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Lisbon skyline: Sao Jorge Castle at dusk.
Lisbon skyline: Sao Jorge Castle at dusk.
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You might hate Monday, but you’ll love our weekly pick of Ireland’s top travel offers…

€229pp: Lovin’ Lisbon has a three-night city break in the Portuguese capital, with flights and three nights at the 3-star Alif Campo Pequeno from €229pp based on travel in June. 01 539-7777;

€200: Into the Blueways

As the weather picks up, there’s more and more happening on Ireland’s waterways. Spring stays suggested by Waterways Ireland include two nights glamping at Beirne’s of Battlebridge ( from €200, in an eco-pod, stilted cabin, shepherd’s hut of vintage caravan by the Shannon.

€299pp: Kick back in the Canary Islands

Travel Republic has a seven-night self-catering package on offer to Gran Canaria in June. It includes flights and 3-star accommodation at the Cala Nova Apartments in Puerto Rico from €299pp. 01 536-0820;

€529pp: Families in Florida

American Sky has savings of up to €230 on seven-night Florida villa holidays for travel between April 1 2020 and January 31 2021, if you book before June 30 of this year. The prices include flights, car hire and self-catering in the villas, with private pools, based on four adults and four children sharing. 01 664-9900;

€849pp: See Hugh Jackman in Vegas

Cassidy Travel has a five-night trip to Las Vegas departing July 11, including tickets to see showman Hugh Jackman in ‘The Man. The Music. The Show’ at the MGM Grand from €849pp. The deal includes flights and accommodation at the 3-star Excalibur Hotel & Casino. 01 878-6888;

NB: All travel deals subject to availability/change.

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