Drop in number of British tourists coming to Ireland

 

There's been a drop in the number of British tourists coming to Ireland.

Half year figures from Tourism Ireland show overall the number of overseas visitors is up more than 4 per cent.

However currency fluctuations with sterling have partly contributed to a 6.2 per cent fall in visitors from the UK.

Overall Tourism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons says it's been a good year to date, but there are challenges: