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#Bank Holiday Weekend

# bank-holiday-weekend - Saturday 5 June, 2021

More bins and portable loos placed in cities this weekend (but some areas are still fenced off)
# Bank Holiday Weekend
# Bank Holiday Weekend

More bins and portable loos placed in cities this weekend (but some areas are still fenced off)

Jun 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,195 Views 26 Comments

The public facilities come as pubs and restaurants reopen their outdoor spaces next week.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Increased lifeguard services for Co Clare after busy weekend sees volunteers performing rescues
# Beaches
# Beaches

Increased lifeguard services for Co Clare after busy weekend sees volunteers performing rescues

Jun 1st 2021, 5:21 PM 16,250 Views 6 Comments

Lifeguards were not on duty last weekend at the busy Lahinch beach and there have been calls to have them working full time for the rest of June.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Number of drug-driving arrests in first half of 2020 was more than double the same period in 2019
# DUI
# DUI

Number of drug-driving arrests in first half of 2020 was more than double the same period in 2019

Jul 30th 2020, 2:31 PM 12,579 Views 27 Comments

There was a total of 1,216 drug-driving arrests made in the first six months.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork

May 28th 2020, 11:50 AM 27,672 Views 2 Comments

Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are expected to reach the high 20s.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Gardaí and RSA urge care ahead of Bank Holiday weekend after pedestrian deaths double
# Bank Holiday Weekend
# Bank Holiday Weekend

Gardaí and RSA urge care ahead of Bank Holiday weekend after pedestrian deaths double

May 27th 2020, 12:24 PM 12,961 Views 16 Comments

Provisional collision figures for 2020 show that there has been a 17% increase in fatal crashes compared to last year.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Thursday 30 April, 2020

'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise
# Bank Holiday Weekend
# Bank Holiday Weekend

'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise

Apr 30th 2020, 3:18 PM 11,593 Views 11 Comments

It’s feared that people may become complacent and be tempted to take to the water or visit coastal areas this bank holiday weekend.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Friday 2 August, 2019

Temperatures could hit 25 degrees today, but it'll be a mixed bag over the weekend
# August
# August

Temperatures could hit 25 degrees today, but it'll be a mixed bag over the weekend

Aug 2nd 2019, 9:11 AM 24,180 Views 8 Comments

Sunshine, rain and spot flooding could all be on the cards this bank holiday weekend.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Warm temperatures and rain expected over bank holiday weekend
# A MIXED BAG
# A MIXED BAG

Warm temperatures and rain expected over bank holiday weekend

Jul 31st 2019, 7:28 AM 19,745 Views 5 Comments

Many outdoor events will be happening across the country this weekend.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Friday 31 May, 2019

It's going to be warm and humid with a mix of sunshine and showers this bank holiday weekend
# Weekend
# Weekend

It's going to be warm and humid with a mix of sunshine and showers this bank holiday weekend

May 31st 2019, 8:55 AM 16,466 Views 12 Comments

Today will be mild, humid and mostly cloudy across the country.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Driver clocked at 157 km/h on the M9 tests positive for cocaine, opiates and cannabis
# Bank Holiday Weekend
# Bank Holiday Weekend

Driver clocked at 157 km/h on the M9 tests positive for cocaine, opiates and cannabis

May 4th 2019, 2:00 PM 68,488 Views 37 Comments

A follow up search of the car led to a €40,000 drug seizure.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Monday 29 October, 2018

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h
# Speeding
# Speeding

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h

Oct 29th 2018, 4:04 PM 45,405 Views 50 Comments

The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Saturday 27 October, 2018

New roof at Dublin's Pearse Station and other works to cause disruption to Irish Rail users this weekend
# Rail Disruption
# Rail Disruption

New roof at Dublin's Pearse Station and other works to cause disruption to Irish Rail users this weekend

Oct 27th 2018, 7:15 AM 15,690 Views 3 Comments

A number of service alterations are in place due to line works around the country this weekend.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Saturday 5 May, 2018

It's been a grand day for it... and tomorrow is set to be warmer again
# Future's Bright
# Future's Bright

It's been a grand day for it... and tomorrow is set to be warmer again

May 5th 2018, 5:38 PM 30,330 Views 25 Comments

Ireland was bathed in sunshine today. And another two days of the glorious bank holiday weather beckon.

