Cork 2017: A real talking point

With thousands of delagates and events worth tens of millions booked, Cork is Ireland’s top region outside the capital for international conferences, writes Graham Clifford

18th June, 2017
The Wild Atlantic Way reaches as far as Kinsale

It’s no secret that Ireland’s tourism figures have exploded in recent years with a more stable world economy, improved access and increased value for money attracting visitors from across the globe. And in Cork, that increase is most keenly felt.

In 2015, the most recent year for which we have a county-by-county breakdown of tourist numbers, Cork attracted 1.5 million overseas visitors who spent a combined €558 million.

Of these, 565,000 came from...

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