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#Bank Holiday

# bank-holiday - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Poll: If we were to get an extra bank holiday, when would you like it to be? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: If we were to get an extra bank holiday, when would you like it to be?

The idea is under consideration from the government.

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Taoiseach denies 'bottling' extra bank holiday but next year seen as more likely option

The idea of Ireland having an extra bank holiday to boost the tourism sector has been mooted for several months.

# bank-holiday - Monday 3 August, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

A day to remember one of Ireland’s greatest heroes: politician and peace activist John Hume.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

# bank-holiday - Friday 31 July, 2020

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend? Bank Holiday This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?

Public health officials continue to impress our need to follow advice, particularly after a spike in Covid-19 cases on Thursday.

'Don't be scared': HSE chief urges public to be diligent this weekend after sharp increase in Covid-19 cases

Eighty-five new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed yesterday in a worrying escalation.

# bank-holiday - Friday 29 May, 2020

People urged to keep record of who they meet to help contact tracers stop spread of Covid-19

NPHET this evening continued to urge people to comply with social distancing over the bank holiday weekend.

# bank-holiday - Thursday 28 May, 2020

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

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

# bank-holiday - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Justice Ministers remind public to 'please stay at home' over NI bank holiday weekend

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan and Northern Ireland Minister for Justice Naomi Long issued a joint statement this evening.

# bank-holiday - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Temperatures to reach as high as 19 degrees for the Bank Holiday - but we can expect some showers too

Temperatures will be “higher than typical for this time of year” going into next week, Met Éireann said.

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

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 - Saturday 11 April, 2020

From virtual raves to a tour around Dublin Zoo - here are some online events to check out this Bank Holiday weekend

With people being asked to stay indoors for the bank holiday weekend, plenty of events are being held online.

# bank-holiday - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

GoSafe speed camera workers announce 72-hour strike over bank holiday weekend

The work stoppage centres around a dispute over working conditions and union recognition.

# bank-holiday - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Gardaí arrest six people in traffic operation targeting bank holiday drink drivers

Over 350 drivers were tested.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Event Guide: It's the August bank holiday weekend - here's what is going on

Go Medieval or dance to country music for the next few days.

# bank-holiday - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Road deaths up 7% on last year as drivers told to slow down this bank holiday

January and February were the worst months for road fatalities with 16 deaths in each month.

# bank-holiday - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth

Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s all you need to know from today’s news including a shooting in Dublin, bank fees and Ian Bailey on France’s guilty verdict.

Gardaí investigating hit-and-run in Louth as a 'deliberate act of endangerment'

Anyone with information on a silver Ford Focus is asked to contact Gardaí.

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018

An awareness campaign is being launched to tackle what Transport Minister Shane Ross called “killer behaviour”.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Irish Rail services face disruption this Bank Holiday weekend as the company carries out repairs

Passengers have been reminded to check timetables before travelling.

Event guide: On the lookout for things to do this bank holiday weekend? Here are 7 great ideas

Aerial acrobatics, Father Ted, and young tech geniuses…

# bank-holiday - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day

A campaign has begun in Europe to create a public holiday across the continent on 9 May.

# bank-holiday - Monday 21 January, 2019

Poll: Do you think 21 January should be recognised as Ireland's Independence Day? Politics This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think 21 January should be recognised as Ireland's Independence Day?

The Declaration of Independence Day Bill would declare January 21st as Ireland’s Independence Day.

# bank-holiday - Monday 29 October, 2018

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

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

# bank-holiday - Saturday 27 October, 2018

No plans for the October bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend

A quick round-up of the weekend’s best events.

# bank-holiday - Friday 26 October, 2018

It's going to hit -3 degrees on this chilly long weekend - here's how to stay safe on the roads

Temperatures could drop into the minus figures on Saturday and Sunday night.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend

Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

# bank-holiday - Monday 4 June, 2018

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s making headlines this Bank Holiday Monday.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 2 June, 2018

People warned not to swim in quarries over bank holiday weekend

According to Irish Water Safety, 62% of drownings occur inland where river and lake beds can be difficult to see.

# bank-holiday - Friday 4 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge What Should You Do Over The Bank Holiday Weekend? Bank Holiday

What Should You Do Over The Bank Holiday Weekend?

Let us decide.

Poll: Well, are you up to much this Bank Holiday weekend? It's Sunshine Or Bust This post contains a poll

# bank-holiday - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here are all of the best things coming to Netflix over the bank holiday weekend Netflix

Here are all of the best things coming to Netflix over the bank holiday weekend

Sure, the weather might be nice… But do you really want to miss Dear White People: Volume 2?

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day

A proposed Bill seeks to designate 21 January Ireland’s Independence Day – but it wouldn’t be a bank holiday.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Ireland could get an Independence Day - but it wouldn't be a holiday

There have been a number of calls for an extra bank holiday to be added to the calendar.

# bank-holiday - Friday 27 October, 2017

Road authority to provide free cups of coffee to drivers over bank holiday weekend

The RSA and gardaí have implored cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians to wear high-visibility clothing when on the roads over the weekend as the clocks go back.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Gardaí out in force after high number of road deaths this week

Dublin Fire Brigade were called to a number of crashes last night.

Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is

But over two-thirds of people said they were more aware of the harmful effects alcohol can have.

# bank-holiday - Friday 4 August, 2017

There's a lot of patchy rain expected for the long weekend...

Tuesday’s weather will be dry across most of the country with sunny spells, according to Met Éireann.

Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect

Have a look at what route is closed so you don’t spend too much of the Bank Holiday weekend stuck in traffic.

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