Briain McGeary dressed as Santa embraces his sister Brónagh on her arrival back from Vancouver after one year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

For Briain McGeary, the most appropriate way to welcome his sister home for the holidays was by dressing up in a Santa costume when he met her in the (...)

 Dublin Airport is having its busiest summer in its 79-year history. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Dublin Airport’s busiest summer in its 79-year history has seen car-parking spaces at a premium in recent weeks with both its short- and long-term car(...)

Playas de Papagayo, Lanzarote: The Canary Islands are among the most popular sun destinations at this time of year.

Some 390,000 passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport this weekend, up 6 per cent on last Easter, according to airport authority DAA. (...)

A no drone zone sign is pictured on the perimeter fence of the Dublin Airport airfield after  the temporary suspension of operations at the airport following a drone sighting on Thursday. Photograph: Nial Carson/PA Wire

A Garda investigation is underway after a drone sighting at Dublin Airport forced the suspension of all flights for a brief period on Thursday. The d(...)

Commuters make their way in the snow this in Lucan, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Collins

Many key transport networks across the country will be shut down for large parts of Thursday and in some cases into Friday due to continuing blizzard-(...)

Dublin Airport expects to handle about 340,000 passengers over the Easter weekend. Photograph: iStock

The Easter bank holiday weekend will be a mixed bag weather-wise with good spells of sunshine set to be interspersed with showers. Good Friday will (...)

More than 925,000 passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport between tomorrow and January 1st. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than 925,000 passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport between tomorrow and January 1st. The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) said (...)

The flight information board at Dublin Airport, Terminal 1. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The large flight information board in the departures area at Dublin Airport’s Terminal 1 is to be removed over the next four weeks and replaced with 1(...)

Dublin Airport expects to serve 167 destinations this year Photograph: EPA

Ryanair is adding four new routes from Dublin and boosting frequencies on other services in its 2015 summer schedule, which it launched on Thursday.Th(...)

 Roma Chang from Donaghmore, Co Tyrone, who became the 20 millionth passenger at Terminal 2 after landing from a United Airlines flight from Washington to Dublin Airport. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A million extra passengers will pass through Dublin Airport this year. The airport has surpassed the 20 million passenger number for the first time si(...)