IRISH FERRIES FLOATS IRISH SEA SALE

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Motorists seeking summer savings on fares to Britain will be buoyed by the recent price promotion from Irish Ferries that sees 20% reductions on Irish Sea sailings from August 7 to December 15…

Valid on new reservations made before August 15, the offer applies to all fast ferry and cruise ferry sailings on the Company’s Dublin to Holyhead and Rosslare to Pembroke routes, excluding the 11:50 & 14:30 Swift sailings in July and August.

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NEW VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS THE BEAUTY OF IRELAND IN AUTUMN!

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Culture-filled festivals, castles that display our amazing heritage, cities waiting to be explored in the crisp evening air…

Tourism Ireland has created a new online film to remind travellers around the world who’re now planning their last minute short break or holiday that autumn in Ireland is simply unmissable!

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RYANAIR BOSS CRITICISES GOVERNMENT OVER BREXIT IMPLICATIONS FOR AVIATION!

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Ryanair Chief, Michael O’Leary, is due to meet with UK transport secretary Chris Grayling today to discuss the implications of Brexit for aviation…

The airline boss has sharply criticised the British government for not recognising the risks to the industry, warning that flights between the UK and the EU could come to a stop in 2019 if there is a hard Brexit with no deal.

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STENA LINE SAYS ‘NI HAO’ TO RISING NUMBER OF CHINESE CUSTOMERS

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Leading ferry company, Stena Line, has become the first passenger ferry company in Europe to achieve the Chinese Tourist Welcome (CTW) Certification which is officially recognised by tour operators in China and Europe…

The CTW Certification is the official travel service standard and travel platform recognised by the China Tourism Academy (CTA), China’s main governmental research and promotion institute, under the Chinese National Tourism Authority (CNTA).

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THE MOST UNUSUAL CRUISE EXCURSIONS REVEALED!

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From riding a Harley Davidson through the Bahamas, swimming with sea lions in Mexico or flying an old Russian fighter Jet in St Petersburg; the possibilities are now endless when it comes to the world of cruise excursions…

Independent cruise travel agency, Planet Cruise, has identified the five most unusual, wild and wacky excursions to be experienced during a cruise holiday.

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‘SEA’ IS FOR CULTURE – TOP TEN CRUISES FOR CULTURE LOVERS!

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Whether it’s learning to cook Pad Thai and Tom Kah Kai in Vietnam; getting lost in a bustling street market in India; listening to Sir Ranulph Fiennes deliver inspiring and educational words whilst cruising across the Atlantic; seeing the works of Van Gogh, Monet and Modigliani up close in some of Europe’s most famous art galleries; or embarking on an excursion to discover Machu Pichu or the Pyramids of Egypt, a cruise holiday is a fantastic and fascinating way to discover new cultures and immerse oneself within a destination…

It seems cultural cruising is well and truly on the rise. The ABTA 2017 Report cited that activity and experience-led cruises are set to grow in popularity this year, whilst Elle Magazine reported ‘Sight-Doing’ as one of the top current travel trends, observing a boom in travellers seeking out cultural immersion rather than just ticking off bucket list sites.

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10 THINGS TO DO IN NORTHERN IRELAND NEXT WEEK (JULY 31-AUGUST 6)!

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There’s stacks of fun things to do across Northern Ireland, from family days out to gigs and cultural events…

Check out these 10 exciting things taking place across the Province next week (July 31-August 6).

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GADGET OBSESSED HOLIDAYMAKERS PACK SUITCASES FULL OF TECH FOR SUMMER HOLIDAYS

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The traditional view of holidays, as a chance to leave the everyday world behind us, seems to be wide off the mark for technology obsessed British holidaymakers…

Instead, today’s holidaymakers want to use the break to better indulge their gadget habit.

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LAID BACK VIBES ON POPULAR ISLAND TRIO!

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July/August 2017 ‘An Agent Abroad’ winner, PATSY PATTERSON of Oasis Travel, explains why everyone should visit her three favourite holidays destinations: Grenada, Madeira and the Azores…

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ONE of my favourite Caribbean islands is Grenada, known affectionately as ‘The Spice Islands’ a third of the world’s nutmeg is grown there, as well as cloves and mace.

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RYANAIR REITERATES BEXIT CONCERNS

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Ryanair says it has contingency plans in place in case the UK Government fails to secure a Brexit Open Skies agreement.

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Sharing its first quarter results with investors today, it said it was still concerned about the uncertainty surrounding the terms of the UK’s departure from the EU in March 2019.

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