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#Public Holiday

# public-holiday - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day? Republic This post contains a poll

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?

It’s proposed 21 January – the first sitting of the Dáil – should be marked as Ireland’s Independence Day.

# public-holiday - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Ever wondered why Montserrat have a day off for St Patrick's Day too?

Today, Montserrat’s connection to an ‘Irish’ identity is strong but this has not always been the case.

# public-holiday - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland July This post contains a poll

Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland

WHERE’S OUR JULY BANK HOLIDAY?

# public-holiday - Friday 9 November, 2012

Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday

What if our meteorological service could declare a bank holiday on a day when the weather is going to be good? One town council wants to see if it’s possible.

# public-holiday - Friday 16 March, 2012

DUP deputy leader tells House of Commons: Make St Patrick's Day a public holiday

Nigel Dodds asks Sir George Young, the Leader of the House of Commons, if March 17 will be made a holiday in the UK.

# public-holiday - Monday 2 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge You do know today’s not a public holiday, right? Uh-Oh

You do know today’s not a public holiday, right?

Get back to work! Unless, of course, your employer is among the majority to observe today as a de facto holiday anyway.