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Travel

# travel - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie You can now get an underwater train from Europe to Asia Subcontinental

You can now get an underwater train from Europe to Asia

The tunnel in Istanbul was first suggested by an Ottoman sultan in 1860.

# travel - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC How to: Make a living in a ‘dying’ industry SMEs

How to: Make a living in a ‘dying’ industry

Travel agents may not be as essential as they used to be, but one Irish outfit has managed to survive by adapting to change.

# travel - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Anger over Australian campervan firm’s ‘little slut’ slogan Not Ok

Anger over Australian campervan firm’s ‘little slut’ slogan

The company has said it doesn’t try to be controversial and pokes fun at everything.

# travel - Friday 11 July, 2014

From Business ETC What I learned: making a business work in the Wild West (of Ireland) Way Out West

What I learned: making a business work in the Wild West (of Ireland)

Clare Island, off the Mayo coast, is an unlikely place to start a business, but that’s just what Carl O’Grady decided to do in 2012.

# travel - Monday 7 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US set to ban uncharged phones and laptops from flights Switched On

US set to ban uncharged phones and laptops from flights

There are fears that terrorist groups have found new ways to hide explosive devices in electronic gadgets.

# travel - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What’s the most popular foreign destination for the Irish? Holidays

What’s the most popular foreign destination for the Irish?

Hint: It’s not that far from home.

# travel - Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tram failure causes Luas delays in city centre Technical Error

Tram failure causes Luas delays in city centre

Dublin Bus are accepting valid tickets.

# travel - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 ways the airport turns people into monsters Air Rage

7 ways the airport turns people into monsters

Go in a normal human being. Come out a BEAST.

From TheJournal.ie What’s the speed limit in France? Or Spain? Travel Tips

What’s the speed limit in France? Or Spain?

New app provides by-country road safety details for motorists in the EU.

From Business ETC Etihad Airways to acquire half of Alitalia Airlines

Etihad Airways to acquire half of Alitalia

Deal between debt-laden Italian airline and Etihad is subject to regulator approval.

# travel - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie West Africa’s Ebola virus outbreak is now “out of control” West Africa

West Africa’s Ebola virus outbreak is now “out of control”

The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France’s air traffic control strike Strike

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France’s air traffic control strike

Controllers are striking over planned cuts under the European Commission’s ‘Single Sky Europe’ programme.

# travel - Friday 20 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie National Geographic opens its first Irish store somewhere very fitting Travel Bug

National Geographic opens its first Irish store somewhere very fitting

It’s bound to provide much travel inspiration.

# travel - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sadness at death of student travel pioneer USIT

Sadness at death of student travel pioneer

Ever go on a J1? You have Gordon Colleary, co-founder of Magill magazine, to thank for that.

From TheJournal.ie Portrait of an Irish holidaymaker: Bald, generous and drinking on the plane Scoops On A Plane

Portrait of an Irish holidaymaker: Bald, generous and drinking on the plane

How much do we spend on drink, clothes and personal grooming when heading on holidays, compared to other nations?

# travel - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New visa to let Chinese and Indian tourists travel freely between Ireland and UK Tourism

New visa to let Chinese and Indian tourists travel freely between Ireland and UK

The current system means these tourists need two visas if they want to leave here for Northern Ireland or Britain but that will all change this autumn.

# travel - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A man was eaten by a crocodile in Australia while boating with his family

A man was eaten by a crocodile in Australia while boating with his family

Since the introduction of protection laws, the crocodile population in Australia has grown to 75,000-100,000.

# travel - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE… Outbreak

Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE…

The recommendation applies to a number of African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries.

# travel - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From Business ETC Want to discover something new over the summer? These apps will help you out Out And About

Want to discover something new over the summer? These apps will help you out

With the days longer and the summer events season getting into full swing, there are a number of apps and services which will help take you off the beaten track.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man gets ‘all clear’ after deadly MERS virus fears Saudi Arabia

Irish man gets ‘all clear’ after deadly MERS virus fears

Paddy Reilly was tested after travelling on the same plane as an American man who was later diagnosed with the potentially fatal MERs virus.

