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Check out Ireland's Opponents in Euro 2016

25th February 2016

Here in Abbey Travel we are getting very excited about the upcoming Euro 2016 competition. For Euro 2012 we brought almost 2,000 fans on 23 flights to Poland and it was a great experience for us all, even if the results didn’t go our way. Who can ever forget the fans belting out the Fields of Athenry at the end of the match against Spain!

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Euro 2016 France

Win 2 Pairs of Premium Level match tickets to Ireland v USA

23rd October 2014

For your chance to win one of 2 Pairs of Premium level match tickets to Ireland v USA on 18th November in the Aviva Stadium.
Don’t miss out on this fantastic prize to see this International friendly....

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Get your seat for the Premiership – it’s back with a bang!

14th August 2014

The wait is over. Saturday August 16th signals the return of the best league in the world. Sure, the World Cup was very entertaining. Yes, that fella from Costa Rica had a quare lep on him. Rodriguez was easy on the eye. And Germany were good value for the win. But it just wasn’t the Premiership. So as the new season kicks off read on to find out all we have to look forward to.

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World Cup 2014 - Best moments so far

8th July 2014

With the first of the semi-finals on today we look back at some of the highlights of Brazil 2014 ....

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World Cup 2014 Highlights

Euro 2016 Qualifiers

11th March 2014

Euro 2016 Qualifiers, Sports TripsWith Martin O'Neill now in charge of the Ireland team and ably assisted by Roy Keane, we have taken a look at our opposition as we try and qualify for Euro 2016 in France. 

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6 Nations Preview

28th January 2014

This year’s Six Nations Championship appears as if it will be one of the most highly contested tournaments in years. The gap in quality between the stronger sides and weaker sides has narrowed significantly in recent years.

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English Premier League January Transfer Window

6th January 2014

While most teams conclude their transfer business during the summer, the January transfer window can prove useful for teams looking for cover for injured players or just to improve the quality of their squad, now that the season has almost reached the half-way point. 
In this blog, we look at the title contenders and where we feel they need to strengthen in order to finish at the top of the pile come May.

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Our Top 6 predictions for the Premier League 2013-2014 season

12th November 2013

As the Premier league is now 10 weeks in and the natural running order is starting to take shape, we will have a look at the some of the main contenders to see how they have started and how they may continue as we fast approach the all-important Christmas period.

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The Next Republic of Ireland Manager

17th October 2013

After Noel King signed off with a victory in his last match while in temporary charge, we look at the 4 main contenders who are in line to replace the likeable Dubliner.

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New Direction For The Irish Team

3rd October 2013

Long Live The King

This week, Noel King took his seat at the top table of the media room in the FAI headquarters in Abbotstown. 

Used to announcing his U-21 squad to no more than half a dozen hacks, this was something new. This week’s press conference was played out in front of dozens of seasoned journalists all waiting with baited breath for something new.

Will They, Won't they...

16th August 2013

After a summer of frantic transfer activity and with over two weeks still to go before the transfer window shuts we have been treated to a few major 'will-he won't-he' transfer sagas. Most of the main movers are still locked in negotiations in our latest blog we take a look at the main protagonists.

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Win 2 tickets to "Dublin Decider" between Liverpool & Celtic

26th June 2013

For your chance to win 2 tickets to the sold-out “Dublin Decider “ between Liverpool & Celtic on the 10th August in the Aviva Stadium.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic prize to see the 1st game between these 2 sides since they last met in the UEFA Cup in 2003

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Germany v Ireland – the revenge!

24th June 2013

Ireland head to Cologne for the penultimate game in Group C of the World Cup 2014 qualifiers to take on runaway leaders Germany on Oct 11th in the Rhein Energie Stadium.



Premier League Football Fixtures: The Announcement

19th June 2013

Today is the day that we have spent all summer waiting for. The withdrawal symptoms will be receding as we look forward to a year of Sky Sports, transfer gossip, and blindly supporting our favourite team. This morning, the Premier League football fixtures 2013-2014 were released.


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