Number of visits to Ireland rose by 16.6% in first quarter

North American visitor numbers were up by 24.5%, new CSO figures show

27th April, 2016
Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral Pic: Ireland's Content Pool

The data for the period from January to March, released by the Central Statistics Office, showed the number of arrivals from Britain rose by 17 per cent while visitors from other European countries were up by 14 per cent.

The number of overseas trips made by Irish residents during the period was up by 13 per cent to 1,476,900, the CSO said.

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