Magic Monday: Last-minute sun and a castle stay in our Top 5 travel deals!
You might hate Monday, but you'll love our weekly pick of Ireland's top travel offers...
25pc off London City flights
CityJet is offering 25pc off flights between Dublin and London City Airport in a special offer closing tonight. 16-day advance purchase is required, with travel from July 18 to November 30. Use the code SUMMERCITY. cityjet.com
€299pp: Kings of the Castle
Ever wanted to stay in a castle hotel? Here's your chance. The 4-star Clontarf Castle has a '24 hours in Dublin' package including breakfast and a lunch at Knight's Bar from €299 per room. 01 833-2313; clontarfcastle.ie.
€389pp: Sun in Santa Ponsa
Cheap late sun holiday? TUI has a seven-day package to Santa Ponsa departing August 3, including flights, transfers and 2-star self-catering from €389pp. 3-star all-inclusive packages start from €729pp. 1850 45 35 45; tuiholidays.ie
€489pp: Over 50s on the Costa del Sol
Several ITAA members have Over-50s deals for winter, including John Galligan Travel. Seven nights departing November 7, including flights, meals, wine and stays in the 4-star Roc Lago Rojo cost €489pp. itaa.ie/offers
€679pp: Sunshine in Sicily
Sunway has a late departure on July 14, including flights and seven nights at the 2-star Splendid Hotel in Taormina from €679pp. 01 231-1800; sunway.ie.
PS. Exclusive holiday discounts
Have you seen Independent Discounts? The new site has a host of special offers and discount codes, with travel brands ranging from Aer Lingus to ClickAndGo.com, Irish Ferries and Expedia.ie. Right now, you can get €100 off all holiday bookings worth over €1,000 with TUI. See discountcode.independent.ie/travel-accommodation.
NB: All travel deals subject to availability/change.