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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 (...)

Family adventure holidays The big trend for family holidays in 2017 is adventure and activity-based breaks, including camping, cycling and theme-p(...)

Holidaymakers play in the surf and relax on the beach in Benidorm, Spain last week. As many as 15,000 Irish holidaymakers have been hit by the sudden collapse of online travel agent Lowcostholidays on Friday evening. Photograph: Bloomberg

Customers hit by the collapse of LowCostHolidays can now fill out the claims forms for monies lost which has been made available on the Commission fo(...)

Holidaymakers sit beneath parasols and play in the surf on the beachfront in Benidorm, Spain Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

As many as 15,000 Irish holidaymakers have been hit by the sudden collapse of online travel agent Lowcostholidays on Friday evening. Many people alre(...)

The practice of slopping out dating from Victorian times has finally ended at Cork Prison following the opening over the weekend off of a new €45 million facility and the transfer of 163 prisoners from the old prison.

The practice of slopping out dating from Victorian times has finally ended at Cork Prison following the opening over the weekend off of a new €45 mill(...)

Prison governor Patrick Dawson pictured in the new Cork Prison in Cork city. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The governor of Cork’s new €45 million prison has said the replacing of the existing building, which dates from Victorian times, will lead to major i(...)

Flowers on the beach near the RIU Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, where 38 people lost their lives after a gunman stormed the beach last month. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire.

About 200 people who had planned to travel to Tunisia have been reassured their money is safe following the closure of a tour operator one month after(...)

It’s January and while it may not be as cold as winters gone by it’s enough for many of us to start dreaming of warmer climes. But if you are in th(...)

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