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This County Galway cottage has been crowned best rental in Ireland
This County Galway cottage has been crowned best rental in Ireland

This County Galway cottage has been crowned best rental in Ireland

A 'humble' thatched cottage near Woodford, Co. Galway has been named best in Ireland by the UK's largest independent operator of British and Irish holiday rentals....
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:48:30
Aer Lingus and Ryanair add 14 extra flights for Ireland's World Cup play-offs in Denmark
Aer Lingus and Ryanair add 14 extra flights for Ireland's World Cup play-offs in Denmark

Aer Lingus and Ryanair add 14 extra flights for Ireland's World Cup play-offs in Denmark

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have announced close to 1,400 extra seats to Copenhagen ahead of Ireland's World Cup play-off on Saturday, November 11....
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:36:32
Revealed: Ireland's Top 10 hotels named by Condé Nast Traveler
Revealed: Ireland's Top 10 hotels named by Condé Nast Traveler

Revealed: Ireland's Top 10 hotels named by Condé Nast Traveler

Over 300,000 travellers took part in Condé Nast Traveler's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards, submitting millions of ratings between them....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:30:52
10 super things to do in Singapore without breaking the budget
10 super things to do in Singapore without breaking the budget

10 super things to do in Singapore without breaking the budget

A new low-cost flight route makes Singapore an affordable city-state break. Nilima Marshall reveals how to see the sights and save pennies....
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:34:00
How to see the Northern Lights
How to see the Northern Lights

How to see the Northern Lights

Our travel editor shares his tips on how to see the Northern Lights this winter....
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00
Aer Lingus is hiring 100 pilots - here's how to apply and what you could earn
Aer Lingus is hiring 100 pilots - here's how to apply and what you could earn

Aer Lingus is hiring 100 pilots - here's how to apply and what you could earn

Aer Lingus has launched its biggest ever pilot recruitment drive as its European and transatlantic schedules continues to grow....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:16:15
10 simple ways to travel without looking like a tourist
10 simple ways to travel without looking like a tourist

10 simple ways to travel without looking like a tourist

Why would you worry about looking like a tourist? It’s always been my feeling that it comes with certain disadvantages....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:31:16
Tuesday Travel Updates: All the airport, train, bus and ferry news after Ophelia
Tuesday Travel Updates: All the airport, train, bus and ferry news after Ophelia

Tuesday Travel Updates: All the airport, train, bus and ferry news after Ophelia

We're monitoring airport, ferry, train and bus information for passengers as Ireland recovers from Storm Ophelia. Here's the latest....
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:30:45
80,000 Monarch holidaymakers returned to the UK in £60m operation
80,000 Monarch holidaymakers returned to the UK in £60m operation

80,000 Monarch holidaymakers returned to the UK in £60m operation

More than 80,000 Monarch holidaymakers have been repatriated to the UK as part of an operation expected to cost around £60m (€68m)....
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:29:13
Hurricane Ophelia Travel Updates: Flights, ferry and airport news
Hurricane Ophelia Travel Updates: Flights, ferry and airport news

Hurricane Ophelia Travel Updates: Flights, ferry and airport news

We're monitoring airport, ferry, train and bus information for passengers as Hurricane Ophelia approaches Ireland. Here's the latest....
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:18:24
This Himalayan-inspired Highland hideaway is the perfect Scottish safari escape
This Himalayan-inspired Highland hideaway is the perfect Scottish safari escape

This Himalayan-inspired Highland hideaway is the perfect Scottish safari escape

It took a week of sulking in traffic to finally cop on I was nursing a Highland hangover....
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00
Magic Monday: Escape to the Canaries from €299 with our Top 5 travel deals!
Magic Monday: Escape to the Canaries from €299 with our Top 5 travel deals!

Magic Monday: Escape to the Canaries from €299 with our Top 5 travel deals!

