Cookie Policy

Tourism Ireland respects your privacy and, in addition to the Cookies Policy below, you are encouraged to read our Privacy Policy.

This website uses cookies to distinguish you from other visitors to the website. This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you browse our website. They help to deliver many of the functions that make your browser experience more user-friendly. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your device by a web server that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer.

Cookies we use:

1. Session cookies

We use a session cookie to enable the basic function of the site. The cookie stores information that the visitor has inputted and tracks the movements of the visitor within the site. The cookie contains information that is stored temporarily and expires after a session is completed or the web browser is closed.

2. CSRF (cross site request forgery) cookies

We use this cookie to ensure visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor. This cookie expires at the end of a session.

3. Vimeo livestream cookies

We use vimeo video player to supply the embedded livestream on the website.

Vimeo’s embeddable video player uses cookies that they consider essential to the video player experience. The cookies vimeo add for embedded videos allow for advanced functionality of the vimeo player including chosen volume, quality, and subtitles preferences. They also cover the tracking of visitor statistics (plays, finishes, etc) being recorded and viewed. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They do not use third-party analytics or advertising cookies when the video player is embedded on our website.

We consider all these cookies to be necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.
By using the Website you are agreeing to the use of cookies as described in this Policy (i.e. you are agreeing to the placement of these cookies on your device).

The ‘Help Menu’ on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. You can also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.

For more information about cookies and managing them including how to turn them off, please visit However, because cookies allow you to take advantage of websites’ essential features, we recommend you leave them turned on as otherwise you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the websites you visit.

Contact us:

Data Protection Officer,

Tourism Ireland,

5th Floor Bishop's Square,
Redmond's Hill,
Dublin D02 TD99,
T: +353 1 476 3400

F: +353 1 476 3666