Today Dublin Airport will have one of its busiest afternoons since 2019, daa have warned.
They are expecting 250,000 passengers to depart from the Airport between Wednesday, April 13 and Easter Monday, April 18.
Spokesman for daa Graeme McQueen has said they have the maximum number of security staff working but asked passengers to arrive to the airport early.
He said on Today with Claire Byrne: “This afternoon will be one of the busiest afternoons we’ve had since 2019 but we’re well set up for that.
“We’ve made sure that we have the maximum number of security staff and maximum number of security lanes open that we can.
“But I will emphasise that it will be busy all weekend so it is really important that people continue to heed that advice and be at the airport early, up to three and a half hours before your flight.
“If you can check in online, in advance, with your airline please do that. Be prepared for it to be a bit busier.”
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