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#Vacation

# vacation - 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 22,613 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.

# vacation - Friday 20 January, 2017

'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday
# Bon Voyage
# Bon Voyage

'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday

Jan 20th 2017, 10:13 PM 21,983 Views 42 Comments

The former president is going on vacation to California with his wife Michelle.

# vacation - 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 34,111 Views 127 Comments

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

# vacation - 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 109,833 Views 83 Comments

The family were on holiday when the incident happened.

# vacation - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Hotel prices on the rise: How much is it to stay in some of the most popular Irish destinations?
# Holidays
# Holidays

Hotel prices on the rise: How much is it to stay in some of the most popular Irish destinations?

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:16 PM 25,925 Views 22 Comments

The average room rate across the country is €116 a night.

# vacation - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Stay put - we've found 6 of the best places to 'staycation' in Ireland
# Sponsored
# Sponsored

Stay put - we've found 6 of the best places to 'staycation' in Ireland

Aug 6th 2015, 7:30 PM 16,554 Views 25 Comments

You don’t have to go far at all to have a great holiday.

# vacation - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays?
# Staycation
# Staycation

Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays?

Aug 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 32,133 Views 137 Comments

More people are choosing to stay in Ireland for their main holiday. Where should they go?

# vacation - Saturday 11 July, 2015

The Huffington Post's staff never have to check the emails they get while on holiday
# Switching Off
# Switching Off

The Huffington Post's staff never have to check the emails they get while on holiday

Jul 11th 2015, 9:00 PM 25,041 Views 26 Comments

We’d like a bit of this. Our post-holiday inbox scares us.

# vacation - Monday 29 June, 2015

Travelling to Greece for a holiday? You'd better bring plenty of cash
# Big Spenders
# Big Spenders

Travelling to Greece for a holiday? You'd better bring plenty of cash

Jun 29th 2015, 10:54 AM 21,568 Views 58 Comments

Irish travel agents have warned people may have trouble taking out cash when they arrive.

# vacation - Friday 8 May, 2015

The internet can't stop talking about Chris Hemsworth's giant penis
# Oh My
From The Daily Edge
# Oh My

The internet can't stop talking about Chris Hemsworth's giant penis

May 8th 2015, 11:33 AM 29,121 Views 5 Comments

:O

# vacation - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Poll: Has the Germanwings disaster made you nervous about flying?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has the Germanwings disaster made you nervous about flying?

Mar 28th 2015, 9:10 AM 22,524 Views 57 Comments

A Germanwings pilot made an emotional speech to nervous passengers this week to reassure them.

# vacation - Saturday 14 March, 2015

PHOTOS: Peek inside the most expensive Airbnb listings in Ireland
# Nice Gaffs
# Nice Gaffs

PHOTOS: Peek inside the most expensive Airbnb listings in Ireland

Mar 14th 2015, 8:15 PM 44,815 Views 17 Comments

Fancy having a castle built in the 1480s all to yourself? It’ll cost you…

# vacation - Friday 6 March, 2015

These hotels look nothing like the photos they post on their websites
# Fantasy Vs Reality
# Fantasy Vs Reality

These hotels look nothing like the photos they post on their websites

Mar 6th 2015, 8:36 PM 47,953 Views 34 Comments

Sometimes they’re not quite as spectacular in real life as the hotels would like you to think…

# vacation - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Opinion: Next year there will be no ‘family holiday’ – there will be a ‘staycation’
# Holiday Have Nots
# Holiday Have Nots

Opinion: Next year there will be no ‘family holiday’ – there will be a ‘staycation’

Aug 31st 2014, 12:00 PM 119 Views 48 Comments

The only way to have a proper break is to leave the kids at home.

# vacation - Monday 28 April, 2014

'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular
# Love Ireland
# Love Ireland

'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular

Apr 28th 2014, 1:20 PM 12,630 Views 42 Comments

Sure where else would you be going?

# vacation - Friday 11 April, 2014

Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year?

