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#Public Holiday

# public-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 45,384 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.

# public-holiday - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

'No formal decision yet' on St Patrick's Day double bank holiday this year
# Four Day Weekend
# Four Day Weekend

'No formal decision yet' on St Patrick's Day double bank holiday this year

Jan 11th 2022, 1:59 PM 28,269 Views 31 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said that “we just haven’t pushed the button yet”.

# public-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 48,456 Views 31 Comments

Settle into the weekend with this quiz.

# public-holiday - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?
# Republic
# Republic

Is it time Ireland had its own Independence Day?

Jan 25th 2017, 6:44 PM 20,846 Views 80 Comments

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?
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

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

Mar 17th 2016, 5:00 PM 12,313 Views 31 Comments

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

# public-holiday - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland
# July
From The Daily Edge
# July

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

Jul 1st 2015, 9:40 AM 3,887 Views 1 Comment

WHERE’S OUR JULY BANK HOLIDAY?

# public-holiday - Friday 9 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 9th 2012, 2:30 PM 16,194 Views 49 Comments

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
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

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

Mar 16th 2012, 1:18 PM 4,668 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 2nd 2012, 11:40 AM 21,859 Views 63 Comments

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