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12 things about Ireland that tourists just don't get

Attention, tourists.

From TheJournal.ie These 'Dublin Champions' are tasked with ensuring tourists enjoy the capital Welcome

These 'Dublin Champions' are tasked with ensuring tourists enjoy the capital

A group of 80 specially trained tourism workers are now ready to be let loose in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie How many tourists were attacked in Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers Prime Numbers

How many tourists were attacked in Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: When will Dublin Airport’s new runway be completed?

From TheJournal.ie Disappointed? Here's how Temple Bar tourists felt about the pubs being closed... Long Good Friday

Disappointed? Here's how Temple Bar tourists felt about the pubs being closed...

Some had just heard about the ban. Others had made their own preparations.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu Peru

Tourists arrested after stripping naked for photos at Machu Picchu

The two men were reportedly charged with moral misconduct. after being detained by guards.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager critically injured as helicopter crashes at Hawaii tourist spot Video Footage

Teenager critically injured as helicopter crashes at Hawaii tourist spot

A tourist who captured footage of the crash said the helicopter was “essentially coming straight at us”.

From TheJournal.ie These north Dublin attractions will be highlighted with a new tourism trail Tourism

These north Dublin attractions will be highlighted with a new tourism trail

Members of the public will be encouraged to rediscover the rich cultural heritage of Dublin’s northside.

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought I would bleed to death': Tourist recalls Egyptian hotel attack Red Sea

'I thought I would bleed to death': Tourist recalls Egyptian hotel attack

Police shot dead one of the assailants and badly wounded the other.

From TheJournal.ie Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael The Force Awakens This post contains videos

Tourism Ireland hopes this video will send Star Wars fans flocking to Skellig Michael

“We were just blown away by it, it’s an extraordinary place.”

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of tourism jobs predicted, but we don't have enough hotels to cope with growth Céad Míle Fáilte

Thousands of tourism jobs predicted, but we don't have enough hotels to cope with growth

Tourism in Ireland is worth over €7 billion for the first time ever.

From TheJournal.ie China is naming and shaming tourists who behave badly Making A List

China is naming and shaming tourists who behave badly

The government has grown concerned about the negative impact on China’s image stemming from numerous incidents of bad behavior by Chinese tourists.

From TheJournal.ie Drum roll please: These are the top tourist towns in Ireland Céad Míle Fáilte This post contains videos

Drum roll please: These are the top tourist towns in Ireland

Did your area make the cut?

12 things Irish people need tourists to understand
From TheJournal.ie Tom Clonan: Who? How? Why? Figuring out the Russian plane crash Column

Tom Clonan: Who? How? Why? Figuring out the Russian plane crash

The Russian plane crash on the Sinai Peninsula has a lot in common with other bombings, writes columnist Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron to call Putin to explain his fears that plane was bombed Metrojet Crash

David Cameron to call Putin to explain his fears that plane was bombed

Thousands have been stranded after flights to and from Sharm el Sheikh were cancelled over bomb fears

26 views to make you dream of Dublin

Lonely Planet is telling people to come to Dublin. And here’s why…

From TheJournal.ie British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain Costa Brava

British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain

The women were 33 and 36 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Bus with 22 tourists on board crashes in Donegal Killybegs

Bus with 22 tourists on board crashes in Donegal

None of the tourists were injured in the crash.

From TheJournal.ie Public warned to avoid 'unsafe area' as teams search for missing couple Missing Tourists

Public warned to avoid 'unsafe area' as teams search for missing couple

A multi-agency search for the Japanese couple was launched after they failed to return to their car.

From TheJournal.ie Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night Kilkee

Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night

The pair failed to return to their car on Saturday and missed their flight out of Shannon yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect Thailand

Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect

Earlier today there was a second explosion in the capital. No injuries have been reported.

From TheJournal.ie These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time Top 500

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time

Sites in Meath, Clare, Tipperary and Antrim all got on the list.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays? Staycation

Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays?

More people are choosing to stay in Ireland for their main holiday. Where should they go?

From TheJournal.ie These remote Irish spots are about to make it to Google Street View Would You Look

These remote Irish spots are about to make it to Google Street View

Google is lending its Google Trekker to Fáilte Ireland (nice of them…).

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you recommend Ireland as a tourist destination?

It’s a popular destination – does it live up to the hype?

From TheJournal.ie Millions of Chinese people will soon hear about how great Ireland is Ni Hao

Millions of Chinese people will soon hear about how great Ireland is

There could be an influx of visitors from the Asian country.

A Rathfarnham pub's 'rules' went down a storm on the internet

“Persons drinking a pint of Guinness before it has fully settled will be immediately barred.”

From TheJournal.ie This is the man the Islamic State claims was responsible for Tunisia attack Tunisia

This is the man the Islamic State claims was responsible for Tunisia attack

In a statement, the terrorist group said it had targeted ‘dens of fornication, vice and apostasy’.

From TheJournal.ie Annoying tourist demonstrates exactly why you don't mess with the Queen's Guard Bad Idea

Annoying tourist demonstrates exactly why you don't mess with the Queen's Guard

I wouldn’t do that if I were you.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer Storytellers This post contains videos

Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer

The walking tours programme has trained people are are homeless or previously lived on the streets to help give them more independence.

From TheJournal.ie Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in Amsterdam

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in

At least 20 tourists were made ill and three died after snorting white heroin sold to them as cocaine.

From TheJournal.ie The militant behind the Tunisia museum massacre has been killed Terrorism

The militant behind the Tunisia museum massacre has been killed

21 tourists were killed in the attack on the Bardo Museum.

From TheJournal.ie More than 700 tourists were mugged last year No Míle Fáilte

More than 700 tourists were mugged last year

Niall Collins asked Frances Fitzgerald to take a walk with him in Dublin city centre to see how common crime is.

Watch these poor tourists try their hand at speaking Irish

“It sounds like cats dying.”

From The42 Robbie Keane took the LA Galaxy lads to the home of the black stuff last night Tourists

Robbie Keane took the LA Galaxy lads to the home of the black stuff last night

The Ireland captain enjoyed a pint of Guinness with his team-mates at the Storehouse.

Australian tourist asks Americans to imitate his accent, with amusing results

“G’day mate, how you going?”

From TheJournal.ie Where did Irish people go on holiday last year? Going Anywhere Nice?

Where did Irish people go on holiday last year?

Great Britain and Spain. A lot.