Ireland Tourism News

Aer Lingus Regional launches Southampton-Cork route

Aer Lingus Regional launches Southampton-Cork route

23rd Mar 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Aer Lingus Regional has launched flights from Southampton Airport to Cork Airport in the south of Ireland. The new route, operated by Stobart Air, will operate up to five times weekly. Located on the south-west coast of Ireland, Cork is the second largest city and is a cosmopolitan city full of culture, colour and variety with plenty to do for a weekend break or an extended summer holiday.

Record visitor numbers for Guinness Storehouse in Ireland

Record visitor numbers for Guinness Storehouse in Ireland

The Guinness Storehouse is celebrating a record number of visitors for 2015 as 1,498,124 guests passed through its doors over the last 12 months, breaking the previously held record of 1,267,807 in 2014. This represents an 18 per cent increase on the 2014 visitor numbers and sees the Home of Guinness retaining its position as Ireland’s number one international visitor attraction.

Finnair to boost capacity on Helsinki-Dublin route

Finnair to boost capacity on Helsinki-Dublin route

6th Jan 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Finnair has announced that, due to passenger demand, it is adding an additional 1,800 seats between Dublin and Helsinki, in Finland, in summer 2016. The route, which launched in April 2015 with a flight time of just three hours, connects Dublin with Helsinki, which is one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in Northern Europe.

KLM flies into George Best airport in Belfast

KLM flies into George Best airport in Belfast

6th Jan 2015 Airline News

One of Europe’s largest airline groups, Air France KLM, is to commence operations from Northern Ireland. George Best Belfast City Airport is the only airport in the UK or Ireland included in expansion plans announced today by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines who will commence a daily service to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport from May 2015.

Ireland to scrap air travel tax

Ireland to scrap air travel tax

16th Oct 2013 Airline News

Officials in the Republic of Ireland have confirmed they will scrap air travel tax from April next year. The move has been welcomed by business leaders who hope it will boost tourism in the country.

Tourism Ireland launches new website for Middle East travellers

Tourism Ireland launches new website for Middle East travellers

15th Aug 2013 Tourism News

Tourism Ireland has launched a new and improved website for its GCC audience with an exclusive competition for one lucky winner to experience a ‘road-trip-of-a-lifetime’ along Northern Ireland’s most famous coastal route. Enhancing Tourism Ireland’s online presence in the region, the new website has been developed in response to growing interest in travel to the island of Ireland from the Middle East market. 

World class golf at Adare Manor in Ireland

World class golf at Adare Manor in Ireland

11th Mar 2013 Focus

Recognised as the World’s Leading Boutique Golf Resort by the World Travel Awards, Adare Manor has carved a niche as one of the finest properties in Ireland. Breaking Travel News tees off for a round on the championship course.