You might hate Monday, but you'll love our weekly pick of top travel offers...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00
Ski: it's a beautiful thing
Ski: it's a beautiful thing

Ski: it's a beautiful thing

It might be asking a lot (and in some cases, an awful lot) but can you cast your mind back to the day you took the stabilisers off? The day that you, for some crazy reason, decided that th...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:30:00
'Bring your fat pants...' Dáithí Ó Sé's favourite place to stay in Donegal
'Bring your fat pants...' Dáithí Ó Sé's favourite place to stay in Donegal

'Bring your fat pants...' Dáithí Ó Sé's favourite place to stay in Donegal

As any parent knows, it's like a military mission going away, so trips for me, Rita and Micheal Óg, aka Ogie, are seldom....
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Ibiza: Fighting fit at Balearic boot camp
Ibiza: Fighting fit at Balearic boot camp

Ibiza: Fighting fit at Balearic boot camp

If you asked me what I would pack in my suitcase for a trip to Ibiza, it's safe to say the words 'hiking boots' would not get a mention....
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:30:00

Meet the Munster Vales - Ireland's newest tourism destination

Forget the Wild Atlantic Way. Ireland just got its newest tourism destination, an undulating piece of inland magic called the Munster Vales....
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 06:13:17
Caribbean Dream: Is cruising really all it's cracked up to be?
Caribbean Dream: Is cruising really all it's cracked up to be?

Caribbean Dream: Is cruising really all it's cracked up to be?

It's hard to tell which gave me the bigger thrill: waving down at the tiny beachgoers as we glided out of Fort Lauderdale and into the open sea, or walking through the Windjammer buffet fo...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Miami Nice: A Florida city break now just a direct flight from Dublin
Miami Nice: A Florida city break now just a direct flight from Dublin

Miami Nice: A Florida city break now just a direct flight from Dublin

A new direct flight has taken off between Ireland and Miami. Ryan Nugent hops onboard...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Pól Ó Conghaile: After hurricanes, Florida and the Caribbean want your visits
Pól Ó Conghaile: After hurricanes, Florida and the Caribbean want your visits

Pól Ó Conghaile: After hurricanes, Florida and the Caribbean want your visits

After a natural disaster hits a destination, should you travel or stay away?...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 01:00:00
8 reasons Portugal is a foodie paradise (any excuse for pastéis de nata...)
8 reasons Portugal is a foodie paradise (any excuse for pastéis de nata...)

8 reasons Portugal is a foodie paradise (any excuse for pastéis de nata...)

For the first time, Portugal has won the award for Europe's Leading Tourism Destination at the World Travel Awards, for it's "diversity of landscapes and welcoming spirit of the Portuguese...
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 01:00:00
First Look: Inside the world's biggest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas
First Look: Inside the world's biggest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas

First Look: Inside the world's biggest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas

A family suite with a slide, so children can whizz from their bedroom to the living room, and a mobile check-in service that uses facial recognition technology are among the “cutting edge”...
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:28:03
Thailand bans smoking on beaches – 'one cigarette butt can kill fish'
Thailand bans smoking on beaches – 'one cigarette butt can kill fish'

Thailand bans smoking on beaches – 'one cigarette butt can kill fish'

Thailand has announced a smoking ban on 20 of its beaches, including some in major tourist destinations such as Phuket, Koh Samui and Krabi....
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:13:56
Review: What's it like to stay at BLOC, London Gatwick's 'capsule' hotel?
Review: What's it like to stay at BLOC, London Gatwick's 'capsule' hotel?

Review: What's it like to stay at BLOC, London Gatwick's 'capsule' hotel?

Travel Editor Pól Ó Conghaile spent the night at Bloc Hotel in London Gatwick Airport. Here’s his review....
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 06:46:44
Revealed: TripAdvisor's Top 10 restaurants in Ireland
Revealed: TripAdvisor's Top 10 restaurants in Ireland

Revealed: TripAdvisor's Top 10 restaurants in Ireland

Dublin and Kerry once more dominate TripAdvisor's annual list of the top fine dining restaurants in Ireland....
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 06:05:21
10 Best Christmas Markets in Europe: Where to find the real festive spirit
10 Best Christmas Markets in Europe: Where to find the real festive spirit

10 Best Christmas Markets in Europe: Where to find the real festive spirit

From mulled wine in Munich to glögg in Gothenburg, nothing says winter like a Christmas market. Here's our pick of the bunch!...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:43:26
Fly to North America from €99.99? A new transatlantic sale is taking off...
Fly to North America from €99.99? A new transatlantic sale is taking off...

