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Céad míle fáilte: Significant rise in inbound tourism figures




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The Central Statistics Office (CSO), have today published figures which show a notable increase of 8.8% in overseas visits to Ireland for the first ten months of 2014, when compared to the same period last year.

The CSO figures show there were 6.5 million visits to Ireland in total.

For the period from August to October 2014, overseas trips to Ireland increased by 6.7%.
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe said in a statement: “The figures published by the CSO today confirm that the strong tourism performance from overseas markets has continued into the latter part of the year.

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