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#Daylight Savings Time

# daylight-savings-time - Sunday 28 March, 2021

The clocks went forward an hour overnight. Did you remember?
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

The clocks went forward an hour overnight. Did you remember?

Mar 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 25,828 Views 39 Comments

The times, they are a-changin’…

# daylight-savings-time - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Don't forget! The clocks are going forward tonight
# TIME
# TIME

Don't forget! The clocks are going forward tonight

Mar 27th 2021, 7:00 PM 33,225 Views 39 Comments

You’ll have an hour less in bed tomorrow morning.

# daylight-savings-time - Sunday 25 October, 2020

A reminder: The clocks went back by an hour last night
# Time Change
# Time Change

A reminder: The clocks went back by an hour last night

Oct 25th 2020, 8:00 AM 32,406 Views 50 Comments

Winter time officially began overnight.

# daylight-savings-time - Sunday 29 March, 2020

The grand stretch really arrives today... because the clocks went forward last night
# Grand Stretch
# Grand Stretch

The grand stretch really arrives today... because the clocks went forward last night

Mar 29th 2020, 9:30 AM 34,566 Views 31 Comments

You didn’t forget… right?

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

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

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

Jul 17th 2019, 9:25 AM 41,906 Views 109 Comments

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
# Daylight Savings Time
# Daylight Savings Time

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

Jul 17th 2019, 6:10 AM 19,212 Views 52 Comments

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
# Daylight Savings Time
# Daylight Savings Time

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

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:10 AM 17,820 Views 64 Comments

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?
# Podcast
# Podcast

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

Mar 31st 2019, 4:30 PM 16,721 Views 18 Comments

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
# If I Could Turn Back Time
# If I Could Turn Back Time

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

Oct 2nd 2018, 8:59 PM 19,059 Views 26 Comments

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
# Seasonal Time Change
# Seasonal Time Change

Government to hold national consultation on scrapping daylight savings time

Oct 1st 2018, 8:14 PM 21,285 Views 57 Comments

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
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

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

Sep 8th 2018, 12:42 PM 104,520 Views 147 Comments

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
# Spring Forward Fall Back
# Spring Forward Fall Back

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 6:30 AM 34,565 Views 39 Comments

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'
# Body Clock
# Body Clock

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

Nov 18th 2017, 4:00 PM 35,347 Views 90 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Oct 25th 2017, 9:21 AM 44,408 Views 126 Comments

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

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

There is one alarming upside to the clocks going back

Oct 25th 2015, 10:31 AM 8,534 Views 5 Comments

The car clock struggle is real.

Poll: Should we get rid of daylight savings time?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we get rid of daylight savings time?

Oct 25th 2015, 10:20 AM 26,225 Views 50 Comments

Tick tock tick tock.

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

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

People are REALLY confused over what time it is

Mar 30th 2014, 10:20 AM 3,030 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Grand Stretch
# Grand Stretch

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

Jul 5th 2013, 10:08 AM 16,026 Views 84 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 19,192 Views 20 Comments

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
# State Papers
# State Papers

Ireland fought off loss of summer weeks

Dec 31st 2011, 9:59 AM 4,792 Views 8 Comments

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
# Clocks

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

Oct 26th 2011, 4:49 PM 3,277 Views 48 Comments

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
# Clocks Forward
# Clocks Forward

Bid to move British clocks forward gets initial vote

Dec 3rd 2010, 6:44 PM 842 Views 0 Comments

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
# Oops

Ireland awakens… an hour late, thanks to iPhone glitch

Nov 1st 2010, 9:33 AM 856 Views 0 Comments

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