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# holiday - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Seven in 10 Irish residents to take staycation before November, new research shows
# Holiday At Home
# Holiday At Home

Seven in 10 Irish residents to take staycation before November, new research shows

Jun 9th 2021, 10:02 PM 16,292 Views 68 Comments

The south-west region of the country is the most popular destination for Irish residents.

# holiday - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Poll: When do you think you'll next be able to go on a foreign holiday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When do you think you'll next be able to go on a foreign holiday?

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:07 AM 80,293 Views 89 Comments

The pandemic has put a halt on most holiday plans this year.

# holiday - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Quiz: Which Irish 'staycation' destination is this?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: Which Irish 'staycation' destination is this?

Aug 13th 2020, 9:30 PM 93,075 Views 43 Comments

Many of us are holidaying at home this year, and there’s plenty of lovely places to visit.

# holiday - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Poll: Are you planning a holiday somewhere in Ireland this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you planning a holiday somewhere in Ireland this year?

Jul 26th 2020, 11:00 AM 54,683 Views 102 Comments

The government this week announced a ‘staycation’ tax rebate as part of July stimulus plan.

# holiday - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Government announces staycation tax rebate as part of July stimulus plan
# Payback
# Payback

Government announces staycation tax rebate as part of July stimulus plan

Jul 23rd 2020, 5:18 PM 114,220 Views 76 Comments

The July stimulus measures were announced by the government this afternoon.

# holiday - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

So it's summer and you're supposed to be 'bikini ready'? Don't believe a word of it
# Wellness Wednesday
# Wellness Wednesday

So it's summer and you're supposed to be 'bikini ready'? Don't believe a word of it

Jul 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 22,589 Views 8 Comments

Cliona Byrne, a body confidence coach says you can learn to feel good in a swimsuit regardless of your shape and size.

# holiday - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know these Irish holiday destinations?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these Irish holiday destinations?

Jun 30th 2020, 9:30 PM 58,703 Views 20 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has urged people not to travel abroad for the foreseeable.

# holiday - Monday 23 September, 2019

Explainer: How did Thomas Cook go under?
# Thomas Cook
# Thomas Cook

Explainer: How did Thomas Cook go under?

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:03 PM 25,896 Views 26 Comments

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said bailing out the company, which employed 22,000 people globally, would set up a “moral hazard”.

# holiday - Sunday 10 June, 2018

How can you bag some free InterRail tickets?
# Irish Young People
# Irish Young People

How can you bag some free InterRail tickets?

Jun 10th 2018, 1:00 PM 15,645 Views 8 Comments

The new scheme will provide 140 free InterRail tickets to 18 year olds that can cost up to €700

# holiday - Monday 18 December, 2017

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria
# Investigation
# Investigation

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria

Dec 18th 2017, 9:03 AM 58,228 Views 11 Comments

Police spoke to her Irish partner yesterday afternoon.

# holiday - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Putin cultivates strongman persona with holiday adventure snaps shown on Russian TV
# Action Man
# Action Man

Putin cultivates strongman persona with holiday adventure snaps shown on Russian TV

Aug 6th 2017, 12:57 PM 31,347 Views 86 Comments

A Kremlin spokesperson said Putin went rafting in mountain rivers, fished in a waterfall near a mountain lake and went hiking on the holiday.

# holiday - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Inspector says 'an awful lot' of bouncy castles haven't been safety-checked
# Consumer Rights
# Consumer Rights

Inspector says 'an awful lot' of bouncy castles haven't been safety-checked

Jul 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 12,930 Views 26 Comments

Bouncy castles are one of many holiday-related items people are being warned to ensure they are safety-certified.

# holiday - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes'
# National Geographic
# National Geographic

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes'

Jun 24th 2017, 8:00 PM 14,815 Views 6 Comments

The venues aim to “safeguard cultural and natural heritage” and “support environmentally friendly practices”.

# holiday - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Ever wanted to stay in a lighthouse? Now you can
# Lighthouse Family
# Lighthouse Family

Ever wanted to stay in a lighthouse? Now you can

Mar 30th 2017, 1:24 PM 23,102 Views 18 Comments

Five new lighthouse properties are available for people to rent as short-term accommodation.

