Deborah O'Donoghue.

Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

29 November 2022

New low-cost transatlantic airline to offer flights from Belfast

Fly Atlantic has announced plans to offer flights to 35 destinations from Belfast International Airport, with tickets going on sale as early as 2024 for flights […]
28 November 2022

Non-EU citizen? You must register to visit the EU from May 2023

Non-EU nationals will have to follow new rules when entering the European Union from spring next year. The Entry Exit System (EES) will be introduced in […]
28 November 2022

UK government looks at rule change on liquids in hand luggage

Air passengers in the UK could soon be leaving liquids and laptops in their hand baggage if the government goes ahead with plans to introduce hi-tech […]
25 November 2022

10 reasons to plan a Christmas trip to Helsinki

1. Christmas lights Christmas in Helsinki is a chance to appreciate how Helsinkians soften winter’s darkness. Growing out of the tradition of candles, these days residents […]
25 November 2022

5 best art cities in Flanders

Flanders, one of Belgium’s three official regions, has been leading European society since the Middle Ages. Important medieval cities and ports contributed to its refined culture, […]
21 November 2022

Pilot dangles from cockpit window to grab passenger’s lost phone

In the US, a Southwest Airlines pilot has chosen to lean out of a cockpit window after a plane had already left its gate. The extraordinary […]
21 November 2022

Portugal announces green high-speed rail ambitions

Portugal has announced new high-speed trains which could halve journey times, in a statement about a major update to the Iberian rail system. Reuters reported the […]
15 November 2022

Mechelen offers 100€ vouchers to first 900 tourists staying this winter

Mechelen is offering spending money to tourists who come to visit the city this winter. When visitors book two nights’ accommodation to stay between 1 December […]
14 November 2022

New UK travel rules could cost Northern Ireland over €114 million per year

EU citizens will soon be required to provide biometric data to enter the UK, including Northern Ireland, under new legislation to be introduced next year. Under […]
14 November 2022

Post-Brexit ray of hope for UK visitors to Spain

British and other non-EU visitors to Spain could see a lifting of restrictions limiting the amount of time they can stay in the country, if the […]
11 November 2022

Why Ghent is a cyclist’s paradise this autumn

Ghent is a perfect illustration of Belgian cycling culture. As well as big (and slightly crazy) dates such as the centenary celebrations of the Six Days […]
10 November 2022

Mechelen’s Keeps You Warm season to dazzle visitors this winter

Mechelen’s Keeps You Warm event season is with us again and it’s a great time to discover this magnificent Flanders city that also knows how to […]
7 November 2022

Jamaica urges visitors to ‘come back to life’ after three years of crises

Jamaica’s tourist board is launching an initiative inviting holidaymakers to return to the island after the “overlapping crises of the past three years”. Their Come Back to […]
7 November 2022

Fears over falling Chinese rocket close Spanish airspace

Spanish airspace over Catalonia and three other regions was closed briefly on Friday due to the risk posed by space debris falling to Earth. China launched […]
7 November 2022

Heathrow strikes threaten World Cup flights

Industrial action by Heathrow ground support staff will coincide with both Thanksgiving and the run up to the World Cup in Qatar later this month. Around […]
31 October 2022

Air France-KLM competing with Lufthansa for stake of TAP Air Portugal

Air France-KLM has entered the running to take on troubled Portuguese national airline, TAP Air Portugal, following reports in recent weeks that Portugal is looking to […]
Send this to a friend