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19 Dec 2016

New Tourism Ireland film wishes a very Happy Christmas to everyone around the world

Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new film called “Christmas in Ireland”, featuring various locations around the island of Ireland, all lit up for the festive season and making them look like living toytowns!

The short film showcases some of the most beautiful parts of our cities, including Dublin’s Grafton Street, Belfast City Hall and Waterford – reminding prospective visitors that there’s nowhere nicer than Ireland at Christmas and wishing everyone around the world a very Happy Christmas.


The film is being promoted through Tourism Ireland’s social platforms, including Facebook (3.7 million fans worldwide), Twitter (372,000 followers) and YouTube

Notes To Editors

  • Tourism Ireland is the organisation responsible for promoting the island of Ireland overseas as a leading holiday destination.
  • Tourism is the island of Ireland’s largest indigenous industry; responsible for in excess of 4% of GNP in the Republic of Ireland and employing approximately 220,000 people.
  • By the end of 2016, we will have welcomed approximately 10.5 million overseas visitors to the island of Ireland, delivering revenue of about €5.4 billion.
  • Tourism Ireland’s international website is, 29 market sites available in 11 language versions around the world, which attracted more than 16.6 million visitors in 2015.