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# travel - Monday 16 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fire on Luas Red Line disrupts services from Red Cow Luas

Fire on Luas Red Line disrupts services from Red Cow

No tram service is operating from the Red Cow to Tallaght and Saggart after a fire on the line in the early hours of this morning.

# travel - Saturday 14 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Meet the wildlife cameraman with the world’s coolest job Dream Job

Meet the wildlife cameraman with the world’s coolest job

Dough Allan has worked on shows such as Planet Earth, Blue Planet, and the Human Planet.

# travel - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts Transport

Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts

The NTA said that under new proposals it would open the tendering process to provide removed services through separate contracts.

# travel - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Hotel prices rose in the first six months of the year Tourism

Hotel prices rose in the first six months of the year

Dublin is the third most expensive place to book a room for the night, but where is first?

# travel - Monday 9 September, 2013

From Business ETC German tourists boost passenger numbers at Knock Airport Knock

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.

# travel - Thursday 5 September, 2013

From The Score From Toronto to Croke Park…all in support of the Clare hurlers Banner

From Toronto to Croke Park…all in support of the Clare hurlers

This is how you prove you love your county.

From The Score From Burma to Croke Park…all in support of the Cork hurlers Rebels

From Burma to Croke Park…all in support of the Cork hurlers

This is how to prove you love your county.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent Airline

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent

The company did say, however, that good weather in July affected its forward booking profile.

# travel - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Just one air traffic controller to work night shift at Cork Airport from January Cork Airport

Just one air traffic controller to work night shift at Cork Airport from January

The Irish Aviation Authority said that reduced flight numbers and charges as well as cuts in revenue per flight have made current service levels “unsustainable”.

# travel - Friday 30 August, 2013

From Business ETC North American visitors drive summer tourism increase Summer Holiday

North American visitors drive summer tourism increase

There were over two million overseas trips to Ireland between May and July, a 7.6 per cent rise on the same period last year.

# travel - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has been voted the number four ‘dream destination’ for US tourists Tourism

Ireland has been voted the number four ‘dream destination’ for US tourists

We moved up five places since last year in a luxury travel magazine survey, beating France, South Africa and England.

# travel - Friday 16 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie DART services resume after woman was struck by train Travel

DART services resume after woman was struck by train

The woman was hit by the train at Clontarf Road station.

# travel - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Damage to overhead lines causes delays on Dart and commuter services Travel

Damage to overhead lines causes delays on Dart and commuter services

Disruption to services between Harmonstown and Howth/Malahide is expected to continue throughout the evening.

# travel - Monday 12 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Luas and car involved in collision Dublin

Luas and car involved in collision

Services are facing disruption after the incident on the Luas red line near Smithfield.

# travel - Saturday 3 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Infographic: What is the Luas Cross City? Luas

Infographic: What is the Luas Cross City?

The linking of the Green and Red lines will provide 13 new stops, create over 800 jobs and reduce the number of private car trips every year by one million.

# travel - Thursday 1 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Unruly passenger’ arrested after plane diverted to Shannon Shannon

‘Unruly passenger’ arrested after plane diverted to Shannon

The woman on board the Delta flight from New York to Athens became abusive during the flight and had to be handcuffed.

# travel - Monday 29 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Less than half of Irish holidaymakers buy full insurance for their trip Insurance

Less than half of Irish holidaymakers buy full insurance for their trip

Women are less likely to cover themselves with many saying they would only invest in travel insurance for an expensive holiday.

# travel - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Luas delays after tram and lorry collide in Dublin city centre Travel

Photos: Luas delays after tram and lorry collide in Dublin city centre

Services are disrupted in the city centre after the incident which happened on Harcourt Street just after 8.15am.

# travel - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man seeks to stop girlfriend travelling abroad for abortion over ‘duress’ fears Abortion

Man seeks to stop girlfriend travelling abroad for abortion over ‘duress’ fears

The man says he believes his girlfriend is being forced by her family to travel abroad for an abortion against her will.

