Posts Tagged ‘ Ireland ’

Weekly holiday review: 18th September 2020

Sep 18th, 2020 | By

Seven countries have been added to the list to which Irish reidents can visit. The UK has added teo but taken another two off.



Ireland: locked up like North Korea

Sep 16th, 2020 | By

That was the colourful language used by Ryanair to describe the Irish government’s attitude to opening up the travel and tourism industry.



Ireland’s green list

Jul 22nd, 2020 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

The advice from the medics is that there should only be essential travel. that advice will be heeded because there is no easy way to visit some!



Stay put till the 20th July

Jul 10th, 2020 | By

Originally there was to have been a short list of countries published yesterday that would allow Irish residents to travel without quarantining on their return.



“Ireland, make a break for it”

Jul 7th, 2020 | By

Ireland will be biting their fingers to the quick in the hope that those living in Ireland will want to see more of the country first



This is a key weekend

May 16th, 2020 | By
llansteffan beach

If the weekend remains quiet and uneventful – in almost every way possible – that noose may be on its way to being lifted.



Why the French?

May 11th, 2020 | By

The thinking could be that a few overseas visitors couldn’t affect UK residents very much as the pandemic is everywhere in our countries.



A St Patrick’s Day like no other

Mar 17th, 2020 | By

Whilst today is St Patrick’s Day it will be quite like any other St Patrick’s Day I have ever known.



Travel bans

Mar 12th, 2020 | By

It appears only direct flights from UK and Irish airports will be allowed.



Did you know that?

Jan 16th, 2020 | By

Pre-dating the accession by the UK and Ireland to the EU, this agreement allows citizens of Great Britain and Ireland to freely travel between the two islands without a passport and without visa restrictions.



Take the Celtic route

Dec 16th, 2019 | By

The Celtic Routes were developed to promote the natural, cultural and heritage assets common to each of the counties to increase visitor numbers



A public service or dis-service?

Oct 11th, 2019 | By

If governments feel that urgency is required in cutting emissions, PSO’s need looking at again.



Saturday snippets: August 31st 2019

Aug 31st, 2019 | By
Arc de Triomphe at night

In Paris the deputy mayor wants to ban tour coaches. In Saudi a theme park is planned and in australia, the Great Barrier Reef’s long term outlook has been downgraded.



The Guiness Storehouse wins again

Aug 6th, 2019 | By

About 1.7 million visitors went to the Guiness Storehouse in Dublin and, despite the fact that you have to pay, it was still the most popular attraction on Ireland.



Ireland – open for business

Jul 17th, 2019 | By

Ireland will be hoping that the May figures were just a blip and that visitor numbers from both the Uk and continental Europe will continue to grow.



Why aren’t regional airports growing in Ireland?

May 13th, 2019 | By

The growth of Dublin seems to suggest that, in the future, there will be just three international airports in the Republic of Ireland. Is that what Irish people living outside Dublin want?



St Patrick’s Festival

Mar 16th, 2019 | By

Although St Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, we are right in the middle of the four-day St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin.



The advertising has started

Dec 24th, 2018 | By
Titanic museum

All-in-all I’d book with a competitor that does try to stimulate my interest in a holiday which is what Gibraltar, Ireland and Virgin Atlantic manage with their more direct ads!



Best new openings

Dec 7th, 2018 | By
image of the statue of liberty

Just because you’re a seasoned traveller doesn’t mean you have any reason to get jaded in 2019. There are plenty of exciting new openings coming next year to inspire you to plan your next trip…



Saturday snippets: 13th October 2018

Oct 13th, 2018 | By
the Acropolis at night

Destinations are pointing out what a good summer it has been for them. But a VAT increase in Ireland may deter UK tourists from visiting the Republic.



Best new openings

Nov 5th, 2017 | By

Think you’ve seen it all? Refresh your bucket list with these incredible new openings and experiences coming in 2018



Short-term holiday lets in Ireland

Oct 29th, 2017 | By

The Irish government has introduced new rules saying that if a householder wants to short-term let their property then they have to get planning permission first.



Ryanair repulses… again

Sep 25th, 2017 | By

It’s been a long, long week for Ryanair…



British and Irish world heritage sites

Jul 14th, 2017 | By
Giants Causeway

After the success of the Lake District in gaining UNESCO World Heritage status, some readers have asked for a list of all those in the UK and Ireland plus links to the sites.



Saturday snippets: June 10th 2017

Jun 10th, 2017 | By

Ireland and the USA are seeking more British holidaymakers. Would you consider a summer holiday there?



Saturday snippets: May 20th 2017

May 20th, 2017 | By

Last year saw more Britons travel aboard for over ten years.And more holidayed at home making 2016 a bumper year for travel.



Where the experts holiday: Campbell Jefferys, travel writer and author

Apr 7th, 2017 | By

Australian travel writer and author, Campbell Jefferys, shares his travel highs and lows with Just About Travel



Following the Wexford Garden Trail

Mar 24th, 2017 | By

Patricia and Dennis Cleveland-Peck enjoy following part of the Wexford Garden Trail.