5,000 years of history come alive in Tourism Ireland’s latest video
Tourism Ireland has unveiled a charming timelapse video, showcasing locations around Ireland’s Ancient East – including Glendalough, Newgrange, Castletown House, Hook Lighthouse and Kilkenny Castle. Called “Dawn to Dusk in Ireland’s Ancient East”, the short film showcases some of the wonderful attractions visitors will experience when they travel here. From ancient monasteries to the world’s oldest lighthouses and medieval round towers, this timelapse film shows potential visitors what makes Ireland’s Ancient East so special.
The film is being promoted through Tourism Ireland’s social platforms, including Facebook (3.8 million fans worldwide), Twitter (379,000 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.
- In 2016, we 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 www.ireland.com, 29 market sites available in 11 language versions around the world, which attracted 19.37 million visitors in 2016.