“I don’t normally make accommodation available for the festival, as it’s a spiritual centre for those who want to meditate,” – Father Dara Molloy ends up as unlikely accommodation provider for Father Ted festival goers after the Aran Islands Hotel, where many had booked, was closed because of financial difficulties.
“Aer Lingus is small change.” – Michael O’Leary
“I’ll just stay somewhere else until they fix it.” – Alvin Taylor, resident at the Hotel Cecil in Los Angeles, responds to the news that a 21-year-old Canadian tourist was found drowned in the water tank.
“Belfast will provide spectacular backdrops and add something very special into the history of this great cycling event.” – Michele Acquarone, MD of RCS Sport, organisers of the Giro d’Italia.
“We welcome BA’s conversion to the Ryanair way”. – Ryanair reacts to the news that British Airways have launched hand-baggage only flights.