Stay at The Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

The Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown is one of the finest four star hotels in Dublin with superb conference and meeting facilities together with stylish dining options to suit everyone’s taste.

The hotel is a luxurious contemporary lively hub, with 155 beautifully appointed bedrooms, very popular with ladies groups where shopping or going to the theatre or races is a must. This hotel is easily connected to many of Dublin’s most popular tourist destinations which are right on the doorstep. The Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown stands proudly positioned in the heart of Dublin 15.

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Five star February mid term break at InterContinental Dublin

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Surprise the family with a luxurious February mid term break at the InterContinental Dublin in Ballsbridge, starting from *€345 per room per night (two adults/two children under 12 years). Relax and let the expert hotel team take care of everything while you enjoy the perfect city escape for the whole family.

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Uniworld River Cruise – unsurpassed luxury

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Uniworld has perfected the art of luxury river cruising – the difference is in the detail.

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MSC Cruises… the Italian way

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

MSC Cruises is enthusiastic about combining top quality with the best possible value so you can savour a perfect experience without worrying about the cost. That is why all the company's cruises include full board in the ships' Mediterranean fusion cuisine main restaurants, and why it includes a huge number of activities on board free of charge, from pool complexes, water slides and general activities — including quizzes, group games, and competitions, children's and teens' clubs — to the fitness facilities, library, casino, live music, and spectacular evening shows. Plus it offers a wide choice of money-saving packages to help you plan and budget everything in advance, from pampering massage and beauty treatments to drinks, speciality restaurants, shore excursions, and the little extras that make a big difference. So these cruises are more than good value, they are good sense, making an MSC cruise an unbeatable experience.

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So there I was; Moscow

Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Ever thought about going to Moscow for a holiday? No? Matt Cassidy tells us why you should reconsider.

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Fifty per cent discount and free drinks with Royal Caribbean and Cruise Worldwide

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Are you thinking of a cruise this year? Then look no further… Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines has amazing offers for 2017 sailings. The company is offering a free all inclusive drinks package (European sailings only) plus a 50 per cent reduction for the second person in cabin and a 25 per cent reduction on the third and fourth people. Booking deposit is also reduced to €30pp.

Royal Caribbean sails to more than 260 amazing destinations around the world. From Barcelona to Barbados, Australia to Alaska, the world is your oyster. It has 23 incredible ships, all with unique features and itineraries. The ships offer a huge assortment of amazing restaurants and cafes that cater for every taste. They even have the first Jamie Oliver restaurant at sea, on board the amazing Anthem of the Seas. There is world class entertainment including award winning West End shows, and unique live action performances that will blow your mind.

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Go on an adventure in 2017 with Corrib Travel

Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Our Programme of adventure tours is designed to suit those who don’t mind roughing it occasionally.

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MSC to launch new state of the art cruise ships

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

MSC has announced plans to launch 10 new cruise ships in the next 10 years, featuring extraordinary new-era design with innovative technology and spectacular entertainment options.

MSC Meraviglia , launching this June, is a sophisticated combination of state-of-the-art-technology, a love of the sea, design, comfort, and practicality. The stunning new ship will be able to dock at any cruise port around the world, expanding your choice of itineraries and destinations. With two covered promenades, expanded outside areas, and fun water parks, MSC Meraviglia will offer a wealth of entertainment areas. The ceiling of the inside promenade will be covered with a giant 480sq m LED screen — a digital sky capable of transmitting vistas, events, sunrises, sunsets, and the starry skies at night. She will operate seven night Mediterranean itineraries from Barcelona from June to March 2018.

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Record Irish tourism figures boosted by Government investment in the diaspora

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

The year 2016 was a record year for Irish tourism and the Government's investment in reaching out to our Diaspora appears to be paying off.

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Trip cancellation and illness top reasons for Irish travel insurance claims

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

Trip cancellation is the number one reason for Irish travel insurance claims, an analysis of data has revealed.

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Discover beautiful Kildare from the Court Yard Hotel, Leixlip

Thu, Dec 29, 2016

The four star Court Yard Hotel, steeped in history, is built on the original site where Arthur Guinness created his brewing empire and situated in the colourful heritage town of Leixlip, Co Kildare. Located in a region blessed with some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery, the hotel has been meticulously restored and refurbished offering old world charm, beautiful original stone work, with contemporary design.

The Court Yard Hotel has long been appreciated for its romantic and picturesque setting. The property combines a stunning location, contemporary accommodation, unique atmosphere, and sumptuous dining to create the perfect getaway in Kildare.

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Seat Ateca wins Autobest award

Thu, Dec 22, 2016

The Seat Ateca has won the “Best Buy Car of Europe in 2017” at the AutoBest 2017 awards.

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Experience the Camino de Santiago in 2017 with Into the West Adventures

Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Experience the Camino de Santiago in 2017 with Into the West Adventures,your local walking tour company. The Camino provides the opportunity to take a break from everyday life and to reconnect with yourself with like minded people. Pilgrims travel from all over the world to walk the Way of St James, all with a common purpose and a common destination.

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Travelling with Toddlers

Tue, Nov 15, 2016

When you board a plane with small children in tow, no one is happy. No one wants to sit next to you. No one wants you behind them. No one wants you in front of them. I have discovered that when push comes to shove, no one else thinks your kids are so adorable when they are trapped with them on an airplane.

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Honeymoon bliss in the Caribbean

Thu, Nov 03, 2016

What better start to your life together as Mr and Mrs than a honeymoon or wedding in the Caribbean? Here are five memorable spots.

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All at sea on a Mediterranean cruise

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

You want to have a holiday but you have no one to go with. Going on holidays on your own can be scary, especially for older men and women who perhaps always had a spouse to travel with. To celebrate my 66th birthday I wanted to treat myself to a long wished-for dream; a Mediterranean cruise. But my husband could not get away on the dates I wanted. So I opted to go on my own. And it was one of the best holidays I ever had.

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Take a trip to see Santa with Fahy Travel

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Santa’s homeland is the stuff of fairytales. Snow-dusted pine forests, cosy log cabins, and more reindeer than people, all add to the magic. Even with only a day to spare Fahy Travel has a trip to help you fit in as much as possible. Whether you want to join elf school, decorate cookies with Mrs Claus, or zoom down ice slides, you will find it on these trips.

Santa’s secret grotto Rovaniemi day trip

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Exclusive birthday offer from the g Hotel & Spa

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Celebrating 11 years in business this November, the five star g Hotel & Spa has launched a special offer from €99.00 per person sharing in a junior suite from now until April 2017.

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Holiday Packing Tips from Corrib Travel

Fri, Oct 21, 2016

With your flights and hotel booked, the luggage is the last thing stopping you from that great holiday. On your trip you'll meet two kinds of travellers: those who pack light and those who wish they had. We know it feels like a chore, but if you follow our expert packing tips you’ll never have to worry.

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Discover the Christmas markets of Europe

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Winter in Europe is a wonderful time to visit the most beautiful Christmas markets. If you are looking for Christmas presents and dream of the lovely smell of a Christmas tree or the sound of Christmas carols, have a look at this selection of the best Christmas markets in Europe, the best destinations for perfect Christmas holidays.

Brussels, Belgium's largest Christmas market, is made up of 240 chalets. Belgian artisans and those from abroad offer their specialities, original gifts, and tasteful decorations. The atmosphere is enhanced by frequently organised activities, with street artists, brass bands, processions on foot, choirs, and amusement rides for the children.

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