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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Travelling

This month
November 2023
Peter Flanagan is on holidays: 'It’s fake news’ my guide said, a little too defensively
The comedian and writer visits Albania and says the blossoming tourist trade offers hope to the people there.
This year
Peter Flanagan is on holidays: 'Put Tramore and Stoneybatter in a blender and you get Margate'
The comedian compares his holiday experience in the UK countryside to the craic chasing at home.
Last year
DAA says Dublin Airport queue times now under ten minutes as things running 'very efficiently'
DAA spokesperson Graeme McQueen told The Journal the company is “fully concentrated” on making sure everyone flies out this weekend.
All time
No long-distance road trips for Afghan women without male escort, Taliban says
The Taliban has also dissolved Afghanistan’s two election commissions.
Poll: Have you cancelled any winter travel plans after new testing rules?
All inbound travellers to Ireland will need a negative Covid test from Friday.
Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?
Many travel rules still apply across the world.
Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says
A report from the European Court of Auditors said many passengers were forced to accept vouchers for cancelled flights.
Poll: Should the Taoiseach visit Washington for St Patrick's Day?
Micheál Martin has so far signalled his plan to proceed with the visit.
Travel in 2021: Lesser-known spots National Geographic has called 'destinations on the rise'
National Geographic compiled a list of 25 locations you will only find on the road less travelled.
'It's a huge source of stress': Women going abroad for IVF hit out at mixed messages over travel restrictions
Hundreds of people travel abroad for fertility treatment every year because they cannot afford it in Ireland, but Covid-19 has further complicated the situation.
Warning that non-essential travel abroad should be avoided to prevent a Covid-19 surge in Ireland
Professor Philip Nolan has said that just because travel restrictions are easing doesn’t mean people should go abroad.
'It's not looking good': Foreign travel looking 'highly unlikely' this year, says Harris
Government is to consider making it mandatory to self-isolate if you arrive in Ireland from abroad.
Irish citizens advised to avoid travelling to areas in Italy affected by coronavirus
A fifth person has died from Covid-19 today in Italy.
Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential'
A new updated warning advises people to “avoid non-essential” travel.
Flights resume at Shannon Airport after five-hour suspension due to emergency incident
All passengers and crew have disembarked the plane safely.
Lose a passport abroad? Getting temporary documents will now be easier
Meanwhile, a €12 million contract to provide a passport processing system in Ireland is being put out to tender.
Shannon Airport has opened the first airport sensory room in Europe for people with autism
It is tailored to be a “soothing place away from the activity of a busy airport”.
Shacks, bears and isolation - an Irishman's summer in a remote Alaskan town
McCarthy, population: 28.
Mother of Donegal woman murdered in India: 'Danielle will be sadly missed by us all'
Danielle McLaughlin was found dead yesterday morning.
An Irishman in Chile: 'This Christmas I will create my own memories and start my own traditions'
1,481 kilometres away from home, it’s time to make a silent toast to home and all the other travellers out there, writes Brendan Farrell.
A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality
They say that their child has been diagnosed with Edwards syndrome, which could mean their child will only live for minutes or hours.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan included in Man United party for Fenerbahce
Phil Jones is also recalled to the United squad by Jose Mourinho.
This Irish sketch perfectly sums up that one mate you have who 'went off travelling'
“I feel cleansed.” “I heard you got the sh*ts.”
More than 3,400 Irish women travelled to UK for abortions in 2015
833 women from Northern Ireland also travelled for the procedure last year.
This Irish guy has gone viral thanks to his brilliant animal selfies
It’s like these animals know the camera is there.
Irish women have had almost 25,000 abortions in the UK in the last five years
Manchester was the destination for more than a third of those travelling.
An Irish guy travelling in South America made his own Tinder app to supercharge his matches
Rob O’Rourke says it got him ‘over 100′.
Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's all you need to know about getting there and back
Thousands are heading down to Stradbally for the weekend, which will inevitably mean delays.
Dream of quitting your job to travel the world? This couple say it isn't as glam as it might seem
“t’s not all ice-creams in the sun and pretty landscapes.”
Dublin is the world's second friendliest city, but Sydney is sounder
The capital is “Barcelona, without the sunstroke”, apparently.
7 ways to be sound when you're staying in an Airbnb
The golden rules.
10 tips for offbeat travellers in Ireland
If you like exploring Irish history, stories and eccentricities then read on…
29 things I learned from travelling around the world without flying
With my laptop as my office, I travelled through 37 countries on four continents and across the world’s biggest oceans.
Bit of an animal? 25 places to go partying before you die
How many of these can you tick off your list?
How many of the 10 most popular travel destinations have you been to?
Make a list.
Policeman used Couchsurfing site to 'drug and sexually assault' up to 15 women
Dino Maglio will go on trial next month.
Opinion: The reverse culture shock of coming back to Ireland after years abroad
Reverse culture shock is the part of living abroad that you’re not warned about.
Column: The power and beauty in exploring other cultures
Travelling has given me so much and enriched my life in so many ways – and it’s the people who I’ve met that I remember most.
7 Irish lads show us how its done in Thailand
Ah, the lads.
Google's driverless cars will be allowed to speed if it's the safest option
The cars will be able to exceed the speed limit by 16km/h if sticking to it rigidly causes an obstruction.