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#Vacation

# vacation - Friday 20 January, 2017

'We've really been milking this goodbye' - Obama makes final speech before heading on holiday Bon Voyage This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the summer break for TDs too long?

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

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?

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

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?

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

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

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

# vacation - Friday 8 May, 2015

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

# vacation - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Poll: Has the Germanwings disaster made you nervous about flying? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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’

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 This post contains a poll

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

Sure where else would you be going?

# vacation - Friday 11 April, 2014

Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year?

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

Why didn’t we think of that?

# vacation - Saturday 15 June, 2013

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

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

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

9 essential lessons from the world's worst holiday photos

You can avoid this horror.

# vacation - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Do you take all your holiday leave?

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

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

KERRY is the most popular ‘staycation’ destination according to a new survey.

With more and more of us holidaying at home it’s the South and the West that have proved popular hotspots. Galway, comes in second and along with Wexford and Cork, these are the most popular destinations according to Myhome.ie

Dublin failed to make the cut. Holidays homes in the capital come in at €735 per week compared to just €290 for Longford – not much to see there, but it’s not too far from Galway.

Those Discover Ireland ad’s most be effective then. “I want to go, I want to get away….”