Monthly Archives: April 2016

BREAKING NEWS – RYNAIR ANNOUNCES THREE MORE NEW ROUTES FOR BELFAST

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, has today announced that it is further expanding its Belfast winter 2016 schedule with THREE NEW ROUTES to Gdansk, Warsaw and Wroclaw, in addition to the SEVEN new routes announced earlier to Alicante, Berlin, Krakow, Lanzarote, … Continue reading

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BELFAST TO DUBAI – EMIRATES DISCUSS DIRECT FLIGHT!

A senior delegation from Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, spent two days in Northern Ireland last week amid increasing speculation that it is “seriously considering” launching a new direct air link from Belfast International Airport … Continue reading

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A FEW DAYS IN MAGNIFICENT BUDAPEST

ANTHONY LYDEKKER heads to Hungary and explores the beautiful capital – Budapest… FIRST impression in Budapest: the Danube. We London folk (well many of us) are proud of the Thames – but the Danube is in another league for breadth and … Continue reading

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MOURNE MOUNTAINS TO GET CABLE CAR?

The search will soon be on for a company to develop a cable car ‘gondola’ to ferry visitors up to the heights of the Mournes… THE Donard Gondola scheme would carry visitors up into the mountains from the seaside resort … Continue reading

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Cork-US Flights Cleared For Take-Off

Cork plans to celebrate its first ever scheduled airline services to the United States this summer, with Norwegian Air International (NAI) poised to receive a long-awaited permit from US authorities to fly to America… THE news is a major boost … Continue reading

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Hillwalker’s Payout Could Hit Access To Farms

Farmers have warned that a court award of €40,000 for a woman who fell in the Wicklow Mountains could result in them preventing hillwalkers from accessing their lands in some of Ireland’s most scenic areas… THE Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) … Continue reading

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Belfast Hospitality Group Plans Expansion

Beannchor, the Belfast hospitality group, plans to roll out its pizza chain across Britain in a major expansion of its business… THE company is scouting locations in Manchester for the Little Wings pizzerias and is also planning to open hotels … Continue reading

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CZECH REPUBLIC TO CHANGE ITS NAME?

The Czech Republic is looking to change its name to ‘Czechia’ to make it easier for companies and sports teams to use it on products… The country will retain its full name but Czechia will become the official short geographic … Continue reading

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Lufthansa Eyes Buying Out Brussels Airlines

German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung has reported that Lufthansa’s supervisory board is to meet on April 27 to discuss buying the 55% of Brussels Airlines which it does not yet own which is due to hold its annual general meeting on … Continue reading

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Dublin Airport Announces €10m Upgrade

Dublin Airport has announced that the Terminal 1 Arrivals Hall is to get a €10 million make-over, with new flooring, a replacement ceiling and the removal of desks in some window areas to create a brighter, more spacious arrivals concourse… … Continue reading

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