Public transport arrangements – Easter 2017

If you’re planning to be out and about over the Easter weekend, expect changes to public transport schedules. We’ve compiled the major changes for Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail (including DART). Bus Éireann schedules are to be confirmed. Remember to check the transport provider’s website for specific times and routes before you travel, and to leave extra time […]

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Irish Ferries Unveils ‘Egg-Cellent’ Haven Offers

Irish Ferries has unveiled a suite of ‘egg-cellent’ family deals at a selection of popular UK Haven Holiday parks, likely to appeal to parents seeking a fun break with the little ones this Easter.   Breakaways at Greenacres and Presthaven Sands in North Wales, Lakelands in the Lake District and Cala Gran near Blackpool start from […]

Recycling Conscious Ireland Set To Gorge On Chocolate And Meat On Good Friday.

Ireland’s Easter Consumption 3 in 4 admit to having eaten part of someone else’s Easter egg. Why? Lack of self-control cited as the most common reason. Irish customers set to chomp through 17.7 million Easter eggs Take my money!! 3 in 5 people will spend up to €30 on Easter Eggs this weekend. Repak asks […]

Holy Thursday Set To Be Peak Day For Easter Exodus, Say AA Roadwatch

AA Roadwatch are gearing up for a busier than usual Easter weekend with the majority of motorists set to take to the roads on Holy Thursday evening. According to the traffic information provider, traffic levels in Ireland have been at their heaviest in recent years and are unlikely to relent over the Easter holidays. Elaine […]

1916 Rising Centenary – AA Roadwatch Event Guide

This Easter marks an important milestone in Irish history. One hundred years have passed since the 1916 Easter Rising and there are a number of interesting events and commemorations taking place across the country to mark the occasion. If you’re making your way to any of the events over the course of the Easter weekend, […]

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DUBLIN CITY 1916 CENTENARY EVENTS

What’s On over the Easter Weekend? Easter Saturday – 26th March A Ceremony of Remembrance takes place in the Garden of Remembrance in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin City Centre on Easter Saturday. You’ll find the Garden of Remembrance on Parnell Square, just a short walk from O’Connell St. The event is open to […]

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National 1916 Centenary Events

Although most of the 1916 centenary events are focused around Dublin City, there are a number of national events taking place too over the Easter weekend and throughout 2016 in an effort to commemorate the Rising. So whether you hail from Con Colbert’s home county of Limerick or you’re a Cork native like Thomas Kent, there will be […]

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Luas Strikes – St Patrick’s Day & Easter Weekend

Luas commuters can expect further disruption to services later this month after SIPTU employees voted to hold additional strikes. A planned strike for Tues 8th March has been called off but disruption to services is expected on St Patrick’s Day (Thursday, 17th March). Strikes are also planned throughout the Easter weekend, on Sunday 27th and […]

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