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St Patrick’s Day exodus to see ministers travel to 35 countries

St Patrick's Day exodus to see ministers travel to 35 countries

“This year’s St. Patrick’s Day programme will serve as a platform to launch the Global Footprint initiative as announced by the Taoiseach last August.  This will include high-level goals to double Ireland’s influence and impact to 2025 in terms of promoting our values and our interests, including our economic interests.  ...

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Iconic Guinness Storehouse is the jewel in city’s tourism crown

Iconic Guinness Storehouse is the jewel in city's tourism crown

10 new visit 2.jpg 10 new visit 2.jpg View More Images THE Guinness Storehouse is celebrating after retaining its position as Ireland’s number one international visitor attraction while surpassing all previous records. The 1,711,281 guests who passed through its doors in 2017 means that it has hosted almost 18 million ...

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The 2018 travel hotlist: the 20 hottest trends and tickets

The 2018 travel hotlist: the 20 hottest trends and tickets

This is a big year for the Deep South. It’s the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination in April, a new Civil Rights Museum just opened in Mississippi, and it’s been 50 years since Elvis Presley’s 1968 Comeback Tour. British Airways is also launching a direct flight from ...

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Egyptian murder suspect squatted in disused Dundalk house

Egyptian murder suspect squatted in disused Dundalk house

A teenager in custody over a possible terrorism-related knife murder had been squatting in a house close to the scene in Dundalk, Co Louth. That house has been sealed off for examination and it appears to have been vandalised. Two phones found on the suspect’s person were also being examined. ...

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UK welcomes new year as uncertainties loom

By Tayfun Salci LONDON After leaving behind a year where terror attacks and Brexit dominated headlines, the U.K. is ready to embrace 2018 but with a host of political uncertainties already looming. After losing the majority in the House of Commons in a snap election in April, announced in the ...

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Guinness Storehouse remains top tourist draw

Guinness Storehouse remains top tourist draw

The Guinness Storehouse at St James’s Gate retains its position as Ireland’s top international visitor attraction by surpassing all previous records, with 1,711,281 guests passing through its doors last year. Since first opening its doors to the public in 2000, the Guinness Storehouse, managed by Paul Carty (pictured), has welcomed almost ...

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