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What's the most popular foreign destination for the Irish?
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What's the most popular foreign destination for the Irish?

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 40,225 Views 37 Comments

Hint: It’s not that far from home.

12 Irish childhood summer holiday rituals
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# Sandy Sambos

12 Irish childhood summer holiday rituals

Jun 22nd 2014, 8:15 PM 55,356 Views 39 Comments

Boogie boarding and boot picnics.

Portrait of an Irish holidaymaker: Bald, generous and drinking on the plane
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Portrait of an Irish holidaymaker: Bald, generous and drinking on the plane

Jun 18th 2014, 1:57 PM 17,135 Views 28 Comments

How much do we spend on drink, clothes and personal grooming when heading on holidays, compared to other nations?

Poll: Should parents be fined for taking their children out of school for holidays?
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Poll: Should parents be fined for taking their children out of school for holidays?

Jun 12th 2014, 9:12 AM 23,527 Views 187 Comments

Experts say it can disrupt a child’s education to miss school, but parents argue that travelling abroad is expensive during summer holidays. What do you think?

16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays
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# Luggage Struggle

16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays

Jun 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 25,323 Views 12 Comments

Can’t someone else do it for us?

Irish guesthouse voted second best in Europe for exceptional service
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Irish guesthouse voted second best in Europe for exceptional service

May 14th 2014, 11:28 AM 35,072 Views 16 Comments

The hotel reached the number one spot for Ireland in Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Hotels with Exceptional Service.

Extreme weather conditions haven't put people off visiting the Cliffs of Moher
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Extreme weather conditions haven't put people off visiting the Cliffs of Moher

May 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 15,256 Views 13 Comments

A total of 177,878 people visited the site between 1 January and 30 April this year.

'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular
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'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular

Apr 28th 2014, 1:20 PM 12,626 Views 42 Comments

Sure where else would you be going?

Can you spot Ireland in this beautiful timelapse video of one family's travels?
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# Magical

Can you spot Ireland in this beautiful timelapse video of one family's travels?

Apr 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 5,227 Views 4 Comments

Holiday of a lifetime.

11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday
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# The Last Supper

11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday

Apr 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,018 Views 52 Comments

Happy Off-Licence Thursday.

Well, isn't it well for some?
# Holidail
# Holidail

Well, isn't it well for some?

Apr 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,544 Views 40 Comments

That’s a grand break.

Irish hotels are selling like hotcakes this year
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Irish hotels are selling like hotcakes this year

Mar 31st 2014, 8:31 AM 17,968 Views 23 Comments

Sales are up 150 per cent in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period in 2013.

Thomas Cook to close Irish office, move exclusively online
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Thomas Cook to close Irish office, move exclusively online

Jan 16th 2014, 8:03 AM 8,142 Views 55 Comments

The company employs more than 40 people in Ireland.

Poll: Are you planning to go away on holiday this year?
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Poll: Are you planning to go away on holiday this year?

Jan 14th 2014, 10:00 AM 16,762 Views 145 Comments

January is cold, dull and gloomy. So, is it within your budget to take a nice holiday later this year?

Can you make it through this post without getting the travel bug?
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# Wanderlust

Can you make it through this post without getting the travel bug?

Jan 4th 2014, 1:00 PM 32,392 Views 65 Comments

Time to plan your 2014 holiday.

Column: Is the work Christmas party past its sell-by date?
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Column: Is the work Christmas party past its sell-by date?

Dec 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 47 Views 66 Comments

There’s enough potential for making mistakes when we’re with our nearest and dearest over the festive season without adding insult to injury by getting plastered at the office party, writes Tony Moore.

Irish lads prank their housemate by building a wall through his room
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# The Ultimate Prank

Irish lads prank their housemate by building a wall through his room

Dec 6th 2013, 8:42 AM 16,917 Views 2 Comments

Watch the video here.

Guy makes Beastie Boys music video while on holidays with his mam
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# Internationalactic

Guy makes Beastie Boys music video while on holidays with his mam

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:01 PM 2,335 Views 4 Comments

Now that’s badass.

Travel agent guilty of fraud escapes jail time
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Travel agent guilty of fraud escapes jail time

Oct 11th 2013, 4:49 PM 8,898 Views 28 Comments

A suspended sentence was handed down to Downpatrick woman Kathy Ward.

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday
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Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Sep 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 17,767 Views 21 Comments

Why didn’t we think of that?

