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A Ray of Sunshine in Cork


11 minutes | Saturday, 15 April 2023
The iconic Montenotte Hotel is perched in a stunning location overlooking Cork and is one of Ireland’s leading destination hotels and it has won many prestigious awards over the years.
8 minutes | Saturday, 8 April 2023
Travel Talk headed to Derry this weekend and met up with Ciaran O' Neill the MD of the Bishop's Gate Hotel
11 minutes | Saturday, 1 April 2023
Killian McLaughlin is a conservationist and the founder of Wild Ireland, a wildlife sanctuary in County Donegal, Ireland. He is known as the “Bearman of Buncrana” for his efforts to rescue and rehabilitate brown bears. Killian has a background in law, but
7 minutes | Saturday, 25 March 2023
On Travel Talk today we discovered wonderful boating holidays with Cheryl Brown MD of Emerald Star.  Emerald Star is known as Le Boat in Europe and Canada, but we are all part of the same operation.
7 minutes | Saturday, 18 March 2023
Berlin, post-Wall, has been on a mission to transform itself into Europe's go-to spot for creativity and culture. It's a city that caters to everyone, from free-spirited hedonists and trendy hipsters to history buffs.
7 minutes | Saturday, 11 March 2023
The Tennessee capital is full of surprises, from its culinary stars and progressive thinkers to its friendly village feel
7 minutes | Saturday, 4 March 2023
Normandy and Ireland share strong historical, cultural and friendship ties. In an effort to strengthen these links, the 'Normandy Food Tour' will be coming to Ireland in early June visiting Dublin, Kilkenny and New Ross. Michael Dodds gave Ed Finn all th
9 minutes | Saturday, 25 February 2023
Soak up the Mediterranean aroma and admire the infinity of the sea from our Rooftop Terrace, a space reserved for The Level guests that connects with The Level Lounge. Bask in the Malaga sunshine on a Bali bed while enjoying a drink.
8 minutes | Saturday, 18 February 2023
Germany offers many opportunities for environmentally and climate-friendly travel: From sustainable accommodation and regional cuisine to green cities and fascinating nature experiences. Travel with us through a land full of amazing places. #FeelGoodGerma
13 minutes | Saturday, 11 February 2023
Tracy Vaughan from Visit Lauderdale chatted to us on Travel Talk today. Fort Lauderdale and the Lauderdale area is known as the ”Venice of America”
13 minutes | Saturday, 4 February 2023
On Travel Talk this morning we are joined by Rachel Lewis from South Africa Tourism.
6 minutes | Saturday, 28 January 2023
The Croatian Ambassador to Ireland H.E. Mr. Davor Vidiš on Travel Talk
5 minutes | Saturday, 28 January 2023
Sharon Wall was one of our guests at Holiday World this week focusing on Croatia, the Pearl of the Adriatic
7 minutes | Saturday, 28 January 2023
The Travel Broker's Clare Dunne on Travel Talk
7 minutes | Saturday, 28 January 2023
Travel Talk meets Miro Drašković, director of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board
8 minutes | Saturday, 14 January 2023
On Travel Talk this week Ed caught up with Agnia Nast from Visit Estonia at the Marker Hotel where she hosted a dinner followed by a wonderful night at the Ballet - The Estonian Ballet Company (formerly the Kirov) are here in Dublin at the Bord Gais Theat
13 minutes | Saturday, 7 January 2023
On the first Travel Talk of 2023 we were joined by Paul Hackett, President of the Irish Travel Agents Association & CEO of Click&Go who tells us about the hottest places to visit and the top travel trends for for the year ahead.
12 minutes | Saturday, 17 December 2022
The Hilton Frankfurt, has completed an extensive renovation over the past 3 years. Marc Snijders, who started as a banquet worker in the hotel 25 years ago when it opened tells me how
8 minutes | Saturday, 10 December 2022
If you are looking for some of the best Christmas Markets to visit try Nuremberg or Frankfurt or you can follow in the footsteps of our intrepid reporter Ed Finn and do both
6 minutes | Saturday, 3 December 2022
Ed visited the opening of the Nuremberg Christmas Markets where he met Marco von Dobschuetz-Dietl, Head of the Markets.
6 minutes | Saturday, 3 December 2022
Valencia came to Dublin recently hosting a wonderful Gourmet & tourism evening in the Shelbourne Hotel.  Ed met Juan Antonio Munoz from Valencia Tourism who told him the many different experiences that this region has to offer the Irish Tourist.
8 minutes | Saturday, 26 November 2022
Some great Black Friday Deals on Travel Talk today - Airfares, Hotels and more....
7 minutes | Saturday, 19 November 2022
Ed enjoyed a lovely break in Dublin staying at the totally refurbished Grafton Hotel. 
8 minutes | Saturday, 12 November 2022
There is something a little decadent about the idea of being abroad for Christmas, shunning turkey bones and dirty plates for Santa hats on the beach or snow shoe hiking in snowy Alpine Escapes.
8 minutes | Saturday, 5 November 2022
El Caminito del Rey (the King’s Little Path) was once considered Spain’s most dangerous hiking trail. The path was even closed for over a decade. But today Caminito del Rey is open and perfectly safe for anyone willing to walk along its 100-meter tall ver
8 minutes | Saturday, 29 October 2022
Last week I headed off to Malaga to check out how celebrations are gearing up there for Pablo Picasso's 50th anniversary which is happening in 2023
10 minutes | Saturday, 22 October 2022
Halloween revellers will be thrilled to hear that the annual Halloween Carnival parade will make a spooktacular return this year, with the launch today of Derry’s internationally acclaimed Halloween Festival.
7 minutes | Saturday, 8 October 2022
The Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA) has opened its doors for the first time in 11 years following a transformative restoration costing more than €100m. 
9 minutes | Saturday, 1 October 2022
From October 5 to November 6, over 320 imaginative, inspiring and intriguing events spanning across the artistic disciplines of music, theatre, dance, film, visual arts and discussion will be hosted throughout the city of Belfast for all to engage with an
8 minutes | Saturday, 24 September 2022
On Travel Talk today we visit one of Spain's best kept secrets, Asturias.  The region is set to open up to the Irish market with direct flights starting this November with Ryanair. 
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A Ray of Sunshine in Cork
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