1 hand luggage bag per passenger.Upper class passengers can take two piecesExcess luggage is £65* per item Liked this? Try these 23x36x56cm maximum cabin baggage dimensionsLaptops must fit your original cabin bag RelatedBritish Airways luggage allowance explained and how to maximise your cabin baggage allowanceBritish Airways recently restricted cabin luggage size: find out what the new BA cabin baggage allowance is and what their charges are for hold luggage, plus how to beat the airline fees!Emirates hand luggage explained and how to maximise your cabin baggage allowanceWhat is Emirates’ luggage allowance and how can you and avoid any last-minute hand baggage charges? Here’s everything you need to know…Aer Lingus luggage rules explained: how to maximise your cabin baggage allowanceHow many cabin bags can you take on an Aer Lingus flight? What’s the airline’s hold luggage allowance? Don’t get caught out, check our complete guide to Aer Lingus baggage restrictions, plus our best tips on how to make the most of your baggage allowance. FAQ about Virgin Atlantic’s Baggage AllowanceCan I take sports equipment on board Virgin Atlantic flights?Yes. You may take sports equipment in place of your standard baggage allowance, so long as the dimensions are no larger than 190 x 75 x 65cm, and it weighs no more than 23kg. If you want to take your standard bag as well as sports equipment, you can book an extra bag online.How many extra bags can I buy with my Virgin Atlantic plane seat?You can purchase up to 7 extra bags online, each weighing 23kg. That’s 161kg you could take with you to the US, Caribbean or Canada. If you wait until you’re at the airport, you can check in up to 10 extra bags. After that, you’ll have to go through Virgin Cargo.What’s the fee for an overweight bag at check in?It’s £65 for an overweight bag, and £40 for an oversized bag.How to best excess baggage fees and maximise Virgin Atlantic’s luggage allowance1. Learn how to travel light, for real!Don’t count yourself as an organised or minimalist packer? Get into our packing guides and you’ll find yourself going from 28kg down to 15kg (or something similar!). We usually only use 50% of our suitcase when we overpack, so it’s well worth drilling it down into a capsule collection. These luggage accessories will help you become the most organised packer on the plane, and our 16 best packing tips ever are sure to help with hand luggage too. Virgin Atlantic cabin bag sizeVirgin Atlantic hand luggage weight allowanceNumber of bags allowed onboardCost to check in oversized hand luggage Virgin Atlantic hold luggage allowance: weight, size and fees 2. Upgrade to Premium EconomyAs any oversized baggage will cost you £65, if you know you need to take extra luggage then it pays to check out the difference between the fares when you book. In Premium Economy, you can check in two hold bags each weighing 23kg, which means you’ll have a combined weight of 56kg once you add hand luggage into that. Upper Class have a checked luggage allowance of three 23kg bags, and 16kg in the cabin too. 10kg maximum weightTwo pieces with a combined weight of 16kg Virgin Atlantic hold baggage sizeVirgin Atlantic hold luggage weight allowanceNumber of hold bags allowedCost of Virgin Atlantic hold luggage 3. Invest in wearable luggageIn previous years, wearable luggage has been bulky, unstylish and not exactly the most subtle way to pack. Nowadays, wearable luggage jackets and waistcoasts don’t have to look completely ridiculous and could save you some cash when it comes to not having to pay for checked luggage. Have a nosey at this offering from SCOTTeVEST, which can hold your iPad in a side pocket, or get thrifty with the Stuffa – it can hold 5kg of clothing! 4. Book with a different airlineWhilst Virgin Atlantic offer a hefty 23kg in checked luggage, British Airways offers 23kg in the cabin alone, as do KLM. So it may be worth considering flying with another airline with a larger luggage allowance if you’re trying to skirt past paying excess baggage fees.See baggage restrictions for all major airlines5. Buy new cabin luggageThere are plenty of ways to fit far more into your hand luggage besides trying out wearable luggage. The Cabin Max 44l may mean that you don’t even need the 23kg that you’ll receive with your economy ticket. Check out the best cabin bags on the market, and pick a roomier carry on to take with you on your next Virgin Atlantic flight. Virgin Atlantic hand luggage allowance: weight, size and fees Get the complete guides to baggage rules and restrictions for the UK’s biggest airlines, including easyJet, Jet2, Ryanair and British Airways.How will the laptop ban affect travel plans?There’s currently a UK travel ban on laptops and tablets in the cabin when travelling to certain countries, make sure you know what you can and cannot take in your hand luggage.What liquids can you carry in your hand luggage?You are still limited to a max of 100ml per container, and it must all fit into a plastic bag. What about soft cheese, though?Cabin luggage: Guide to hand baggage sizes and weight restrictionsCheck out all of the airlines luggage policies before you book.Information correct as of 12th August 2018, obtained from https://flywith.virginatlantic.com/gb/en/prepare-to-fly/baggage.html, https://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/baggage-essentials/hand-baggage-allowances, and https://www.klm.com/travel/gb_en/prepare_for_travel/baggage/baggage_allowance/index.htm. Please always check the latest guidance at https://flywith.virginatlantic.com/gb/en/prepare-to-fly/baggage.html, https://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/baggage-essentials/hand-baggage-allowances, and https://www.klm.com/travel/gb_en/prepare_for_travel/baggage/baggage_allowance/index.htm before booking a trip.Skyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire. ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map Up to 90x75x43cm maximum dimensions23kg Overweight bags cannot weigh more than 32kg per item1 free bag for Economy classic and delight, 2 for Premium cabin and 3 for Upper Class£65 for your first extra bag, £140 for subsequent bagsFees can vary if you’re on a codeshare flight
German cable and IPTV operator NetCologne is adding a raft of new channels to its line-up, taking the total number of HD channels on the platform to 48.New free-to-air HD channels on the platform include SWR, 3sat HD and Ki.Ka HD. All three will be available to NetCologne subscribers next month. Other new free channels include QVC HD and QVC Beauty. The operator is also adding pay TV channels RTL Living HD, Fox HD, National Geographic HD, Spiegel TV Wissen HD and Bon Gusto.NetCologne has restructured its offering and is now providing a new Entertainment package with 12 channels for €9.95 and an Entertainment Extra package with 26 channels for €16.95, offered alongside the Premium Plus HD offering with 16 HD channels. NetCologne has also reduced the minimum contract period for its TV services from 24 to 12 months.
Speaking to RTE, Seamus Heaney’s son Mick said: “We are delighted and honoured that my father’s sonnet When All the Others Were Away at Mass has been voted by the public as the Poem for Ireland, particularly given the magnificent short-list it was part of.”He continued: “Dad was never happier than when reading or writing poetry, so for his work to be part of a project that shows the sweep of Irish poetry and underlines its crucial part in our culture is a wonderful tribute to his life and work, for which our family are truly grateful.”The special episode of The Works will air this Friday, March 13, at 8:30pm on RTÉ One.The sonnet was written on the death of his mother: And here it is again: heaneypoem for irelandseamusWhen All The Others Were Away At Mass SEAMUS HEANEY POEM VOTED THE BEST OF THE LAST 100 YEARS was last modified: March 12th, 2015 by John2John2 Tags: ShareTweet The late Seamus HeaneyA SEAMUS Heaney poem has ben voted the best of the past 100 years in a TV poll.The poem ‘When All The Others Were Away At Mass’ made a shortlist of ten poems in the running in RTE’s A Poem for Ireland poll, whch invited members of the public to vote.President Michael D Higgins announced the win during the filming of a special episode of RTE arts show The Works at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. In Memoriam M.K.H., 1911-1984When all the others were away at MassI was all hers as we peeled potatoes.They broke the silence, let fall one by oneLike solder weeping off the soldering iron:Cold comforts set between us, things to shareGleaming in a bucket of clean water.And again let fall. Little pleasant splashesFrom each other’s work would bring us to our senses.So while the parish priest at her bedsideWent hammer and tongs at the prayers for the dyingAnd some were responding and some cryingI remembered her head bent towards my head,Her breath in mine, our fluent dipping knives–Never closer the whole rest of our lives.
Alderhey HospitalDEPARTMENT OF HEALTHDurkan welcomes proposed Paediatric Pathology solutionsFOYLE MLAHEALTH SPOKESPERSONliverpoolMark H Durkan It would mean grieving parents and their families having to travel to England to paediatric post mortems.The Foyle MLA said: “Whilst I welcome the response from Mr Pengelly that alternative Paediatric Pathology solutions are being explored, including a cross-border option and the possibility of using new emerging technologies, I lament the fact that these discussions did not commence sooner.“I am also currently awaiting a response from ROI Health Minister, Simon Harris TD, having written to him underlining the benefits of collaboration on this issue.“If these considerations had been taken on board initially, we could have avoided this situation altogether. ShareTweet “I hope that a decision is reached as quickly as possible to resolve the deficit in local paediatric pathology services and in turn prevent further distress to families here in their darkest hour.”Durkan welcomes proposed Paediatric Pathology solutions was last modified: November 22nd, 2018 by John2John2 Tags: Health chiefs have proposed moving paediatric pathology to Alder Hey Hospital in LiverpoolSDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan has welcomed a response from the Department of Health confirming ongoing talks in regards to an all-Ireland Paediatric Pathology service.Last week it was announced the services was being stopped in the North of Ireland in 2019 and the work transferred to Alder Hey hospital in Liverpool.