Posts Tagged ‘ Ireland ’

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.



Saturday snippets: 29th October 2016

Oct 29th, 2016 | By
engraving of Black Bart and his ships

Stingrays, a pirate, Halloween, the Forth Bridge and football themed hotels all appear in Adrian’s column this Saturday.



Enniscorthy: Rebellion and Relaxation

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
croppy boy model

Patricia Cleveland-peck explores Ireland’s ancient east and starts in Enniscorthy.



Saturday snippets: 20th of August 2016

Aug 20th, 2016 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

With the downturn of in the value of sterling, where Britons are holidaying is one of things occupying Adrian’s mind this week.



Ireland and Brexit

Jun 28th, 2016 | By

After Brexit what happens when we want to visit the Republic of Ireland? Will people be able to cross the border easily? Will visas be required?



What’s hot: December 2015

Nov 30th, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Saturday snippets: 1st August 2015

Aug 1st, 2015 | By
In remembrance poppies at the Tower of London

Grayson Perry, those ceramic poppies that caused such interest last year and an inability to take a day’s holiday – amongst other things – tax Adrian’s thoughts this week



Saturday snippets: 30 May 2015

May 30th, 2015 | By

Adrian concentrates on domestic news as June heralds in the summer – it might even get warmer again!



The best place to be today

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By

The low-down on where we should be escaping to this October



Saturday snippets: 2nd August 2014

Aug 2nd, 2014 | By
Copan in Honduras

Behinning with stories of indigenous peoples, Adrian ends up considering jousting at Leeds Castle and getting to Luton Airport in his regular summary of the smaller stories of the week,



Saturday snippets: 17th of May 2014

May 17th, 2014 | By
Algarve -beach vista

Can nothing stop the continuing appeal of Croatia for visitors? More news from the country as Bolsover hopes to become a tourist destination, a beqach comes to Oxford and World Wine Week approaches.



Where the experts holiday: Charlie McGrath, MBE, Objective Gap Safety

May 15th, 2014 | By

Charlie McGrath from Objective Gap Safety talks travel