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19 Jun 2017

New Tourism Ireland video highlights why golf in Ireland is a total hole-in-one!

Tourism Ireland has created a new online film showcasing some of our world-class golf courses, as well as the wonderful things that golfers can get up to off the course.

Titled "Golf on the island of Ireland", the video invites potential visitors to come and discover our beautiful golf courses, challenging links and wonderful off-course activities right around the island of Ireland. From Royal Portrush on the Causeway Coastal Route, home of The Open 2019, to the immaculate links of Lahinch and the masterful fairways of Portmarnock, the film reminds golfers everywhere that golf on the island of Ireland is a delight. It also features courses like Portstewart, Waterville, Lahinch, Royal County Down and Druid’s Glen. The message is that golf in Ireland is an experience, both on and off the course.



The film is being promoted through Tourism Ireland’s social platforms, including Facebook (over 3.9 million fans worldwide), Twitter (403,000 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 281,000 people.
  • In 2016, we welcomed approximately 10.3 million overseas visitors to the island of Ireland, delivering revenue of about €5.3 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.

Previous Press Release

14 Jun 2017

Tourism Ireland board meets in Killarney