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#Holidays

# holidays - Friday 20 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 signs your office is so ready for the Christmas holidays Hysteria

9 signs your office is so ready for the Christmas holidays

It’s like the last day of school all over again!

# holidays - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Forget Christmas, Easter has arrived in Swords Delivery

Forget Christmas, Easter has arrived in Swords

Better start stocking up.

# holidays - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Bus driver banned from wearing his Santa suit while working Grinch

# holidays - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Column: Heartbreak, misery and cloying sentimentality – the ingredients of any good Christmas song

We spend an entire month gearing ourselves up to the best day of the year with songs that document heartbreak, war, loneliness and The Wombles. Have we all gone mad?

# holidays - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Today is the birthday of a real-life woman named Happy Thanksgiving Hippy Dippy

Today is the birthday of a real-life woman named Happy Thanksgiving

No really, that is her actual name.

Column: Thanksgiving is the only time of year I really miss America

There’s nowhere else in the world I’d rather be than Ireland… most of the time. But this is the one day of the year that I would give almost anything to be back in my home neighbourhood of East Milton, Boston, writes Larry Donnelly.

# holidays - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Norwich has Alan Partridge themed Christmas lights this year Alpha Papa Christmas

Norwich has Alan Partridge themed Christmas lights this year

‘AHAAAA’ we hear you say.

# holidays - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 22 of your best pumpkin carvings Carving It Up!

22 of your best pumpkin carvings

We asked you to send us in your pumpkin carvings, and boy did you oblige!

# holidays - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Column: Can we just give Halloween a miss this year?

I’m not a complete scrooge (I swear) but bah-humbug to Halloween! I can’t stand the expense, the binge drinking and the ubiquitous “sexy” costumes, writes Kate Bellamy.

# holidays - Monday 21 October, 2013

Chinese government release 'civilised behaviour abroad' handbook for its citizens

This follows reports in August that the government was growing increasingly embarrassed by the behaviour of their citizens abroad.

# holidays - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Irish people shop online less than average EU internet user

Most internet shoppers in Ireland are buying travel and holiday accommodation.

# holidays - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Tourists travelling to Ireland up 4.2%

The number of overseas trips to Ireland by non-residents increased to 1.893 million trips from April to June of this year.

# holidays - Friday 4 October, 2013

Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise

More than 60,000 passengers travelled through the airport last month.

# holidays - Monday 9 September, 2013

German tourists boost passenger numbers at Knock Airport

Over 85,000 passengers passed through the airport last month with numbers travelling to popular sun destinations also up.

# holidays - Thursday 5 September, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day

15 per cent of Irish workers don’t take their allotted holiday allowance Work Hard Play Hard This post contains a poll

15 per cent of Irish workers don’t take their allotted holiday allowance

A survey finds that Irish workers feeling the strain of holding down a job as well as work pressures is contributing to them not taking their holidays.

# holidays - Saturday 31 August, 2013

China is worried about how their citizens behave when on holidays

The nation’s state-run television CCTV even a ran a series of programs aimed at encouraging good manners and acceptance of foreign customs when abroad.

# holidays - Monday 26 August, 2013

Holidaymakers hit as hotel website collapses

Tourists will not be able to apply for refunds until October at the earliest after a German company filed for insolvency.

# holidays - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Guide to Long Haul Flights Sponsored By Emirates

The Guide to Long Haul Flights

Planning on taking some holidays? Read this before you jet off.

# holidays - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Over two million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last month

New figures show a seven per cent increase on passenger numbers when compared to the same period last year.

# holidays - Monday 5 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge QUIZ: Is the Bank Holiday weekend all it’s cracked up to be? Bank Humbug

QUIZ: Is the Bank Holiday weekend all it’s cracked up to be?

The Bank Holiday has come and gone. Take this quiz to see if you got any craic out of it.

# holidays - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

6 creature comforts we look forward to when getting off the plane

Ah sure you’d nearly even miss the rain, all the same.

# holidays - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here are the things that made the summers of your childhood magical Halcyon Days

Here are the things that made the summers of your childhood magical

Football, jam sandwiches and sand.

# holidays - Friday 19 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 things Father Ted taught us about going on our holidays Blue Jumper

11 things Father Ted taught us about going on our holidays

Is there anything to be said for having another round of crazy golf.

Oireachtas agenda: Summer holidays and public inquiry legislation

A quiet day in the houses of the Oireacthas with only the Seanad sitting to discuss MEP constituencies and public inquiries.

# holidays - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 10 items of sunny-day wear we should banish forever Mesh

10 items of sunny-day wear we should banish forever

The sun can sometimes bring out the ugly side of our wardrobes.

# holidays - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge This city is selling itself as 'the most Irish-friendly in Europe' Wearing Of The Green

This city is selling itself as 'the most Irish-friendly in Europe'

Why? Because it’s so GREEN.

# holidays - Saturday 13 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge How to completely wreck your summer holidays Wipeout

How to completely wreck your summer holidays

Looking forward to a trip away this summer? Know what to avoid like the plague.

# holidays - Thursday 11 July, 2013

6 amazing places to escape to when you win the Lotto

Are you dreaming of your place in the sun?

# holidays - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Essential map of how to say 'beer' everywhere in Europe Holliers

Essential map of how to say 'beer' everywhere in Europe

Handy for the holidays, wha?

# holidays - Monday 8 July, 2013

Searches for Kilkenny hotels up 529 per cent in June

Latest Hotels.com hot list shows increases for Killkenny, Slane and Ballina

# holidays - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Poll: If you won the Lotto, what's the first thing you'd do? Sponsored By The Lotto This post contains a poll

# holidays - Monday 17 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge How the Obama girls can get a REAL Irish holiday experience First Daughters

How the Obama girls can get a REAL Irish holiday experience

And there’ll be no fighting in that backseat now or else Michelle is just going to turn this car right around and go home.

# holidays - Sunday 16 June, 2013

One in five parents to take children out of school early for holidays

The average primary school pupil misses 11 out of 183 days of a school year.

Explainer: Why should you get a European Health Insurance Card before travelling?

Of course we hope you don’t get sick on your holidays, but just in case…

# holidays - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Column: The truth is, I don’t like holidays all that much

Maybe it’s not normal for adults to feel homesick, but taking off and seeing my rainy but beautiful country reduced to a speck in the distance that always fills me with a deep sense of melancholy and loneliness, writes Ann-Marie Scully.

# holidays - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights cancelled over 'single sky' strike

Have you holidays booked over the next three days? Read on.

# holidays - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From The42 7 steps to enjoying the sun like a pro-athlete Sun Day

7 steps to enjoying the sun like a pro-athlete

Even if some of us can only see it from the office.

From The Daily Edge 9 essential lessons from the world's worst holiday photos Say Cheese

9 essential lessons from the world's worst holiday photos

You can avoid this horror.

# holidays - 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!’