Trips To Ireland Increased By 4.3% In April 2019
In April 2019, the total number of trips to Ireland by overseas residents increased by 4.3% to 938,300 - an overall increase of 38,400 compared to twelve months earlier.
Trips by residents of Great Britain increased by 5.1% to 339,000 while trips by residents of European Countries other than Great Britain (Other Europe) increased by 3.3% to 364,600. Trips by residents of USA and Canada to Ireland increased by 3.7% to 185,200 while trips to Ireland from Other Areas increased by 8.1% to 49,400.
The total number of overseas trips made by Irish residents during April 2019 increased by 13.2% to 745,100.
The total number of trips (Irish residents’ trips overseas plus trips to Ireland) in April 2019 increased by 8.0% to 1,683,300 when compared to twelve months earlier.
In the four months to the end of April 2019, the total number of trips to Ireland increased by 5.1% when compared with the same period in 2018. Irish residents' trips overseas during the same period increased by 9.5%.