Dozens of Ireland's best landmarks to have free entry for first ever Tourism Day 1 month ago

Dozens of Ireland's best landmarks to have free entry for first ever Tourism Day

You might want to book the day off for Tourism Day.

Today marked the official launch of Tourism Day in Ireland, the first of which will be marked on Friday 17 April of this year.

Organised by the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation, the inaugural Tourism Day will see many of Ireland's most popular landmarks waive their entry fees for the day.

Sites that are participating in the event include the Cliffs of Moher, the Guinness Storehouse, the EPIC Immigration Museum, Croke Park, King John's Castle in Limerick, and many other sites administered by the Office of Public Works.

The full roster of free visits includes breweries like Smithwick's and distilleries like Jameson's, as well as scenic destinations like Spike Island, historic sites like the GPO Museum, and many more. A full breakdown of all the sites participating in the day can be found here.

Applications for free tickets are available from today on tourismday.ie, but the announcement was met with such demand that the website temporarily crashed.