Tourists on a jaunting car through Killarney National Park: Ireland is the seventh most recalled holiday destination by British people. Photograph: Sally MacMonagle

Tourism chiefs are calling on the Government to boost investment in the sector to underpin its strong recovery. The Irish Tourist Industry Confederat(...)

 The number of overseas visitors to the Republic grew by 9 per cent to 7.3 million this year, the highest number since 2008. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Visitors to the Republic spent more than €3.5 billion this year, almost €300 million more than in 2013.The number of overseas tourists grew by 9 per (...)

Figures released this week show that 1,075,000 tourists visited Clare’s famous cliffs in 2014, an increase of 12.5 per cent since last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Nearly 1.1 million people visited the Cliffs of Moher in 2014, breaking the one million mark for the first time, while the numbers of tourists visitin(...)

Aer Lingus has claimed that revised rosters being sought by cabin crew at the airline would see them receive an additional 32 paid days off.

MARTIN WALL, Industry CorrespondentAer Lingus has claimed that revised rosters being sought by cabin crew at the airline would see them receive an add(...)

The tourism industry is on course to deliver 7.5 million visitors next year to Ireland and between 5,000 and 6,000 new jobs, its representative body has said. The  ITIC wants the tourism policy review currently being undertaken by the Minister for Tourism Leo Varadkar to be “robustly evidenced based, responstive to international market trends, coordinated across the whole of Government, and transparent and consistent in its implementation”.

The tourism industry is on course to deliver 7.5 million visitors next year to Ireland and between 5,000 and 6,000 new jobs, its representative body h(...)

The Strypes will perform at the New Year’s Eve concert in Dublin’s College Green along with Ryan Sheridan, MKS and headliners Madness. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dublin and Limerick will be the centrepiece locations for tomorrow night’s New Year’s Eve celebrations. The capital will hope to solidify its growing (...)

The tourist industry welcomed finance minister Michael Noonan’s pledge to ditch air travel tax and leave the hospitality sector’s 9 per cent VAT rate unchanged.

The tourist industry welcomed finance minister Michael Noonan’s pledge to ditch air travel tax and leave the hospitality sector’s 9 per cent VAT rate (...)

Enjoying the sun at Portmarnock strand: some ice-cream sellers have reported a 90 per cent increase in sales this week and expect this to rise. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Soaring temperatures are warming up the economy, with sentiment surveys showing a huge jump in consumer confidence, and businesses boasting increased (...)