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USA-Today names Ireland as Top 5 Bargain Destination for 2010

Tweet I just came across an article from USA-Today from May 21st where they name Ireland in the Top 5 Bargain Destinations for Summer 2010. Ireland is the only European destination to make the list and is included in the … Continue reading

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Delta reinstate JFK-Shannon Winter route

Tweet In a major boost to Irish Tourism, Delta Airlines have announced that they will reinstate their winter schedule between JFK  and Shannon Airport for the 2010-2011 winter season. Delta withdrew the route for winter 2009/10 opting only for a summer … Continue reading

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Croke Park Shuttle Bus relaunch

Tweet The shuttle bus service for the Croke Park Stadium Tour is to be relaunched on Tuesday April 13th and will run for the Summer Season until Spetember. The service evolves from the very successful introductory service last year; and the … Continue reading

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Ryanair to launch new route from Kerry

Tweet Ryanair announced its seventh route from Kerry Airport today with a new route to Dusseldorf (Weeze) in germany from July 1 2010. Tickets for the new route will be on sale on Ryanair’s website from tomorrow. The announcement comes … Continue reading

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RyanAir CEO named in top 30 in the world

Tweet Leading US Financial & Business newspaper, Barron’s, has named Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary in the top 30 Global CEO’s. O’Leary is the only Irish citizen to make the list which is limited to top CEO’s who have “been in the job … Continue reading

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Free Rail Travel in Ireland for Tourists

Tweet From Yesterday, St. Patrick’s Day, all senior tourists (aged 66 or more) are entitled to travel on the Irish Rail Network completely free of charge. The scheme, known as the “Golden Trekker” applies to train travel in Ireland on the … Continue reading

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Departure Gates in Dublin Airport to be renumbered

Tweet In an effort to remove confusion for the passenger and allow for the additioanl boarding gate capacity that will come on stream in Terminal 2, all boarding gates at Dublin Airport will be renumbered on Wednesday next February 3 2010. The alpha-numerical system based on the … Continue reading

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Paying tolls when driving in Ireland

Tweet We often get questions about how to pay at toll roads in Ireland and their costs. It struck me that it would be a good topic for a post and an opportunity to put together a comprehensive list of … Continue reading

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New Route between Derry Airport and Faro

Tweet Discount Airline, Ryanair today announced that it is to launch a new twice weekly route from Derry Airport to Faro in southern Portugal. The service runs from April 2010 and is the low-cost airline’s second international route from the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Hotels in Ireland

Tweet We are delighted to announce the top 10 hotels in Ireland rated by genuine Guests; Unlike some rating sites where anyone can set up an account, our ratings are gathered only from people who we can verify have stayed … Continue reading

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