Fly to North America from €99.99? A new transatlantic sale is taking off...

WOW air has launched the latest transatlantic flash sale from Dublin, with one-way tickets to nine North American destinations from €99.99....
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 06:07:14
Ryanair 4th in world as airlines fly 3.8 billion
Ryanair 4th in world as airlines fly 3.8 billion

Ryanair 4th in world as airlines fly 3.8 billion

Global airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers last year, according to new statistics published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA)....
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:30:00
10 best Airbnbs: Load up your Little Black Book with these surprising rentals
10 best Airbnbs: Load up your Little Black Book with these surprising rentals

10 best Airbnbs: Load up your Little Black Book with these surprising rentals

Hotels are well and good, but savvy travellers always need a few Airbnbs up their sleeve. Pól Ó Conghaile picks ten of the best…...
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 05:40:27
Top 10 ski deals for 2017/18 - get on the piste at every price point!
Top 10 ski deals for 2017/18 - get on the piste at every price point!

Top 10 ski deals for 2017/18 - get on the piste at every price point!

Hitting the slopes this year? Check out Pól Ó Conghaile's pick of the ski deals!...
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 06:47:18
Norwegian thinking bigger amid cold war with Ryanair
Norwegian thinking bigger amid cold war with Ryanair

Norwegian thinking bigger amid cold war with Ryanair

One of the interesting - and unreported - subplots from the recent Ryanair horror show is the cold war between Michael O'Leary's carrier and Norwegian, Europe's third-biggest low-cost oper...
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 18:00:00
On the piste with Joe Brolly in Andorra - 'Think Ibiza on ice'
On the piste with Joe Brolly in Andorra - 'Think Ibiza on ice'

On the piste with Joe Brolly in Andorra - 'Think Ibiza on ice'

I was out in Dublin the Friday night before the All-Ireland and bumped into some of the Irish rugby boys in Rob Kearney's club, Lemon & Duke....
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Glengarriff: 'We couldn't get enough of this family-friendly heaven on earth'
Glengarriff: 'We couldn't get enough of this family-friendly heaven on earth'

Glengarriff: 'We couldn't get enough of this family-friendly heaven on earth'

Never underestimate the power of a holiday, even if it is only a short weekend away....
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Söll, Austria: The DIY snowboarders guide
Söll, Austria: The DIY snowboarders guide

Söll, Austria: The DIY snowboarders guide

It’s October, it’s getting cold, and the days are shorter. For a growing group of people that means one thing - it's time to strap on the board and go shred some powder!...
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Living free in New Hampshire: A road (and ski) trip to remember
Living free in New Hampshire: A road (and ski) trip to remember

Living free in New Hampshire: A road (and ski) trip to remember

Fancy a road trip and ski holiday combined? That's the beauty of a New Hampshire adventure - you not only get to ski in White Mountain National Forest, but can enjoy lots of activity on th...
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Vive la France! Get your skis on with Club Med in Val d'Isère
Vive la France! Get your skis on with Club Med in Val d'Isère

Vive la France! Get your skis on with Club Med in Val d'Isère

My first experience on a black run is entirely unintentional....
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Awesome Austria: A ski adventure in St Johann
Awesome Austria: A ski adventure in St Johann

Awesome Austria: A ski adventure in St Johann

The Alpine resort of St. Johann is a skier's paradise, says Deirdre Mullins....
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Talking statues come to Dublin, and they're voiced by the stars...
Talking statues come to Dublin, and they're voiced by the stars...

