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Bodrum is Turkey’s most famous resort, well known for its nightlife. Photograph: iStock

It was 5.45am on a cold summer morning, and we were part of a bleary-eyed group on the packed Ryanair flight to Bodrum from Dublin, the new route havi(...)

Beautiful day at Cap Cana seacoast in the Dominican Republic

Welcome back Turkey Turkey is back and on sale for June. Direct flights from Dublin to Dalaman from June 24th. The two popular resorts of Bodrum and (...)

A paramilitary police officer carries the body of Alan Kurdi (3)  after a number of migrants died when the boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized near the Turkish resort of Bodrum on September 2nd, 2005. Photograph:  AP Photo

At least 8,500 people have died or disappeared while attempting to cross the Mediterranean since the death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian bo(...)

The ruins of a bar on the island of Kos following a 6.7 magnitude earthquake which struck the region. Photograph: Getty Images

There is no major travel disruption to Irish holiday makers following a strong earth quake off the Greek island of Kos. Irish customers are being adv(...)

Damage and flooding are seen on a coastal road following a strong earthquake on the Greek island of Kos. Photograph: AP

Two people were killed and five seriously injured on the Greek island of Kos after an earthquake hit tourist destinations around the Aegean sea in the(...)

The quake, which struck at 1.31am (11.31pm Irish time on Thursday), was located off the southwestern coastal city of Marmaris, the USGS said.  It was close to the Turkish town of Bodrum and the Greek island of Kos in the Dodecanese Islands archipelago. File photograph: Google Street View

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck off the southwestern Turkish coast on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake could hav(...)

New beginning: A man walks through debris from the demolition of the Reina nightclub in May 2017, by the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul. The venue was targeted by a New Year’s Eve jihadist  attack that left 39 dead. Photograph: Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty

Negotiating Bodrom castle’s steep, slippery pathways and tiny rooms would, amid the crush of tourists, ordinarily be a nightmare. Not this year: forei(...)

Drone disruption at British airports is becoming a severe problem, with 70 incidents in 2016 and 33 so far in 2017, according to the UK Airprots Board. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

A drone spotted in the sky near Gatwick airport on Sunday evening prompted the closure of a runway and led to several flights being diverted nearly 13(...)

Today is exactly a year since the body of three-year-old Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach. Alan, his mother, Rehana, and five-year-old brother, Ghalib, drowned together just 4km from the shore. Photograph: Demir/AFP/Getty

The father of the Syrian boy whose lifeless body was photographed on a Turkish beach prompting a global outcry one year ago has begged world leaders t(...)

A man wears a flag bearing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s face during a rally two nights after a coup attempt in Ankara, Turkey. Photograph: Nicole Tung/The New York Times

It seemed for a brief few hours on Friday night that Turkey’s autocratic president and the government that backs him would become victims of an enduri(...)

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