, I fo(...)

The location of the new runway at Dublin Airport set to open in 2020. Photograph: DDA/PA Wire

Residents affected by Dublin Airport’s decision to proceed with a second runway are to seek guarantees on restrictions to the frequency and hours of f(...)

Pier jumping in Creevy Co Donegal. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

There were almost a quarter of a million extra trips made to Ireland between December and February this year compared to the same period last year, ac(...)

Noel-John McLoughlin, Fáilte Ireland marketing director and Nyree Landry,  consumer engagement officer.  Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

It is one thing telling people about how great the Wild Atlantic Way is, but there’s nothing like seeing it yourself, which is why Fáilte Ireland has(...)

Minister  for Tourism Paschal Donohoe and chief executive of Tourism Ireland Niall Gibbons at the launch of Tourism Ireland’s seventh annual Global Greening initiative for St Patrick’s Day 2016. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

A record 8.6 million people visited Ireland from overseas last year, marking an “exceptional” year for Irish tourism. The total revenue for the Irish(...)

 Walkers make their way through Killarney National Park on the Old Kenmare Road which forms part of the Kerry Walking Way Near Torc Mountain above the lakes of Killarney, Co Kerry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

Hoteliers gather for their annual conference in Killarney on Monday as new figures reveal room occupancy rates reached a 10-year high, at 70 percent, (...)

Ergo co-founder John Purdy

Dublin-based cloud computing firm Ergo, which bought customer relationship management specialist iSite last year, expects the acquisition to add €8(...)

Star Wars: Skellig Michael, where scenes for The Force Awakens were shot. Photograph: Chris Hill/Getty

A guide who has worked on Skellig Michael, off the Co Kerry coast, for almost three decades says that her experiences over the past two years still c(...)

Nordic walking group, in the grounds of Kilruddery House in Bray. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Nordic walking originated as summer training for cross-country skiers in Finland. These days, groups of adults can be seen in parks and woodlands acro(...)

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring said: “Meetings have taken place between the Department, local authorities in the midlands and Waterways Ireland about a Blueway concept,” he said. File photograph:

A new initiative to promote tourism in the midlands is being prepared by the Government, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring said on (...)