Made With Care – Artisan Craft Fairs Christmas 2022

Christmas Craft Fair at Haddon Hall

Made with Care – Artisan Craft Fairs for 2022 We have been living in a world of fast fashion and mass production of cheap, throwaway items for many decades now but in recent years there has been a resurgence in craft making, products designed to last and made with care by artisans. In 2019 the […]

Brittany Ferries Sailing Direct from Rosslare, Ireland to Bilbao, Spain

Brittany Ferries new LNG powered ferry will sail from Rosslare to Bilbao twice a week.

Brittany Ferries’ Salamanca to Sail Rosslare-Bilbao Brittany Ferries have announced the introduction of their new LNG powered ferry to the Ireland-Spain route allowing for passenger travel. Previously the Connemara ran this route but was mainly a freight ferry thus not suited to holiday traffic. Sailing from Rosslare in Ireland’s southeast to Bilbao in northern Spain, […]

Venice to Charge Day Trip Fee to Enter Iconic City

Saint Mark's Square Venice

Thinking about visiting La Serenissima next year? If you are, then from January 2023 you might have to pay to do so. In an effort to combat the negative effects of over-tourism, the city authorities are introducing a fee for day-trippers to Venice. The city will become the first in the world to do so. […]

United Airlines Chicago to Shannon Flights to Resume May 2023

United Airlines plane in flight

From May 26, 2023 United Airlines will be returning to the west of Ireland with flights from Chicago O’Hare to Shannon. United formerly operated five days a week on the route between 2012 and 2017. The new daily service will depart Chicago at 09:30 and it is seen as a boost to Ireland’s western region […]

Tipperary Named Amongst Best Places to Visit 2022

Conde Nast, one of the world’s largest travel publications has named the Irish county of Tipperary as a top destination for 2022. And we can see why, the county stretches through the middle of Ireland from the River Suir to the River Shannon and is filled with castles, mountains, rivers and lakes. Have you been […]