🇮🇪 Ireland


31 August 2021

Pod of dolphins surrounded a swimmer stranded at sea for 12 hours

A man was “miraculously” rescued 2.5 miles from land after being surrounded by dolphins who are believed to have helped him after he was swept underwater […]
1 July 2021

Ireland: Only those vaccinated against or recovered from Covid to be allowed into pubs

On Tuesday June 29th, Ireland’s Prime Minister Micheál Martin announced that indoor activities, including dining and bar service, will not return as planned on July 5th. […]
25 June 2021

“State aid for TAP is money flushed down the toilet” says Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary

Ryanair’s President Michael O’Leary argued that state support for Portuguese Airline TAP is not an investment, but that it’s taxpayer’s money being ”flushed down the toilet” […]
23 June 2021

Irish whiskey with inputs from Northern Ireland no longer seen as EU products

Irish whiskey and dairy products with inputs from Northern Ireland are no longer recognized as EU products when sold to third countries. On Monday June 14th, […]
10 June 2021

Vaccine certificates to reopen foreign travel from Ireland

The Irish government is about to open doors to foreign travel as of July 19, a decision that coincides with the country’s intention to implement COVID-19 […]
28 May 2021

Pilots in Ireland call for the reopening of international travel

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association, IALPA, is urging the Government to reopen international travel, and introduce rapid antigen testing for airline passengers. On Monday May […]
26 March 2021

Walrus falls asleep in the Arctic and wakes up in Ireland

In early March of this year, a father and daughter were strolling along Glanleam beach in County Kerry, southwest Ireland, when they spotted an arctic walrus […]
17 March 2021

10 fun facts about Saint Patrick’s Day

Whether you call it St. Patrick’s Day, St. Paddy’s Day or St. Patty’s Day, March 17th is that day of the year where half the world […]
14 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Ireland 🇮🇪

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. In line with the EU traffic lights approach, the request to restrict movements does not apply […]
12 October 2020

165km ‘National Famine Way’ opened to tourists in Ireland

September saw the launch of the new National Famine Way, a route which follows the footsteps of 1,490 emigrants who walked from Strokestown, Co Roscommon, to […]
1 September 2020

5 Highlights From a
Virtual Trip to Ireland

While the COVID-19 situation continues to affect museums, successful measures are being shared across the sector, with bodies such as the Network of European Museum Organisations […]
28 July 2020

Ryanair reports worst quarter in 35-years history

Europe’s largest low-cost airline had the most difficult quarter in its 35-year history due to the Covid-19 crisis. Ryanair reported a loss of 185 million euros […]
11 June 2020
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Ryanair to remove flight change fee on July & August bookings

In early June Ryanair announced that it will waive its flight change fee for all customers who book their travels for July and August. Customers will […]
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