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Our Emerald Isle friends

With ancestral links and a shared language, we have many friends in the Emerald Isle. If you are looking for information on the trips our Irish visitors make to Scotland, trip characteristics can be found in 'Ireland Factsheet 2019'.    

Ireland Factsheet 2019

Published November 2020

Fast Facts for 2019

146 thousand


475 thousand


£60 million


7th largest

international source market by visits

If you are interested in exploring opportunities in the Irish market, the VisitBritain market profile offers insight on what visitors from the Republic of Ireland are looking for from a stay in the UK.