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Builders are blaming a slowdown in State projects for a fall off in new starts.

Builders are blaming a slowdown in State projects for a fall off in new starts, according to The Sunday Independent. The newspaper reports that the n(...)

Competition winners Maria Mulcahy and Peter McGovern of Henry J Lyons Architects present their winning designs, alongside Department of Foreign Affairs secretary general Niall Burgess (centre)

Dublin-based Henry J Lyons Architects has been selected as the winning entry in the Ireland House Tokyo design competition, the Department of Foreign (...)

‘There is huge public concern at the arrival into Ireland of visitors from the United States (during Covid-19 pandemic),’ Labour transport spokesman Duncan Smith said.   File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Between 200 and 250 people a day are arriving in Ireland from the United States, with many transatlantic flights operating at a fraction of their capa(...)

Niall Leogue: “2019 was a great year. One of the reasons was there were 22 gateways to Ireland with non-stop flights, if you include Canada.”

Dublin-born Niall Leogue runs Caddie Tours, a tour-operating group based in Virginia that has long brought American holidaymakers to Ireland. This ye(...)

 Marian O’Gorman of Kilkenny Design Centre: ‘The lack of tourists has taken 30 per cent straight out of the business.’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

On March 16th, the Kilkenny Group should have been coping with one of its busiest periods of the year. The St Patrick’s festival usually draws 500,000(...)

Des Mulreany from Finglas and Lisa Leddy from Ballyfermot,  on Monday ahead of the first domestic passenger sailing since the outbreak of Covid-19.

In addition to the reopening of the retail industry, Monday also witnessed the first stirrings of the city’s locked-down tourist industry. Dublin Bay (...)

The taskforce   recommends staggered mid-term breaks to “facilitate families wishing to holiday in Ireland” by spreading out demand

The taskforce advising the Government on a revival of the tourism industry has recommended adjustments to the school calendar to lengthen the time ava(...)

Credit unions are collectively seen as the most reputable organisation in the State, in the RepTrak study published by the Reputations Agency.

Credit unions returned to the top spot in a ranking of the most reputable companies and organisations in the State, while the HSE is seen as the organ(...)

The Waterford Greenway. Many tourism businesses are hoping that domestic Irish tourists – themselves prevented from travelling abroad – can be tempted to take holidays at home. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The tourism industry has called for a suite of support measures to be included in the next programme for government, including €1.5 billion in grant a(...)

A Gathering event in Millstreet, Co Cork in 2013.

Fáilte Ireland, the State tourism authority, is developing a proposal for a rerun of the year-long Gathering series of events that rebooted tourism in(...)

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