Trips to Ireland increased by 3.4% in June 2019
In June 2019, the total number of trips to Ireland by overseas residents increased by 3.4% to 1,061,800 - an overall increase of 35,400 compared to twelve months earlier.
Trips by residents of Great Britain decreased by 1.1% to 311,700 while trips by residents of European Countries other than Great Britain (Other Europe) increased by 1.8% to 372,800. Trips by residents of USA and Canada to Ireland increased by 9.1% to 300,900 while trips to Ireland from Other Areas increased by 10.7% to 76,400.
The total number of overseas trips made by Irish residents during June 2019 increased by 1.6% to 892,600. See tables 1 and 2.
The total number of trips (Irish residents’ trips overseas plus trips to Ireland) in June 2019 increased by 2.6% to 1,954,400 when compared to twelve months earlier.
In the six months to the end of June 2019, the total number of trips to Ireland increased by 3.6% when compared with the same period in 2018. Irish residents' trips overseas during the same period increased by 7.4%.