Trips To Ireland Increased By 1.8% in 2019
In 2019, the total number of trips to Ireland by overseas residents was 10,807,500, an increase of 1.8% over 2018. There was an increase of 6.5% in the number of overseas trips made by Irish residents in 2019 to over 8.8 million.
Trips by residents of Great Britain increased by 0.8% in 2019 to 3,787,700 while trips by residents of European Countries other than Great Britain (Other Europe) increased by 2.6% to 3,910,200. Trips by residents of USA and Canada to Ireland increased by 1.2% to 2,412,500 while trips to Ireland from Other Areas increased by 5.5% to 697,200.
In December 2019, the total number of trips to Ireland rose to 779,200 – an increase of 5.5% compared to twelve months earlier.
The total number of overseas trips made by Irish residents during December 2019 decreased by 1.5% to 564,500.
The total number of trips (Irish residents’ trips overseas plus trips to Ireland) in December 2019 increased by 2.5% to 1,343,700 when compared to twelve months earlier.