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#summer holidays

# summer-holidays - This year 2022

The Dáil has broken for the summer - but recent years have shown 'the little things trip you up'
# Out The Gap
# Out The Gap

The Dáil has broken for the summer - but recent years have shown 'the little things trip you up'

Jul 16th 2022, 7:00 AM 18,082 Views 24 Comments

The Dáil recess kicked in on Thursday, with politicians not due back until 14 September.

Poll: Are you going on a foreign holiday this summer?
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

Poll: Are you going on a foreign holiday this summer?

Jun 26th 2022, 10:27 AM 52,668 Views 71 Comments

Let us know.

Poll: Will you take a summer holiday this year?
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

Poll: Will you take a summer holiday this year?

Mar 10th 2022, 9:28 AM 27,292 Views 16 Comments

What do you reckon?

# summer-holidays - Last year 2021

Scotland's trip to Georgia called off following Covid-19 outbreak
# Summer Holidays
From The42
# Summer Holidays

Scotland's trip to Georgia called off following Covid-19 outbreak

Jul 9th 2021, 12:42 PM 4,117 Views 0 Comments

The teams had been due to meet in Tbilisi on 17 July.

Almost a third of Irish adults plan on travelling this summer
# Travel
# Travel

Almost a third of Irish adults plan on travelling this summer

May 24th 2021, 9:00 PM 35,566 Views 41 Comments

It’s estimated over a million Irish adults are planning on travelling this summer, both within Ireland and abroad.

Holidays abroad and indoor pints could be possible in July, says Taoiseach
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

Holidays abroad and indoor pints could be possible in July, says Taoiseach

Apr 30th 2021, 11:39 AM 29,577 Views 35 Comments

“We cannot stay disconnected forever. Ireland is a globalised country,” he said.

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 138,029 Views 132 Comments

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

# summer-holidays - All time

Politicians are off on their six-week summer holidays today
# Summer 2020
# Summer 2020

Politicians are off on their six-week summer holidays today

Jul 30th 2020, 6:20 AM 39,609 Views 71 Comments

The Dáil is not set to return until mid-September.

Consumer Association of Ireland calls for 'small compensation fund' for holidaymakers who choose not to fly
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

Consumer Association of Ireland calls for 'small compensation fund' for holidaymakers who choose not to fly

Jul 1st 2020, 1:43 PM 17,924 Views 41 Comments

People who booked flights in July could be left out of pocket if they cancel.

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 8:46 AM 62,240 Views 160 Comments

Ryanair will now operate more than 1,000 flights per day.

'Green list' of countries that Irish people can travel to due by 9 July
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

'Green list' of countries that Irish people can travel to due by 9 July

Jun 25th 2020, 7:48 PM 117,370 Views 37 Comments

Varadkar gave the green light for Phase Three of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions to go ahead from Monday.

Over half a million people have applied for Irish passports so far this year
# Brexit
# Brexit

Over half a million people have applied for Irish passports so far this year

Jun 19th 2019, 6:15 AM 24,514 Views 66 Comments

The Passport Office has been receiving more than 100,000 applications each month.

10 sentences every parent hears on a loop during the summer holidays
# Muuuuuuuum
# Muuuuuuuum

10 sentences every parent hears on a loop during the summer holidays

Jun 19th 2018, 4:59 PM 1,864 Views 0 Comments

“What are we DOING today?”

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

Aug 29th 2017, 3:45 PM 19,064 Views 73 Comments

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

17 things Irish kids did for fun during those endless summer holidays
# Tip The Can
From The Daily Edge
# Tip The Can

17 things Irish kids did for fun during those endless summer holidays

Jun 21st 2017, 2:20 PM 11,318 Views 3 Comments

Those were the DAYS. And we didn’t even realise it!

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 8,982 Views 0 Comments

What happens on holiday, stays on holiday.

Here's how VERY rich young people are spending their summer holidays
# Rolling In It
# Rolling In It

Here's how VERY rich young people are spending their summer holidays

Jul 4th 2015, 8:30 PM 54,207 Views 55 Comments

They’re boarding chartered planes, helicopters and yachts – and sharing every step with their Insta fans.

Summer's over: Here's how your favourite Irish rugby stars spent their holidays
# Back To The Grindstone
From The42
# Back To The Grindstone

Summer's over: Here's how your favourite Irish rugby stars spent their holidays

Jun 30th 2015, 3:26 PM 40,888 Views 8 Comments

Jackson and Henderson went to the woods, Heaslip acted out some Will Smith lyrics and everybody broke their diet plan wide open.

Opinion: Next year there will be no ‘family holiday’ – there will be a ‘staycation’
# Holiday Have Nots
# Holiday Have Nots

Opinion: Next year there will be no ‘family holiday’ – there will be a ‘staycation’

Aug 31st 2014, 12:00 PM 146 Views 48 Comments

The only way to have a proper break is to leave the kids at home.

Opinion: Struggling to entertain the kids over the summer holidays?
# Children
# Children

Opinion: Struggling to entertain the kids over the summer holidays?

Jul 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 637 Views 31 Comments

One of the things I love about the summer holidays is the fact that there are no rules – we are at nobody else’s beck and call.

