The Irish Travel Agents Association Welcomes the Easing of Restrictions

January 21st, 2022

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is thrilled to welcome the easing of COVID-19 restrictions announced by government officials’ yesterday evening.
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Dublin Film Critics Circle announce 2021 awards

December 20th, 2021

Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog was the big winner at the Dublin Film Critics Circle awards for 2021. The New Zealand director’s already highly acclaimed adaptation of Thomas Savage’s neo-western won best film, best director, best screenplay and, for Benedict Cumberbatch, best actor at the annual poll. Cumberbatch plays a Montana rancher in the 1920s whose life frays when his more timid brother marries a local widow. Campion won best director at the Venice Film Festival and the Netflix release has already taken multiple prizes from critics’ bodies throughout the world. It is rare for any film to score so highly with the DFCC.

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“Issues and concerns intensified for older people in 2021”

December 16th, 2021

ALONE is supporting thousands of older people across the Country this Christmas

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Irish Travel Agents Association welcome the provision of €10 million support for Licensed Outbound Travel Agents

December 16th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) welcomes the announcement by Minister of State responsible for international travel, Hildegarde Naughton, of the provision of a €10 million business support fund for travel agents.

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Statement from ALONE in response to the proposed universal, one-off electricity credit of €100 per household

December 10th, 2021

Seán Moynihan, CEO of ALONE, said “This is a welcome assistance for older people in the wake of increased energy prices throughout 2021. Fuel poverty has detrimental effects on the quality of life for an older person and our older people who are living on the State Pension which is below the poverty line are feeling a huge pinch from their pockets.
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ALONE encourage older people to take extra care as Met Éireann issues orange weather warning for the Galway, Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Cork

December 6th, 2021

ALONE is urging older people to take extra care following the status orange weather warning issued by Met Éireann for Galway, Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Cork as Storm Barra develops over the Atlantic. In place from 3am on Tuesday morning to 11pm Wednesday night, very strong westerly winds which could see damaging gusts of up to 130km/h which could lead to high waves, high tides, heavy rain and storm surge.
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ITAA confirm Irish Travel Industry Awards scheduled for January 2023

December 2nd, 2021

Organised on behalf of the ITAA by Business Exhibitions Limited, the Irish Travel Industry Awards looks forward to celebrating the achievements of the Irish Travel Industry for the coming year.

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National Paint Reuse Network Launched

November 30th, 2021

‘Bringing Colour To Communities’

An initiative to encourage paint reuse and support local communities

The National Paint Reuse Network was launched this morning by Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Gillian Coughlan, with a paint party at the community-run Centre of Excellence for Climate Action and Sustainability (CECAS) in Leap, County Cork.

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ITAA Advice following the new Covid-19 variant detected in South Africa

November 26th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is advising that Irish travellers and holidaymakers follow the advice of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs when travelling to or from South Africa amid reports of a new Covid-19 variant detected in South Africa.  They are also advising affected holidaymakers in the country to follow the advice of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, local government in South Africa and their accommodation provider.

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Holiday Shows Rescheduled to Spring 2022

November 24th, 2021

The Holiday Shows, which were set to take place next January in Dublin, Belfast and Limerick have  been rescheduled to March 2022. Business Exhibitions, organisers of Ireland’s largest travel and tourism consumer fair, made the difficult decision to reschedule the upcoming shows, Holiday World Show Dublin along with  Holiday World Show Belfast and the Holiday Show in association with Shannon Airport to ensure the safety and comfort of all exhibitors, partners and attendees.

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