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Holiday

# holiday - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Can you spot Ireland in this beautiful timelapse video of one family’s travels? Magical

# holiday - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 unmistakeable signs it’s Holy Thursday The Last Supper

11 unmistakeable signs it’s Holy Thursday

Happy Off-Licence Thursday.

From The Daily Edge Well, isn’t it well for some? Holidail

Well, isn’t it well for some?

That’s a grand break.

# holiday - Monday 31 March, 2014

Irish hotels are selling like hotcakes this year

Sales are up 150 per cent in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period in 2013.

# holiday - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Thomas Cook to close Irish office, move exclusively online

The company employs more than 40 people in Ireland.

# holiday - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you planning to go away on holiday this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning to go away on holiday this year?

January is cold, dull and gloomy. So, is it within your budget to take a nice holiday later this year?

# holiday - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Can you make it through this post without getting the travel bug? Wanderlust

# holiday - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is the work Christmas party past its sell-by date? Opinion

Column: Is the work Christmas party past its sell-by date?

There’s enough potential for making mistakes when we’re with our nearest and dearest over the festive season without adding insult to injury by getting plastered at the office party, writes Tony Moore.

# holiday - Friday 6 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Irish lads prank their housemate by building a wall through his room The Ultimate Prank

# holiday - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Guy makes Beastie Boys music video while on holidays with his mam Internationalactic

# holiday - Friday 11 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Travel agent guilty of fraud escapes jail time Downpatrick

Travel agent guilty of fraud escapes jail time

A suspended sentence was handed down to Downpatrick woman Kathy Ward.

# holiday - Sunday 1 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday Busman's Holiday

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

Why didn’t we think of that?

# holiday - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Young men most likely to get injured, lose their passport or miss a flight on holiday Unlucky

Young men most likely to get injured, lose their passport or miss a flight on holiday

Meanwhile older people are more likely to lose stuff on holiday.

# holiday - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer Ryanair

Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer

Doug Parsons was told that the cost of his mother’s flight would not be refunded because she hadn’t died within 28 days of the flight date.

# holiday - Saturday 10 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69 Iraq

Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69

The death toll is the highest since assaults in July near Baghdad.

# holiday - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 14 deeply unfortunate holiday destinations On Yer Holliers

14 deeply unfortunate holiday destinations

Welcome to Bumbang Island!

# holiday - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Hotels in Dublin made €10,000 in profit per room last year

Sales levels are slowly getting back to peak levels but Dublin is significantly outpacing the rest of the country.

# holiday - Monday 29 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Less than half of Irish holidaymakers buy full insurance for their trip Insurance

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.

# holiday - Saturday 20 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?

# holiday - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers Exclusive

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

# holiday - Saturday 8 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 things Irish people buy on holiday Souveneeeeers

11 things Irish people buy on holiday

‘Sure we had to get some of the Tunisian pottery – you can’t get it anywhere else in the world!’

# holiday - Monday 3 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees Overweight

10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees

A new survey has revealed that Irish people paid over €17 million in fees in the last year.

# holiday - Sunday 2 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays Pet Vacation

This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays

Well, all of the most important things anyway…

# holiday - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after young boy stabbed over 20 times on Greek vacation Stabbing

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.

# holiday - Saturday 11 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge How to tell if you are an Irish person on holiday Irish On Tour

How to tell if you are an Irish person on holiday

From bringing your own tea bags to clapping when the plane lands.

# holiday - Monday 15 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ranks 13th in survey of most honest hotel guests Honesty

Ireland ranks 13th in survey of most honest hotel guests

Danish guests are the most honest with 88 per cent saying they have never stolen from a hotel.

# holiday - Saturday 30 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit Hidden Ireland

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit

There is no entry fee to any of these sites in Kilkenny, Mayo, Wicklow and Meath – so what are you waiting for?

# holiday - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante

The Shannon to Alicante service has not operated since 2010.

# holiday - Monday 18 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Trial begins of man accused of beheading British grandmother in Tenerife Courts

Trial begins of man accused of beheading British grandmother in Tenerife

The 29-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to repeatedly stabbing and then beheading Jennifer Mills-Westley in a shop on the Spanish holiday island.

# holiday - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 ideas for your ultimate fantasy holiday Get Me Outta Here

9 ideas for your ultimate fantasy holiday

We all need something to look forward to, right?

# holiday - Sunday 20 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie January sucks: here’s 8 tips on finding cheap holidays to escape the blues Get Away

January sucks: here’s 8 tips on finding cheap holidays to escape the blues

Ugh, January. Stop fantasising about being somewhere warm – here’s how to actually do it (cheaply).

# holiday - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012 Tourism

Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012

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

# holiday - Friday 9 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday Weather

Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday

What if our meteorological service could declare a bank holiday on a day when the weather is going to be good? One town council wants to see if it’s possible.

# holiday - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge 5 reasons why adults should have mid-term breaks too Mid-term Break

5 reasons why adults should have mid-term breaks too

Fight the fear… watch Jeremy Kyle… stay in bed.

# holiday - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From The Score Eric Elwood: If I won Euromillions I’d sign Richie McCaw myself Wishful Thinking

Eric Elwood: If I won Euromillions I’d sign Richie McCaw myself

The Connacht coach would love to draft in the All Black captain but admits he may have to find a blank cheque.

# holiday - Friday 28 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Oh dear! More photos of Kate Middleton in the nip published Kate Middleton

Oh dear! More photos of Kate Middleton in the nip published

A Danish tabloid has pictures of the Duchess… bottomless.

# holiday - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Laziest holiday ever? Google brings you scuba diving Scuba Diving

Laziest holiday ever? Google brings you scuba diving

Don’t fancy leaving your room to visit the Great Barrier Reef? Google’s got you sorted.

# holiday - Sunday 26 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Archive tourist snaps from Egypt Holiday Snaps This post contains images

In photos: Archive tourist snaps from Egypt

Frank Carpenter visited Egypt between 1890 and 1923. These were his mesmerising holiday snaps.

# holiday - Monday 20 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated Syria

Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated

As Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated in Syria, Aleppo and Daraa were being shelled, according to latest reports. Meanwhile, the last UN monitors are leaving the country.

# holiday - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: An aerial tour of the Taj Mahal India This post contains images

In pictures: An aerial tour of the Taj Mahal

The photographers were the first people allowed to fly over the iconic Indian mausoleum in 15 years…

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