Talking statues come to Dublin, and they're voiced by the stars...

Ten Dublin statues have been given the gift of the gab thanks to a chatty new tourism initiative from Fáilte Ireland....
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:37:39

Aer Lingus is hiring cabin crew - here's how to apply and what you could earn

Fancy a high-flying career in the skies? A job where no two days are the same?...
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 01:00:00
The Caribbean's most spectacular airport set to reopen
The Caribbean's most spectacular airport set to reopen

The Caribbean's most spectacular airport set to reopen

St Martin’s Princess Juliana International Airport, famous for its proximity to the beach, which sees aircraft swoop within spitting distance of sunseekers and planespotters, will reopen t...
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:55:08
10 best travel apps (that aren’t a waste of space on your phone)
10 best travel apps (that aren’t a waste of space on your phone)

10 best travel apps (that aren’t a waste of space on your phone)

Sorting signal from the noise can be maddening for travellers in the App Store, but here are 10 travel apps that you’ll actually use....
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:32:04
It's a knockout - airline to fly to Philadelphia from next year
It's a knockout - airline to fly to Philadelphia from next year

It's a knockout - airline to fly to Philadelphia from next year

Aer Lingus has announced a new, direct flight from Dublin to Philadelphia as part of a bumper 2018 schedule....
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Aer Lingus reveals new transatlantic route in bumper 2018 schedule
Aer Lingus reveals new transatlantic route in bumper 2018 schedule

Aer Lingus reveals new transatlantic route in bumper 2018 schedule

Philadelphia, here we come Aer Lingus has announced a new, direct flight from Dublin to Pennsylvania's largest city....
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:01:00
Las Vegas: Thousands of Irish visit every year to party in desert mirage
Las Vegas: Thousands of Irish visit every year to party in desert mirage

Las Vegas: Thousands of Irish visit every year to party in desert mirage

There are no direct flights from Ireland to Las Vegas. Still, tens of thousands of Irish make the 13-plus hour trip every year....
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Ireland's hotel of the year named at Georgina Campbell Awards
Ireland's hotel of the year named at Georgina Campbell Awards

Ireland's hotel of the year named at Georgina Campbell Awards

The Twelve Hotel in Bearna, Co. Galway, has been named Ireland's Hotel of the Year at the 2018 Georgina Campbell Awards....
Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:00:00
Dublin Airport announces new direct flights to Iceland
Dublin Airport announces new direct flights to Iceland

Dublin Airport announces new direct flights to Iceland

Icelandair will launch a new, six-times weekly service between Dublin and Reykjavik, Dublin Airport has announced....
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:19:57
Best bar none - how former Irish prison became top tourist attraction in Europe
Best bar none - how former Irish prison became top tourist attraction in Europe

Best bar none - how former Irish prison became top tourist attraction in Europe

Cork's Spike Island has won the 'Oscars' of the travel industry and been crowned Europe's leading tourist attraction of 2017....
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Magic Monday: €100 off holidays in our Top 5 travel deals
Magic Monday: €100 off holidays in our Top 5 travel deals

Magic Monday: €100 off holidays in our Top 5 travel deals

You might hate Monday, but you'll love our weekly pick of top travel offers...
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Former Irish prison beats Colosseum and Eiffel Tower to be crowned Europe's top tourist attraction
Former Irish prison beats Colosseum and Eiffel Tower to be crowned Europe's top tourist attraction

Former Irish prison beats Colosseum and Eiffel Tower to be crowned Europe's top tourist attraction

Cork’s Spike Island has won the "Oscars" of the travel industry and been crowned Europe’s leading tourist attraction of 2017....
Sun, 01 Oct 2017 09:21:45
Chicago: It's my kind of town...
Chicago: It's my kind of town...

Chicago: It's my kind of town...

When I was 21 my friends and I decided to cram ourselves and our belongings into a tiny car proclaiming to be an 'SUV' and drive the 13-hour journey from Maryland to Chicago....
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 02:30:00
Andorra: High-class bed and board on a ski trip to remember
Andorra: High-class bed and board on a ski trip to remember

Andorra: High-class bed and board on a ski trip to remember

The journey began with my usual so-fashionably-late-I-nearly-missed-my-flight, but a delayed departure meant there was time for that important Dublin airport ritual; the Burger King XXL ba...
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 02:30:00
The New York Bucket List: 25 things to do in the Big Apple before you die!
The New York Bucket List: 25 things to do in the Big Apple before you die!

The New York Bucket List: 25 things to do in the Big Apple before you die!

New York is like a drug. You land, boggle-eyed after the long-haul flight. You promise yourself a nap. Then you see the skyline....
Sun, 01 Oct 2017 01:00:00
'Thanks to Ryanair, my chances of spending Christmas with my family are slim...'
'Thanks to Ryanair, my chances of spending Christmas with my family are slim...'

'Thanks to Ryanair, my chances of spending Christmas with my family are slim...'

Delara Oguzhan is one of hundreds of thousands of passengers whose Ryanair flights have been cancelled. This is her story....
Sat, 30 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Disneyland characters finally speak to park-goers after years of silence
Disneyland characters finally speak to park-goers after years of silence

Disneyland characters finally speak to park-goers after years of silence

Families travelling to Disney California can now converse with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck, who appear to have been given the power of speech....
Sat, 30 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Ryanair releases one million seats from €9.99 as crisis continues
Ryanair releases one million seats from €9.99 as crisis continues

Ryanair releases one million seats from €9.99 as crisis continues

Ryanair has launched the first of several promised winter sales, with one million seats now available online from €9.99....
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:39:00
'Time slows down here' - Welcome to Tuscany's best kept-secret
'Time slows down here' - Welcome to Tuscany's best kept-secret

'Time slows down here' - Welcome to Tuscany's best kept-secret

Like turtles returning to the same stretch of beach year after year, we know everything about Suvereto....
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 06:59:12
Check-in chaos at airports blamed on tech 'blip'
Check-in chaos at airports blamed on tech 'blip'

Check-in chaos at airports blamed on tech 'blip'

A computer "blip" that shut down passenger check-in systems for many of the biggest airlines caused chaos at airports across the world this week....
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 02:30:00
Ryanair customers bombard firm with complaints after latest batch of cancellations
Ryanair customers bombard firm with complaints after latest batch of cancellations

Ryanair customers bombard firm with complaints after latest batch of cancellations

Furious Ryanair customers have bombarded the firm with complaints and questions following the latest batch of flight cancellations....
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:46:59
Pól Ó Conghaile: Fares will keep falling despite Ryanair fiasco
Pól Ó Conghaile: Fares will keep falling despite Ryanair fiasco

Pól Ó Conghaile: Fares will keep falling despite Ryanair fiasco

Ryanair’s latest attempt to resolve its "rostering failure" isn't all bad news....
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:06:02
United's new compensation scheme: How much would you pay to give up your seat?
United's new compensation scheme: How much would you pay to give up your seat?

United's new compensation scheme: How much would you pay to give up your seat?

United Airlines will allow passengers on overbooked flights to make bids on how much compensation they will accept to give up their seats....
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 06:57:22
A new 'airline for millennials' is offering flights from €39
A new 'airline for millennials' is offering flights from €39

A new 'airline for millennials' is offering flights from €39

A new airline aimed at millennials has unveiled its first destinations, and will launch flights to Brazil and Seychelles from May next year....
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 06:57:15
Passenger rights made plane and simple
Passenger rights made plane and simple

Passenger rights made plane and simple

The ongoing debacle at Ryanair where up to 60 flights a day are being cancelled for the next four weeks has seriously inconvenienced thousands of passengers....
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 02:30:00
Ryanair issues €40 vouchers for flight cancellations, but there's a catch...
Ryanair issues €40 vouchers for flight cancellations, but there's a catch...

Ryanair issues €40 vouchers for flight cancellations, but there's a catch...

