first_imgNews Donegal doing well as tourist numbers increase – Failte Ireland By News Highland – June 20, 2013 Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+center_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp WhatsApp Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter The number of tourists coming to Ireland has increased by just over 7 per cent in the first three months of the year – compared to the same period last year.1.2 million overseas visitors came here in the first quarter of the year.The figures also show the tourists are spending more – with earnings from overseas travellers up by 10.8 per cent – to 688 million euro.Great Britain remains Ireland’s biggest market with around half of visitors to Ireland coming from there.The US and Canada is the next biggest market while tourists from France have also seen an increase this year.Martina Bromley of Failte Ireland North West told today’s Shaun Doherty Show that  Donegal is faring well……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/broml3pm.mp3[/podcast] Previous articleHSE management in Donegal says community hospitals need to make better use of resourcesNext articleUpdate – Marine Minister to assess impact LYIT Killybegs move on Seafood innovation Centre plans News Highland 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+last_img