It’s estimated that a whopping 120,000 Irish fans head to England every year to watch their favourite football teams. The Premier League is considered by many to be the greatest league in the world, providing shocks and upsets on a weekly basis and showcasing the talent of some of the planet’s biggest sports stars. Whether… Continue reading Tackling a trip to the Premier League – the AA guide
No-one celebrates New Year’s Eve quite like the Scots. The country that gave us the traditional midnight Auld Lang Syne singalong even has its own word for December 31st: Hogmanay. For several centuries, Hogmanay was considered a greater feast in Scotland than Christmas, and plenty of local traditions remain to this day. Nowadays, Hogmanay is… Continue reading What Is Hogmanay in Scotland?
Cuba is a country with a fascinating story of colonialism and revolution. Shaped for centuries by Spanish rule, it has spent time under the imposing shadow of the United States, before undergoing a socialist revolution in the 1950s. All of this, coupled with a US embargo, has worked to shape it into one of the… Continue reading A travel guide to Cuba
Words by Doireann Garrihy and Chris Jones Ireland face their final Six Nations test of 2018 with a big St Patrick’s Day clash with England at Twickenham in West London. Twickenham is one of the largest stadiums in Europe with a whopping 82,000 seats, and while the hustle and bustle that comes with sharing a… Continue reading Your Six Nations guide to London
Many thousands of commuters face disruption on Tuesday 7th November due to a second day of strike action called by Irish Rail unions, as Conor Faughnan recently discussed on TV’s The Tonight Show. HOW LONG WILL THE STRIKE LAST? In addition to Tuesday 7th November, further strikes are planned for 14th and 23rd November, and… Continue reading What do I need to know about the Irish Rail strike?
AA Roadwatch’s Chris Jones previews Dublin’s Forbidden Fruit Festival – with info on the line-up, tickets and how to get there.
Photo credit: Dara Munnis Longitude Festival returns to Marlay Park, Dublin this weekend (Friday 13th-Sunday 15th July). The three-day festival features a mix of international acts like Solange, Post Malone and Travis Scott plus rising Irish stars such as Mango X Mathman, Laoise and Ciara Brady. If you’re not sure how to get to Marlay Park,… Continue reading How to get to Longitude 2018: the AA Roadwatch guide
Red Line CLOSED between Abbey Street and The Point from Saturday 21st May Luas Red Line commuters should bear in mind that all stops between Abbey St and the Point will be closed from 9pm on Sat 21st May until the end of July to facilitate the Luas Cross City works. During this time period, a… Continue reading Disruption to Luas Red Line service – from Sat 21st May
Luas Strike Luas commuters can expect disruption to services after SIPTU employees have voted to hold a strike with two 48-hour stoppages during the month of February. On Thursday 11th and Friday 12th, Luas Red Line and Green Line services are expected to cease all operations as the strike takes place. Normal service will resume on Saturday… Continue reading Disruption to LUAS services on Thurs 11th and Fri 12th Feb
As Dublin commuters are well aware, the Luas Cross City Works are in full swing at this stage as the construction of the new line continues. The €368 million project will see a new 5.6km line linking the Green Line terminus at St Stephen’s Green to the Red Line and then out to the to… Continue reading Luas Cross City Works – Update