Ryanair is sending travel vouchers to the 315,000 passengers affected by its flight cancellations fiasco....
Wed, 27 Sep 2017 13:15:25
Ireland's top hotels revealed at Gold Medal Awards
Ireland's top hotels revealed at Gold Medal Awards

Ireland's top hotels revealed at Gold Medal Awards

Looking to refresh your Little Black Book for the winter months? Ireland's latest list of award-winners should keep you going for some time....
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 23:30:00
Review: The Europe Hotel & Resort
Review: The Europe Hotel & Resort

Review: The Europe Hotel & Resort

There are some moments where I'm very grateful I get to experience new, beautiful places for my job. This is one of those times....
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:21:16
The four letters you really don't want to find on your boarding pass
The four letters you really don't want to find on your boarding pass

The four letters you really don't want to find on your boarding pass

“It’s always me,” is not an uncommon refrain from passengers who are told to step out of line at airport security for a full frisk....
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Goodbye Falcon Holidays, hello TUI as name change comes into effect
Goodbye Falcon Holidays, hello TUI as name change comes into effect

Goodbye Falcon Holidays, hello TUI as name change comes into effect

Two of Ireland's biggest holiday brands are set to disappear this autumn, as Falcon Holidays and Thomson change their name to TUI....
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:00:00

'Cutting Northern Ireland tourism VAT rate to 5% could create 2,000 jobs'

More than 2,000 jobs could be created if the VAT rate on hotels and visitor attractions in Northern Ireland is cut to 5%, a report for the tourism industry has shown....
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:16:02
Top 5 travel deals: Ryanair sale releases one million seats from €9.99
Top 5 travel deals: Ryanair sale releases one million seats from €9.99

Top 5 travel deals: Ryanair sale releases one million seats from €9.99

You might hate Monday, but you'll love our weekly pick of top travel offers...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Ireland's tourism sites 'stuck in 19th century' despite booming visitor numbers
Ireland's tourism sites 'stuck in 19th century' despite booming visitor numbers

Ireland's tourism sites 'stuck in 19th century' despite booming visitor numbers

Ireland’s tourism trade is booming, but some of its biggest tourism sites are “stuck in the 19th century”, according to workers....
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:39:35
Keeping up with The Kingdom: Emily Hourican checks into Sheen Falls
Keeping up with The Kingdom: Emily Hourican checks into Sheen Falls

Keeping up with The Kingdom: Emily Hourican checks into Sheen Falls

By the time I arrived at Sheen Falls Lodge, it was evening....
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:30:00
London calling... for a spirited city break
London calling... for a spirited city break

London calling... for a spirited city break

It was in the spirit of Dr Johnson's great maxim, "He (or she) who is tired of London, is tired of life," that a city break there was chosen to celebrate the big birthday of a dear friend....
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:30:00
Female factor: Why hotels must up their game on the needs of travelling businesswomen
Female factor: Why hotels must up their game on the needs of travelling businesswomen

Female factor: Why hotels must up their game on the needs of travelling businesswomen

The percentage of women business travellers is growing - and hotels and travel management companies could be missing a trick by ignoring their needs....
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:00:00
A Group Tour in Tuscany: What's it like to join an escorted trip?
A Group Tour in Tuscany: What's it like to join an escorted trip?

A Group Tour in Tuscany: What's it like to join an escorted trip?

Our guide, Anna Maria, waves her hand and cries, "Follow me!"...
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Wild Atlantic Autumn: 10 top things to do on the Ring of Kerry
Wild Atlantic Autumn: 10 top things to do on the Ring of Kerry

Wild Atlantic Autumn: 10 top things to do on the Ring of Kerry

Have you ever driven through the Gap of Dunloe?...
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:30:00
Philadelphia: A perfect day in America's surprising shopping city
Philadelphia: A perfect day in America's surprising shopping city

