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#Bank Holiday

# bank-holiday - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Water safety appeal issued ahead of bank holiday weekend
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Water safety appeal issued ahead of bank holiday weekend

Apr 30th 2022, 8:30 AM 11,100 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, the RNLI and Water Safety Ireland are urging people to stay safe in and on the water or along the coastline.

# bank-holiday - Friday 29 April, 2022

A mix of drizzly, cloudy and sunny weather in store for long weekend
# Typical
# Typical

A mix of drizzly, cloudy and sunny weather in store for long weekend

Apr 29th 2022, 9:08 AM 12,183 Views 0 Comments

The Bank Holiday Monday will be the best of a bad lot for most of Ireland, it appears.

# bank-holiday - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Motorists urged to slow down and take extra care ahead of long bank holiday weekend
# Drive Safe
# Drive Safe

Motorists urged to slow down and take extra care ahead of long bank holiday weekend

Mar 17th 2022, 8:30 AM 7,375 Views 9 Comments

The RSA and An Garda Síochána are appealing for all road users to act responsibly and not to drink and drive.

# bank-holiday - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Explainer: What does Ireland's new public holiday actually mean for workers and employers?
# Bank Holliers
# Bank Holliers

Explainer: What does Ireland's new public holiday actually mean for workers and employers?

Jan 20th 2022, 3:57 PM 45,381 Views 20 Comments

For the vast bulk of workers within the State, a new public holiday will entitle them to an extra day’s paid leave.

# bank-holiday - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Extra public holiday to take place on 18 March and healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Extra public holiday to take place on 18 March and healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus

Updated Jan 19th 2022, 4:15 PM 242,143 Views 240 Comments

In addition, from 2023 there will be a new annual public holiday at the start of February.

# bank-holiday - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Double bank holiday earmarked for St Patrick's Day weekend next year, says Varadkar
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Double bank holiday earmarked for St Patrick's Day weekend next year, says Varadkar

Nov 25th 2021, 1:18 PM 52,719 Views 45 Comments

A permanent bank holiday would then be held on St Brigid’s Day from 2023 onwards.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 23 October, 2021

The Bank Holiday weekend is going to be wet and windy, but there will be sunny spells at times
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

The Bank Holiday weekend is going to be wet and windy, but there will be sunny spells at times

Oct 23rd 2021, 9:12 AM 17,480 Views 5 Comments

A Status Yellow rain warning has been issued for Cork and Kerry.

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Poll: When should the extra bank holiday be (if we get one)?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When should the extra bank holiday be (if we get one)?

Sep 28th 2021, 9:37 AM 59,584 Views 108 Comments

The government is discussing a number of options to reward workers for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

‘Covid bonus’ would ideally be paid before end of year, Varadkar says
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

‘Covid bonus’ would ideally be paid before end of year, Varadkar says

Sep 28th 2021, 8:08 AM 39,124 Views 70 Comments

An extra bank holiday and tax credits are among options being considered to reward workers on the front line for their efforts during the pandemic.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?
# Long Weekend
# Long Weekend

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?

Jul 31st 2021, 10:00 PM 48,455 Views 32 Comments

Settle into the weekend with this quiz.

Mostly dry and warm this Bank Holiday weekend but showers to return by midweek
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

Mostly dry and warm this Bank Holiday weekend but showers to return by midweek

Jul 31st 2021, 2:59 PM 12,493 Views 6 Comments

Maximum temperatures today and tomorrow will be between 15 and 21 degrees.

# bank-holiday - Friday 30 July, 2021

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November

Jul 30th 2021, 12:38 PM 54,727 Views 77 Comments

People Before Profit said the government should support their Bill that will see three extra bank holidays established.

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

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

Jul 30th 2021, 7:54 AM 35,093 Views 45 Comments

August is almost upon us.

Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way
# Rain Rain Go Away
# Rain Rain Go Away

Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way

Jul 30th 2021, 7:37 AM 31,828 Views 16 Comments

Grab your umbrella if you’re heading out this morning.

