Destination Guide: Ireland

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way opens

Ireland's first long-distance touring route - the Wild Atlantic Way, opened at the end of last month, and has attracted significant interest from overseas markets, including Britain, France and Germany.

This is according to Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring, who added that the route has potential to significantly boost tourism levels in 2014.

Fáilte Ireland is investing €10 million during 2014 in the route which stretches from the Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal to Kinsale in County Cork. The route includes more than 500 visitor attractions and 120 golf courses.

Fáilte Ireland is currently developing a specially designed Wild Atlantic Way app which will be available for visitors at the end of June.

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