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#Holidays

# holidays - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Finance Minister 'looking at ways' to keep money saved by people during pandemic in this country
# Rainy Day
# Rainy Day

Finance Minister 'looking at ways' to keep money saved by people during pandemic in this country

Feb 16th 2021, 6:01 PM 45,225 Views 62 Comments

Paschal Donohoe also stressed the vaccine roll-out as ‘biggest driver’ of Ireland’s economy this year and next.

# holidays - Monday 1 February, 2021

Going to the airport to leave the State without a valid reason is now an offence
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

Going to the airport to leave the State without a valid reason is now an offence

Feb 1st 2021, 12:19 PM 143,801 Views 126 Comments

People in breach may be subject to a fine of €500.

# holidays - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Poll: Are you planning a holiday abroad this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you planning a holiday abroad this year?

Jan 26th 2021, 9:38 AM 137,202 Views 131 Comments

Leo Varadkar has said summer holidays might be off the agenda.

# holidays - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Taoiseach says government will consider extra bank holiday for 2021
# Holidays
# Holidays

Taoiseach says government will consider extra bank holiday for 2021

Dec 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 45,468 Views 65 Comments

There have been calls for another bank holiday in a bid to boost tourism next year.

# holidays - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

NPHET yet to give advice on issue of people travelling home from abroad for Christmas
# Travel
# Travel

NPHET yet to give advice on issue of people travelling home from abroad for Christmas

Updated Oct 27th 2020, 6:51 PM 54,243 Views 34 Comments

Irish aviation regulators are calling for mandatory pre-departure testing instead of quarantine restrictions.

# holidays - Sunday 26 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 26th 2020, 4:23 PM 196,912 Views 200 Comments

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
# Green List
# Green List

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

Updated Jul 22nd 2020, 1:45 PM 71,882 Views 162 Comments

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
# Holidays
# Holidays

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

Jul 20th 2020, 1:58 PM 29,424 Views 37 Comments

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
# Covid19
# Covid19

Stormont health committee member cancels holiday in Italy following criticism

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 12:18 PM 33,249 Views 46 Comments

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
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Green list will be 'very short' but Greece and Cyprus likely to feature

Jul 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 63,404 Views 62 Comments

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%
# Staycation
# Staycation

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

Jul 9th 2020, 11:01 AM 24,622 Views 75 Comments

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
# Holidays
# Holidays

Overseas travel restrictions to remain in place until 20 July

Jul 6th 2020, 5:13 PM 51,080 Views 122 Comments

Cabinet met in Dublin Castle today.

# holidays - Saturday 4 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 4th 2020, 6:00 PM 136,938 Views 201 Comments

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
# Air Bridges
# Air Bridges

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

Updated Jul 4th 2020, 10:50 AM 134,725 Views 137 Comments

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?
# Holliers
# Holliers

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

Jun 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 28,800 Views 32 Comments

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
# Package Holidays
# Package Holidays

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

Jun 19th 2020, 3:58 PM 12,107 Views 21 Comments

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
# Holidays
# Holidays

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

Jun 12th 2020, 5:34 PM 36,788 Views 58 Comments

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
# Tourism
# Tourism

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

Jun 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 38,848 Views 56 Comments

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
# Holidays
# Holidays

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

May 2nd 2020, 3:45 PM 229,820 Views 149 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Jun 2nd 2019, 8:30 PM 25,687 Views 8 Comments

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
# Future Focus
# Future Focus

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

May 16th 2019, 11:31 AM 7,091 Views 0 Comments

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
# Holidays
# Holidays

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

Apr 5th 2019, 6:02 PM 48,170 Views 40 Comments

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

# holidays - Friday 28 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,244 Views 2 Comments

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

# holidays - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

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

What Percent Grinch Are You?

Nov 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 6,364 Views 2 Comments

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
# Pet Passports
# Pet Passports

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

Sep 29th 2018, 9:00 AM 10,374 Views 30 Comments

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
# Liquidation
# Liquidation

Holidaymakers left out-of-pocket as travel company closes

Sep 14th 2018, 10:45 PM 70,856 Views 44 Comments

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
# Tourism
# Tourism

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

Aug 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,103 Views 64 Comments

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

# holidays - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Poll: Would you travel abroad on your own?
# Summer
From The Daily Edge
# Summer

Poll: Would you travel abroad on your own?

Jul 29th 2018, 9:24 AM 5,692 Views 11 Comments

It’s definitely not for everyone.

# holidays - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

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

7 of the best swimsuits on sale right now on ASOS

Jun 12th 2018, 7:46 PM 7,868 Views 0 Comments

Summer style on the cheap.

# holidays - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

4 entertainment-packed itineraries for family staycations around Ireland
# Family Magazine
# Family Magazine

4 entertainment-packed itineraries for family staycations around Ireland

Jun 5th 2018, 4:31 PM 2,259 Views 1 Comment

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
# Passports
# Passports

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

May 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,832 Views 25 Comments

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

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

11 summer beach reads you need to pack for your holidays

May 27th 2018, 3:30 PM 6,207 Views 1 Comment

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
# Disaster Zone
# Disaster Zone

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

Apr 29th 2018, 1:00 PM 30,232 Views 52 Comments

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
# Consumer
# Consumer

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

Apr 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 73,100 Views 80 Comments

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

# holidays - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 13,725 Views 6 Comments

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
# Lunch Crunch

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

Jan 29th 2018, 12:45 PM 22,026 Views 56 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# holidays - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Poll: Have you booked a holiday for 2018?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you booked a holiday for 2018?

Jan 4th 2018, 12:45 PM 20,390 Views 49 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# holidays - Friday 15 December, 2017

The Dáil is going on holidays for Christmas today
# Holliers
# Holliers

The Dáil is going on holidays for Christmas today

Dec 15th 2017, 6:10 AM 10,934 Views 64 Comments

Politicians have four weeks off from today.

# holidays - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 11,626 Views 0 Comments

Live the secluded life you dream of.

# holidays - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away
# Holidays
# Holidays

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away

Aug 9th 2017, 12:11 PM 17,210 Views 39 Comments

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

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