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#Holidays

# holidays - Sunday 26 July, 2020

104 people have had their Covid unemployment payment stopped due to international travel

The Department of Social Protection said the payment is not for people going on holidays.

# holidays - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Taoiseach says it's 'impossible' to enforce mandatory quarantine for people arriving in Ireland

He said people travelling from outside the green list countries should restrict their movements.

# holidays - Monday 20 July, 2020

'Garbled messaging' around travel 'green list' to be discussed by Cabinet

Some ministers do not want to undermine the notion of Ireland as an open economy.

Stormont health committee member cancels holiday in Italy following criticism

Paula Bradshaw is going to a resort in Italy with her family next week.

# holidays - Saturday 18 July, 2020

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?

# holidays - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Irish hotel room bookings are at about 25% - last year they were at 90%

The Irish Hotels Federation says action needs to be taken.

# holidays - Monday 6 July, 2020

Overseas travel restrictions to remain in place until 20 July

Cabinet met in Dublin Castle today.

# holidays - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Going overseas against travel advice will cost claimants Jobseekers or PUP payments

Claimants would not be able to claim for the duration of their holiday and two weeks afterwards.

Quarantine to remain as ministers put travel 'green list' on hold beyond 9 July

The ‘green list’ is expected to be published on 20 July.

# holidays - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Explainer: What's the current advice about taking holidays abroad and how would 'air bridges' work?

Ireland is looking at creating travel corridors with other countries in Europe with similarly low levels of Covid-19, but there’s no certainty as of yet.

# holidays - Friday 19 June, 2020

Government guarantees credit notes issued by licensed Irish travel agents and tour operators

The Irish Travel Agents Association said the industry has seen a drop of 98% in business over the past three months.

# holidays - Friday 12 June, 2020

Ireland's 'air bridges': Real risks virus could be re-imported from Britain, warns Taoiseach

15 June is too soon to open Ireland’s border, says Leo Varadkar.

# holidays - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland

The Irish airline has echoed calls made by Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary.

# holidays - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'It's not looking good': Foreign travel looking 'highly unlikely' this year, says Harris

Government is to consider making it mandatory to self-isolate if you arrive in Ireland from abroad.

# holidays - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Column: Top tips for parents to avoid a holiday from hell this summer

They may be the apple of your eye but a break from the little darlings might just be the best part of your holiday, writes Shane Dunphy.

# holidays - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Bye-bye guide books, hello virtual tours: The future of going on your holliers

Sarah Harford on the technological shifts that are changing our experience of going away.

# holidays - Friday 5 April, 2019

Airbnb apologises after family finds camera hidden in smoke alarm in Cork home

The companysaid that its original handling of this incident did not meet its own standards.

# holidays - Friday 28 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia Christmas For One

This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia

There’s not a huge amount of tinsel, let’s just put it that way.

# holidays - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge What Percent Grinch Are You? Bah Humbug

What Percent Grinch Are You?

We can tell you.

# holidays - Saturday 29 September, 2018

No-deal Brexit could mean weeks of quarantine for Irish pets travelling with owners to UK

This could even impact travel to and from Northern Ireland with pets in the event of a hard-border.

# holidays - Friday 14 September, 2018

Holidaymakers left out-of-pocket as travel company closes

Many people have found their holidays and accomodation have been cancelled.

# holidays - Saturday 4 August, 2018

VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep

Ross said big-profit hotels operating in Ireland are damaging the country’s tourism reputation.

# holidays - Sunday 29 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Poll: Would you travel abroad on your own? Summer This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you travel abroad on your own?

It’s definitely not for everyone.

# holidays - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge 7 of the best swimsuits on sale right now on ASOS Swimsuit Season

7 of the best swimsuits on sale right now on ASOS

Summer style on the cheap.

# holidays - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

4 entertainment-packed itineraries for family staycations around Ireland

Not heading abroad this summer? We’ve got your back.

# holidays - Monday 28 May, 2018

Politicians made nearly 5,000 representations to the Passport Office on behalf of their constituents

Five TDs – including a minister – made over 100 representations to the Passport Office on behalf of individuals in the last two years.

# holidays - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 summer beach reads you need to pack for your holidays Summer Reads

11 summer beach reads you need to pack for your holidays

Don’t leave it to the last minute.

# holidays - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Chernobyl is now a tourist spot for nuclear thrillseekers and business is booming

Almost 50,000 people toured the area last year.

# holidays - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Dublin dad says family holiday in jeopardy due to 'misinformation' and delays getting baby's passport

Neil Curran says he was told different things by An Post and Passport Service.

# holidays - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 things 90s girls begged their parents to get them on holidays Gimme Dat

11 things 90s girls begged their parents to get them on holidays

I NEED MY NAME ON A GRAIN OF RICE.

# holidays - Monday 29 January, 2018

Poll: Have you ever rushed to a pool early to bag a sun lounger? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever rushed to a pool early to bag a sun lounger?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# holidays - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Poll: Have you booked a holiday for 2018? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you booked a holiday for 2018?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# holidays - Friday 15 December, 2017

The Dáil is going on holidays for Christmas today

Politicians have four weeks off from today.

# holidays - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 8 dreamy Irish Airbnb rentals you'll want to hibernate in this winter No Noise Please

8 dreamy Irish Airbnb rentals you'll want to hibernate in this winter

Live the secluded life you dream of.

# holidays - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away

Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.

# holidays - Monday 24 July, 2017

Poll: Are you holidaying in Ireland this year? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you holidaying in Ireland this year?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# holidays - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge The Ultimate 'July 19th on Father Ted' Quiz Holidays

The Ultimate 'July 19th on Father Ted' Quiz

It’s a big day.

# holidays - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes' National Geographic This post contains images

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

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

# holidays - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Concern in Passport Office as 66,000 applications outstanding (and the number's growing)

The number of applications outstanding has been consistently on the rise in recent times in the wake of the Brexit vote.

# holidays - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Without a truly iconic tourist attraction, Ireland banks on billion-euro 'encounters with locals'

Airbnb and the like are lining up to sell punters travel ‘experiences’.

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