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    Fáilte Ireland tourism facts 2015 (pdf, 359kb)

    Fáilte Ireland's tourism facts 2015 provides an overview of Irish tourism performance in 2015 and covers overseas and domestic demand. Download Fáilte Ireland's tourism facts 2015 for key tourism statistics.

    Regional Tourism Performance in 2015 [665KB]

    Cork welcomed almost 1.5 million overseas tourists in 2015 and almost 1 million Irish residence took a trip to Ireland's largest county in the same year. Find out more about tourism performance in Ireland's regions and counties here...

    Domestic tourism performance in 2015 [pdf, 164kb]

    Fáilte Ireland's annual review of the domestic market and in particular, home holidays. Find out where Irish people spent their holidays in Ireland and what they did while on holiday here in 2015.

    Fáilte Ireland’s visitors to top fee charging attractions 2015 [pdf 162 kb]

    The Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Zoo and the Cliffs of Moher each welcomed over one million visitors in 2015. Find out what other attractions proved popular in 2015.

    Fáilte Ireland’s visitors to top free attractions 2015 [pdf 156 kb]

    The National Gallery of Ireland and The Botanic Gardens welcomed over half a million visitors in 2015. Find out how other free attractions performed in 2015.

    Overseas visitors participation in cultural activities in 2014 [pdf, 288kb]

    Over four million overseas visitors to Ireland visited a historical/cultural attraction in 2014, of whom two thirds (2.9 million) were on holiday. Find out more in “Overseas visitors participation in cultural activities in 2014”.

    Consumer trends – demographic developments [pdf, 609kb]

    One of a series of infographics highlighting key facts about consumer trends which affect tourism. This infographic describes the potential impacts of changing demographics on tourism.

    Visitors to top fee-charging attractions 2014 [pdf, 55kb]

    The Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Zoo and the Cliffs of Moher each welcomed over one million visitors in 2014. Find out what other attractions proved popular in 2014 in our visitors to top fee-charging visitor attractions 2014 list.

    Visitors to top free attractions 2014 [pdf, 48kb]

    More than half a million people visited the National Gallery of Ireland and National Botanic Gardens in 2014. Find out what other attractions topped the list in our visitors to top free attractions 2014 list.

    Visitors to tourist attractions 2009-2013 (pdf, 167 kb)

    Guinness Storehouse and Dublin Zoo have ranked in the top two tourist attractions in our survey since 2009. Find out how other attractions have performed over the last five years in Fáilte Ireland’s visitors to tourist attractions 2009–2013.

    Estimates of overseas visitors to regions 2009-2012 [pdf, 240kb]

    Over a quarter of a million overseas holidaymakers visited the North West in 2012, two in five of whom came from Britain. Download our estimates of overseas visitors to Irish regions in 2012 to find out more.

    German Market to Ireland: 1999-2009 [pdf, 506kb]

    The trends, characteristics and behaviours of German visitors and holidaymakers to Ireland (1999-2009). View our 10 years of statistics on their choice of accommodation, regions visited, and activities.

    European market to Ireland: 1999-2009 [pdf, 457kb]

    A decade of statistics and facts depicting the European tourist market to Ireland during the years 1999-2009 detailing where they visited, what they did and where they stayed.

    Statistics and facts about tourists to Ireland from North America: 1999-2009 [pdf, 446kb]

    View our statistical report of trends in durations of stay, expenditure and accomodation types of North American visitors and holidaymakers to Ireland, their characteristics and behaviours over the years1999-2009.

    Italian market to Ireland: 1999-2009 [pdf, 467kb]

    A decade of statistics and facts depicting the Italian tourist market to Ireland during the years 1999-2009 detailing where they visited, what they did and where they stayed.

    British market to Ireland 1999-2009 [pdf, 459kb]

    A decade of statistics and facts depicting the British tourist market to Ireland during the years 1999-2009 detailing where they visited, types of accomodation, duration and expenditure at a regional level.

    Canadian market to Ireland 1999-2008 [pdf, 99kb]

    The trends, characteristics and behaviours of Canadian visitors and holidaymakers to Ireland between 1999 and 2008. View our 10 years of statisitcs on their choice of accommodation, regions visited, and activities.

    Activity product usage among overseas tourists in 2014 (pdf, 238 kb)

    Outdoor activities, such as fishing, golf and horse-riding are popular activities among overseas visitors coming to visit friends and family, as well as overseas holidaymakers. Find out more with our "Activity product usage among overseas visitors 2014” report.