Archive for 2015

First look at Spielberg’s forthcoming blockbuster THE BFG

December 9th, 2015

Entertainment One UK is delighted to present the highly anticipated first look at Steven Spielberg’s forthcoming live-action summer blockbuster THE BFG with the release of the teaser trailer and the first still from the film! THE BFG will be released in Ireland on July 22nd 2016.

The talents of two of the world’s greatest storytellers – Roald Dahl and Steven Spielberg – finally unite to bring Dahl’s beloved classic “The BFG” to life. Directed by Spielberg, “The BFG” tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country.
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Kick off this year’s festivities and spend Christmas with the Coopers

December 1st, 2015

It’s the festive season in the Cooper household and Charlotte Cooper (Diane Keaton) has one simple wish…for her family to have the perfect Christmas. But four generations of the Cooper clan gathering under the same roof is anything but perfect.
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Jedward & ALONE launch Christmas Campaign “Share your presence”

November 26th, 2015

ALONE, the charity that provides services for older people in need, has today launched their Christmas campaign highlighting the isolation and loneliness of older people around Christmastime. At the launch of the campaign ALONE, joined by Jedward, called on the public to “share your presence” with anyone who may be isolated or lonely this holiday season.
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ALONE express concern over BOIs announcement

November 4th, 2015

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has today expressed concern over Bank of Ireland’s announcement that they are going to ban withdrawals of under €700 with the aid of tellers.
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ALONE launch Christmas Cracker 5km fun run

October 23rd, 2015

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, have launched their first annual 5km Christmas Cracker run taking place on the 27th December 2015 at 12 noon. The 5km road race is organised in partnership with the Clonliffe Harriers Athletics Club and supported by the European Recycling Platform.

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DCU STUDENT BLAZES TRAIL TO USA AS RECIPIENT OF SAN JOSE-DUBLIN SISTER CITY WORK/STUDY SCHOLARSHIP

October 19th, 2015

High-performing Dublin City University student, Tessa Ronan, from Portmarnock, Dublin will be blazing a trail across the Atlantic after being awarded the prestigious 2016 Pat McMahon Master-level scholarship by An tArdmhéara Críona Ní Dhálaigh; Mr. Stuart Dwyer, Chargé d’affaires ad interim at the U.S. Embassy in Ireland and Owen Keegan, Dublin City Council Chief Executive. 
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Travel Extra Editor wins Business Travel Journalist of the year

October 16th, 2015

Eoghan Corry, Travel Extra Editor and host of the Holiday World Show Travel Clinics was awarded “Business Travel News Journalist of the year” at the Business Travel Journalism Awards 2015 at the Zaha Hadid-designed The Magazine restaurant in the centre of London’s Hyde Park.
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ALONE launch ‘homeless in all but name’ Campaign 2015

October 5th, 2015

ALONE, the charity that provides services for older people in need, have today launched their ‘homeless in all but name’ campaign, highlighting Ireland’s mounting crisis around housing our older people.

ALONE’s Annual Report, released today, reveals that over 50% of all calls received by ALONE in 2014, were directly related to homelessness or housing. The number of older people coming to ALONE in need of housing increased by 90% in 2014.
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Irish Travel Agents Association Annual Conference 2015

October 2nd, 2015

Embracing the Future

The 2015 Irish Travel Agents Association annual conference took place in Jerez, Spain today. Over 100 travel professionals attended the conference entitled ‘Embracing The Future’, where a range of speakers discussed past and future trends, business successes, planning for the future and the all important work life balance.


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Celebrating Over 1 Million Irish Visitors Travelling to Spain

September 23rd, 2015

Over 1.2 million passengers travelled from Ireland to Spain between January and August 2015 according to figures released from the Spanish Statistical Institute and the Spanish Tourism Office in Ireland. This figure represents a 12 per cent increase year-on-year. The number of Irish Visitors to Spain reached 977,844 over the same period last year, which is a 5.2 per cent increase.
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