TORONTO, ON (February 25, 2016)  All Irish eyes will be firmly fixed on the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center on Sunday February 28, 2016, with an incredible nine nominations for Ireland at the 88th Academy Awards, including two films nominated for Best Picture. And the nominees for Ireland are… Saoirse Ronan: Best, Read More

Quality ingredients, ingenious creations and reinvented classics can all be found in Dublin and Belfast’s coolest foodie hubs. You’ve got to start somewhere, so start by trying these ten traditional Irish foods…   1. Boxty – eat it at O’Holohan’s on the Barge, Belfast Like the sound of expertly prepared Irish food in a, Read More

(Toronto, ON – June 2015) – Following months of negotiations, Belfast Zoological Gardens (BZG) is delighted to welcome the arrival of a critically endangered dragon at Belfast Zoo. Considered all but extinct, the animal is housed in a specially designed enclosure, and where possible, his prey will be sourced from outside the zoo’s own collection., Read More

(Toronto, ON – 11 March 2015) – As the world gears up to go green on March 17th, Tourism Ireland is wishing the world a Happy St. Patrick’s Day with Liam Neeson lending his voice to this year’s campaign. Liam’s dulcet tones will be heard as part of a 60 second film that includes stunning, Read More

The only Irish attraction to make Conde Naste Travel Magazine’s “20 Most Beautiful UNESCO Word Heritage Sites” was County Antrims’s Giant’s Causeway. The 40,000 basalt stone columns that stretch into the sea towards Scotland were formed, geologists say, by volcanic lava. But Irish mythology says the strange formations were the work of the hero, Read More

Want a tee-time at Augusta National or Shinnecock Hills? Dream on, MacDuffer. Golf is the only major sport in the world where amateur enthusiasts can experience the self-same challenges posed by those courses where the sport’s top professionals vie for glory. That is, if they can get to play on them. Every serious golfer, Read More

The slow pace and beautiful terrain of the Irish countryside make a perfect setting for a family equestrian vacation. All ages and all riding abilities, from beginning to those who would like to increase their riding skills, will enjoy horse riding within all of North and South Ireland. Tourism Ireland provides a central location, Read More

Ireland is a paradise for lovers of the outdoors; combining a variety of outdoor pursuits into a multi-sport Irish vacation is the best way to fully experience the culture and terrain of the entire island. Tourism Ireland provides a central location at its website with information about many outdoor activities and includes itinerary planning, Read More

If you’re planning a trip to Ireland this year, be sure to visit www.shamrock.org Tourism Ireland’s dynamic website featuring a wide variety of great value vacation packages from a range of major tour operators in Canada. Start planning a memorable vacation now with some of the great tours and packages featured on the site,, Read More

Tourism Ireland has published its new 2004 Holiday & Vacation Planner to help Canadians plan a memorable vacation to the island of Ireland in 2004. The new 68 page four colour planner is the official publication of Tourism Ireland and provides comprehensive information on all regions of Ireland – Dublin, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Donegal, Read More