# holiday - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Foreign tourists are being put off US travel - but is it down to Trump?
# Travel Ban
# Travel Ban

Foreign tourists are being put off US travel - but is it down to Trump?

Mar 12th 2017, 7:45 AM 18,195 Views 20 Comments

The tourism industry felt a jolt after Trump’s first travel ban was put in place.

# holiday - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

A Ballymena couple's brilliant Valentine's Day text exchange is taking over Twitter
# Pack Your Bags
From The Daily Edge
# Pack Your Bags

A Ballymena couple's brilliant Valentine's Day text exchange is taking over Twitter

Feb 15th 2017, 7:36 AM 12,415 Views 1 Comment

“hey lau i have a surprise for you”

# holiday - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

This photo of Barack Obama having the time of his life has become a great meme
# Moving On
From The Daily Edge
# Moving On

This photo of Barack Obama having the time of his life has become a great meme

Feb 7th 2017, 7:46 PM 16,594 Views 3 Comments

“when you finally block America’s number”

# holiday - Friday 9 December, 2016

This elderly Dublin couple talking about their romantic walks will break your heart
# Humans Of Dublin
From The Daily Edge
# Humans Of Dublin

This elderly Dublin couple talking about their romantic walks will break your heart

Dec 9th 2016, 7:57 AM 5,552 Views 1 Comment

Ah NOW.

# holiday - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Students: Be productive and make the most of your breaks from college
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Students: Be productive and make the most of your breaks from college

Sep 28th 2016, 11:00 AM 10,760 Views 8 Comments

It’s not all about binging on box-sets: this is the time to feather your CV for future employers.

# holiday - Sunday 4 September, 2016

British mother arrested in France over baby's death
# France
# France

British mother arrested in France over baby's death

Sep 4th 2016, 1:32 PM 32,034 Views 22 Comments

The woman, her husband and their two young children were on holidays in the southwest of France.

# holiday - Friday 2 September, 2016

Ireland welcomes one million tourists in July - the highest figure on record
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

Ireland welcomes one million tourists in July - the highest figure on record

Sep 2nd 2016, 3:12 PM 11,507 Views 28 Comments

More than 5.4 million oversea tourists visited Ireland between January and July of this year.

# holiday - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Longford awaits planning decision on massive €223m holiday resort
# Green Light
# Green Light

Longford awaits planning decision on massive €223m holiday resort

Jul 26th 2016, 9:03 AM 24,947 Views 55 Comments

The €233 million resort is expected to bring over 1,000 jobs to the region. It would create around 750 jobs during the construction phase.

# holiday - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long?

Jul 21st 2016, 9:42 AM 34,000 Views 124 Comments

They’ll be back in the Dáil on 27 September – should their holidays be shorter?

# holiday - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Tens of thousands of holidaymakers affected as Lowcostholidays goes bust
# Travel Operator
# Travel Operator

Tens of thousands of holidaymakers affected as Lowcostholidays goes bust

Jul 16th 2016, 4:33 PM 102,657 Views 55 Comments

The budget holiday operator closed its doors yesterday.

# holiday - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Irish family "loses everything" as fire rips through Italy holiday camp
# Italy
# Italy

Irish family "loses everything" as fire rips through Italy holiday camp

Jul 6th 2016, 1:56 PM 62,899 Views 35 Comments

The family were left with their passports and a mobile phone.

# holiday - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found
# Disney Resort
# Disney Resort

The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found

Jun 15th 2016, 10:12 PM 109,792 Views 83 Comments

The family were on holiday when the incident happened.

# holiday - Friday 3 June, 2016

Dublin City Council says fulltime Airbnb rentals need planning permission
# Housing
# Housing

Dublin City Council says fulltime Airbnb rentals need planning permission

Jun 3rd 2016, 6:07 AM 22,634 Views 46 Comments

The council recently ruled an apartment in Temple Bar was not exempt from the requirement to get planning permission because of the change of use.

