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Woman had been wandering around on the landside of Dublin Airport having successfully passed through customs when she came to the attention of officers. File photograph: Kate Geraghty

A Latvian woman who spent two days wandering around Dublin Airport unaware that she had €183,000 worth of cocaine hidden in her luggage has been given(...)

Kaliningrad city street: the isolated, former Prussian stronghold, founded by Teutonic Knights in the 13th century was taken over by the Soviets in 1945. Photograph: Michal Fludra/NurPhoto

In July Russia introduced a special e-visa for tourists to visit Kaliningrad Oblast. The new visa theoretically makes a trip to the once hermetically (...)

In yield terms Dublin was slightly higher than the average of 3.72%  across the 59 European cities surveyed. Photograph: iStock

Dublin had the third highest rent in a survey of 59 European cities, but yields for landlords are close to the average, a new study finds. A survey (...)

Overall, Ryanair will be operating 160 routes out of Ireland next summer, of which 105 will be at Dublin airport

Ryanair has announced four new routes from Dublin for its summer 2020 schedule. It also emerged yesterday that the Irish carrier is moving ahead with(...)

Protesters in York take part in a demonstration against prime minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament. Photograph: PA

Tens of thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets across Britain and outside the gates of Downing Street this afternoon in protest against (...)

Lisa McNamee: A rose crown was placed on the bride’s head, and she was seated in the centre of a large circle.

It’s the time of the year when wedding celebrations are in full flow in Ireland, with most following a familiar formula . But what unusual and surpris(...)

Diana Bucko: "When everyone else was leaving, I realised I had to move to." Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Growing up in Latvia Diana Bucko’s dream was to join the police. “It was just something in me and nobody could understand where it came from. We had (...)

Departure gates in Dublin Airport, which has just had its best January in its 79-year history.

Dublin Airport enjoyed its best January performance on record with just under 2.1 million passengers travelling through the facility. Compared to the(...)

Agadir in Morocco is likely to feature very highly on many Irish traveller’s plans for 2019.

As the new year starts in earnest and memories of Christmas fade, it is time to look to brighter, sunnier times ahead and share all the travel trends,(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins at the National Library in Riga during the President’s State visit to Latvia. Photograph: Maxwells

President Michael D Higgins has called for the European Union’s smaller states to make their voices heard and take a leading role in deciding the futu(...)

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