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# travel - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From Business ETC Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft Disruption

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft

SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.

# travel - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

7 of the best things to come from Bristol

The low-down on the best of Brizzle.

# travel - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

11 utterly unacceptable things people do on the train

The pain train is now arriving at platform 1.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of missing Irish man in India still ‘determined’ to find him two years on Hope

Mother of missing Irish man in India still ‘determined’ to find him two years on

A new theory has emerged that the missing journalist may have been attacked by a wild animal, as the route he went missing on has recently been closed off because of sightings.

# travel - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why your holiday to Croatia will be better than everyone else’s Sponsored By Aer Lingus

Here’s why your holiday to Croatia will be better than everyone else’s

Do you know what the Istrian Riviera has to offer?

# travel - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From Business ETC Thomas Cook Irish closure could impact on prices say travel agents Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook Irish closure could impact on prices say travel agents

The ITAA say that a reduction in capacity and an increase in demand will result from the closure and have encouraged travellers to seek best prices.

# travel - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From Business ETC Ryanair launch group booking as it targets large travelling parties Ryanair

Ryanair launch group booking as it targets large travelling parties

Other airlines already offer the service but Ryanair is following suit and promises that a new corporate travel product is also in the works.

# travel - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Changes to roads, taxi ranks, as latest Luas Cross City works begin Dublin

Changes to roads, taxi ranks, as latest Luas Cross City works begin

A number of taxi ranks will be affected by the works. Here are all the details.

# travel - Monday 6 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Train services are back at Waterford station after last week’s landslide Reopened

Train services are back at Waterford station after last week’s landslide

Plunkett Station had remained closed since New Year’s Eve.

# travel - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Are these bike designs the future of cycling? Cycling This post contains images

Are these bike designs the future of cycling?

Concept designs, a trike with a roof and even a flying bike. The future is here.

# travel - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Can you make it through this post without getting the travel bug?

Time to plan your 2014 holiday.

# travel - Friday 3 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Stormwatch: Travel disruption as ferry services cancelled but flights coping well Orange Alert

Stormwatch: Travel disruption as ferry services cancelled but flights coping well

A number of Irish Sea crossings have been hit by the storm conditions.

# travel - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What are your new year’s resolutions for 2014? New Year

Open thread: What are your new year’s resolutions for 2014?

Will it be one of the classics or have you got something more unusual planned for next year?

# travel - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Warning over New Year’s Eve drink-driving as road deaths increase in 2013 Designated Driver

Warning over New Year’s Eve drink-driving as road deaths increase in 2013

The AA has said that road deaths have increased for the first time since 2005, with alcohol a contributing factor.

# travel - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Airport welcomes its 20 millionth passenger this year Welcome Home

Dublin Airport welcomes its 20 millionth passenger this year

She was presented with a cheque for €3,000 after arriving in Dublin Airport from Washington this morning.

# travel - Friday 27 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Travel disruption as high winds continue Stormwatch This post contains images

Travel disruption as high winds continue

Roads, rail, air and sea are all affected as Ireland takes a battering.

# travel - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie National Geographic Travel’s photos of the year are stunning Photography This post contains images

# travel - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie High winds cause flight disruption, tough driving conditions Storm Watch

High winds cause flight disruption, tough driving conditions

Several Dublin-bound flights have been diverted to Shannon and Belfast, while there’s snow sticking to road surfaces in counties Cavan and Monaghan.

# travel - Monday 23 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Travel warnings issued, ferries cancelled as ‘vigorous’ storm set to pass overnight Orange Alert

Travel warnings issued, ferries cancelled as ‘vigorous’ storm set to pass overnight

Gusts of up to 130km are forecast, as the severe weather system passes to the northwest of the country.

8 people you’ll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas

Please someone, give us a lift instead.

# travel - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bus to recruit 70 new bus drivers in the coming months Transport

Dublin Bus to recruit 70 new bus drivers in the coming months

Dublin Bus have welcomed the significant boost to their passenger numbers this year stating that it puts them in a great position for 2014.

# travel - Monday 16 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Shoppers still going to Northern Ireland for cheap food and alcohol Bargain Hunting

Shoppers still going to Northern Ireland for cheap food and alcohol

Unsurprisingly it’s people in counties closest to the border who are most likely to head north for bargains.

# travel - Monday 9 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This guy will make you want to travel more Adventure

This guy will make you want to travel more

Warning: Video may induce lifestyle envy (and slight irritation).

# travel - Sunday 8 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Probe launched into allegations of fraudulent garda payment claims Investigation

Probe launched into allegations of fraudulent garda payment claims

Gardaí said a chief superintendent has been appointed to investigate the claims.

# travel - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sex offender prevented from travelling under Northern Ireland’s first ever Foreign Travel Order Child Protection

Sex offender prevented from travelling under Northern Ireland’s first ever Foreign Travel Order

The order prevents the offender from travelling to any worldwide country besides Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 5 per cent in November Aviation

Aer Lingus passenger numbers down 5 per cent in November

The company had signalled the drop in passengers last month, with long haul passenger numbers dropping 6.9 per cent.

# travel - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From Business ETC The world’s longest commercial flight has been cancelled

The world’s longest commercial flight has been cancelled

Stopover in sight for those who once could hop on the 10,000-mile flight from Newark in New York to Changi in Singapore.

# travel - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sun-grazing comet likely to have broken up Comet Ison

Sun-grazing comet likely to have broken up

Comet ISON was apparently no match for the sun.

Irish mammies are getting their own TV show (sort of)

Well, just one Irish mammy.

# travel - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This is the damage a bird can do hitting a 747 mid-flight Bird Strike

This is the damage a bird can do hitting a 747 mid-flight

A collision at speed can wreak more havoc than one would suspect.

# travel - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From Business ETC Just five clicks to book a Ryanair flight as part of website changes Ryanair Website

Just five clicks to book a Ryanair flight as part of website changes

The airline today also removed its much maligned Recaptcha security feature.

# travel - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From Business ETC Ryanair Pilot Group calls on O’Leary to negotiate single contract Ryanair

Ryanair Pilot Group calls on O’Leary to negotiate single contract

The group wants O’Leary to negotiate a single contract that applies to all pilots flying for the airline.

# travel - Monday 28 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus cancels flights as storm batters UK Grounded

Aer Lingus cancels flights as storm batters UK

Storm St Jude is continuing to hit England and Wales, affecting travel plans for many.

# travel - Friday 25 October, 2013

From Business ETC This year was the best summer for tourist numbers since 2008 Summer Sun

This year was the best summer for tourist numbers since 2008

There were 2.2 million overseas trips to Ireland in the period from July to September, a 7.8 per cent increase on 2012.

# travel - Monday 21 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Chinese government release ‘civilised behaviour abroad’ handbook for its citizens Tourism Law

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.

# travel - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health Nobel Prize

Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health

The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature is due to pick up a prize of US $1.2 million.

# travel - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Meet South Korea’s new ‘Gangnam Style’ tourist police Hey Sexy Lady

Meet South Korea’s new ‘Gangnam Style’ tourist police

The new force was “formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in Seoul”.

From Business ETC Irish people shop online less than average EU internet user Online Shopping

Irish people shop online less than average EU internet user

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

# travel - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

6 of the best things to come from Newcastle

Whey aye, man.