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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(...)

Ryanair chief executive  Michael O’Leary.

Ryanair is to cancel 30 of 290 flights scheduled to leave Ireland on Thursday over a pilots’ strike and has started communicating with affected passen(...)

 The Irish Travel Agents Association has urged Irish tourists to exercise caution when travelling in Catalonia. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has urged Irish tourists to exercise caution when travelling in Catalonia, following Spanish prime minister(...)

Two grounded Monarch aircraft at Luton airport after the airline ceased trading. Photograph: Mary Turner/Reuters

The failure of British airline Monarch should serve as a wake-up call on those regulating the Irish travel industry, a leading figure in the sector ha(...)

Industry figures warn such a move will drive up the cost of sun holidays. Photograph:  Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Regulators want tour operators and travel agents to increase their contributions to a fund used to compensate consumers for failures such as Lowcostho(...)

Sun holiday prices could rise next year as regulators bid to replace cash paid from a fund to compensate consumers for failures such as Lowcostholidays.

Sun holiday prices could rise next year as regulators bid to replace cash paid from a fund to compensate consumers for failures such as Lowcostholiday(...)

Judge David Riordan has stepped down after a 22-year career on the bench

A Circuit Court judge has criticised some sections of the media for attacking sentences imposed by the courts rather than addressing the more complex (...)

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