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Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday
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Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday

Nov 9th 2012, 2:30 PM 16,166 Views 49 Comments

What if our meteorological service could declare a bank holiday on a day when the weather is going to be good? One town council wants to see if it’s possible.

5 reasons why adults should have mid-term breaks too
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# Mid-term Break

5 reasons why adults should have mid-term breaks too

Oct 30th 2012, 1:58 PM 20,558 Views 11 Comments

Fight the fear… watch Jeremy Kyle… stay in bed.

Eric Elwood: If I won Euromillions I'd sign Richie McCaw myself
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Eric Elwood: If I won Euromillions I'd sign Richie McCaw myself

Oct 3rd 2012, 8:06 AM 1,794 Views 0 Comments

The Connacht coach would love to draft in the All Black captain but admits he may have to find a blank cheque.

Oh dear! More photos of Kate Middleton in the nip published
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# Kate Middleton

Oh dear! More photos of Kate Middleton in the nip published

Sep 28th 2012, 4:01 PM 51,399 Views 69 Comments

A Danish tabloid has pictures of the Duchess… bottomless.

Laziest holiday ever? Google brings you scuba diving
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# Scuba Diving

Laziest holiday ever? Google brings you scuba diving

Sep 27th 2012, 12:28 PM 6,084 Views 15 Comments

Don’t fancy leaving your room to visit the Great Barrier Reef? Google’s got you sorted.

In photos: Archive tourist snaps from Egypt
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In photos: Archive tourist snaps from Egypt

Aug 26th 2012, 1:00 PM 7,100 Views 0 Comments

Frank Carpenter visited Egypt between 1890 and 1923. These were his mesmerising holiday snaps.

Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated
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Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated

Aug 20th 2012, 4:59 PM 2,030 Views 9 Comments

As Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated in Syria, Aleppo and Daraa were being shelled, according to latest reports. Meanwhile, the last UN monitors are leaving the country.

In pictures: An aerial tour of the Taj Mahal
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# India

In pictures: An aerial tour of the Taj Mahal

Jul 29th 2012, 8:15 AM 7,396 Views 1 Comment

The photographers were the first people allowed to fly over the iconic Indian mausoleum in 15 years…

Going on holliers? Here's how to get through an airport as quickly as possible
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Going on holliers? Here's how to get through an airport as quickly as possible

Jul 21st 2012, 8:30 AM 19,158 Views 40 Comments

You’re so close to your holiday that you can almost taste it – but there’s just the airport to get through first…

E-coli traces found in bathing water at three Clare holiday resorts
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E-coli traces found in bathing water at three Clare holiday resorts

Jul 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 8,032 Views 22 Comments

The beaches at Lahinch, Kilkee and Spanish Point have all been closed after traces of the bacteria were found.

Irish tourist dies in Turkey
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Irish tourist dies in Turkey

Jul 9th 2012, 1:06 PM 11,633 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the deceased’s family.

In pics: Adorable on the Fourth of July
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# Dan Rooney

In pics: Adorable on the Fourth of July

Jul 4th 2012, 5:29 PM 9,636 Views 9 Comments

President Higgins may have competition for the most loveable elderly statesman in the Phoenix Park…

Four students suspended over school bus monitor abuse
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Four students suspended over school bus monitor abuse

Jun 30th 2012, 3:14 PM 8,684 Views 19 Comments

The students from Greece, New York also have to attend community service and an anti-bullying programme.

Workers who get sick on holidays 'are entitled to another holiday'
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Workers who get sick on holidays 'are entitled to another holiday'

Jun 21st 2012, 4:38 PM 14,608 Views 39 Comments

That’s according to the Court of Justice of the European Union, which said today that if a worker becomes ill during annual leave, they are entitled to take that leave at another date.

Holidaymakers urged to ensure passports are valid
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Holidaymakers urged to ensure passports are valid

Jun 11th 2012, 5:08 PM 5,386 Views 15 Comments

Those going abroad this summer have been reminded to ensure their passports are valid and in date.

Carers using respite grant to pay bills, rather than for actual respite
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Carers using respite grant to pay bills, rather than for actual respite

Jun 8th 2012, 9:55 AM 14,130 Views 10 Comments

This week 77,000 full-time carers are due to receive an annual respite grant of €1,700, but it’s unlikely to be used for holidays.

Explainer: Thanks banks? A short history of bank holidays
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# Gone Fishin

Explainer: Thanks banks? A short history of bank holidays

Jun 4th 2012, 7:45 AM 29,326 Views 14 Comments

The extra day off is a glorious, glorious treat. But who have we got to thank for it?…

Carrick ruled himself out of England squad
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Carrick ruled himself out of England squad

May 17th 2012, 10:22 AM 471 Views 1 Comment

“I wouldn’t dream of putting Michael on a standby list after he has made it clear in the past he doesn’t want to be involved like that,” Hodgson said.

