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October half-term flights cost 42% more than before Covid - with Tenerife hit by highest rises

Newcastle to Tenerife flights over the half term week are as much as £747 for a return, demand and increased costs are among reasons for high prices Half-term flights this year are 42% more expensive than they were before the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study by Which?

chroniclelive.co.uk ,  20 minutes ago 1
October half-term flights cost 42% more than before Covid - with Tenerife hit by highest rises

Oktoberfest Dublin: The best beer festivals to check out this year

It is once again the time of year for Oktoberfest and there are a number of events taking place in Dublin to mark the occasion Oktoberfest will soon arrive to Dublin with a number of events taking place in the capital to celebrate the occasion. Whether it's in the city centre or a more local Oktoberfest celebration, you may well find that one of these parties tickles your fancy.

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Oktoberfest Dublin: The best beer festivals to check out this year

The Quest to Find Twitter’s Elusive Bot Team

I turn my attention to Dublin, where I find Fabian (not his real name), a former moderator who, until earlier this year, worked for Twitter via the outsourcing company CPL. Unlike another moderator I’ve spoken to who worked for Twitter, he remembers seeing accounts the company had internally labeled as “suspicious.” He doesn’t know who—or what—labeled those tweets.

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The Quest to Find Twitter’s Elusive Bot Team

Dublin pub offers 20 per cent discount to customers that wear coats inside

The introduced the exciting new promo to combat this winter's high heating costs A Dublin pub is offering a 20 per cent discount to customers that wear coats inside to cut back on their heating costs. Doyle's Corner in Phibsborough is offering a 20% discount to customers that wear their coats into the pub when the heating is turned down every Tuesday.

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Dublin pub offers 20 per cent discount to customers that wear coats inside

Co Tyrone man on how liver transplant transformed his life

, 32, from the Moy, was born with a rare condition known as maple syrup urine disease Daniel Fletcher A Co Tyrone man has opened up on how a liver transplant completely transformed his life seven years ago. Daniel Fletcher, 32, from the Moy, was born with a rare condition known as maple syrup urine disease which led to severe fatigue and serious diet restrictions for all of his childhood and into early adulthood.

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Co Tyrone man on how liver transplant transformed his life

Dublin traffic LIVE: Emergency services rush to scene of multi-car crash on M50

We'll keep you up to date on all the latest traffic news Emergency services are on route to a multi-vehicle crash on the M50. The crash happened on the M50 southbound between J5 Finglas and J6 Blanchardstown. The right and middle lanes are currently blocked. Luas has told passengers that the Red Line is currently operating with delays.

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Dublin traffic LIVE: Emergency services rush to scene of multi-car crash on M50

Garth Brooks stunned hearing Lisa McHugh's cover of his song The River

"Oh my gosh, what a beautiful human being, beautiful voice" Singer Lisa McHugh was surprised when she woke on Tuesday morning to find out country superstar Garth Brooks had watched her perform, hailing her voice as 'beautiful'. The Co Fermanagh resident had recorded a video of herself at home singing and playing the guitar to the US country star's hit The River, before sharing it on social media.

belfastlive.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 0
Garth Brooks stunned hearing Lisa McHugh's cover of his song The River

Former Sinn Féin councillor and his father plead guilty to facilitating Dublin hotel murder

A former Sinn Fein councillor and his father have pleaded guilty to facilitating the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016 as part of the Hutch-Kinahan feud. Last April, former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall (44), with an address at Navan Road, Cabra, Dublin 7 was charged at the non-jury court with the murder of Mr Byrne at the hotel.

belfasttelegraph.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 0
Former Sinn Féin councillor and his father plead guilty to facilitating Dublin hotel murder

Ireland AM baker to close cake business as rising costs make it 'too difficult'

Take the Cake owner Krissy Gibson revealed that will not be reopening in January following its final holiday season A popular cake business in Dublin has announced that it this Christmas season will be its last amid rising costs. In a social media post today, Take the Cake owner Krissy Gibson revealed that will not be reopening in January following its final holiday season.

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Ireland AM baker to close cake business as rising costs make it 'too difficult'

Dissident republican group Lasair Dhearg slammed for ‘intimdating’ letter sent to every Northern Ireland school about PSNI ‘gunmen’

A Policing Board member says a letter sent to schools which describes the PSNI as “armed gunmen” is an attempt to intimidate them and “drag society backwards”. The letter was signed by Lasair Dhearg (Red Flame), which claims to be an Irish Socialist Republican organisation with “a strong focus on political activism” which began in 2019.

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Dissident republican group Lasair Dhearg slammed for ‘intimdating’ letter sent to every Northern Ireland school about PSNI ‘gunmen’

Michael O'Leary warns Government over 'unfair' environmental taxes on airlines

'What’s going on at the moment is fundamentally unfair and wrong. It’s very damaging' Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has called on the Irish Government to be wary of imposing “unfair” environmental taxes on airlines. Mr O’Leary said there is “huge unfairness” in environmental taxation on air travel in Europe.

