Number of international tourist arrivals reached 10.3 mil in 2017 in Ireland, according to Eurostat. This is 2.36 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Ireland reached an all time high of 10.3 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 4.82 mil in 1995. When compared to Ireland's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Canada amounted to 20.8 mil, 86.9 mil in France, 2.23 mil in Iceland and 37.7 mil in United Kingdom in 2017.
Ireland has been ranked 37th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.