Tribute: a Turkish flag hangs in front of a makeshift memorial after the suicide attack in Istanbul last month. Photograph: Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images

With summer on the horizon, many are wondering whether holidaying in Turkey is a good idea this year. For Irish sunseekers Turkey has for decades b(...)

A significant increase in package-holiday spending has seen Irish travel agents record “an unprecedented level of booking enquires” in January

Many Irish consumers appear to be spending their way out of the winter blues by splashing out on leisure pursuits such as holidays – with some agents (...)

Beast of a different stripe: Holiday World is promising tiger-watching trips in Africa, but you may have to bring your own tiger

“Save the date!” the public relations email said. On January 22nd next, Holiday World, the huge travel exhibition organised on behalf of the Irish Tra(...)

Tourists play in the water at the Regency Plaza resort in Sharm el-Sheikh on Thursday. Photograph: David Degner/Getty Images

At least 179 Irish people are known to be in Egypt as British and Irish flights in the area have been suspended amid terrorism fears. The Department o(...)

Flowers on the beach near the RIU Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, where 38 people lost their lives after a gunman stormed the beach last month. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire.

About 200 people who had planned to travel to Tunisia have been reassured their money is safe following the closure of a tour operator one month after(...)

Flower  are seen at the site of a shooting attack on the beach in front of the Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Port el Kantaoui, on the outskirts of Sousse, Tunisia. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Diplomats are seeking to repatriate the remains of the three Irish victims of the terrorist attack in Tunisia as soon as possible. A Department of For(...)

 People read newspapers at a kiosk in central Athens on Monday. Photograph: Yannis Kolesidis/EPA

The Irish Travel Agents Association has said about 30,000 people travel to Greece from Ireland each year, and that the destination’s popularity hasn’t(...)

It’s January and while it may not be as cold as winters gone by it’s enough for many of us to start dreaming of warmer climes. But if you are in th(...)

Cara Leigh Doyle (5) with Jonathan Howard (7) from Dublin atT he Holiday World Show Dublin. Photograph:
:Michael Donnelly

“The only thing you buy that makes you richer is travel,” said Lord Mayor Oisin Quinn at the opening of the 25th Holiday World Show in Dublin yesterd(...)

Dubrovnik, Croatia
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I am a college student going inter-railing with friends in July starting in Amsterdam. We plan to finish in Dubrovnik, Croatia. As a few of my friends(...)