Increase in number of trips to Ireland in August and October
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This represents an overall increase of 29,800 compared to the same period in 2011.
Trips by residents of North America to Ireland increased by 14.9% to 337,200.
The number of visitors from Great Britain decreased by 4.5% to 802,700.
Visitors from European Countries other than Great Britain (Other Europe) increased by 3.3% to 700,500 while visitors from Other Areas increased by 1.7% to 109,300.
The total number of overseas trips made by Irish residents during the period August - October 2012 increased by 3.1% to 1,835,400.