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Dinosaur Expo to be shown at Barcelona

Posted by on December 19, 2012
An exhibition currently featuring in Barcelona offers the chance for people to explore the age of dinosaurs like never before, with the Dinosaur Expo offering the perfect event for the whole family to explore this Christmas. Explore a reconstructed Neanderthal village, come face to face with a mammoth and size up in a confrontation with a cave bear,...
An innovative system of sequences has come into force at Dublin Airport, measures which will result in reducing the time of delays for passengers flying in and out for their stay in one of the hotels in Dublin. Labelled Point Merge, it has been introduced by the Irish Aviation Authority and places aircraft onto defined tracks which are each of equal...
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Tourists flocking to the French capital for their Christmas holidays have been urged to get their skates on after an ice rink under the vaulted glass dome of the Grand Palais landmark opened to the public. Billed as the largest of its kind at an impressive 1,800-square-metres, the seasonal rink opened last week to much celebration, with many lauding...
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Tourism Ireland have targeted America and mainland Europe as the key to boost visitor numbers, with the governing body hoping to increase visitor numbers by 5% during 2013. Extra revenue and more tourists go hand in hand; with a whopping £3.7 billion generated for the nation’s economy should the increase become apparent. One aspect which is hoped...
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New Years Swim to return to Barcelona

Posted by on December 11, 2012
Barcelona is a fantastic place to celebrate the New Year, with a stunning range of parties and events to help bid farewell to 2012 in the perfect fashion. The New Year’s Swim is set to return to Barcelona, offering the perfect method to literally dive into 2013 and a great way refresh your head after a heavy night partying in the Catalonian capital. Starting...
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With its wealth of city landmarks and flourishing relationship with the arts, it comes as no surprise that the hotels in Paris prove so popular throughout the year. Its excellent reputation as a city break destination has been further boosted after a leading tourism body confirmed that Paris is once again the most popular tourist destinations in the...
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Dublin Zoo is really getting into the Christmas spirit now after two snowy owls arrived at the Fringes of the Arctic enclosure. The beautiful birds, who were born in Linton Zoo in the UK, have already settled in nicely at the attraction, which plans to invite suggestions for their new names through their Facebook page. The owls are less than a year...
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh has announced an exciting exhibition programme for 2013. The prestigious institution – which had its Portrait Gallery re-developed recently – will see one of the nation’s most internationally acclaimed singer-songwriters, Annie Lennox, present her exhibition The House of Annie Lennox early next...
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Plans aimed at revolutionising Dublin’s tourist hub include eradicating Temple Bar Square in favour of recasting it as ‘Dubliners Square’ to commemorate Irish novelist and poet James Joyce. The strategy is just one of 20 objectives outlined in a new report aptly named Temple Bar Company: Supporting the Quarter, which has been designed to address...
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Excitement is starting to build around the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2013 after it was announced that veteran actor Danny Devito will be attending as a very special guest. Announced earlier this week, the US actor, producer and director will be receiving a lifetime achievement award for his services to cinema over a period lasting more...