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What local shuttle drivers saw during airport emergency

Art Trompeter, owner of a Peru service, said his wife was at O'Hare and picking up people coming in from Ireland. “My wife's up there right now. I've been following the whole thing on TV … Delays and cancellations rippled through the air-travel …
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Hidden City: Adventures and Explorations in Dublin by Karl Whitney – review

Many years ago on a Good Friday in Dublin – one of the two days of the year when the bars are shut in Ireland – a friend of mine found a pub in the city centre that opened discreetly for regular customers. He went there at noon, … spread out on a …
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Biking.ie Announce Their 2015 Irish Enduro World Series Venue

The Chain Reaction Cycles Emerald Enduro will take place in the diverse terrain of Carrick Mountain, one of the most scenic parts of Ireland. With stunning views across the Wicklow hills to the Irish Sea and a landscape that changes from open rocky …
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Children's cardiac surgery review casts doubt on RVH service

While negotiations were positive at the start, problems arose when it emerged that surgeons working in Dublin would be required to travel to Belfast. The BBC understands that while the Irish Department of Health is keen on the cross-border service, it …
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Flybe CEO eyes more Irish growth

… Regulation last week instructing it to be mindful of Dublin Airport's financial stability when determining new airport charges. Ryanair had threatened to seek a judicial review of the direction. Ryanair said it's reviewing the Minister's letter …
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Cape Cod, USA: A Cape crusading road trip

TRAVEL TIP: Given its promontory, Cape Cod is one of the few places on America's east coast to view the sun setting over the ocean. For the best Instagram moments, head for the west-facing shores of Herring Cove. MORE INFO: capecodchamber.org.
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A Book of Migrations
In this acclaimed exploration of the culture of others, Rebecca Solnit travels through Ireland, the land of her long-forgotten maternal ancestors. A Book of Migrations portrays in microcosm a history made of great human tides of invasion, colonizatio

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How asylum became a business

Carl O'Brien has interviewed a number of residents of Ireland's Direct Provision centres for the Irish Times series 'Lives in Limbo'. … But private hostel owners, rather than asylum seekers, have been the real beneficiaries of the direct provision …
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The Top 10 hippest hostels from boutique rooms to cool bars and luxury lounges

With an interior reminiscent of the Brooklyn hipster scene and a convenient location just seconds from the bars and clubs of Matthew Street, HOAX has firmly established itself as part of the next stage in hostel evolution. The Hopskotch restaurant is …
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South Belfast car break-ins: Alleged thief banned from being within 50m of any

Mr Justice Deeny agreed to release the accused on condition that he stays at a hostel in Ballymena, Co Antrim. Imposing a curfew and ban on contacting any witnesses, the judge added: "He's to be given a list of locations of the alleged offences and he …
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Michelin Red Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2012 (Michelin Guide/Michelin)
Ideal for visitors taking in the Summer Olympics 2012 in London!! MICHELIN Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2012 helps travelers find great places to eat and stay, with rigorously researched recommendations to more than 1,650 hotels and 1,700 restaurant

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West Coast Ireland travel guide

An insider's guide to West Coast Ireland, featuring the best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, attractions and things to do, including how to travel there and around. By Neil Hegarty, Telegraph Travel's West Coast Ireland expert. Click on the tabs …
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Last minute holiday bargains to UK, Belgium, Ireland, USA, Cyprus, Tobago and

Spa Break Ireland from £193pp: Take the car to Ireland between September 7 and 30 and enjoy a spa break at the four-star Millrace Hotel in Bunclody, County Wexford. Price is based on two people travelling in their own car plus three nights' B&B …
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