James Joyce photographed in 1917 in Zurich, Switzerland. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

As Bloomsday approaches, it’s worth remembering that Ulysses, the most famous literary evocation of Dublin city, was written by a man living many mile(...)

A family of four who have checked in a 15kg  bag each will have to pay €280 to Spain or Italy, on top of their flights. Photograph: Getty

Aer Lingus has defended its decision to increase the cost of checking in a bag on flights to and from Spain, Italy and Greece by €10 just four months (...)

Family adventure holidays The big trend for family holidays in 2017 is adventure and activity-based breaks, including camping, cycling and theme-p(...)

Croatia may not immediately spring to mind as a hotspot for fresh seasonal produce and a rich traditional cuisine. But those in the know have been sa(...)

 Aer Lingus has added Pula to its destinations, bringing the Istrian peninsula and pretty towns such as Porec within easy reach for short breaks and holidays
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We have travelled to Dubrovnik and surrounding Islands for the last seven years. We love it but find it getting increasingly more expensive. I see Aer(...)