# travel - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From Business ETC Is Airbnb planning to set up shop in Ireland? Airbnb

Is Airbnb planning to set up shop in Ireland?

The company has decided to change its international strategy and is looking at establishing a European hub.

# travel - Saturday 13 July, 2013

How to completely wreck your summer holidays

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

# travel - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender

The government should put public service obligation and school routes out to competitive tender – doing so would save 20 to 30 per cent on simply handing over such cash to public sector monopolies, writes Aaron McKenna.

# travel - Friday 28 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie €10 million Dublin train station opens – three years after being built Grand Opening

€10 million Dublin train station opens – three years after being built

A delay in building an access road left Hansfield station idle for three years.

From TheJournal.ie Good news, holidaymakers: Roaming costs will fall from Monday Roaming

Good news, holidaymakers: Roaming costs will fall from Monday

The European Commission’s lowering the maximum price you can be charged to use your phone in another EU state.

# travel - Saturday 15 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: The truth is, I don’t like holidays all that much Opinion

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.

# travel - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie McGuinness: ‘What was accepted back then is not acceptable now… I accept that’ Wags

McGuinness: ‘What was accepted back then is not acceptable now… I accept that’

The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has been answering questions on the ongoing controversy surrounding his views on whether the State should cover the cost of spouses travelling with ministers.

# travel - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights cancelled over ‘single sky’ strike Travel

Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights cancelled over ‘single sky’ strike

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

From TheJournal.ie Howlin: Paying travel costs for spouses ‘not the pattern’ of this government Wags

Howlin: Paying travel costs for spouses ‘not the pattern’ of this government

The minister’s comments come after a suggestion by the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee that a case could be made for the State to foot the bill.

# travel - Monday 10 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the State cover travel costs of ministers’ spouses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the State cover travel costs of ministers’ spouses?

Public Accounts Committee chairman John McGuinness says a case could be made for the taxpayer footing the bill. Do you agree?

# travel - Friday 7 June, 2013

From Business ETC Concerns about short notice given to Irish Rail customers over backcharges Tech Fault

Concerns about short notice given to Irish Rail customers over backcharges

Did you think you had taken that train for free?

# travel - Sunday 2 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays Pet Vacation

This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays

Well, all of the most important things anyway…

# travel - Thursday 30 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Roaming charges in the EU could be a thing of the past within a year Roaming

Roaming charges in the EU could be a thing of the past within a year

The European Commissioner for Digital Agenda today also called for the parliament to take real action on cybercrime.

# travel - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

16 things you’ll remember from your J1 experience

It’s that time of year again.

# travel - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Suspended Bus Éireann strike has already cost company €500,000 Bus Eireann

Suspended Bus Éireann strike has already cost company €500,000

A 48-hour break in industrial action is currently underway, following a decision made last night after intervention from the Labour Relations Commission.

# travel - Friday 10 May, 2013

15 annoying things emigrants say

‘Would you not think about moving over?’

# travel - Monday 29 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 7.4pc more overseas tourists in first three months of The Gathering The Gathering

7.4pc more overseas tourists in first three months of The Gathering

CSO figures confirm a significant bump in tourist numbers from abroad in the first quarter of 2013.

# travel - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

From Business ETC Aer Lingus to let passengers check in bags evening before flight Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus to let passengers check in bags evening before flight

The airline has launched its evening check-in service, giving passengers the option to check-in their baggage at the airport the evening before their scheduled flight.

# travel - Monday 15 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut – I can’t take any more Opinion

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut – I can’t take any more

The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.

# travel - Friday 12 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Iarnród Éireann offers free trips to community groups and charities Free Travel

Iarnród Éireann offers free trips to community groups and charities

The company will provide up to 100 groups with a free group travel return journey for up to 50 people over the course of the year.

# travel - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

From Business ETC 53% drop in rate of mishandled luggage in last six years Lost Luggage

53% drop in rate of mishandled luggage in last six years

However the total number of mishandled bags was 26.04 million, up from 25.8 million in 2011.