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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# bank holidays

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# Bank Holiday
Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November
People Before Profit said the government should support their Bill that will see three extra bank holidays established.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland have more bank holidays throughout the year?
Today is a public holiday in many countries.
# easter holidays
These balmy temperatures are here to stay for the long weekend
But the sunny conditions? Not so certain.
Opinion: 'One bank holiday per month would give employees something to look forward to'
More bank holidays would improve people’s quality of life and allow tourism and culture to flourish, writes James Shaw.
# May Day
Bank holidays: Here's how Ireland measures up compared to other EU countries
We lag behind many of our neighbours when it comes to public holidays.
# St Patrick's Day
Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK
The Labour leader has an uphill battle to beat Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party in June’s snap election.
# monday monday
9 days that SHOULD be a Bank Holiday in Ireland
Sign the petition today.
# Your Say
Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland?
One of our MEPs thinks we should.
# family misfortunes
How to survive a Bank Holiday weekend with your family
A quick guide to family gatherings.
# Operation Slowdown
Gardaí report 63pc increase in checkpoints over June's long weekend
Gardaí say 1,426 mandatory alcohol checkpoints were operated last weekend, up from 874 in June 2012.
# mediocri-days
Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh'
There’s no Good Friday drama and no Easter Sunday festivities – but this particular Saturday is just one of a few milestones in the year that really drag.