Category: Ireland travel news

Ireland Travel & Tourism News for visitors. The Republic of Ireland occupies most of the island of Ireland, off the coast of England and Wales. Its capital, Dublin, is the birthplace of writers like Oscar Wilde, and home of Guinness beer. The 9th-century Book of Kells and other illustrated manuscripts are on show in Dublin’s Trinity College Library. Dubbed the "Emerald Isle” for its lush landscape, the country is dotted with castles like medieval Cahir Castle.

Incoming Tour Operators Association – Ireland names new President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020

Rob Rankin is the new incoming president of the Incoming Tour Operators Association - Ireland. This group is comprised of ... Read More

Ryanair launches flights from Budapest Airport to Kharkiv, Ukraine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020

Budapest Airport kicked-off its route launches of 2020 by welcoming Ryanair’s 48th service last Friday. With the low-cost carrier’s (LCC) ... Read More

How a full service airline partner with a budget carrier?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 14, 2020

EasyJet is known as a nontraditional budget airline with cheap airfares and simple or no service. Etihad is known as ... Read More

United Airlines launches direct flight from San Francisco to Dublin, Ireland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

United Airlines announced today that it will launch new daily nonstop service from its hub at San Francisco International Airport ... Read More

Ireland: A troubled yet enchanted land

editor editor- November 8, 2019

Belfast is a city that is almost incomprehensible to an outsider. It is a beautiful city, and superficially it resembles ... Read More

Ryanair announces new flight between Toulouse, France and Tel Aviv, Israel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019

Ryanair, an Irish budget airline headquartered in Swords, Dublin, Ireland, with its primary operational bases at Dublin and London Stansted ... Read More

Malta Tourism Authority appoints Tolene Van der Merwe as new Director for UK and Ireland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019

The Malta Tourism Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of Tolene Van der Merwe as the tourism board’s new ... Read More

European budget air carriers line up for Russia’s St. Petersburg flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 25, 2019

British EasyJet, Irish Ryanair, and Hungarian Wizz Air have applied to operate from Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia. The ... Read More

El Al Israel Airlines announces new Dublin and Dusseldorf flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 5, 2019

The flag carrier of Israel, El Al Israel Airlines has announced that it is launching new routes from Tel Aviv ... Read More

Northern Ireland Travel: A Celebration of Music, Fashion and Hospitality

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- August 21, 2019

A chance encounter led to a brief and enjoyable visit to Belfast. I met Geraldine Connon, one of Northern Ireland’s ... Read More

Ryanair under fire for still selling tickets for strike days

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 20, 2019

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has been severely criticized for continuing to sell tickets for flights that are scheduled to travel ... Read More

British PM: Brexit won’t affect free travel between UK and Ireland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 20, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said that Common Travel Area (CTA), an arrangement between the UK and Ireland ... Read More

European Cockpit Association: Ryanair on confrontation course, again

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 8, 2019

This will be the second summer of industrial unrest in a row for Ryanair and the underlying root causes seem ... Read More

Brexit, Boeing 737 MAX limbo put hundreds of Ryanair jobs at risk

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- August 1, 2019

Irish budget carrier Ryanair issued a shocking announcement that it foresees up to 1,500 redundancies among its employees. Those are ... Read More

Ryanair CEO to Boeing: Get your s**t together!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 30, 2019

Ryanair’s boss Michael O’Leary said that the prolonged grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets could lead to job cuts and ... Read More

Aer Lingus takes delivery of its first Airbus A321LR

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 29, 2019

Ireland’s national carrier Aer Lingus has taken delivery of its first of eight Airbus A321LR aircraft, becoming the first airline ... Read More

City Wonders Vatican Tour Recognized as The Number 1 Experience Globally by Trip Advisor

editor editor- July 9, 2019

Leading European tour operator City Wonders is thrilled to announce that its Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica ... Read More

Fly Leasing to sell 12 Airbus A320s and Boeing 737s

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 9, 2019

FLY Leasing Limited, a global leader in aircraft leasing, today announced that it has contracted to sell a portfolio of ... Read More

‘Significant’ risk: Ireland braces for no-deal Brexit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 8, 2019

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday that Ireland will step up its contingency plans for a disorderly Brexit ... Read More

US State Department issues warning for Irish music festival, locals mock the paranoia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 6, 2019

The world can be a dangerous place and the US State Department often warns its citizens to avoid travel to ... Read More

More tourists visiting Ireland but spending less

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Between January and March in 2018 and the same period this year, tourism numbers in Ireland increased from 1.921 million ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and ... Read More

WestJet launches nonstop Calgary-Dublin service with 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

With the departure of flight WS6, WestJet becomes the only airline operating a nonstop route between Calgary and Dublin. The ... Read More

Ireland: Slowdown in growth for international arrivals from 2018 to 2022

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

Growth rates for Ireland and international arrivals have decreased significantly with the Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR) nearly half the ... Read More

Heathrow’s Alcock and Brown sculpture goes to Ireland to celebrate centenary of first nonstop transatlantic flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

The celebrated Alcock and Brown sculpture was moved from its home at the Heathrow Academy to Clifden in Co. Galway ... Read More

Fly Leasing completes sale of a $295 million portfolio of 12 aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Fly Leasing Limited announced that it has completed the sale of a portfolio of 12 aircraft for an aggregate price ... Read More

Tourism Ireland: Ensuring Ireland is “Top Of Mind”

editor editor- March 27, 2019

The second in a series of four Tourism Ireland workshops was held that will take place in France during 2019 ... Read More

Source of The Nile Bridge part of Global Greening for St. Patrick’s Day

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- March 16, 2019

The Embassy of Ireland in Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) and the Uganda National Roads Authority, ... Read More

Budapest Airport sees Portuguese expansion with Ryanair

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Budapest Airport can confirm that Ryanair, which has recently announced new routes to Bordeaux and Toulouse, will also commence its ... Read More

Famous tourist spot in Ireland to be restored

editor editor- January 30, 2019

Millions of people from around the globe have visited this famous Irish tourist spot since local landlord Cornelius O’Brien constructed ... Read More

Cork Airport welcomes new Head of Aviation Business Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

Cork Airport has announced the appointment of Brian Gallagher as the new Head of Aviation Business Development, a position responsible ... Read More

Hainan Airlines to Launch Dublin-Shenzhen Non-Stop Service on February 25

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 21, 2019

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("Hainan Airlines") plans to launch non-stop service between Shenzhen and Dublin on February 25, 2019. ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of ... Read More

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2019

Travelers trying to scape Britain for some winter sun were left stranded in a Romanian airport for about a day ... Read More

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019

According to the latest survey of UK airline passengers, low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair ranked at the very bottom of 19 ... Read More

Avolon orders 100 aircraft from Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018

Dublin, Ireland headquartered aircraft lessor Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 A320neos and 25 A321neos. The agreement is ... Read More