# bank-holiday - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents

Jun 6th 2021, 12:47 AM 45,556 Views 96 Comments

Gardaí say they came under fire on South Anne Street and Temple Bar.

# bank-holiday - Friday 4 June, 2021

The extra bins and portable loos have arrived - but business owners in Dublin say long-term solution needed
# Sin Bin
# Sin Bin

The extra bins and portable loos have arrived - but business owners in Dublin say long-term solution needed

Jun 4th 2021, 2:38 PM 24,608 Views 43 Comments
  • Dublin City Council have started to install portaloos and additional bins in the city
  • Large crowds of people have been gathering in town recently
  • Local business owners say a more permanent solution is needed
Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

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

Jun 4th 2021, 12:45 PM 28,036 Views 24 Comments

Hotels and other tourist accommodation reopened their doors this week.

Sunny with a chance of showers - here's how the Bank Holiday weather is looking
# Forecast
# Forecast

Sunny with a chance of showers - here's how the Bank Holiday weather is looking

Jun 4th 2021, 8:46 AM 16,042 Views 5 Comments

Maximum temperatures today and tomorrow will be between 14 and 19 degrees.

# bank-holiday - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

1-in-4 drivers may have been over limit the morning after a night out
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

1-in-4 drivers may have been over limit the morning after a night out

Jun 2nd 2021, 3:35 PM 15,823 Views 31 Comments

A quarter of people surveyed by the Road Safety Authority said that they may have been over the legal drink-driving limit while driving the morning after a night out.

# bank-holiday - Monday 3 May, 2021

Status Yellow wind and rain warning in place for 11 counties
# Wet And Windy
# Wet And Windy

Status Yellow wind and rain warning in place for 11 counties

May 3rd 2021, 8:04 AM 39,287 Views 24 Comments

This May Bank Holiday is set to be wet and windy.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 1 May, 2021

'Don't assume it's safe': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

'Don't assume it's safe': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

May 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 13,661 Views 5 Comments

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# bank-holiday - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Taoiseach says government will consider extra bank holiday for 2021
# Holidays
# Holidays

Taoiseach says government will consider extra bank holiday for 2021

Dec 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 46,113 Views 65 Comments

There have been calls for another bank holiday in a bid to boost tourism next year.

# 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
# Your Say

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

Oct 7th 2020, 8:42 AM 65,078 Views 93 Comments

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
# Holibops
# Holibops

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

Oct 6th 2020, 6:32 PM 47,947 Views 25 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:45 PM 27,995 Views 0 Comments

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

# bank-holiday - Friday 31 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 31st 2020, 8:15 PM 73,476 Views 63 Comments

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
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

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

Jul 31st 2020, 9:38 AM 36,788 Views 79 Comments

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
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

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

May 29th 2020, 9:01 PM 23,799 Views 46 Comments

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
# 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 27,729 Views 2 Comments

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
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

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

May 7th 2020, 9:59 PM 13,670 Views 18 Comments

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
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

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

Apr 30th 2020, 5:09 PM 21,872 Views 35 Comments

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
# 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 11,606 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 - 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
# Stay Home
# Stay Home

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

Apr 11th 2020, 9:30 AM 32,546 Views 3 Comments

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
# Work Stoppage
# Work Stoppage

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

Oct 16th 2019, 8:52 PM 15,909 Views 64 Comments

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
# Operation Lockdown
# Operation Lockdown

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

Updated Aug 4th 2019, 12:24 PM 51,808 Views 32 Comments

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
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

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

Aug 3rd 2019, 9:30 AM 32,724 Views 17 Comments

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
# Warning
# Warning

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

Aug 1st 2019, 1:41 PM 6,306 Views 12 Comments

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
# Road Closed
# Road Closed

Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth

Jun 2nd 2019, 4:39 PM 48,466 Views 23 Comments

Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 1st 2019, 8:04 PM 10,432 Views 4 Comments

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.

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