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The Covid-19 pandemic exposed a lot of issues around booking sites, Which? says. Photograph: iStock

Holidaymakers are usually better off avoiding booking sites when arranging a holiday and booking direct with a travel provider instead, according to W(...)

Anthony Quinn Bay on Rhodes island in Greece. Which? found that a package trip to the island worked out more than €430 cheaper than an identical DIY holiday. Photograph: Getty Images

It is beyond doubt that low-cost airlines and the internet have made DIY holidays in even the most exotic of locations easier to organise than at any (...)

The Irish Bridge Union’s and the Contract Bridge Association of Ireland’s simultaneous pairs competitions have been scheduled for their usual dates in November and February respectively

The Northern Ireland Bridge Union’s pairs competitions for intermediate A, intermediate B and novice grades to commemorate the late Ciara Burns, Irel(...)

Ryanair dismissed official British department for transport Covid guidance as ‘rubbish’. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair has rejected claims from the British consumer watchdog Which? that it is putting profits above passenger safety and flouting aviation safety g(...)

Why is Aer Lingus continuing flights to the US when we are advised against non-essential travel and currently denied entry into the US anyway? Photograph: iStock

With thousands of people falling ill in Ireland in recent days and far too many people losing their lives as a result of the coronavirus pandemic at h(...)

Long-standing rules make it clear that when flights are cancelled, passengers must be offered the choice of a refund, a re-routing at the earliest opportunity or re-routing at a later date. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/ Bloomberg

A long-established system of EU-wide travel protections is at risk of breaking down due to the Covid-19 pandemic with many holidaymakers in danger of (...)

Ryanair has achieved an unenviable four in a row after again being declared the worst short haul airline in a survey carried out by one of the leading consumer watchdogs in Europe. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair has achieved an unenviable seven in a row after again being declared the worst short-haul airline in a survey carried out by one of the leadin(...)

Passengers who pay extra for airline seats to make sure they get to sit beside their traveling companions could be wasting their money unless they are flying with Ryanair, a report by a British consumer watchdog states. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Passengers who pay extra for airline seats to make sure they get to sit beside their traveling companions could be wasting their money - unless they a(...)

Those who had flown Ryanair gave it the lowest possible rating for boarding, seat comfort, food and drink as well as cabin environment. File photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

Ryanair may be the most popular airline in Europe, flying more passengers than any other, but it has still finished bottom of the Which? Travel airlin(...)