Ryanair Comes in for Criticism

Ryanair has come in for some strong criticism from the Consumers Association of Ireland due to increases in their baggage check in charges which are due to come into place in October. The new charges mean that the cost of checking in a bag will rise by fifty percent and the fee for a second ...

Dublin Hotels Forty Five Percent Cheaper than Galway

According to a recent survey by hotels.com it seems that it is forty five percent more expensive to book a hotel in Galway City than it is in Dublin City. Accommodation in Cork was also six percent more expensive than in Dublin. In fact Galway was actually more expensive than top European destinations such as ...

Irish Car Hire Company Closes

There was sad news this month with one of Ireland oldest car hire companies going out of business.  Pembroke Services which are part of the Irish Murray Group were forced into closure with debts of around one point three million pounds. The news means the loss of nineteen jobs. According to the liquidator there was ...

August Numbers Down

Dublin passenger numbers this August were well down on the previous year’s numbers. An alarming drop of fifteen percent was recorded at the airport this August which translates to a drop of just over two million passengers. The second biggest drop recorded came from continental Europe where there was a sixteen percent decrease. Next up ...