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Shannon Airport gearing up for busy St. Brigid’s Bank Holiday  Airport expects over 21,000 passengers, a 12 per cent increase on ’23 February bank holiday passenger traffic Tuesday 30th January 2024: Shannon Airport is gearing up for a busy St. Brigid’s Bank Holiday as over 21,000 passengers are expected to travel through the airport during the holiday period. This marks a...
Connect to Celtic Christianity on a Legacy of St Brigid tour Be inspired by the fascinating story of the life and legacy of St Brigid on an immersive tour led by an expert in Christian heritage. The Legacy of St Brigid tour introduces participants to one of the most important Irish saints – an icon who is revered across the...
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum assembles “the boys of the NYPD choir” to sing Galway Bay this Christmas   Exhibition launches in Dublin telling the story of The Pogues and Shane MacGowan The Pogues’ song Fairytale of New York is regarded by many as the anthem for Irish global emigration.  It remains one of the most played Christmas songs of the...
Escape to a kingdom of exquisite beauty and charm Cannonball 4X4 road trip announced for Kerry November 10th -11th 2023 |  www.cannonball.ie The thrill of wild, rugged landscapes, breath-taking cross-country and mountain drives, warm friendly pubs and spirited traditional Irish music as autumn bequeaths her most vibrant hues, a gift of seasons past and a promise of seasons to come.   The third...
St Patrick’s Day parades on the island of Ireland With parades and celebrations galore taking place across the island, Ireland is the best place to be this St Patrick’s day! The epicentre of the merriment is the huge St Patrick’s Day Festival in Dublin (16th-19th March). This year’s National St Patrick’s Day parade, driven by community, diversity, youth and sustainability values, will be...
There are lots of ways to enjoy St Patrick’s Day, from parades, parties and pints of Guinness to pilgrimage walks and hearty traditional Irish food. Ireland’s biggest festival is on the horizon and across the island towns and cities are gearing up for the annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations (17 March). Fabulous festivals will take place in cities from Armagh in the north...
CREDIT JILLIAN BOLGER, VISIT DUBLIN Every January TradFest Temple Bar fills the Dublin air with the uplifting sounds of bodhráns and banjos, fiddles and flutes. This year, the landmark traditional music festival runs from January 25-29, with a host of bars and performance spaces welcoming established and emerging musical talent from Ireland and beyond. The mainstay of the festival is...
Coastal and marine communities are in line to benefit significantly from offshore renewable electricity projects. Under a new framework published by the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, generators of offshore wind will be required to make substantial annual contributions to community benefit funds. A key feature of the new framework, known as the ‘Community Benefit Fund Rulebook for...
Dublin Chamber Applauds Outstanding Contribution of former President Niall Gibbons to enhancing Dublin’s Reputation  Niall Gibbons to step down from Tourism Ireland after 21 years  Tuesday 10th January 2023: As Niall Gibbons prepares to step down from the role of Chief Executive after a 21-year tenure with Tourism Ireland, Dublin Chamber wishes to formally acknowledge the exceptional contribution of Niall Gibbons in this...

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Shannon Airport gearing up for busy St. Brigid’s Bank Holiday  Airport expects over 21,000 passengers, a 12 per cent increase on ’23 February bank holiday...
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