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Published on August 22nd, 2018 | by BoyleToday.com

€46m spend by visitors in Roscommon

Overseas visitors (54,000) spent €27m in Roscommon last year while domestic visitors (130,000) spent €18m.

The Independent.ie report says the domestic figures are gleaned from CSO data, while overseas figures are calculated from a combination of the CSO’s Tourism & Travel and Household Travel Surveys (HTS); NISRA’s Northern Ireland Passenger Survey (NIPS) and Fáilte Ireland’s own Survey of Overseas Travellers (SOT).

Dublin ranks highest in the domestic spend (€307m) and overseas spend (€1981m).

Longford is the county with the lowest number of either domestic or overseas visitors.

You can read the full Independent.ie report here

Boyletoday.com pic shows Lough Key Forest Park – one of the county’s major tourist attractions)

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