Minister of State for Tourism Brendan Griffin: Brexit should “not be a reason to give up on the UK” market. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennells

Fáilte Ireland, the State tourism authority, plans to fight to stem the decline in British tourist numbers to Ireland. It has also launched a “Get Br(...)

The tourism industry wants the State to spend €60m each year for a decade on developing new visitor attractions such as interpretative centres. Photograph: iStock

The Irish tourism industry wants the State to spend €60 million each year for a decade on developing new visitor attractions. The Irish Tourist Indu(...)

The five-star Conrad Hotel  arguably offered the best deal: €270 for a Saturday night

Yet again Dublin hotel prices have been shown to be rising substantially. The annual Crowe Horwath hotel industry survey shows the average room rates (...)

There are plenty of options available to those who take a different route and  explore other areas. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

It is worth taking time to think about your post-school options as there are a myriad of routes into quality employment, not all through the CAO. Con(...)

Ireland saw an increase in tourism from North America during the early summer months this year. Photograph: Getty

Tourism authorities have expressed concern about falling numbers of visitors from Britain despite an overall increase in trips to Ireland so far this (...)

 The new Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne from Offaly celebrates her win with the also ran   Roses. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Well you can’t expect things to change overnight. Sadly no rose ambles on stage to breathlessly tell Daithí Ó Sé how she failed her Leaving Cert twice(...)

Athlone:  unfairly portrayed as  “a place to pass through”, says the group behind the bid

Athlone’s push to be designated a regional city under the State’s new spatial plan includes a proposal for the marketing of Athlone as a hub for life (...)

Cliffs of Moher: not as exposed to the British market as the eastern seaboard
Tourism feels the pinch

When Fáilte Ireland officials warn the hospitality sector of the need to give tourists value for money, it is a fair bet that prices have already beco(...)

Skellig Michael has come to prominence as a setting for the new Star Wars movies, boosting local tourism. Photograph: iStock

Sourcing contacts for permits for fake guns, finding a lost lake, locating a pier deep enough to berth a yacht and getting permission to throw stones (...)

Of 5,382 hotel rooms expected to come on stream in Dublin in the next three years, it is expected that 3,444 will come from new hotels. Photograph: iStock

Just under 5,500 hotel rooms will be built in Dublin between now and 2020, with supply pressures expected to ease significantly by 2019. According to(...)