Overseas travel figures sink 95% in February

Updated / Monday, 29 Mar 2021 12:01 Just 54,800 overseas passengers arrived in Ireland in February, while 53,200 overseas passengers left the country New air and sea travel statistics for February from the Central Statistics Office show a substantial fall in overseas travel compared to last year due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. The CSO said…

NTA in €72.8m funding for active rural travel

The National Transport Authority has announced €72.8 million in funding for active travel in rural areas. The money, which is more than the entire cycling and walking budget for 2019, is being spent on projects in 19 local authorities. It is in addition to €240m announced in February for Dublin, surrounding areas and regional cities. It…

Cool ways to get out on the water this spring: Bioluminescent kayak tours in Florida, fliteboarding in Hawaii

Sarah Sekula, Special to USA TODAY Published 7:00 a.m. ET March 29, 2021 CLOSE A bioluminescent kayak tour in Florida is one cool way to get out on the water while maintaining social distance. Footage courtesy of Justin Buzzi. USA TODAYPicture this: It’s after dark and you’re kayaking through Florida’s Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, about…