Fingal Council seeking new operator for key visitor and tourist attractions

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A LOCAL authority is seeking a new operator to manage key visitor and tourist attractions in north Dublin after the previous operator withdrew.

ingal County Council described as “disappointing” a decision by Shannon Heritage to withdraw from its contract to operate several high-profile attractions, including Malahide Castle, Butterfly House, the Casino Model Railway Museum and Newbridge House and Farm in Donabate.

The council confirmed it would begin the process of procuring a new operator for the popular tourist destinations.

It added it would work with Shannon Heritage as it moved into a six-month transitionary period and stressed that all attractions

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Colonial Pipeline could face fine after leak in N Carolina

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Colonial Pipeline faces a fine of $200,000 a day if it fails to improve the way it detects leaks in its U.S. pipeline system following a massive gasoline leak in North Carolina, according to an agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Colonial is under an order to find and use a better leak detection system across its entire network, citing several newly disclosed leaks over the years, The Charlotte Observer reported.

Meanwhile, State Sen. Natasha Marcus, D-Huntersville, said Colonial faces separate potential action by the state Department of Environmental Quality for the August 2020 leak in Mecklenburg

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Summer travel tips to save money at the last minute

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Many are packing for the July 4th holiday travel and the I-Team has new travel hacks to help you save money at the last minute.

Travel experts say they’re seeing a huge increase of people booking flights, hotels and car rentals and there are some creative ways to save money.

“Forty percent of hotel reservations experience a price drop that occurs, from the moment they are booked until the last date of free cancellation,” said Doron Nadivi, Chief Digital Officer at Pruvo, an app which helps consumers monitor hotel prices and price changes for free. “We

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New Pilgrimage Route in South of France Follows Traditional Path of St. Mary Magdalene| National Catholic Register

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Winding from Camargue to Provence, the 147-mile pilgrimage trail traces the journey of the saint who, according to tradition, sought refuge in the region a few years after the Ascension of Christ.

Medieval accounts suggest that after the Ascension of Christ, several of his closest companions fled persecution in the Holy Land and spent the rest of their earthly life in the South of France. Among them were Sts. Martha and Lazarus of Bethany, St. Maximinus of Aix and St. Mary Magdalene, the latter of whom is regarded as the patron saint of the region of Provence.

According to tradition,

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ISU golfer playing his first PGA tour event.

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Recent Iowa State University graduate Tripp Kinney is preparing to play his first-ever PGA Tour event.He will tee off next week at the John Deere Classic at Deere Run in Illinois.”I am super excited this is going to be an unforgettable experience,” Kinney said.Kinney received a sponsors’ exemption to play in the tournament, he visited as a spectator and starts next week. He started golfing at a very young age.Finding success at Waukee High school where he helped the boys’ golf team win multiple state championships.He excelled at Iowa State University where he was a four-time NCAA regional qualifier.The next … Read more

Review of Unsold.com is This Travel Site Legit?

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Travelers are known to scour the internet to find the best possible deals on hotels, flights, and attractions. This has led to a rise in the competitive landscape of travel sites, all promising to secure the lowest prices for users. One such site is Unsold.com, a newcomer to rival better-known sites such as Priceline and Hotel Tonight—but is it actually legit, or too good to be true? There are thousands of Unsold.com reviews (and the associated Unsoldvacations.com reviews) online, helping would-be users get a better understanding of the site and its reputation.

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