The number of people arriving at Ireland's three main airport decreased by 64% between early August and late October.
As reported by The Irish Independent, newly-published Department of Transport figures indicate that the weekly number of people arriving at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports declined from close to 70,000 during the second week of August to a little more than 25,200 during the week that ended on October 25.
Meanwhile, the number of people departing from the three airports decreased by 46% from 54,800 to 29,500 per week during the same period.
Shannon Airport passenger arrivals declined by 81% from 2,726 to 505 during the period, while Cork Airport arrivals declined from more than 4,700 to 1,500 and Dublin Airport arrivals declined by 63% to just over 23,200.
During the last two weeks of October specifically, passenger arrivals across the three airports declined by 24%.
Ferry Port Arrivals
Separate figures revealed that the number of weekly passenger arrivals across Dublin, Rosslare and Cork ferry ports has decreased by 68% since mid-August.
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