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# travel - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tourists travelling to Ireland up 4.2% Tourism

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Emigration is not all a sob story – it also has major benefits Opinion

Column: Emigration is not all a sob story – it also has major benefits

While emigration can be sad, living abroad also exposes a person to new cultural challenges that can benefit them both as a person and as an employee, writes Amy Bracken.

# travel - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Urgent discussions’ between drivers and Irish Rail over DART disruption Dispute

‘Urgent discussions’ between drivers and Irish Rail over DART disruption

Irish Rail has said that additional peak capacity will be restored on its services this evening.

# travel - Sunday 13 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Department of Foreign Affairs operates 25 embassy Twitter accounts Twitter

Department of Foreign Affairs operates 25 embassy Twitter accounts

The department also has two embassy Facebook accounts – for Sydney and New Dehli.

# travel - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Have you got what it takes to volunteer abroad? Sponsored By VSO

Have you got what it takes to volunteer abroad?

You could surprise yourself – and make a real difference.

From TheJournal.ie CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of clothes down Inflation

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of clothes down

Consumer prices were 0.2 per cent in year to September.

# travel - Sunday 6 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: A dream database, millions of faces and shooting Walter White Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A dream database, millions of faces and shooting Walter White

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# travel - Friday 4 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise Travel

Passenger numbers travelling through Knock airport on the rise

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

From Business ETC Aer Lingus passenger numbers down in September Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down in September

There was growth in some areas with a surge in the number of long-haul passengers.

# travel - Thursday 3 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Airline passengers want to use smartphones, but only five per cent do Not So Smart

Airline passengers want to use smartphones, but only five per cent do

Nearly four-fifths of passengers cite concerns over usability for not using smartphones to book or check in, but most want to.

# travel - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

9 intensely irritating rules you’re forced to follow when travelling by plane

What used to be exciting and glamorous is now… well… not.

# travel - Monday 30 September, 2013

7 things we’d like to see on the new passports

Some alternative suggestions for the new design.

From TheJournal.ie Less than a quarter of those who travelled to exotic countries got vaccinated Infectious Disease

Less than a quarter of those who travelled to exotic countries got vaccinated

Despite one in eight Irish people knowing someone who caught an infectious disease abroad, only 23 per cent get vaccinated.

From Business ETC TripAdvisor is coming to Dublin with 50 new jobs Jobswatch

TripAdvisor is coming to Dublin with 50 new jobs

The new positions are in web engineering and the company has already started accepting applications.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: This is the new-look Irish passport Passports

PICS: This is the new-look Irish passport

All passports issued from 3 October will have this new design.

# 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 - Thursday 22 August, 2013

The Guide to Long Haul Flights

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

# 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.