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#Summer Time

# summer-time - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Morocco to keep summer time year round

The North African state was due to switch to winter time on Sunday.

Has time run out on turning the clocks back? Irish public asked to say what they want to happen

Minister Charlie Flanagan has announced a public consultation on the issue which will run until 30 November 2018.

# summer-time - Friday 31 August, 2018

Goodbye winter time? The EU is to recommend that the clocks should not change anymore Time Lords This post contains a poll

Goodbye winter time? The EU is to recommend that the clocks should not change anymore

Member states will be able to make their own decision on the time change.

# summer-time - Friday 22 June, 2018

Do you work indoors? Here's why you need to be wary of the sun - even when it's cloudy out

People are being warned that their skin can still be damaged on cloudy days.

# summer-time - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

From The42 Rory O'Carroll, Ger Brennan and 13 other Gaelic footballers who've left for America this summer Summer Time

Rory O'Carroll, Ger Brennan and 13 other Gaelic footballers who've left for America this summer

O’Carroll had announced he was moving to New Zealand, but it appears he’ll be lining out in Chicago this summer.

# summer-time - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 spectacular photos that show Inchydoney is the best beach in Ireland West Cork

# summer-time - Saturday 21 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 things you definitely saw at your local agricultural show every summer Town Show

# summer-time - Monday 1 June, 2015

Open thread: Now that summer's here - have your eating habits changed?

Dare we ask about your exercise habits too?

# summer-time - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland stay in summer, winter – or change time zone altogether? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland stay in summer, winter – or change time zone altogether?

Russia turned the clock back for the last time today.

# summer-time - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tomorrow is officially the first day of summer May Day May Day

Tomorrow is officially the first day of summer

It is in Ireland, anyway.

# summer-time - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Today and yesterday were hottest days of the year (so far)

It has just officially reached 29.5 degrees in Roscommon.

# summer-time - Friday 5 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Brighter Evenings Bill and birdwatchers

The first Friday of every month always sees some extra action in the Dáil and committees – and it’s an apt time to start speaking about Irish summer time hours. Is it an outdated thing to be putting the clocks back and forth?

# summer-time - Monday 27 May, 2013

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water

Tips to ensure your children stay safe near water this summer.

# summer-time - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Poll: Is the bad Irish weather making you consider a summer holiday abroad? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the bad Irish weather making you consider a summer holiday abroad?

Met Éireann has warned that warmer weather is still some time off, so a staycation could be a chilly prospect.

# summer-time - Saturday 30 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge IMPORTANT REMINDER: We're all getting less sleep tonight Time Travel

IMPORTANT REMINDER: We're all getting less sleep tonight

Get to bed early because the clocks will go forward one hour at 1am.

# summer-time - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland abandon Winter Time - or change time zone altogether? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland abandon Winter Time - or change time zone altogether?

The government’s shelved any investigation into whether we should change – so we wonder what you think.

Ireland shelves investigation on whether to switch time zones

Britain has put proposals to keep its clocks an hour forward on ice – and Alan Shatter says he’s doing so too.

DID YOU REMEMBER? Summer Time ended at 2am this morning, when clocks went back an hour. Your phone probably corrected itself automatically.

# summer-time - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Going on holliers? Here's how to get through an airport as quickly as possible

You’re so close to your holiday that you can almost taste it – but there’s just the airport to get through first…

# summer-time - Friday 25 May, 2012

# summer-time - Monday 26 March, 2012

No plans to change daylight saving time system, says Shatter

However, if the UK move forward with it, the Government will review the issue.

# summer-time - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Don't forget - the clocks go back tonight

The clocks change in the early hours of Sunday 30 October – going back one hour at 2am.

# summer-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.

# summer-time - Sunday 27 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Catch up on the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: the rising price of managing our banks, saturation coverage of the Moriarty findings, and the reason Dublin’s swans died.

Poll: Should we stay on Summer Time for good? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we stay on Summer Time for good?

Some people reckon keeping the extra hour of daylight would save electricity. Should we keep summer time forever?

GOOD MORNING. There’s no questioning that it’s Sunday, March 27, 2011 (that is, at least, if you’re in Ireland at the time of writing). But did your phone or alarm clock automatically put itself an hour forward at 1am? It might have – so you may want to check it against something else. At the time of writing, it’s now 8:13am in Ireland. Welcome to summer? Well, let’s hope so. Poll: Should we stay on Summer Time for good?

# summer-time - Saturday 26 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Catch up on the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.

Clocks go forward - that's one hour less in bed tomorrow

The switch to ‘summer time’ happens early tomorrow morning.