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05 Mar 2020

New Tourism Ireland video invites visitors to explore the islands of Ireland

Tourism Ireland encourages prospective visitors to come and get off the beaten track on Ireland’s islands!

Tourism Ireland has unveiled a new online film showcasing the charming islands to be found right around Ireland.

The video is called "Explore the islands of Ireland” and was created by Tourism Ireland to show people everywhere what to expect when you go off the beaten track and visit our breathtaking islands. Tourism Ireland is reminding prospective visitors that each island is unique – some are home to wonderful wildlife, some are full of local traditions, while others have ancient wonders steeped in myth and legend! 

To view the film, click here.

The video features just some of our unique islands – including Devenish Island, the Skelligs, the Aran Islands, Rathlin Island, the Saltees, Garnish Island, Dursey Island, Copeland Island, Achill Island and Arranmore.

The film is being promoted through Tourism Ireland’s social platforms, including Facebook (more than 4.58 million fans worldwide), Twitter (over 526,000 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 around 325,000 people across the island.
  • In 2019, we welcomed almost 11.2 million overseas visitors to the island of Ireland, delivering revenue of almost €5.8 billion.
  • Tourism Ireland’s international website is, 29 market sites available in 11 language versions around the world, which attracted around 23+ million visitors in 2019.