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Storm Ophelia updates for evening of Monday 16th/Tuesday 17th morning
Bus Éireann: Plans for a full resumption of services from 5am, Tuesday, October 17, following full suspension during Monday, October 16. Updates on www.buseireann.ie and on Twitter and Facebook @buseireann. Irish Rail: Some resumption of services Tuesday, depending on line inspections. Full updates on @irishrail. Dublin Airport: Almost 160 flights to and from Dublin Airport have been […]
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Ophelia updates – Irish airports and ferry routes disruption
DUBLIN AIRPORT: A number of flights to and from Dublin Airport have been cancelled  due to the expected impact of Hurricane Ophelia. Aer Lingus, British Airways, Air France, CityJet, Emirates and KLM have all cancelled some services for Monday. The airlines in question are contacting passengers directly in relation to any services that have been affected. […]
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Ireland showcased to 3,000 US buyers at Las Vegas travel event
Irish tourism is continuing its push to promote itself in new markets as the large British market continues to decline. Thirty-five tourism enterprises from the island of Ireland showcased the country at IMEX America in Las Vegas this week. Now in its seventh year, IMEX (International Meetings and Events Exhibition) America targets decision-makers in the lucrative […]
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Take a hike – Explore brings its team to Dublin to launch 2018 global adventure programme
Bear-searching in Slovakia, hiking in Armenia, or walking through Newfoundland – the Explore team brought glimpses of lesser-visited corners of the globe on a visit to Dublin. The aventure specialists’ Product and Operations Director, John Telfer, brought a big chunk of his London-based team to Temple Bar to introduce the 2018 Walking & Trekking Programme, […]
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Swiss roll into town – and tell trade the country is as cheap as Ireland for holidaymakers
Switzerland Tourism hosted up to 60 of the trade in Dublin’s Medley venue as the country reported a 11pc increase in visitor numbers from Ireland to the country. Swiss Airlines alone has boosted capactity for 2018 from Dublin, Cork and Shannon. And the representatives from the country aimed to dispel the myth that Switzerland is […]
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Double win for Irish as Dublin Airport and Willie Walsh honoured at London awards
IAG‘s Dublin-born boss Willie Walsh has been honoured with a CAPA Legend Award at an aviation summit in London. And it was a double win for the Irish, with Dublin Airport named Medium Airport of the Year. The awards were announced at the Sofitel at Heathrow Airport after a day of summit talks by aviation […]
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Dublin Airport September figures up 6pc, but pace of growth slows down on last year
More than 2.7m passengers passed through Dublin Airport in September. It’s a jump of 6pc, making it the September in the airport’s 77-year history. But the growth is down on last year’s rise of 11pc, in part due to the continued downturn in the British market. That market saw a 10pc increase in 2016 – now […]
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Tourism bodies welcome retention of 9pc VAT rate for the industry in Ireland
Irish tourism bodies have welcomed the retention of the VAT rate of 9pc for the sector. The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation said it was a “vital measure for the sector”, while Fáilte Ireland said the measure was important in restoring Ireland’s perception as a value-for-money destination. Eoghan O’Mara Walsh, CEO of ITIC, said: “Tourism is at […]
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NINE Dublin flights cancelled as 4 main French ATC unions strike
4 air traffic control unions unite for strike 30pc of flights cancelled Ryanair lose 6 Dublin flights, Ryanair 3 A general strike affected 30pc of flights in French air space when it was joined by air traffic control unions CGT, FO, CFDT and Unsa. The civil aviation authority DGAC recommended that airlines reduce capacity by […]
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Storm Ophelia updates for evening of Monday 16th/Tuesday 17th morning

Bus Éireann: Plans for a full resumption of services from 5am, Tuesday, October 17, following full suspension during Monday, October 16. Updates on www.buseireann.ie and on Twitter and Facebook @buseireann. Irish Rail: Some resumption of services Tuesday, depending on...

Ophelia updates – Irish airports and ferry routes disruption

DUBLIN AIRPORT: A number of flights to and from Dublin Airport have been cancelled  due to the expected impact of Hurricane Ophelia. Aer Lingus, British Airways, Air France, CityJet, Emirates and KLM have all cancelled some services for Monday. The airlines in...

Ireland showcased to 3,000 US buyers at Las Vegas travel event

Irish tourism is continuing its push to promote itself in new markets as the large British market continues to decline. Thirty-five tourism enterprises from the island of Ireland showcased the country at IMEX America in Las Vegas this week. Now in its seventh year,...

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