If Thomas Cook, with 178 years of experience, can go to the wall, what hope is there for others selling traditional package holidays? Photograph: Digital Vision/Getty

Michael O’Leary knows how to grab a headline. This week the Ryanair boss declared that he thinks the package-holiday market “is screwed, it’s over... (...)

A photograph of the launch of Norwegian Air’s transatlantic services from Shannon Airport in 2017. These are to be axed in September.

Norwegian Air’s decision to pull its transatlantic flights from Ireland is a blow for consumers and the tourism industry here. Launched just two years(...)

Norwegian Air said on Tuesday that it was ceasing its transatlantic services from Ireland. Photograph: iStock

With the announcement on Tuesday that Norwegian Air was ending its transatlantic routes from Ireland in September, the era of budget airlines flying t(...)

 People enjoying the good weather on Portmarnock Beach in Dublin on Monday. Photograph:  Collins

Donegal recorded the highest temperature in Ireland on Tuesday with the mercury at Malin Head reaching 25.7 degrees, while in Dublin the Phoenix Park (...)

The 2,850-guest Celebrity Eclipse arriving into Dublin to become the first cruise ship to be based  at the port. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish and UK cruise passenger numbers hit a record two million last year, figures from the Cruise Lines International Association show. The associati(...)

Travel advisers report a hesitation in bookings as prospective holidaymakers await a formal political agreement. Photograph:  Reuters/ Ints Kalnins

Brexit represents “the biggest and most unknown threat” to the travel industry, members of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have been told. (...)

Gran Platja beach and Badia de Tossa bay on the Costa Brava. Ryanair Holidays offered holiday packages for Spain and  other countries

Ryanair’s aim of becoming the “Amazon. com of travel” has suffered a blow after the company announced it had shuttered its package holiday service jus(...)

Zoe Holohan and Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp are understood to have been separated as they fled the blaze which broke out in the town of Mati, some 30km from Athens, on Monday.

An Irish man who went missing during the worst wildfires to hit Greece in more than a decade has died, his family has confirmed. Brian O’Callaghan-We(...)

People queueing for passport control in ‘stifling’ heat at Faro Airport last weekend. File photograph: @BrendaDonohue/Twitter

The authorities at the Algarve’s Faro Airport have defended their management of passengers through passport control after hundreds of people were forc(...)

If your flight is delayed or cancelled, you may be entitled to compensation. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA

What are your rights if your travel plans are disrupted by the weather? If you have booked a trip through a travel agent or tour operator they will ma(...)

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