Fáilte Ireland

687 results

Barbara Smyth of Silver Line Cruisers. She says Shannon cruising is ‘ideal in the current situation because people are self-contained and semi-isolated out on the water’

Barbara Smyth’s family has run Silver Line Cruisers from its base on the river Shannon in Banagher, Co Offaly, for nearly 50 years. There have been go(...)

‘All these people  on social media talking about  the Blasket Islands or  the Aillwee Cave . . ?’ ‘Yes, they’re all in Quinta do Lago’

“I say let’s drive the entire thing,” Sorcha goes, “from Malin Head to Mizen Head. Ross, are you even listening to me?” I’m not, by the way? Me and t(...)

 A man watches the Budget 2020 speech by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe on a TV screen at Harvey Norman’s outlet in  Airside Retail Park, Swords. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Government has promised to push through legislation “next week” to enact its €2 billion Covid-19 credit guarantee scheme for SMEs, which will see (...)

Cloudy skies and a leap for freedom near Malin Head, as seen in Fáilte Ireland’s ‘Make a break for it’ campaign.

Have you made a break for it yet? When Fáilte Ireland launched its Covid-proofed domestic tourism campaign late last month under the umbrella line “M(...)

Choughs. Illustration: Michael Viney

At the far end of Dursey island, Co Cork, the choughs are gathering in new families to probe the ground for grubs, stabbing the wind-shorn grass with (...)

 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(...)

Wez Pollington and Tuesday Whitfield get things ready for Willowbrook glampers. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Children have been running around covered head to toe in mud in recent days at the Willowbrook Glamping and Hideaways in Ballaghaderreen in Co Roscomm(...)

LVA chief executive Donall O’Keefe said it is ‘unacceptable’ that  people are allowed to drink alcohol on streets. File photograph: iStock

Further restrictions on reopenings may be imposed if businesses continue to flaunt social distancing guidelines, Minister for Justice Helen McEntee ha(...)

Gary Cahill, food and beverage director at the Shelbourne, serving coffee in the Lord Mayor’s Lounge. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Times journalists sample the post-lockdown tourism experience in a range of accommodation options The east-coast campsite  Strolling(...)

Darby O’Gill and the Little People: Albert Sharpe and Jimmy O’Dea in Walt Disney’s 1959 film

Visitors to Ireland might think they are on the film set of Darby O’Gill and the Little People with the requirement for pubs to serve a “substantial m(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • Next
  • Last »