Philadelphia: A perfect day in America's surprising shopping city

Jane Last spends 24 hours in surprising Philadelphia...
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:30:00
First Look: Inside the Shelbourne's €7,500-a-night Princess Grace Suite
First Look: Inside the Shelbourne's €7,500-a-night Princess Grace Suite

First Look: Inside the Shelbourne's €7,500-a-night Princess Grace Suite

The latest step of The Shelbourne Hotel's multi-million euro refurbishment has been revealed - an upgraded Princess Grace Suite....
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Francis Brennan at your service with Grand Tour of Cork and Kerry
Francis Brennan at your service with Grand Tour of Cork and Kerry

Francis Brennan at your service with Grand Tour of Cork and Kerry

Francis Brennan is hitting the road again but this time much closer to home in his beloved southwest....
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:20:00
TripAdvisor reveals its Top 10 Irish museums, with three surprises
TripAdvisor reveals its Top 10 Irish museums, with three surprises

TripAdvisor reveals its Top 10 Irish museums, with three surprises

Sometimes the best gifts come in small parcels, as TripAdvisor's Top 10 list of Irish museums for 2017 reveals....
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:00:00
8 essential packing items for the true adventurer - by explorer Ed Stafford
8 essential packing items for the true adventurer - by explorer Ed Stafford

8 essential packing items for the true adventurer - by explorer Ed Stafford

Loading luggage for any kind of holiday requires preparation, so imagine what's required if you're heading to some of the planet's most challenging places....
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:15:06
Travel Insurance: Will it pay out when you need it?
Travel Insurance: Will it pay out when you need it?

Travel Insurance: Will it pay out when you need it?

Passport? Chargers? Pre-existing conditions?...
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Aer Lingus pushes 'rescue' sale as Ryanair issues flight cancellations update
Aer Lingus pushes 'rescue' sale as Ryanair issues flight cancellations update

Aer Lingus pushes 'rescue' sale as Ryanair issues flight cancellations update

Aer Lingus is taking a leaf out of Ryanair's playbook, pushing a "rescue sale" as its rival struggles to process 315,000 flight cancellations....
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:09:06
Northern Ireland's Narnia: On the CS Lewis trail in Belfast
Northern Ireland's Narnia: On the CS Lewis trail in Belfast

Northern Ireland's Narnia: On the CS Lewis trail in Belfast

Did you know that CS Lewis was born in, and inspired by, Northern Ireland? Yvonne Gordon goes through the wardrobe in East Belfast....
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:50:04
Pól Ó Conghaile: Ryanair will carry the baggage of this shambles for a long time
Pól Ó Conghaile: Ryanair will carry the baggage of this shambles for a long time

Pól Ó Conghaile: Ryanair will carry the baggage of this shambles for a long time

It's hard to single out the worst bit. The decision to cancel more than 2,000 flights on short notice? The drip-feeding of affected flight details? The PR car crash? The fact that Ryanair ...
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:30:00
Revealed: Ryanair releases full list of upcoming cancellations
Revealed: Ryanair releases full list of upcoming cancellations

Revealed: Ryanair releases full list of upcoming cancellations

Ryanair has published a full list of its upcoming flight cancellations, as the airline cancels up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks....
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:20:28
Revealed: The airports most affected by Ryanair's flight cancellations
Revealed: The airports most affected by Ryanair's flight cancellations

Revealed: The airports most affected by Ryanair's flight cancellations

Ryanair has published a list of the airports that will bear the brunt of its flight cancellations to October 31....
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:34:00
Ryanair Q&A: What if my flights are cancelled? Can I get compensation?
Ryanair Q&A: What if my flights are cancelled? Can I get compensation?

Ryanair Q&A: What if my flights are cancelled? Can I get compensation?

Ryanair is cancelling hundreds of flights. Travel Editor Pól Ó Conghaile answers your questions on passenger rights....
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:36:52
'Ryanair have really messed up here' - Full list of cancelled flights released
'Ryanair have really messed up here' - Full list of cancelled flights released

'Ryanair have really messed up here' - Full list of cancelled flights released

So far in 2017 Ryanair has lost 140 pilots to Norwegian Air, as passengers continue to be affected by the budget airline's plans to scrap up to 50 flights a day until the end of October....
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:50:55

Magic Monday: Fly to Iceland from €39.99 in our Top 5 travel deals!

