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#Public holidays

# public-holidays - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day
# May Day May Day
# May Day May Day

Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day

Jan 31st 2019, 10:05 PM 72,148 Views 75 Comments

A campaign has begun in Europe to create a public holiday across the continent on 9 May.

# public-holidays - Monday 29 May, 2017

Public holidays are the busiest time for self-harm cases in Ireland
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Public holidays are the busiest time for self-harm cases in Ireland

May 29th 2017, 10:03 AM 8,919 Views 3 Comments

An average of 32 incidents of self-harm cases were presented in hospitals on public holidays.

# public-holidays - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK

Apr 23rd 2017, 11:56 AM 15,961 Views 43 Comments

The Labour leader has an uphill battle to beat Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party in June’s snap election.

# public-holidays - Friday 4 November, 2016

We won't be getting a bank holiday to celebrate the Easter Rising
# Our Day Won't Come
# Our Day Won't Come

We won't be getting a bank holiday to celebrate the Easter Rising

Nov 4th 2016, 10:28 AM 18,855 Views 57 Comments

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said it isn’t necessary.

# public-holidays - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland?

Oct 29th 2016, 9:00 AM 24,840 Views 75 Comments

One of our MEPs thinks we should.

# public-holidays - Thursday 27 October, 2016

MEP calls for number of Irish public holidays to be increased
# Amen To That
# Amen To That

MEP calls for number of Irish public holidays to be increased

Oct 27th 2016, 6:02 PM 18,176 Views 34 Comments

At present only three countries across Europe have fewer national holidays than the Republic.

# public-holidays - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Column: Can we just give Halloween a miss this year?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Can we just give Halloween a miss this year?

Oct 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 20 Views 101 Comments

I’m not a complete scrooge (I swear) but bah-humbug to Halloween! I can’t stand the expense, the binge drinking and the ubiquitous “sexy” costumes, writes Kate Bellamy.

# public-holidays - Monday 2 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Bank Holiday Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Bank Holiday Monday

Jan 2nd 2012, 7:48 PM 7,569 Views 4 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Protesters take over Nama building, fire at a Dublin church, and should we be flying the Union Jack?