Paul Hackett

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There were six aircraft flying over or into Ireland at lunchtime on Thursday, according to flight-tracking website Flight Radar 24. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It is difficult to overstate the scale of the crisis which has brought the global travel industry to its knees over the last year. Any glimmer of lig(...)

The level of upheaval likely to be faced by Irish consumers could be worse than last year if a slow rollout of widespread vaccinations is coupled with the continued spread of Covid-19 in Ireland and elsewhere.

An overseas travel sector on its knees after almost a full year of Covid-19 related disruption and restrictions has reacted with dismay, confusion and(...)

Tourist-friendly spots in the Caribbean, including Barbados, are likely to see high interest. Photograph: Getty

All those questions about when we might travel again, which dominated every holiday-related conversation in 2020, are slowly being replaced by somewha(...)

Chief executive of the Irish Travel Agents Association Pat Dawson said Ryanair was refusing to pay money back to travel agents

Airlines owe at least €25 million to Irish consumers as a result of Covid-19 related flight cancellations with some of outstanding refunds dating back(...)

Hols Pricewatch

Not long ago a woman got in touch with this page looking for help. She was planning to spend a portion of an inheritance on a once-in-a-lifetime holid(...)

Paul Hackett: ‘Banking in Ireland is dead from what I can see, especially for SMEs.’

Dublin-based travel company ClickandGo was set up five years ago to take the hassle out of booking an online holiday. It now employs 25 people. What (...)