Irish tourism is up!


How it’s New York: New York has seen a lot of Irish tourists come here to shop during Celtic Tiger. We’re happy to be them, at least sometimes.
How it’s Irish: The Gathering is this year, and it looks as though it’s worked: tourism is “turning a corner,” says Fáilte Ireland.
Irish Tourism “Turning a Corner” (via

The latest Fáilte Ireland Tourism Barometer has been published, showing that business sentiment within the tourism industry has increased significantly this year with a strong feeling that the market has really turned the corner and the future is looking…

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