Apr 11th 2014, 8:58 AM 15,747 Views 94 Comments

Tourists love us, and want to keep coming back – but will you be staying here for your 2014 holidays?

# vacation - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday
# Busman's Holiday
# Busman's Holiday

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Sep 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 17,772 Views 21 Comments

Why didn’t we think of that?

# vacation - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Column: The truth is, I don’t like holidays all that much
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The truth is, I don’t like holidays all that much

Jun 15th 2013, 7:00 PM 11,421 Views 19 Comments

Maybe it’s not normal for adults to feel homesick, but taking off and seeing my rainy but beautiful country reduced to a speck in the distance that always fills me with a deep sense of melancholy and loneliness, writes Ann-Marie Scully.

# vacation - Sunday 9 June, 2013

9 essential lessons from the world's worst holiday photos
# Say Cheese
From The Daily Edge
# Say Cheese

9 essential lessons from the world's worst holiday photos

Jun 9th 2013, 9:30 AM 44,039 Views 16 Comments

You can avoid this horror.

# vacation - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Irish people spending an average of €1,000 while on holiday
# Holidays
# Holidays

Irish people spending an average of €1,000 while on holiday

Jun 5th 2013, 12:00 PM 7,947 Views 39 Comments

A new survey shows that one in three are planning a sun holiday while 17 per cent will remain here for a ‘staycation’.

# vacation - Friday 24 May, 2013

Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover
# Hotels
# Hotels

Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover

May 24th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,261 Views 25 Comments

A new survey also showed that hoteliers have a more positive outlook about growth at their own business over the next year.

# vacation - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Man arrested after young boy stabbed over 20 times on Greek vacation
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Man arrested after young boy stabbed over 20 times on Greek vacation

May 16th 2013, 3:26 PM 12,419 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s mother told police her son had gone to retrieve a stolen iPad and phone from the accused when he disappeared on Tuesday.

# vacation - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante

Mar 21st 2013, 12:14 PM 7,258 Views 48 Comments

The Shannon to Alicante service has not operated since 2010.

# vacation - Saturday 2 February, 2013

PICS: Inside Disneyland's super-exclusive $10k-a-year members' club
# Club 33
# Club 33

PICS: Inside Disneyland's super-exclusive $10k-a-year members' club

Feb 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 18,206 Views 17 Comments

This one ain’t targeting the kids: it’s got a licence to sell alcohol.

# vacation - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 2 per cent
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport up 2 per cent

Jan 10th 2013, 2:52 PM 4,603 Views 24 Comments

An extra 360,000 passengers used Dublin Airport last year with an increase of 420,000 in international passengers.

# vacation - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012
# Tourism
# Tourism

Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012

Jan 8th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,656 Views 16 Comments

Abbeyleix, Woodenbridge and Ballina also so significant increases in online searches by Irish people.

# vacation - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School
# Tourism
# Tourism

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School

Jul 29th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,483 Views 18 Comments

Leaders in the tourism sector highlighted paths for potential growth in the sector at the Garret FitzGerald Summer School in Killarney.

# vacation - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012
# Travel
# Travel

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012

May 2nd 2012, 12:25 PM 2,176 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish residents made 2.5 per cent fewer visits between January and March.

# vacation - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Do you take all your holiday leave?
# Work-life Balance
# Work-life Balance

Do you take all your holiday leave?

Jan 1st 2012, 1:30 PM 5,466 Views 18 Comments

Survey claims that over half of respondents didn’t take all their annual leave days because they were too busy or under too much pressure at work.

# vacation - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Irish find value in 'staycations' since recession
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish find value in 'staycations' since recession

Aug 20th 2011, 12:02 PM 703 Views 19 Comments

A majority of Irish people in holiday survey think that prices have dropped enough in the recession to make Ireland a good-value destination.

# vacation - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

I want to go, I want to get away...
# Staycation
# Staycation

I want to go, I want to get away...

Aug 11th 2010, 4:09 PM 370 Views 0 Comments

But if I stay, I’d like to stay in Kerry.