Considering a holiday? Use the Club Sandwich Index to pick a destination
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Considering a holiday? Use the Club Sandwich Index to pick a destination

May 9th 2012, 4:33 PM 4,773 Views 19 Comments

Dublin is the seventh cheapest of all the cities surveyed by Hotels.com with an average club sandwich price of €12.

9 locations where you can holiday like a movie star
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# Paradise

9 locations where you can holiday like a movie star

May 7th 2012, 7:00 PM 12,636 Views 6 Comments

Want to take a holiday – or daydream – to a far-flung location that has Hollywood connections? Here are nine of our favourite places.

Out of season: Bent and Arteta to watch Premier League climax from the sidelines
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Out of season: Bent and Arteta to watch Premier League climax from the sidelines

Apr 19th 2012, 10:39 AM 231 Views 0 Comments

The Arsenal midfielder and Aston Villa striker are cursing injuries as the vital fixtures arrive thick and fast

15 places you should discover this year…
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# Holidays

15 places you should discover this year…

Mar 18th 2012, 10:00 AM 11,960 Views 32 Comments

Finances allowing, of course. From Antigua Guatemala to San Sebastian, we take a look at the most beautiful, historic and downright fascinating locations for you to discover this year.

Swiss citizens vote down proposals for two weeks' extra holiday
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Swiss citizens vote down proposals for two weeks' extra holiday

Mar 11th 2012, 3:42 PM 6,286 Views 23 Comments

Another fortnight off work every year – who could say no? The people of Switzerland, apparently…

Love lost? Uzbekistan cancels Valentine's Day
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# Unloved

Love lost? Uzbekistan cancels Valentine's Day

Jan 25th 2012, 8:21 AM 3,049 Views 10 Comments

Sniff…

Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned
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# Irony

Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned

Dec 28th 2011, 5:07 PM 7,477 Views 14 Comments

Zuckerberg spent Christmas Eve in the popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay but he may have had trouble logging on…

Have yourself a sunny Christmas: 10 dreamy luxury hotels
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# Take A Break

Have yourself a sunny Christmas: 10 dreamy luxury hotels

Dec 28th 2011, 3:00 PM 4,660 Views 5 Comments

Want to get away this Christmas? Why not take a step into our slideshow of top hotels with swim-up bars, where you can imagine you’re in some exotic, far flung location…

AA warns: don't broadcast your festive holiday plans online
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AA warns: don't broadcast your festive holiday plans online

Dec 19th 2011, 1:35 PM 4,544 Views 21 Comments

Don’t tweet or Facebook that you’ll be out of your home during the festive season, the AA has warned – because you never know who might be reading.

Irish women robbed on holiday in Portugal
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Irish women robbed on holiday in Portugal

Sep 6th 2011, 12:48 PM 528 Views 8 Comments

WATCH: Where is your favourite place in Ireland?
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WATCH: Where is your favourite place in Ireland?

Sep 5th 2011, 12:31 PM 1,537 Views 31 Comments

Achill Island, Wicklow, Mayo, a little corner of Donegal – and a fried chicken restaurant… these are a few of your favourite places to visit…

Still going to Barcelona? Keep an eye out for John Delaney
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Still going to Barcelona? Keep an eye out for John Delaney

Aug 31st 2011, 1:54 PM 613 Views 0 Comments

FAI Chief Exec says he’ll watch the game with fans in Barcelona after UEFA refused to move October’s qualifier against Andorra.

Rory: 'Maybe hitting that tree root wasn't my brightest idea. I won't do that again.'
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# Another Break

Rory: 'Maybe hitting that tree root wasn't my brightest idea. I won't do that again.'

Aug 15th 2011, 12:08 PM 745 Views 3 Comments

Rory McIlroy is planning some time away from golf – possibly with his new girlfriend – as he looks to get over his USPGA disappointment.

9 luxurious getaways for the bank holiday weekend. We can dream.
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# Work Can Wait

9 luxurious getaways for the bank holiday weekend. We can dream.

Jul 14th 2011, 7:56 AM 877 Views 1 Comment

There’s an August bank holiday coming up and TheJournal.ie has been daydreaming about the best places in the world to spend it… if we scooped the Lotto that is…

Raiders steal holiday money from four-year-old boy with cancer
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Raiders steal holiday money from four-year-old boy with cancer

Jul 1st 2011, 12:15 PM 999 Views 16 Comments

The boy’s birthday presents were also taken after thieves broke in to his family home.

Dreamed of holidaying with George Hook?
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Dreamed of holidaying with George Hook?

Aug 17th 2010, 4:05 PM 163 Views 0 Comments

We didn’t think so, but someone must want to.