Visits to Ireland up 16.6 per cent to 1.785 million trips

Money spent by Irish on overseas trips up by one fifth

17th June, 2016
The Bull Wall, Dollymount on Dublin's northside. Pic: Ireland's Content Pool

Nights spent in Ireland by overseas travellers were up 16.2 per cent in the first quarter this year compared with 2015, up from 10.0 million to 11.6 million.

The CSO figures published this morning

The average duration of overseas trips to Ireland was 6.5 nights, the same as last year's figure.

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