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27 Dec, 2017, 08:00 GMT Rian Johnson Shows Ireland is the Dream Location on the Shoot of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The dramatic coastal scenery of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way has been wowing audiences since the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi - the real-life...


17 Jul, 2017, 13:00 BST A Weave of Ice and Fire: Tourism Ireland Reveals Beautiful Tapestry Showcasing Northern Ireland’s Links With Game of Thrones®

Game of Thrones® season 7 has finally hit the screens. Northern Ireland is one of the main filming locations for the hit TV series, and to...


15 Mar, 2017, 17:48 GMT Tourism Ireland: 'Green Light' for St Patrick's Celebrations Around the World!

Over 250 iconic landmarks and sites around the world will be illuminated green over the coming days - as part of Tourism Ireland's 2017 Global...


04 Jan, 2016, 14:04 GMT JJ Abrams Sought the Authenticity of Skellig Michael for Star Wars - The Force Awakens

The UNESCO world heritage site that is Skellig Michael is located on the Wild Atlantic Way on Ireland's west coast and has been wowing audiences...


17 Dec, 2015, 17:59 GMT In a Galaxy Not So Far Away… Ireland Feels 'The Force'

An island off Ireland's south west coast is wowing audiences at screenings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. To view the Multimedia News Release,...


16 Jan, 2014, 13:12 GMT Made in Chelsea Star Millie Mackintosh in Dublin

Millie Mackintosh, former star of the hit TV series Made in Chelsea, hit the streets of Dublin to celebrate New Year's Eve. Invited by Tourism...


13 Apr, 2012, 18:40 BST Belfast Commemorates the Titanic 100 Years on

Belfast is leading the many commemorations taking place around the world in memory of those who perished on the Titanic's tragic maiden voyage 100...


30 Mar, 2012, 18:09 BST Titanic Belfast Launches 31 March

For millions of Titanic fans around the world, the city that built the most famous ship on the planet is now Europe's new must-see destination… In...


01 Jul, 2011, 16:55 BST Majestic Tall Ships sail Into Ireland's Party of the Year

- 50 Vessels, 12 Countries, 500,000 Festival-goers The Irish will welcome over 50 majestic Tall Ships from 12 countries, some 1,400 sail trainees and ...


30 May, 2011, 08:00 BST Belfast Marks 100th Anniversary of the Launch of the Titanic

- Centenary is Commemorated by TITANICa: The Exhibition & The People's Story Belfast is set to mark the 100th anniversary of the launch of one of the ...


17 Mar, 2011, 09:00 GMT Tourism Ireland Launches Social Game on Facebook

- Tourism Ireland Today Announced the Launch of an Online Game, Which Will go Live on Facebook on St Patrick's Day, 17th March 2011 - Called Ireland...