You might hate Monday, but you'll love our pick of the week's best travel offers...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:00:00
'I am heartbroken' - Irish granny's trip to see new grandchild gone amid Ryanair cancellations
'I am heartbroken' - Irish granny's trip to see new grandchild gone amid Ryanair cancellations

'I am heartbroken' - Irish granny's trip to see new grandchild gone amid Ryanair cancellations

Furious Ryanair travellers have demanded that the budget airline provide immediate clarity over cancelled flights....
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:25:40
Ryanair reveals raft of cancelled flights for next three days - with over 20 to and from Dublin
Ryanair reveals raft of cancelled flights for next three days - with over 20 to and from Dublin

Ryanair reveals raft of cancelled flights for next three days - with over 20 to and from Dublin

Ryanair has revealed all the flights which are cancelled for the next three days, with over 20 flights to and from Dublin included in the list....
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 16:30:00
The honesty box at the top of Ireland
The honesty box at the top of Ireland

The honesty box at the top of Ireland

Here's a question for everyone on the island of Ireland. Where does the North begin?...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 02:30:00
Austria: Top times in terrific Tirol
Austria: Top times in terrific Tirol

Austria: Top times in terrific Tirol

When I was six, my parents went on a European jaunt. Two traditional Austrian dresses were among the booty brought home: my dirndl was pink; my sister's was green, and both came with puff-...
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 02:30:00
Ireland's Autumn Bucket List: 25 amazing things to see and do this season!
Ireland's Autumn Bucket List: 25 amazing things to see and do this season!

Ireland's Autumn Bucket List: 25 amazing things to see and do this season!

From blackberries to Bram Stoker, Jillian Bolger, Nicola Brady and Pól Ó Conghaile have 25 things to do for a spectacular autumn....
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:30:00
Explainer: Ryanair cancels hundreds of flights over next six weeks - here's everything you need to know
Explainer: Ryanair cancels hundreds of flights over next six weeks - here's everything you need to know

Explainer: Ryanair cancels hundreds of flights over next six weeks - here's everything you need to know

RYANAIR has come under fire for cancelling up to 50 flights a day for the next six weeks as it moves to reduce a backlog of holidays for staff....
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:29:28
Spring Break: A Wexford hotel with wow-factor for families
Spring Break: A Wexford hotel with wow-factor for families

Spring Break: A Wexford hotel with wow-factor for families

Co Wexford's Amber Springs is a four-star that families should take note of, says Jillian Bolger....
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:30:00
#Wheresmywindow: The woes of air passengers who pay for a window seat without a window
#Wheresmywindow: The woes of air passengers who pay for a window seat without a window

#Wheresmywindow: The woes of air passengers who pay for a window seat without a window

Next time you marvel at the mountains, ocean or city beneath you at 35,000 feet, spare a thought for the passenger who assumed they’d be doing the same....
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:00:00
What happens when lightning hits an airplane?
What happens when lightning hits an airplane?

What happens when lightning hits an airplane?

Planes are hit by lightning more often than you think - but what actually happens when they are?...
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:58:23
Thomas Cook teams up with Expedia for city breaks deal
Thomas Cook teams up with Expedia for city breaks deal

Thomas Cook teams up with Expedia for city breaks deal

Travel giant Thomas Cook has announced a tie-up to make Expedia its preferred provider of hotels for city and domestic holidays....
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:11:04
Ryanair is hiring cabin crew - here's how to apply, and what you could earn
Ryanair is hiring cabin crew - here's how to apply, and what you could earn

Ryanair is hiring cabin crew - here's how to apply, and what you could earn

Ryanair wants to carry 200 million passengers a year by 2024 - and it's searching for cabin crew to staff a growing fleet....
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 01:00:00
 
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