Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (221)

Joan Burton

Question:

221. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of visitors who availed of guided tours of a location (details supplied); the number who visited only in each of the years 2014 to 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10130/18]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

Recorded visitor number to Castletown House and Parklands for guided tours and to the estate generally are as follows:

Year

Visitors

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2014

20,503

Visited House (confirmed/paid)

285,410

Total Visitors House & parklands (estimated)

2015

15,456

Visited House (confirmed/paid)

297,691

Total Visitors House & parklands (estimated)

2016

15,674

Visited House (confirmed/paid)

547, 324

Total Visitors House & parklands (confirmed - newly installed people counters)

2017

26,460

Visited House (confirmed/paid)

697,433 (TBC)

Total Visitors House & parklands (confirmed - people counters)