Christmas Holiday Pay in Ireland

There is always some confusion about entitlement to holiday pay and/or extra pay for workers on bank holidays or public holidays such as  Christmas Day ,  New Years Day,  Good Friday or St  Patrick’s Day. Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day and New Year’s Day are public holidays in Ireland . Good Friday, Christmas Eve and […]
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Cancelled or Delayed Flights because of Air Traffic Control Strikes : Your Rights

Flights Delayed by more than 2 hours because of Strike Action – Your Rights There is a financial compensation scheme in the EU for delayed and cancelled flights – but in the event of a strike (an extraordinary event) – that scheme doesn’t apply. BUT – all delayed passengers are entitled to free meals and […]
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PPI Refunds in Ireland

Original Artice From 2014 – Updated in 2017 and 2019 to take account of legislation changes. The issue of mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI)  was very widespread in the UK and it looks like the banks also tried to make easy profits from it here in Ireland. Note: The UK Financial Conduct Authority set a […]
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Refunds and Compensation for Cancelled Flights

What rights do passengers have when a flight is cancelled because of extraordinary circumstances? Under EC Regulation No. 261/ 2004 – in the event of a flight cancellation passengers must  be offered : …care and assistance free of charge while waiting for their rerouted flight– specifically, meals and refreshments in reasonable relation to the waiting […]
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