Archive for June, 2020

Irish Travel Agents Association respond to Government advice on travel restrictions amid COVID-19 pandemic

June 30th, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has again called for clarity from the Government on the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, stating that Ireland is now standing alone in Europe in terms of travel restrictions. The current guidelines have caused confusion for both travel agents and their customers, as the Government has not cancelled flights, but are advising passengers against travelling.


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ALONE responds to formation of Government with a series of asks for older people

June 29th, 2020

ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, has responded to the finalised Programme for Government, highlighting a number of issues which have caused concern. The organisation has previously put forward four asks for the incoming government, and believes that these issues must be addressed to improve the quality of life for many older people.


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The Winter Lake to have World Premiere at Galway Film Fleadh on July 10th

June 26th, 2020

New Irish feature film The Winter Lake, directed by first time feature director Phil Sheerin will have its World Premiere at the virtual, online Galway Film Fleadh at 9pm on Friday July 10th.

Tickets are limited and are available now for purchase on: https://www.galwayfilmfleadh.com/


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* GREENLAND: TRAILER AND TEASER ARTWORK LAUNCHED TODAY*

June 25th, 2020

Directed by Ric Roman Waugh (Angel Has Fallen) and starring Gerard Butler (Den of Thieves, Angel Has Fallen) and Morena Baccarin (Deadpool, Serenity), the film follows one family’s dangerous journey for survival as an unstoppable comet hurtles towards a devastating collision with Earth.  GREENLAND is released in Irish cinemas in August.


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Click&Go release figures from Travel Attitude Survey 2020

June 25th, 2020

Click&Go, Ireland’s leading online travel agent has released a Travel Attitude Survey, providing valuable information on the top travel trends and destinations for Irish consumers since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe. The survey examined responses from over 5,700 Click&Go customers between the ages of 18 and 65.


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THIS SUMMER, FACE YOUR DEEPEST FEARS! BLACK WATER: ABYSS TRAILER DROPS

June 24th, 2020

“Whatever you do, don’t splash – do not move a muscle.” The spine-tingling trailer for BLACK WATER: ABYSS has arrived, ahead of its theatrical release across Ireland from Friday 10 July.


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THRILLER/HORROR BLACK WATER: ABYSS, RUSSELL CROWE’S ROAD RAGE THRILLER UNHINGED & FEEL-GOOD STAGE MOTHER ALL SET FOR IRISH CINEMA RELEASES THIS JULY

June 23rd, 2020

As cinemas across Ireland set to reopen in the coming weeks, Wildcard Distribution and Altitude are delighted to announce the theatrical release of three exciting titles in July – the thriller/horror BLACK WATER: ABYSS from 10 July, the Academy and BAFTA Award-winner Russell Crowe’s highly anticipated new psychological thriller UNHINGED from 17 July and the feel-good film of the summer STAGE MOTHER from 31 July.


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Irish Travel Agents Association support the lifting of the non-essential travel ban

June 23rd, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has welcomed recommendations contained in an interim report from the specially convened Aviation Recovery Taskforce, stating that restrictions on non-essential travel in and out of Ireland should be lifted by July 1st. The ITAA also supports the Taskforce’s suggestion that incoming travellers to Ireland should not be required to self-isolate for a two-week period after they arrive.


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ALONE release Health and Wellbeing plan to support older people amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 22nd, 2020

ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, has released a Health and Wellbeing plan, addressing key issues which continue to affect the health and wellbeing of older people across the country as we move into the later stages of the COVID-19 Roadmap.


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WILDCARD ANNOUNCE UPCOMING IRISH THEATRICAL RELEASES REDEMPTION OF A ROGUE, NOCTURNAL, FATHER OF CYBORGS AND CROCK OF GOLD – A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN

June 22nd, 2020

Wildcard have announced a selection of their upcoming theatrical releases for UK/Ireland including the Cavan-set comedy musical REDEMPTION OF A ROGUE, UK drama NOCTURNAL, the fascinating documentary FATHER OF CYBORGS and the highly anticipated Shane MacGowan documentary CROCK OF GOLD – A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN.


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