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St John’s, Newfoundland: a Great Weekend Break from Dublin!

St John’s, Newfoundland: a Great Weekend Break from Dublin!

Paula Glynn, Grogan Travel, perfectly summed up for everyone this weekend’s four-day fun fam trip with Sunway and WestJet to St John’s in Newfoundland with: “I’ve had a ball!”

“Jelly bean” houses in St John’s, Newfoundland, got their bright, varied colours because boat paint was the cheapest available to the owner fishermen.

‘Jelly bean’ houses in St John’s, Newfoundland, got their bright, varied colours because boat paint was the cheapest available to the owner fishermen.

Discovering that St John’s is just a short 4.5-hour flight from Dublin and makes a great long weekend break (or stopover on the way to Toronto) were (above): Barry Hammond, Sunway; Siobhan Brannigan, Centre Travel, Dundalk; Donna Friel, Liberty Travel, Letterkenny; Jill Sheeran, Best4Travel (homeworker); Yvonne O’Donohoe, O’Donohoe Travel, Gorey; Paula Glynn, Grogan Travel, Tuam; Carmel Hayes, Strand Travel, Waterford; Joanne Keogh, Top Class Travel, Carlow; and Eileen Penrose, WestJet.

Hosting them were Jeannette Yetman, Destination St John’s; Andrew McCarthy, McCarthy Party Tours & Convention Services; Rodney Walsh, Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism; and Andrew Hiscock, Eastern Newfoundland DMO.

Barry Hammond, Sunway, err… admires a big (but rusty and unswingable) canon at the Cape Spear fortifications in Newfoundland

Barry Hammond, Sunway, err… admires a big (but rusty and unswingable) canon at the Cape Spear fortifications in Newfoundland

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    NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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