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Michael O'Leary warns Government over 'unfair' environmental taxes on airlines

Ryanair chief describes UK’s tax plans as complete ‘nuts’ warning ‘they could bankrupt the UK economy in the next two years’

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has warned the British government’s tax plans could potentially “bankrupt the UK economy in the next two years.” He descibed the Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s tax plan as complete “nuts” which has sent the pound spiralling to it’s lowest in more than 50-years since he announced his mini budget last Friday.

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Ryanair chief describes UK’s tax plans as complete ‘nuts’ warning ‘they could bankrupt the UK economy in the next two years’

RTÉ presenter Miriam O’Callaghan reveals Belfast husband quit job and moved to Dublin for her

Miriam O’Callaghan has opened up about how her husband Steve Carson moved to Ireland to be with her. The pair both worked on the BBC’s current affairs programme Newsnight together, but Steve, originally from Belfast, left his role to be with Miriam in Dublin after her sister Anne fell ill.

belfasttelegraph.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 27
RTÉ presenter Miriam O’Callaghan reveals Belfast husband quit job and moved to Dublin for her

Money warning to UK travellers heading to Spain, Turkey, Ireland or Dubai

Alicante, Antalya, Dubai, Dublin, Malaga and Tenerife all faced huge changes to prices at certain times Travellers heading to Spain, Turkey, Ireland or Dubai in the school holidays could be paying almost double the prices. Flights for half-term getaways are an average of 42% more expensive than before the coronavirus pandemic, according to new analysis.

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Money warning to UK travellers heading to Spain, Turkey, Ireland or Dubai

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor admits facilitating murder

A former Sinn Féin councillor has admitted facilitating the murder of a man in the Republic of Ireland in 2016. David Byrne, who was 33, was shot dead at the Regency Airport Hotel in Dublin during a boxing weigh-in. Jonathan Dowdall, 44, of Navan Road in Dublin, pleaded guilty to facilitating the murder by making a room at the hotel available for a criminal organisation or its members.

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Ex-Sinn Féin councillor admits facilitating murder

Ireland’s Future summit: Senior unionist tells News Letter there is merit to idea of holding mirror-image gathering to air pro-Union arguments

Senior unionist Tom Elliott has indicated there is merit to the idea of unionists hosting their own major summit, as nationalists and republicans get ready for just such a gathering this weekend. The event on Saturday will take place in Dublin’s huge 3Arena and is titled ‘Together We Can’, organised by a pro-Irish unity group called Ireland’s Future.

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Ireland’s Future summit: Senior unionist tells News Letter there is merit to idea of holding mirror-image gathering to air pro-Union arguments

House Hunting in Ireland: Bayside Serenity in County Cork for $1.3 Million

A spate of 2021 sales across Ireland has left a scant supply of homes, with many city dwellers taking their remote work to the country. A Three-Bedroom Bayfront Home in Southern Ireland This three-bedroom ranch house, known as the Courtyard, sits on a 0.78-acre lot overlooking Bantry Bay, a long inlet on the southwest coast of Ireland.

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House Hunting in Ireland: Bayside Serenity in County Cork for $1.3 Million

Ex-Alliance figure Trevor Lunn tells News Letter why he now leans towards Irish unity ahead of large-scale nationalist/republican ‘Together We Can’ summit on Saturday

A long-serving former Alliance MLA has spelled out the reasons why he now leans towards Irish unity, ahead of a large-scale event in Dublin this weekend. Trevor Lunn said one of the driving factors for his view is that Great Britain simply seems to have got fed up of Northern Ireland’s “endless problems”.

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Ex-Alliance figure Trevor Lunn tells News Letter why he now leans towards Irish unity ahead of large-scale nationalist/republican ‘Together We Can’ summit on Saturday

I tried bubble brunch in Dublin and it's great value for money

Bubble brunch is the latest brunch experience to come to Dublin and it's decent value for money Bubble Brunch is a new experience for the foodies of Dublin to enjoy, located in the heart of the city. The Morgan Hotel on Fleet Street in Temple Bar is where you'll find this foodie delight, with some added touches that will secure its inclusion on the list of a social media savvy's dining recommendations.

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I tried bubble brunch in Dublin and it's great value for money

Dublin couple start commune with friends on remote land and raise each other's kids

The couple decided to pack up their lives and create a sustainable community A Dublin couple who started a commune are hopeful they can welcome new residents to their haven. Charlotte Knee-Zaska and her husband Max purchased an acre of land in Offaly in 2017 after deciding to seek out a more tranquil life for themselves and their daughter Iza.

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Dublin couple start commune with friends on remote land and raise each other's kids