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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Holidaymakers

This year
Irish flights still landing at Greek islands of Rhodes and Corfu as new evacuations ordered
The latest evacuations were ordered in south Rhodes after 19,000 people, mostly tourists, were moved in buses and boats over the weekend.
All time
Funeral-goers arriving in Ireland from restricted countries will not be exempt from mandatory hotel quarantine
Arrivals to Ireland from restricted countries list will have to stay in their room.
Green list will be 'very short' but Greece and Cyprus likely to feature
The US has already been ruled out, so what countries might make the cut?
'Valley of the squinting windows': Taoiseach disputes claims of holidaymakers arriving in Ireland for Easter weekend
Varadkar says the number arriving on flights and ferries is “very minimal”.
Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey
The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.
Body of Irish woman (83) found in sea off Santa Ponsa
The woman’s body was found by Russian holidaymakers this morning.
14-hour delays see traffic at standstill at English port of entry into France
The Port of Dover has seen enormous tailbacks over the weekend due to holiday traffic and heightened security at French border control.
Here's how the British police sent to keep an eye on revellers in Magaluf are getting on
‘Allo, ‘Allo, Allo.
German politicians want to PAY holidaymakers to go to Greece
It’s becoming a popular tourist destination for Germans.
Less than half of Irish holidaymakers buy full insurance for their trip
Women are less likely to cover themselves with many saying they would only invest in travel insurance for an expensive holiday.
Seven French holidaymakers kidnapped in Cameroon
A family of French citizens, including four children, have been kidnapped by a Nigerian terrorist group suspected to be Boko Haram.
Tourism Ireland buys ‘’ URL from The Irish Times
The internet address ‘’ has been bought by Tourism Ireland from the Irish Times.
Survey finds most people check Facebook or Twitter while on holiday
A survey of just over 200 Irish holidaymakers has found almost all of them check their social networking profiles why away from home. Do you?
Holidaymakers urged to ensure passports are valid
Those going abroad this summer have been reminded to ensure their passports are valid and in date.