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Forty five apprenticeship programmes are currently available, spanning the engineering, construction, motor, electrical, finance, hospitality and food, biopharma, logistics, property services and ICT industry sectors. Photograph: iStock

On Thursday last, tens of thousands of places on level 8 and level 6/7 degree and higher certificate programmes were offered by the CAO to applicants (...)

Aerial view of the Great Blasket island.

Peig had to face many challenges crossing to and from the Great Blasket, but I’m fairly certain this wasn’t one of them. I’m standing on a wall, with (...)

Families who favour the finer things in a holiday can look to Mount Juliet for a staycation

Samhain spraoi Fáilte Ireland has launched a new three-day festival in celebration of Halloween’s origins in Irish and Celtic traditions. Púca will t(...)

Tourists examine sand sculptures in Dublin Castle in 2012. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

As the prospect of a no-deal Brexit casts a cloud over the economy like a plume from Eyjafjallajökull, few economic sectors are as exposed as tourism.(...)

Rianne Smith, who runs Aquaventures diving school in Baltimore in Co Cork: “Our broker told us he was finding it hard to renew our insurance.” Photograph: Provision

Diving companies and schools in Ireland are facing major problems in getting insurance because specialist British-based insurers are reluctant to offe(...)

Entrance to Center Parcs resort. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

On April Fool’s Day, 2015, Center Parcs announced the largest tourism investment in Ireland. In the least touristy county. Longford’s status as a tou(...)

Matt McNulty with a photo of James Joyce, part of the Dublin Writers Museum collection. Photograph: Alan Betson

In the early 1980s an American tourist unable to find anything in Dublin celebrating Ireland’s fabled writers set out his disappointment in a letter t(...)

A national tourism body has claimed  an apartment development  will compromise the visitor experience and views from the Gravity Bar in the Guinness Storehouse (above)

A national tourism body has claimed that an apartment development containing a 13-storey block will compromise the visitor experience and views from t(...)

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Bless my sweet soul but I nearly fell out of my standing the other day when I came across this latest piece of bumpf from Fáilte Ireland about my own (...)

New rules on short-term lettings which will affect platforms such as Airbnb are due to come into force on Monday. File photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images.

There appears to be an air of wait-and-see among tourism officials, Airbnb hosts and local authorities about how regulations coming in to force on Mon(...)

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