Monthly Archives: June 2016

CONVICTS LEFT RICH LEGACY

NIGEL HEATH completes his odyssey Down Under with a visit to VanDiemen’s Land or Tasmania as it’s better known… WE WERE bound for Van Diemen’s Land and what an amazing place Tasmania is especially as you can see much of … Continue reading

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FLIGHTS CANCELLED AFTER ISTANBUL ATTACK

The Foreign Office is ‘urgently seeking further information’ following last night’s terrorism attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport in which at least 36 people have died…. EARLIER reports said there were two suicide attackers, but it is now believed three attackers … Continue reading

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY CALLS FOR SWIFT ACTION AFTER ‘LEAVE’ VOTE

The Travel Industry is calling for swift action from the government to lessen the negative impact of Britain’s vote to leave Europe.

.. AS the pound plummets to its lowest level since 1985, industry leaders say it’s vital the government acts … Continue reading

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Take a ride on the new Borders Railway!

To celebrate the building of the first new railway line in the United Kingdom for 100 years COLIN McALPIN goes reiving around the Scottish Border region… SCOTLAND has got into training and reversed the trend started way back in l969 … Continue reading

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KLM To Operate Dublin to Amsterdam Route for First Time in 50 Years

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is set to operate flights from Dublin to Amsterdam starting from the end of October… The airline revealed that it will run two direct flights a day between Dublin Airport and its European hub at Amsterdam … Continue reading

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CLAMPDOWN ON HIDDEN AIRLINE FEES!

Hidden fees charged by airlines for services such as changing a name on a ticket or checking in at the airport rather than online are set to be clamped down on by the Civil Aviation Authority(CAA), according to the Independent… … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY BALCONY WARNING!

Holidaymakers are being warned about the dangers of balconies after three reported falls already this year.

.. LAST year, three British nationals died, including a mother of three, after falling or jumping from balconies while on holiday overseas.

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UNIQUE HIDDEN SCOTTISH GEM!

In the eternal search for self improvement, we sent COLIN McALPIN to a unique Scottish World Heritage Site… YOU know you have arrived at somewhere very special when you are immediately confronted by a sign proclaiming The Institute for the … Continue reading

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‘HARD BORDER’ WILL RETURN IF UK LEAVES EU SAYS TAOISEACH

Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny has delivered a stark warning that a vote to leave the EU could result in the return of a “hard border” with Northern Ireland… Describing the June 23 vote as the most important since the passing … Continue reading

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BREXIT FUELS DEMAND FOR IRISH PASSPORTS

The EU referendum is reportedly fuelling a surge in applications for Irish passports in the UK… ACCORDING to Sky News, figures reveal a 25% increase in the number of applications being made from the UK.

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