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#Holidays

# 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 4,308 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 6,487 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 10,390 Views 29 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 70,966 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 24,145 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 5,706 Views 9 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 7,913 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 2,303 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 22,931 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 6,228 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 30,352 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 73,183 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 14,336 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 22,163 Views 62 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 20,406 Views 42 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 11,044 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 12,462 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 17,239 Views 39 Comments

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
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Are you holidaying in Ireland this year?

Jul 24th 2017, 12:45 PM 23,717 Views 51 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# holidays - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

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

The Ultimate 'July 19th on Father Ted' Quiz

Jul 19th 2017, 3:45 PM 13,507 Views 7 Comments

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
# National Geographic

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

Jun 24th 2017, 8:00 PM 14,837 Views 6 Comments

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)
# Get It In Early
# Get It In Early

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

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 53,493 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Tourism
# Tourism

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

Jun 11th 2017, 7:00 PM 44,280 Views 15 Comments

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

# holidays - Friday 9 June, 2017

New EU roaming allowances: Here's what phone companies will be charging from next week
# Roam Like Home
# Roam Like Home

New EU roaming allowances: Here's what phone companies will be charging from next week

Jun 9th 2017, 6:45 AM 46,254 Views 36 Comments

The new rules will be a huge improvement for customers – but don’t be fooled by the ‘roam like at home’ slogan.

# holidays - Friday 26 May, 2017

16 memories anyone who went on a package holiday as a child will have
# Fake Pokemon Cards
From The Daily Edge
# Fake Pokemon Cards

16 memories anyone who went on a package holiday as a child will have

May 26th 2017, 9:00 PM 8,079 Views 2 Comments

The silent competition between the Irish kids and the English kids.

# holidays - Saturday 8 April, 2017

18 things that are only acceptable at the airport
# Chips For Breakfast
From The Daily Edge
# Chips For Breakfast

18 things that are only acceptable at the airport

Apr 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 12,899 Views 5 Comments

It’s a parallel universe.

# holidays - Friday 7 April, 2017

Poll: Do you intend taking your holidays abroad this year?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you intend taking your holidays abroad this year?

Apr 7th 2017, 12:44 PM 22,919 Views 69 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# holidays - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Ever wanted to stay in a lighthouse? Now you can
# Lighthouse Family
# Lighthouse Family

Ever wanted to stay in a lighthouse? Now you can

Mar 30th 2017, 1:24 PM 23,150 Views 16 Comments

Five new lighthouse properties are available for people to rent as short-term accommodation.

# holidays - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive
# Sponsored By Mini
# Sponsored By Mini

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive

Feb 21st 2017, 10:50 AM 11,541 Views 9 Comments

We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.

# holidays - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Serving in Lebanon for Christmas: 'I have Love Actually and Home Alone ready to go'
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Serving in Lebanon for Christmas: 'I have Love Actually and Home Alone ready to go'

Dec 21st 2016, 11:00 PM 13,737 Views 20 Comments

Lieutenant Thomas Quigley will be serving with the Defence Forces over Christmas.

# holidays - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

TDs could be getting their Christmas holidays early this year
# Xmas Holiers
# Xmas Holiers

TDs could be getting their Christmas holidays early this year

Nov 15th 2016, 6:00 AM 9,328 Views 40 Comments

There could be a row brewing over the Dáil Christmas holidays if Martin decides not to back the new schedule.

# holidays - Friday 14 October, 2016

The average Irish family spends between €1,000 - €2000 a year on holidays
# Family Getaway
# Family Getaway

The average Irish family spends between €1,000 - €2000 a year on holidays

Oct 14th 2016, 1:45 PM 14,318 Views 32 Comments

A survey found Spain and Portugal to be the most popular destinations for families.

# holidays - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Good news for tourism businesses - their 9% VAT rate is safe
# Holiday At Home
# Holiday At Home

Good news for tourism businesses - their 9% VAT rate is safe

Oct 11th 2016, 2:23 PM 3,804 Views 5 Comments

The rate came under scrutiny earlier this year but businesses say it has been instrumental to the sector’s recovery.

# holidays - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Hotel rooms more expensive across the country as wedding market bounces back “in a strong way”
# Annual Ireland Hotel Survey
# Annual Ireland Hotel Survey

Hotel rooms more expensive across the country as wedding market bounces back “in a strong way”

Aug 31st 2016, 10:12 AM 14,480 Views 34 Comments

The Crowe Horwath Annual Ireland Hotel Survey for 2015 shows that the average room rate for hotels across Ireland now stands at €92.15.

# holidays - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think school holidays should be shorter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think school holidays should be shorter?

Aug 25th 2016, 10:08 AM 34,290 Views 92 Comments

The back to school countdown is on.

# holidays - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

13 indisputable reasons why holidays in Ireland are the height of luxury
# Summer Holiday
From The Daily Edge
# Summer Holiday

13 indisputable reasons why holidays in Ireland are the height of luxury

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:30 PM 8,547 Views 1 Comment

Such a wonderful place.

# holidays - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Center Parcs gets green light for €233m holiday park in Longford
# Trip To The Midlands
# Trip To The Midlands

Center Parcs gets green light for €233m holiday park in Longford

Jul 27th 2016, 10:05 AM 46,231 Views 100 Comments

An Bord Pleanála decided to uphold planning permission granted by Longford County Council.

# holidays - Monday 25 July, 2016

Hot springs, whale watching and winter sun - just some of the great things to see in Iceland
# Sponsored By Wow Air
# Sponsored By Wow Air

Hot springs, whale watching and winter sun - just some of the great things to see in Iceland

Jul 25th 2016, 1:56 PM 16,183 Views 20 Comments

From the Blue Lagoon right up to the Haukadalur valley.

# holidays - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Irish citizens in Turkey told to 'exercise high degree of caution' after coup attempt
# Travel
# Travel

Irish citizens in Turkey told to 'exercise high degree of caution' after coup attempt

Jul 16th 2016, 3:14 PM 21,734 Views 25 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said there has been serious disruption to public transport and air travel.

# holidays - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

17 photos that define every Leaving Cert holiday
# Summer Holidays
From The Daily Edge
# Summer Holidays

17 photos that define every Leaving Cert holiday

Jul 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 8,977 Views 0 Comments

What happens on holiday, stays on holiday.