Extra trains for Ed Sheeran concerts, and none between Connolly-Howth this weekend
# Transport Update
# Transport Update

Extra trains for Ed Sheeran concerts, and none between Connolly-Howth this weekend

May 5th 2018, 7:15 AM 16,972 Views 2 Comments

If you’re taking the train this weekend, Iarnród Éireann is advising you check ahead.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Highs of 19 degrees expected over the bank holiday weekend
# Irish Summer
# Irish Summer

Highs of 19 degrees expected over the bank holiday weekend

May 2nd 2018, 8:50 AM 24,570 Views 15 Comments

Temperatures could reach 21 degrees next week.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

6 family events to check out this bank holiday weekend - from dog shows to summer carnivals
# Family Event Guide
# Family Event Guide

6 family events to check out this bank holiday weekend - from dog shows to summer carnivals

May 1st 2018, 2:44 PM 1,555 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s on around Ireland for the first long weekend of the summer.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Friday 4 August, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 4th 2017, 9:05 PM 10,490 Views 0 Comments

Homeless figures released, Leo in the North, and a Dublin murder – here’s the news from today.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Friday 2 June, 2017

Poll: Have you ever made an excuse to leave work early?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever made an excuse to leave work early?

Jun 2nd 2017, 12:45 PM 17,490 Views 18 Comments

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Friday 14 April, 2017

These heritage sites in Dublin, Kilkenny and Tipperary take in the most money
# Visitors Welcome
# Visitors Welcome

These heritage sites in Dublin, Kilkenny and Tipperary take in the most money

Apr 14th 2017, 8:30 PM 18,203 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Castle, the Rock of Cashel, Kilkenny Castle attracted the numbers and made the big bucks.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Commuters take note: There are some changes to train services this weekend
# Ch-Ch-Changes
# Ch-Ch-Changes

Commuters take note: There are some changes to train services this weekend

Oct 29th 2016, 6:15 AM 9,784 Views 2 Comments

A number of changes are in place to facilitate works this weekend.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving

Jun 4th 2016, 1:39 PM 20,302 Views 64 Comments

Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Monday 30 May, 2016

Ever thought about cutting back on alcohol? Here are some tips to help this bank holiday
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# Sponsored By Hse Little Things

Ever thought about cutting back on alcohol? Here are some tips to help this bank holiday

May 30th 2016, 5:28 PM 37,197 Views 20 Comments

Pace yourself so you can enjoy the whole weekend.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Sunday 25 October, 2015

8 lies everyone working a bank holiday Monday tells themselves
# Bank Holiday
From The Daily Edge
# Bank Holiday

8 lies everyone working a bank holiday Monday tells themselves

Oct 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,557 Views 3 Comments

All hope is lost.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Here's what the weather looks like for this bank holiday weekend
# Not Great
# Not Great

Here's what the weather looks like for this bank holiday weekend

Oct 24th 2015, 1:09 PM 20,531 Views 15 Comments

It’s going to be meh.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: This is what the weather looks like in Galway tonight
# Very Wild Atlantic Way
# Very Wild Atlantic Way

WATCH: This is what the weather looks like in Galway tonight

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:58 PM 54,198 Views 42 Comments

Quick reminder: It’s August.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Sunday 3 May, 2015

12 stages of a bank holiday weekend we all go through
# Bonus Day
From The Daily Edge
# Bonus Day

12 stages of a bank holiday weekend we all go through

May 3rd 2015, 11:00 AM 7,806 Views 2 Comments

That extra day means so, so much.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Thursday 23 October, 2014

St. Vincent's look to retain their Dublin SFC crown while Donaghy faces O'Sullivan in Kerry final
# Bank Holiday Football
From The42
# Bank Holiday Football

St. Vincent's look to retain their Dublin SFC crown while Donaghy faces O'Sullivan in Kerry final

Oct 23rd 2014, 8:00 PM 5,419 Views 5 Comments

There are also county finals in Westmeath and Kildare while the Leinster and Connacht club championships begin.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Monday 4 August, 2014