12 of the best tweets about Luis Suarez' four month ban
# Summer Holidays
From The42
# Summer Holidays

12 of the best tweets about Luis Suarez' four month ban

Jun 26th 2014, 3:56 PM 11,686 Views 8 Comments

‘Four months off work baby!’

13 things that will definitely happen at an Irish barbecue
# Burnt Sausages
From The Daily Edge
# Burnt Sausages

13 things that will definitely happen at an Irish barbecue

Jun 21st 2014, 9:30 AM 22,740 Views 17 Comments

Come rain or shine, we’re having that barbie.

Landon who? Zlatan brutally smacks down Team USA's World Cup chances
# Zlat's On Tour
From The42
# Zlat's On Tour

Landon who? Zlatan brutally smacks down Team USA's World Cup chances

Jun 18th 2014, 9:35 PM 12,496 Views 21 Comments

The Swede reluctantly answered questions from TMZ on a street in LA.

16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays
# Luggage Struggle
From The Daily Edge
# Luggage Struggle

16 thoughts everyone has while packing for summer holidays

Jun 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 25,342 Views 12 Comments

Can’t someone else do it for us?

Another award for Ireland's Toy Soldier Factory
# Summer Holidays
# Summer Holidays

Another award for Ireland's Toy Soldier Factory

Jun 7th 2014, 10:00 AM 15,494 Views 12 Comments

Yes, Ireland has a toy soldier factory.

Appeal for blood donations as fears World Cup could see supplies dwindle
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

Appeal for blood donations as fears World Cup could see supplies dwindle

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:43 AM 8,885 Views 32 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service said by the middle of this week blood supply levels will be down to 4 days in most blood groups.

9 memories we all have of the last day of secondary school
# Class Act
From The Daily Edge
# Class Act

9 memories we all have of the last day of secondary school

May 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 39,775 Views 41 Comments

SCHOOOOOOL’S OUT. FOR. SUMMER!

'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular
# Love Ireland
# Love Ireland

'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular

Apr 28th 2014, 1:20 PM 12,652 Views 42 Comments

Sure where else would you be going?

12 things everyone does when they get to a hotel room
# Checking In
From The Daily Edge
# Checking In

12 things everyone does when they get to a hotel room

Apr 10th 2014, 9:30 PM 67,277 Views 85 Comments

We’ve ALL been there. Figuratively.

Flavin: Irish players will be fighting each other to get on the plane to Argentina
# Summer Tour
From The42
# Summer Tour

Flavin: Irish players will be fighting each other to get on the plane to Argentina

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:00 AM 19,373 Views 20 Comments

The former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker believes Joe Schmidt will tour with a strong squad this summer.

The 8 stages everyone goes through when booking a holiday
# A Place In The Sun
From The Daily Edge
# A Place In The Sun

The 8 stages everyone goes through when booking a holiday

Jan 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 38,526 Views 46 Comments

It’s a rollercoaster of emotions. Or maybe a log flume. Damn, now we want to go to Disneyland.

Summer holidays give boost to Aer Lingus passenger figures
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Summer holidays give boost to Aer Lingus passenger figures

Aug 7th 2013, 7:54 AM 4,751 Views 37 Comments

Passenger figures at Aer Lingus have increased by almost 3 per cent compared to this time last year.

Column: Here's what a politician does during the summer
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here's what a politician does during the summer

Jul 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 104 Views 39 Comments

The Dáil and Seanad may not be voting but that doesn’t mean TDs and Senators are on holidays. In fact, the summer months are when a lot of important work gets done, writes Anne Ferris TD.

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

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

Jul 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 14,862 Views 48 Comments

Football, jam sandwiches and sand.

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

How to completely wreck your summer holidays

Jul 13th 2013, 1:00 PM 20,247 Views 18 Comments

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

Flights return to normal as air traffic controllers in France call off strike
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Flights return to normal as air traffic controllers in France call off strike

Jun 13th 2013, 8:55 AM 4,228 Views 8 Comments

Off on your holidays today? The good news is Aer Lingus and Ryanair are operating their full schedule today, but there could still be some delays.

9 people who had their weekend ruined by sunburn
# Burn Baby Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn Baby Burn

9 people who had their weekend ruined by sunburn

Jun 10th 2013, 10:18 AM 11,830 Views 5 Comments

The skin-burning dark side to those sunny, sunny days.

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water

May 27th 2013, 7:18 PM 19,264 Views 27 Comments

Tips to ensure your children stay safe near water this summer.

Good news: number of people visiting Ireland increased this summer
# Tourism
# Tourism

Good news: number of people visiting Ireland increased this summer

Sep 23rd 2011, 12:46 PM 678 Views 5 Comments

Although, the number of Irish people going overseas in the summer months has fallen by over 5 per cent in the last two years.

Irish find value in 'staycations' since recession
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish find value in 'staycations' since recession

Aug 20th 2011, 12:02 PM 725 Views 19 Comments

A majority of Irish people in holiday survey think that prices have dropped enough in the recession to make Ireland a good-value destination.