2016 was a record year for overseas visitors from Germany to the island of Ireland. Germany is one of the world’s largest outbound travel markets and the third most important source of visitors to the island of Ireland.
Recent results published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) confirm that half a million German visitors spent €317 million in Ireland in the first 9 months of 2017.
Germany is the third most important source of visitors to the island of Ireland.
Results for the first half of 2017 from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) indicate strong growth of +13% from Mainland Europe to Northern Ireland compared to the same period in 2016. No breakdown for German visitors is currently available.
German visitors stay an average of 9 nights on the island of Ireland and more than half staying 6 nights or more.