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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.

8 August 2023

Dublin Airport faces ultimatum over night flights

Like other European cities, Ireland’s Dublin is in a funk about airport noise, with one of its local authorities now issuing a threat of enforcement action […]
28 July 2023

Special relationship between US and Ireland rocked by tourist attacks in Dublin

The usually-friendly special relationship between the USA and the Republic of Ireland has soured somewhat in recent days due to a series of attacks on American […]
15 June 2023

Ryanair chief pilot fired for grooming female junior pilots

On Tuesday, 14 June, Ryanair Chief People Officer Darrell Hughes released a staff memo mentioning that the airline’s chief pilot was dismissed with immediate effect due […]
6 June 2023

Northern Ireland’s ‘land of Thrones’ gains Global Geopark status

As Northern Ireland marks 25 years of peace, UNESCO has selected the Mourne Gullion Strangford region between Belfast and Dublin to become one of 195 Global […]
20 March 2023

Tourism Ireland’s new campaign set to ‘win hearts’ around the world

Tourism Ireland has launched a new campaign as part of its ‘Fill your heart with Ireland’ drive. Starting with St Patrick’s Day on 17 March, a […]
9 March 2023

Dublin’s canals are being turned into a cycling heaven

Dublin is one of those European cities that tends to stay a little under the radar. It’s certainly less famous than let’s say Paris, Amsterdam or […]
27 December 2022

Santa Claus could be buried in Ireland

There are many different stories about Santa Claus around the world, but most of them are based on the same person: St Nicholas. The person born […]
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 […]
8 November 2022

Ryanair reports €1.37 billion profit in first half of 2022

Low-cost airline Ryanair has published its financial results for the first half of 2022, reporting a €1.37 billion profit after tax. This is a strong recovery, […]
26 July 2022

Ryanair reports €170 million profit despite several strikes across Europe

Ryanair has released its financial report for the first quarter of 2022 and, for the first time since the pandemic begun, they are making a profit. […]
27 June 2022

Ryanair’s chief remains confident for the summer season despite several strikes across Europe

On Friday June 24th, Ryanair reported that fewer than 2% of its 3,000 flights have been affected by strikes. At the same time, some of its […]
15 June 2022

Ryanair ticket prices have increased by almost 10% for this summer

On Tuesday June 14th, Michael O’Leary, chief executive of the Ryanair group, said that its fares will be between 7% and 9% more expensive this summer […]
31 May 2022

Over 1,000 passengers missed their flights due to chaos at Dublin Airport

Flight chaos at Dublin Airport caused more than 1,000 passengers to miss their flights on Sunday and Monday. Passengers flying from Dublin Airport had to deal […]
20 May 2022

The majestic creativity of nature

Really taking the time to see nature around us is ever rarer nowadays, so when I came across Karl Blossfeldt’s Art Forms in Nature exhibition at […]
5 April 2022

Ryanair estimates losses of up to 400 million euros

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has estimated the loss for the year that ended on 31 March between 350 and 400 million euros. In January, the airline was […]
16 March 2022

Top 5 most popular St. Patrick’s Day traditions

Saint Patrick, considered the patron saint of Ireland, was born in Banna Venta Berniae, a town in Roman Britain, sometime in the late 300s AD. His […]