# holiday - Thursday 17 March, 2016

The sun will come out... the good weather is here to stay
# Holiday
# Holiday

The sun will come out... the good weather is here to stay

Mar 17th 2016, 9:21 AM 16,122 Views 12 Comments

Get the tricolour and go enjoy the day, outside!

# holiday - Monday 29 February, 2016

This guy accidentally took his girlfriend’s passport on holiday and nobody noticed
# Oh Ryanair
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Ryanair

This guy accidentally took his girlfriend’s passport on holiday and nobody noticed

Feb 29th 2016, 3:34 PM 11,808 Views 3 Comments

Breezin’ through security.

# holiday - Friday 8 January, 2016

QUIZ: Where Should Your Next Weekend Break Be?
# Sponsored By Irish Rail
# Sponsored By Irish Rail

QUIZ: Where Should Your Next Weekend Break Be?

Jan 8th 2016, 10:22 AM 39,002 Views 40 Comments

Let’s find out.

QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday?
# Sponsored By Ebs
# Sponsored By Ebs

QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday?

Jan 8th 2016, 10:16 AM 32,539 Views 14 Comments

Is it reaching desperate levels yet?

# holiday - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Italy orders investigations after spate of childbirth deaths
# At Risk
# At Risk

Italy orders investigations after spate of childbirth deaths

Jan 3rd 2016, 1:30 PM 12,302 Views 5 Comments

The country has one of the lowest maternal mortality rates in the world.

# holiday - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Irish people do their bit to help sick children in Belarus this Christmas
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

Irish people do their bit to help sick children in Belarus this Christmas

Dec 19th 2015, 8:15 AM 7,038 Views 10 Comments

An Irish funded team of “flying doctors” have flown into Eastern Ukraine while dozens of children are coming over to Irish families for Christmas.

# holiday - Sunday 8 November, 2015

When is it OK to start celebrating Christmas? Here is what the experts say*

When is it OK to start celebrating Christmas? Here is what the experts say*

Nov 8th 2015, 8:00 PM 30,214 Views 59 Comments

*And by experts we mean the Catholic Church, shopping centres, the council and Dublin Airport.

# holiday - Sunday 1 November, 2015

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
# Holliers
# Holliers

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts

Nov 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 20,022 Views 57 Comments

How many have you been to?

# holiday - Saturday 31 October, 2015

This couple went on a closely supervised holiday to North Korea - here's what happened
# Propaganda
# Propaganda

This couple went on a closely supervised holiday to North Korea - here's what happened

Oct 31st 2015, 5:00 PM 44,557 Views 34 Comments

Justin and Anna Williams were supervised by government minders throughout their trip to the secretive state.

# holiday - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Roaming charges are (finally) set to be scrapped from June 2017
# Death To Roaming
# Death To Roaming

Roaming charges are (finally) set to be scrapped from June 2017

Oct 27th 2015, 2:40 PM 15,076 Views 53 Comments

No more expensive calls home thanks to a landmark EU ruling

# holiday - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Ireland is the cheapest country in Europe for holiday rentals right now
# Staycation
# Staycation

Ireland is the cheapest country in Europe for holiday rentals right now

Sep 19th 2015, 7:00 AM 8,941 Views 12 Comments

A one week stay for four adults will set you back on average €484 if you are booking for the high season.

# holiday - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Sponsor softens disappointment for Galway hurlers with €20,000 holiday gift
# Supermac's
From The42
# Supermac's

Sponsor softens disappointment for Galway hurlers with €20,000 holiday gift

Sep 9th 2015, 8:36 AM 14,605 Views 11 Comments

Tasty and tempting.

# holiday - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Dream of quitting your job to travel the world? This couple say it isn't as glam as it might seem
# Not Jealous At All
From The Daily Edge
# Not Jealous At All

Dream of quitting your job to travel the world? This couple say it isn't as glam as it might seem

Sep 1st 2015, 10:45 AM 5,120 Views 1 Comment

“t’s not all ice-creams in the sun and pretty landscapes.”

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