Discover the magic of Madrid

Madrid has proven so popular with Irish tourists that flights will be increased from Cork Airport this summer. Michelle Darmody visits the city.

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Looking for a holiday with a difference? Look no further

Looking for a holiday with a difference? Award-winning travel writer Isabel Conway rounds up the hottest travel trends and destinations for the year ahead.

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Tennessee to Mississippi - Where civil rights history meets rock ‘n’ soul

Fifty years after Martin Luther King was assassinated, new museums and memorials are highlighting the civil rights movement, writes Isabel Conway, as she travels from Tennessee to Mississippi.

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Pack your bags, 2018 has something for everyone

Need inspiration for your holidays in 2018? Ciara McDonnell has the best deals for families, couples, cruise seekers, adventurers, walkers, solo travellers - and everything in between.

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Fancy a five star offer at 10 year ago prices? Check out Lough Eske Castle

Donegal’s only five-star Hotel Lough Eske Castle is celebrating 10 years in business and to mark the occasion are offering cutsomers the same 2007 nightly rate they opened with ten years ago.

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Sunshine breaks to combat winter's grey days

Looking for some winter sun? Beat the post-Christmas gloom with Ciara McDonnell’s last-minute sunshine offerings.

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Nine hot additions to Ireland’s tourist offering

Looking for a staycation with a difference? From new menus to room revamps, Ciara McDonnell uncovers the hotels offering that little bit extra in 2018.

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Even when you’ve had your fill, you’ll return for more

So where to go in Italy? There’s no contest says Annmarie O’Connor — the Emilia Romagna region, a northern province known for its medieval cities, rich gastronomy and unstudied elegance.

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Winter wonders: Where to find the best festive experiences this Christmas

Once upon a time, Santa was a quick visit in a department store, at the end of a day of shopping. How times have changed. From Beyond to Winterval, Ciara McDonnell and Vickie Maye round up the best festive experiences. 

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The best New Year's Eve destinations

Ciara McDonnell rounds up the best New Year’s Eve destinations around the globe – so you can get planning for next year.    

 

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Don’t want Christmas to end? Try a Twixmas staycation

Don’t want Christmas to end? Try a Twixmas staycation, writes Ciara McDonnell.

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Plan a great escape for Christmas

The period between Christmas and New Year is fast becoming peak season Ciara McDonnell has the best options abroad for a Twixmas break – so you can start planning for next year.

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Dining destinations: The best places to stay and eat in Ireland

Want to take a break where good food is guaranteed? Ciara McDonnell has her rundown of some of the best dining destinations Ireland has to offer.

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Icelandic cool in Reykjavik

Almost a decade after Reykjavik was forced to reinvent itself, it remains wonderfully weird, perhaps more than ever, writes Cynthia Rosenfeld.

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Boutique shopping amid Gorey details

Leave the hectic city centres and forget about Fifth Avenue — Gorey, Marlfield House, and Esmonde St have it all, writes Carolyn Moore.

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Travel Digest: TUI deals, Croatia, Hotel Kilkenny, Canary Islands

NEW YEAR

TUI has 2018 options for those interested in Switzerland, Germany, Slovenia, Austria and Italy, priced from €499. 

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