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Where Irish people went in first quarter of 2017

UK and Spain favourite destinations as Easter timing hits domestic trip figures

22nd June, 2017
More Irish people travelling abroad. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Official figures show that the number of trips taken by Irish people within Ireland fell in the first quarter of this year, but the number of trips abroad increased.

The Central Statistics Office said Irish residents took almost 1.9 million domestic trips in the first three months of 2017, down 9 per cent compared with a year earlier. The CSO points out, however, that the figure was affected by the timing of Easter, which fell...

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