Archive for January, 2020

Over 45,000 visitors attend Holiday World Show Dublin 2020

January 26th, 2020

Ireland’s largest consumer show was held this weekend in the RDS Simmonscourt

Dublin, Sunday 26th January 2020 Holiday World Show Dublin celebrated its 30th anniversary this weekend by welcoming 45,400 guests to the RDS Simmonscourt for the Show’s biggest year yet, with a 15% increase in figures from last year. Holiday World Show is Ireland’s largest travel exhibition, which offers visitors the chance to meet over 2,000 travel industry professionals from around the globe to plan the holiday of their dreams.
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Preparations are underway for the biggest Chinese New Year Community Celebration to date

January 25th, 2020

Hill Street Family Resource Centre expect thousands to join them in welcoming the Lunar New Year

Dublin, 25th January 2020.  The annual Chinese New Year Community Celebration, hosted by Hill Street Family Resource Centre in partnership with the North East Inner City Initiative, takes place today Saturday 25th January from 2pm to 7pm on Hill Street, Dublin 1. A small street off Parnell Street in Dublin’s Inner City will be transformed into a Chinese Wonderland, showcasing the rituals and customs of the Chinese New Year Celebrations, whilst welcoming the Year of the Rat.


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Travel Extra Travel Journalist of the Year Awards Announced

January 24th, 2020

Dublin, 25th January 2020 Isabel Conway was presented with the Travel Extra Journalist of the Year Award at a ceremony held to coincide with the annual Holiday World Show, which took place at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin this weekend.


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Atlantic Travel and Tour America Crowned Travel Agents of the Year at the Irish Travel Industry Awards in association with The Travel Corporation

January 24th, 2020

Dublin, January 2020   Atlantic Travel and Tour America were crowned ITAA Travel Agencies of the Year 2020 at the annual Irish Travel Industry Awards in association with The Travel Corporation on Thursday evening, 23rd January 2020. The prestigious awards gala took place in the elegant surrounds of the Mansion House, Dublin, and was attended by over 500 travel and tourism professionals from around the world.


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Over 1,000 travel experts to gather at Holiday World Show Dublin

January 24th, 2020

Ireland’s largest consumer show opens tomorrow in the RDS Simmonscourt

 

Dublin, Friday 24th January 2020 Holiday World Show Dublin, taking place at the RDS Simmonscourt from today, Friday 24th January, to Sunday, 26th January, is the only show where you can meet over 1,000 travel industry professionals from around the globe to plan your perfect holiday and take advantage of great show-only special offers and deals!


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ALONE calls for action on housing and health for older people ahead of General Election

January 23rd, 2020

ALONE is urging candidates and voters to prioritise the needs of older people as they go to the polls

  • There are more than 7,000 people on the waiting list for the Home Support service.
  • More than 13,400 people over the age of 75 waited on trolleys or chairs for more than 24 hours in A&Es up to November 2019.
  • The number of people aged 70 and over in need of social housing has increased by 9.9% in just one year.
  • There are 20,000 more older people in poverty now than there were last year.
  • The number of people aged 65 and over is projected to increase from 630,000 in 2016 to just under 1.6 million by 2051.

 
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ESCAPE TO THE FAR CORNERS OF THE WORLD IN ONE AFTERNOON

January 23rd, 2020

Dublin, 23rd January 2020  Holiday World Show Dublin returns for its thirtieth year in action, taking place Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th January 2020 in the RDS, Simmonscourt. This landmark occasion will be reflected through the remarkable presence of over 1,000 travel professionals, representing over 60 countries including, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Caribbean, Europe, South America, USA, Canada and the island of Ireland. Holiday World Show remains unmatched when it comes to providing their visitor’s access to the world, all under one roof. With exclusive show-only deals, special prizes and hundreds of free competitions to be explored, the significant milestone of our thirtieth year promises to be the most exciting show to date.


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JIHAD JANE Trailer released

January 22nd, 2020

Official JIHAD JANE trailer released ahead of the film’s UK & Irish cinema release on 14th February


Wildcard Distribution have released the official trailer for the critically acclaimed documentary Jihad Jane.  The debut feature from Ciaran Cassidy is opening in cinemas across UK and Ireland on 14th February.

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Visit Holiday World Show 2020 to plan the destination wedding of your dreams!

January 20th, 2020

Exhibitors from the world’s top wedding destinations including Ireland will be present at Holiday World Show Dublin

 

Dublin, 21st January 2020  Whether you’re thinking of getting married abroad, or searching for the perfect honeymoon, Holiday World Show Dublin is the perfect place to start planning your special day! Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the show will be taking place this weekend, Friday 24th to Sunday 26th January 2020 in the RDS Simmonscourt, and is the perfect place to get all the information you’ll need on weddings or honeymoons around the world.

 
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Chinese New Year Community Celebration, Celebrating diversity in the North East Inner City

January 13th, 2020

The annual Chinese New Year Community Celebration, hosted by Hill Street Family Resource Centre in partnership with the North East Inner City Initiative will take place on Saturday 25th January from 2pm to 7pm. Launched by Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, Paschal Donohoe T.D. earlier today, this FREE family-friendly event will see North Inner City’s Hill Street transformed into a Chinese Wonderland. Over the course of the afternoon it will host traditional live performances from local talent, as well as Chinese workshops and performances. 2020’s celebration is the Year of the Rat: a year of new beginnings, strength, prosperity and luck!
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