Thursday 18 January 2018

Editorial: We are enriched by pilgrim paths - not by underhand tax

There is good news on the double for the tourism sector today.

The unpopular €3 travel tax, frequently criticised by Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary as a real disincentive to potentional visitors, came to an end last night. And a new guide to our pilgrim walks is now available.

While the travel tax was only €3 per journey, it always seemed underhand to lure people here and then dip into their pockets even before they landed.

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