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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

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 […]
1 February 2022

Ireland eases Covid-19 measures ahead of St. Patrick’s Day

On Friday January 21st, the Irish Government announced that it was easing the pandemic restrictions. It is package of measures that will allow travelers to explore […]
27 December 2021

Ryanair’s annual loss forecast grows amid Omicron fears and tighter travel restrictions

Ryanair has doubled its annual loss forecast due to the impact of the Covid-19 omicron variant. The appearance of the new variant has led to a […]
20 December 2021

Ryanair CEO O’Leary says “idiot” anti-vaxxers shouldn’t be allowed to fly

Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary has stated that only vaccinated people should be allowed to fly and heavily criticized those who have not yet been vaccinated. After […]
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 […]
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