# travel - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From Business ETC There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month’s busiest day Come Fly With Me

There were 1,613 flights in Irish airspace on last month’s busiest day

Air traffic figures for April show an increase at all three airports with Shannon seeing a significant rise of over 30 per cent.

# travel - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Half a million people now own a Leap Card One Giant Leap

Half a million people now own a Leap Card

The Department of Transport launched a new enhancement of the service which will allow users to top-up their cards automatically from their bank account once their balance drops below a certain level.

From The Daily Edge Travel the world in three minutes with these amazing 360 degree selfies Beautiful World

Travel the world in three minutes with these amazing 360 degree selfies

WARNING: This video will make you REALLY want to pack it all in and go travelling.

# travel - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Passport Service have set up a Twitter for all your, eh, passport questions Passport

# travel - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie We’re all going on a summer holiday… Hitting The Beach This post contains a poll

We’re all going on a summer holiday…

Insurance expert says improving economy will encourage to Irish people flock abroad this year.

# travel - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work Morning Trudge

New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work

More and more people are cycling but the car is still the king.

# travel - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Feeling like an exile in your own country? It’s normal after travelling … Generation Emigration

Column: Feeling like an exile in your own country? It’s normal after travelling …

Within the space of a year, it seems to me that the country has changed utterly. This may be due to a case of reverse culture shock, writes Niamh Ní Shúilleabháin.

# travel - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar ‘loves’ trains – and won’t be closing ‘dozens’ of rural lines Just The Ticket

Varadkar ‘loves’ trains – and won’t be closing ‘dozens’ of rural lines

The Transport Minister said that reports that he is to close ‘dozens’ of rural lines are untrue – and that there aren’t even that many lines.

From The Daily Edge Nigella Lawson barred from boarding US flight over cocaine confession Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson barred from boarding US flight over cocaine confession

The chef was not allowed to board a flight from Heathrow to Los Angeles on Sunday.

# travel - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Mexican government is paying its workers to go on their holliers in Ireland Vacaciones

The Mexican government is paying its workers to go on their holliers in Ireland

The new scheme is designed to strengthen the ‘economic and commercial relationship’ between Ireland and Mexico.

# travel - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government backs National Diaspora Centre but wants a third-party to pay for it Céad Míle Fáilte

Government backs National Diaspora Centre but wants a third-party to pay for it

Leo Varadkar says that the funds are not there and those expressing interest will be asked if they would be able to meet some or all of the capital costs.

# travel - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From Business ETC Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft Disruption

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft

SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.

# travel - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 utterly unacceptable things people do on the train Pain Train

11 utterly unacceptable things people do on the train

The pain train is now arriving at platform 1.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of missing Irish man in India still ‘determined’ to find him two years on Hope

Mother of missing Irish man in India still ‘determined’ to find him two years on

A new theory has emerged that the missing journalist may have been attacked by a wild animal, as the route he went missing on has recently been closed off because of sightings.

# travel - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From Business ETC Thomas Cook Irish closure could impact on prices say travel agents Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook Irish closure could impact on prices say travel agents

The ITAA say that a reduction in capacity and an increase in demand will result from the closure and have encouraged travellers to seek best prices.

# travel - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From Business ETC Ryanair launch group booking as it targets large travelling parties Ryanair

Ryanair launch group booking as it targets large travelling parties

Other airlines already offer the service but Ryanair is following suit and promises that a new corporate travel product is also in the works.

# travel - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Changes to roads, taxi ranks, as latest Luas Cross City works begin Dublin

Changes to roads, taxi ranks, as latest Luas Cross City works begin

A number of taxi ranks will be affected by the works. Here are all the details.

# travel - Monday 6 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Train services are back at Waterford station after last week’s landslide Reopened

Train services are back at Waterford station after last week’s landslide

Plunkett Station had remained closed since New Year’s Eve.

# travel - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Are these bike designs the future of cycling? Cycling This post contains images

Are these bike designs the future of cycling?

Concept designs, a trike with a roof and even a flying bike. The future is here.

# travel - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Can you make it through this post without getting the travel bug? Wanderlust
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