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You can go your own way - why cruises are a good option for travelling solo
Naomi Hamilton-O'Donnell
Travelling solo has become more popular recently, with many holidaymakers deciding go it alone.
28 September 2022 Features
51 pilgrimages to Lourdes
Dubliner turned west Cork resident, Jacqueline Maguire, begins her 51st pilgrimage to Lourdes this week. Her friend Philip Joyce recounts her story.
14 September 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Damien O’Reilly: time to go back to the future and learn from 1980s lifestyles
There are many lessons on sustainable living to be learned from the dark economic days of the 1980s.
Business in the Burren: a rising tide lifts all boats
The Burren Eco-Tourism Network (BEN) was set up by businesses to promote sustainable tourism in the area. Working together has seen the Burren go from strength-to-strength, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
7 September 2022 Living Life
Journey to the Celtic heart of North America
Cape Breton Island is a haven for nature, food and culture lovers and it just so happens to be Janine Kennedy's home place. Here are her top tips for the perfect Cape Breton getaway
24 August 2022 Travel
Learning about the EU and EU agriculture at The Irish College Leuven
Founded in 1607, the Irish College in Leuven is a beacon of Irish heritage and history open to all that wish to learn. On a study tour, Amii McKeever spoke with the college CEO David Grant.
24 August 2022 Features
The book business with Rachel Drury
Having reached her lowest ebb dealing with colitis, Rachel Drury found a way back and decided to write a book on the experience. Now she has her own online book marketplace.
27 July 2022 Features
Holidaying at home: finding our way through Wicklow
It's been over a decade since Janine Kennedy visited the garden county of Ireland - after a wonderful trip, she wonders why it took so long to return.
29 June 2022 Travel
Holidaying at home: the wonder of Westmeath
Follow the River Shannon on to Lough Ree to experience the very best of Westmeath, writes Ciara Leahy.
15 June 2022 Travel
Holiday at Home: Armagh, where spirituality meets science
Armagh is the only county in Ireland Anne O’Donoghue has (potentially) never visited, and it was well worth the wait.
1 June 2022 Travel
Know your holiday rights
Flyers Beware! Knowing your consumer rights is the new holiday essential. The Consumer and Competition Protection Commission (CCPC) has this advice.
18 May 2022 Consumer
Is the grand tour trip now a thing of the past?
The origins of modern day tourism are centuries old. People have travelled to learn, to relax and to escape but will the affordable travel we have become accustomed to last?
18 May 2022 Amii