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#Daylight Savings Time

# daylight-savings-time - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland oppose the EU’s proposal to end seasonal clock changes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland oppose the EU’s proposal to end seasonal clock changes?

The proposal would require the State to choose either permanent summer time or winter time.

Irish government wants to oppose the EU's proposal to end seasonal clock changes

It is understood that during the discussions at working groups the UK has opposed the proposal.

# daylight-savings-time - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Over 80% of Irish people would rather stay in summer time if the clocks stop changing twice a year

The European Parliament voted last week in favour of abolishing seasonal time changes.

# daylight-savings-time - Sunday 31 March, 2019

The Explainer: Is Ireland getting rid of Daylight Savings Time?

In the latest episode of our weekly podcast, we look at proposed changes to Daylight Savings Time – and what Ireland’s options are.

# daylight-savings-time - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Government wants to avoid scenario where there would be two time zones on the island of Ireland

The changing of the clocks for winter and summer has been a ritual in Europe since 1916.

# daylight-savings-time - Monday 1 October, 2018

Government to hold national consultation on scrapping daylight savings time

The President of the European Commission has proposed to end the changes in Europe next year.

# daylight-savings-time - Saturday 8 September, 2018

You won't get that extra hour in bed anymore as it looks like the end for daylight savings time

It will take nearly three years because of the various channels the legislation needs to pass through.

# daylight-savings-time - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Should the clocks go forward and back? The EU wants your opinion

The majority of EU states operate summertime arrangements.

# daylight-savings-time - Saturday 18 November, 2017

MEPs to vote on scrapping daylight saving time 'for health and safety reasons'

A new EU study said that health research associates DST with disruption to circadian rhythm.

# daylight-savings-time - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Poll: Should we scrap putting the clocks back and forward every year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we scrap putting the clocks back and forward every year?

We’ve been putting the clocks forward in Spring, and back in Autumn, for over 100 years now.

# daylight-savings-time - Sunday 25 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge There is one alarming upside to the clocks going back Finally

There is one alarming upside to the clocks going back

The car clock struggle is real.

Poll: Should we get rid of daylight savings time? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we get rid of daylight savings time?

Tick tock tick tock.

# daylight-savings-time - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge People are REALLY confused over what time it is Spring Forward

People are REALLY confused over what time it is

YES. Your phone has put itself forward.

# daylight-savings-time - Friday 5 July, 2013

Why does a Labour TD want to change Ireland's time zone?

A plan to bring Ireland into line with Central European Time could gain us 300 hours of ‘useful’ sunlight a year.

# daylight-savings-time - Sunday 28 October, 2012

From The42 What time is it? 15 photos of sports people who forgot that the clocks went back Uh Oh This post contains images

What time is it? 15 photos of sports people who forgot that the clocks went back

Let’s hope Alex Ferguson remembered to change all of his watches this morning.

# daylight-savings-time - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Ireland fought off loss of summer weeks

EEC wanted us to put the clocks back on the second Sunday in October, sending us into dark winter evenings earlier.

# daylight-savings-time - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Ireland won’t scrap Summer Time – unless we get EU support Clocks This post contains a poll

Ireland won’t scrap Summer Time – unless we get EU support

Alan Shatter tells the Dáil that Ireland would need the approval of all 27 EU members if it wanted to keep the clocks forward.

# daylight-savings-time - Friday 3 December, 2010

Bid to move British clocks forward gets initial vote

If Daylight Saving Bill is introduced, it will put UK in different time zone from Ireland.

# daylight-savings-time - Monday 1 November, 2010

Ireland awakens… an hour late, thanks to iPhone glitch Oops This post contains videos

Ireland awakens… an hour late, thanks to iPhone glitch

You got an extra hour in bed yesterday… and if you have an iPhone, you may have stolen another one.