The 7 raw emotions of working on a Bank Holiday Monday
# Bank Holiday Blues
From The Daily Edge
# Bank Holiday Blues

The 7 raw emotions of working on a Bank Holiday Monday

Aug 4th 2014, 4:00 PM 5,399 Views 0 Comments

We’re here for you.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Woman (20s) dies after her car strikes a lamppost in Co Mayo
# Lurga
# Lurga

Woman (20s) dies after her car strikes a lamppost in Co Mayo

Aug 3rd 2014, 1:27 PM 20,700 Views 10 Comments

It brings to three the number of people killed on our roads since Friday.

Weather warnings have been lifted... and there's even talk of more widespread sunny spells
# I Can See Clearly Now
# I Can See Clearly Now

Weather warnings have been lifted... and there's even talk of more widespread sunny spells

Aug 3rd 2014, 9:07 AM 29,151 Views 26 Comments

Motorists are still advised to take extreme care on the roads as conditions are still wet.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Batten down the hatches (for now): Orange warning remains in place for Leinster
# Splash
# Splash

Batten down the hatches (for now): Orange warning remains in place for Leinster

Aug 2nd 2014, 7:09 PM 28,320 Views 50 Comments

Tipperary, Waterford, you’re not off the hook either.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Thursday 31 July, 2014

7 original things to do this Bank Holiday Weekend
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By 7up Free

7 original things to do this Bank Holiday Weekend

Jul 31st 2014, 4:48 PM 40,198 Views 23 Comments

Go on, you’ve no excuse.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Friday 30 May, 2014

Fota's Tiger Forest hopes to attract thousands with new €6m development
# Wildlife Park
From The Daily Edge
# Wildlife Park

Fota's Tiger Forest hopes to attract thousands with new €6m development

May 30th 2014, 10:05 AM 11,073 Views 13 Comments

The first part of the Wildlife Park’s new Asian Sanctuary will open to the publc

# bank-holiday-weekend - Monday 5 May, 2014

7 people suffering from epic, emotional Bank Holiday Weekend Fear
# The Fear
From The Daily Edge
# The Fear

7 people suffering from epic, emotional Bank Holiday Weekend Fear

May 5th 2014, 3:00 PM 6,474 Views 4 Comments

And the different reasons why.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Friday 2 May, 2014

Poll: Should double penalty points be applied during bank holiday weekends?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should double penalty points be applied during bank holiday weekends?

May 2nd 2014, 9:39 AM 16,250 Views 133 Comments

A similar rule already applies in Australia.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend

Oct 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,287 Views 6 Comments

You’d better read this if you’re planning on using the rail services this Bank Holiday weekend.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Monday 5 August, 2013

QUIZ: Is the Bank Holiday weekend all it’s cracked up to be?
# Bank Humbug
From The Daily Edge
# Bank Humbug

QUIZ: Is the Bank Holiday weekend all it’s cracked up to be?

Aug 5th 2013, 3:00 PM 2,631 Views 4 Comments

The Bank Holiday has come and gone. Take this quiz to see if you got any craic out of it.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Most drivers sing, talk to themselves or open the window to combat tiredness
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Most drivers sing, talk to themselves or open the window to combat tiredness

Jul 31st 2013, 9:44 PM 12,739 Views 55 Comments

Gardaí and the Road Safety Authority are issuing an appeal about driver fatigue ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

11 people who regret ever sunbathing
# Not So Fun In The Sun
From The Daily Edge
# Not So Fun In The Sun

11 people who regret ever sunbathing

May 7th 2013, 10:25 AM 10,092 Views 0 Comments

They are raging. Also a bit red from the sun.

# bank-holiday-weekend - Friday 3 May, 2013

Gardaí warn of 'enhanced' traffic duty as road deaths creep up
# Roads
# Roads

Gardaí warn of 'enhanced' traffic duty as road deaths creep up

May 3rd 2013, 8:51 AM 9,487 Views 71 Comments

Road deaths are up by 25 per cent so far this year – leading to a Garda warning ahead of the long weekend.

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