Young men most likely to get injured, lose their passport or miss a flight on holiday
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Young men most likely to get injured, lose their passport or miss a flight on holiday

Aug 18th 2013, 1:31 PM 10,806 Views 20 Comments

Meanwhile older people are more likely to lose stuff on holiday.

Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer
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Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer

Aug 13th 2013, 8:30 PM 30,290 Views 82 Comments

Doug Parsons was told that the cost of his mother’s flight would not be refunded because she hadn’t died within 28 days of the flight date.

Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69
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Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69

Aug 10th 2013, 8:16 PM 4,606 Views 10 Comments

The death toll is the highest since assaults in July near Baghdad.

14 deeply unfortunate holiday destinations
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# On Yer Holliers

14 deeply unfortunate holiday destinations

Aug 7th 2013, 6:00 PM 21,395 Views 55 Comments

Welcome to Bumbang Island!

Hotels in Dublin made €10,000 in profit per room last year
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Hotels in Dublin made €10,000 in profit per room last year

Aug 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 9,754 Views 32 Comments

Sales levels are slowly getting back to peak levels but Dublin is significantly outpacing the rest of the country.

Less than half of Irish holidaymakers buy full insurance for their trip
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Less than half of Irish holidaymakers buy full insurance for their trip

Jul 29th 2013, 10:29 AM 5,514 Views 18 Comments

Women are less likely to cover themselves with many saying they would only invest in travel insurance for an expensive holiday.

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers
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Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Jul 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,215 Views 4 Comments

Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers
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Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers

Jun 19th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,654 Views 68 Comments

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

11 things Irish people buy on holiday
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# Souveneeeeers

11 things Irish people buy on holiday

Jun 8th 2013, 11:15 AM 6,215 Views 16 Comments

‘Sure we had to get some of the Tunisian pottery – you can’t get it anywhere else in the world!’

10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees
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10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees

Jun 3rd 2013, 11:52 AM 31,670 Views 61 Comments

A new survey has revealed that Irish people paid over €17 million in fees in the last year.

This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays
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This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays

Jun 2nd 2013, 11:00 AM 34,214 Views 24 Comments

Well, all of the most important things anyway…

Man arrested after young boy stabbed over 20 times on Greek vacation
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Man arrested after young boy stabbed over 20 times on Greek vacation

May 16th 2013, 3:26 PM 12,419 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s mother told police her son had gone to retrieve a stolen iPad and phone from the accused when he disappeared on Tuesday.

How to tell if you are an Irish person on holiday
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# Irish On Tour

How to tell if you are an Irish person on holiday

May 11th 2013, 8:15 PM 73,047 Views 129 Comments

From bringing your own tea bags to clapping when the plane lands.

Ireland ranks 13th in survey of most honest hotel guests
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Ireland ranks 13th in survey of most honest hotel guests

Apr 15th 2013, 12:41 PM 12,568 Views 22 Comments

Danish guests are the most honest with 88 per cent saying they have never stolen from a hotel.

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit
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4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit

Mar 30th 2013, 9:45 AM 19,999 Views 27 Comments

There is no entry fee to any of these sites in Kilkenny, Mayo, Wicklow and Meath – so what are you waiting for?

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante
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Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante

Mar 21st 2013, 12:14 PM 7,258 Views 48 Comments

The Shannon to Alicante service has not operated since 2010.

Trial begins of man accused of beheading British grandmother in Tenerife
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Trial begins of man accused of beheading British grandmother in Tenerife

Feb 18th 2013, 5:25 PM 21,805 Views 11 Comments

The 29-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to repeatedly stabbing and then beheading Jennifer Mills-Westley in a shop on the Spanish holiday island.

9 ideas for your ultimate fantasy holiday
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# Get Me Outta Here

9 ideas for your ultimate fantasy holiday

Jan 29th 2013, 12:30 PM 15,927 Views 14 Comments

We all need something to look forward to, right?

January sucks: here's 8 tips on finding cheap holidays to escape the blues
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January sucks: here's 8 tips on finding cheap holidays to escape the blues

Jan 20th 2013, 11:00 AM 17,619 Views 11 Comments

Ugh, January. Stop fantasising about being somewhere warm – here’s how to actually do it (cheaply).

Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012
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Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012

Jan 8th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,648 Views 16 Comments

Abbeyleix, Woodenbridge and Ballina also so significant increases in online searches by Irish people.