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#Holidays

# 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 44,264 Views 17 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 46,215 Views 37 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 8,057 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 12,879 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 22,909 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 23,087 Views 18 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 11,440 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 13,706 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 9,230 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 13,418 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 3,780 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 14,453 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 33,864 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 8,525 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 46,117 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
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# 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 16,156 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 21,685 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 8,929 Views 0 Comments

What happens on holiday, stays on holiday.

# holidays - Sunday 26 June, 2016

11 things every Irish person has said on their holidays
# Laethanta Saoire
From The Daily Edge
# Laethanta Saoire

11 things every Irish person has said on their holidays

Jun 26th 2016, 1:00 PM 11,153 Views 1 Comment

Admit it.

# holidays - Monday 20 June, 2016

6 compelling arguments for queuing for Ryanair flights
# Other Q
From The Daily Edge
# Other Q

6 compelling arguments for queuing for Ryanair flights

Jun 20th 2016, 1:27 PM 11,685 Views 7 Comments

Let them be.

# holidays - Saturday 11 June, 2016

13 truths all Irish people on holidays need the world to understand
# Irish Abroad
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Abroad

13 truths all Irish people on holidays need the world to understand

Jun 11th 2016, 6:00 PM 15,824 Views 10 Comments

Let us explain.

# holidays - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

9 books you should definitely take on your summer holidays
# Summer Reading List
From The Daily Edge
# Summer Reading List

9 books you should definitely take on your summer holidays

Jun 1st 2016, 11:33 AM 6,730 Views 3 Comments

Heading on a pre-holiday Easons smash and grab? Here’s what to pick up.

# holidays - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Repairs to Leinster House 'shouldn't result in early holidays for TDs'
# Holidail
# Holidail

Repairs to Leinster House 'shouldn't result in early holidays for TDs'

May 26th 2016, 1:24 PM 11,552 Views 43 Comments

Sinn Féin said the Mansion House’s Round Room could be used if repair works closes the Dáil chamber.

# holidays - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

'It’s too early and it’s too long': TDs set to take three months' holidays
# Holidays
# Holidays

'It’s too early and it’s too long': TDs set to take three months' holidays

May 25th 2016, 9:13 PM 23,763 Views 84 Comments

The longer-than-usual break would be to allow for renovation work to be carried out in Leinster House.

# holidays - Sunday 22 May, 2016

11 memories of holidays at Trabolgan that you'll relate to hard
# Oh We're Going To Trabolgan
From The Daily Edge
# Oh We're Going To Trabolgan

11 memories of holidays at Trabolgan that you'll relate to hard

May 22nd 2016, 9:30 AM 8,910 Views 2 Comments

The Disneyland of the south-west!

# holidays - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Travel to Italy and Spain skyrocketed last year
# Off Anywhere Nice?
# Off Anywhere Nice?

Travel to Italy and Spain skyrocketed last year

May 5th 2016, 7:26 PM 20,537 Views 33 Comments

Irish people spent €6 billion on 53.5 million nights out of the country last year.

# holidays - Sunday 24 April, 2016

11 things anyone who went on holidays to Courtown will understand
# Pirates Cove
From The Daily Edge
# Pirates Cove

11 things anyone who went on holidays to Courtown will understand

Apr 24th 2016, 8:15 PM 18,127 Views 12 Comments

Those were the days.

# holidays - Thursday 14 April, 2016

20 ways to spot an Irish person on their holidays
# On Me Holibobs
From The Daily Edge
# On Me Holibobs

20 ways to spot an Irish person on their holidays

Apr 14th 2016, 1:01 PM 12,857 Views 2 Comments

They’ll be complaining about the milk. Always.

# holidays - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

TDs vote to give themselves another 8 days off
# Holi-dáil
# Holi-dáil

TDs vote to give themselves another 8 days off

Apr 6th 2016, 3:18 PM 25,271 Views 78 Comments

158 TDs are back in Leinster House today to vote for a new Taoiseach.

# holidays - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

11 things that cause Irish people distress when they're abroad
# Irish Abroad
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Abroad

11 things that cause Irish people distress when they're abroad

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:18 PM 15,434 Views 7 Comments

CAN’T COPE.

# holidays - Monday 21 March, 2016

8 fun things to do with the family over the Easter holidays
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# Sponsored By Lidl

8 fun things to do with the family over the Easter holidays

Mar 21st 2016, 5:34 PM 15,132 Views 2 Comments

You told us some of your plans for the Easter weekend.

# holidays - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Irish tourism had a big Christmas and New Year
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish tourism had a big Christmas and New Year

Feb 25th 2016, 2:28 PM 7,322 Views 16 Comments

And we went away more.

# holidays - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Poll: Do you put on weight when you go on holidays?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you put on weight when you go on holidays?

Feb 7th 2016, 12:05 PM 18,162 Views 34 Comments

Let’s be honest now.

Your holidays can make you put on weight
# Holiday Weight
# Holiday Weight

Your holidays can make you put on weight

Feb 7th 2016, 9:15 AM 13,890 Views 22 Comments

Because you eat and drink more. Obviously.

# holidays - Sunday 31 January, 2016

15 tweets that will cut to the core of anyone flying Ryanair
# No Clapping Please
From The Daily Edge
# No Clapping Please

15 tweets that will cut to the core of anyone flying Ryanair

Jan 31st 2016, 1:00 PM 13,515 Views 6 Comments

WHY ARE YOU QUEUING?

# holidays - Friday 8 January, 2016

These tiny houses could be future of weekend getaways
# Holidays
# Holidays

These tiny houses could be future of weekend getaways

Jan 8th 2016, 6:06 AM 22,514 Views 20 Comments

They’re small, but perfectly formed.

# holidays - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Need a little pick-me-up today? Step right this way
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# Sponsored By Aer Lingus

Need a little pick-me-up today? Step right this way

Jan 5th 2016, 11:28 AM 39,096 Views 13 Comments

We can do this.

# holidays - Monday 4 January, 2016

This little girl tried to get another week off school with an adorable fake note
# Absolute Chancer
From The Daily Edge
# Absolute Chancer

This little girl tried to get another week off school with an adorable fake note

Jan 4th 2016, 9:20 AM 5,880 Views 0 Comments

It is January, after all.

# holidays - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Two arrested in Belgium over New Year terror plot

Dec 29th 2015, 8:09 AM 12,968 Views 12 Comments

Military-type training uniforms, propaganda materials from the Islamic State group and computer material were seized by police during searches.

# holidays - Sunday 20 December, 2015

China is naming and shaming tourists who behave badly
# Making A List
# Making A List

China is naming and shaming tourists who behave badly

Dec 20th 2015, 7:00 AM 13,010 Views 24 Comments

The government has grown concerned about the negative impact on China’s image stemming from numerous incidents of bad behavior by Chinese tourists.