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The Bank Holiday weekend is going to be wet and windy, but there will be sunny spells at times
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The Bank Holiday weekend is going to be wet and windy, but there will be sunny spells at times

Sat 9:12 AM 17,232 Views 3 Comments

A Status Yellow rain warning has been issued for Cork and Kerry.

Poll: When should the extra bank holiday be (if we get one)?
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Poll: When should the extra bank holiday be (if we get one)?

Sep 28th 2021, 9:37 AM 59,397 Views 108 Comments

The government is discussing a number of options to reward workers for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

‘Covid bonus’ would ideally be paid before end of year, Varadkar says
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‘Covid bonus’ would ideally be paid before end of year, Varadkar says

Sep 28th 2021, 8:08 AM 38,952 Views 70 Comments

An extra bank holiday and tax credits are among options being considered to reward workers on the front line for their efforts during the pandemic.

Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?
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Quiz: How much do you know about bank holidays?

Jul 31st 2021, 10:00 PM 48,373 Views 31 Comments

Settle into the weekend with this quiz.

Mostly dry and warm this Bank Holiday weekend but showers to return by midweek
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# Mixed Bag

Mostly dry and warm this Bank Holiday weekend but showers to return by midweek

Jul 31st 2021, 2:59 PM 12,489 Views 5 Comments

Maximum temperatures today and tomorrow will be between 15 and 21 degrees.

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November
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Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November

Jul 30th 2021, 12:38 PM 54,594 Views 77 Comments

People Before Profit said the government should support their Bill that will see three extra bank holidays established.

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?
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Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?

Jul 30th 2021, 7:54 AM 35,087 Views 45 Comments

August is almost upon us.

Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way
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Bank Holiday weekend off to rainy and thundery start but dry conditions are on the way

Jul 30th 2021, 7:37 AM 31,827 Views 16 Comments

Grab your umbrella if you’re heading out this morning.

Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents
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Gardaí restrict access to Dublin streets and arrest 10 people for public order incidents

Jun 6th 2021, 12:47 AM 45,462 Views 96 Comments

Gardaí say they came under fire on South Anne Street and Temple Bar.

The extra bins and portable loos have arrived - but business owners in Dublin say long-term solution needed
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The extra bins and portable loos have arrived - but business owners in Dublin say long-term solution needed

Jun 4th 2021, 2:38 PM 24,557 Views 43 Comments
  • Dublin City Council have started to install portaloos and additional bins in the city
  • Large crowds of people have been gathering in town recently
  • Local business owners say a more permanent solution is needed
Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?
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Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?

Jun 4th 2021, 12:45 PM 28,024 Views 24 Comments

Hotels and other tourist accommodation reopened their doors this week.

Sunny with a chance of showers - here's how the Bank Holiday weather is looking
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Sunny with a chance of showers - here's how the Bank Holiday weather is looking

Jun 4th 2021, 8:46 AM 16,040 Views 5 Comments

Maximum temperatures today and tomorrow will be between 14 and 19 degrees.

1-in-4 drivers may have been over limit the morning after a night out
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1-in-4 drivers may have been over limit the morning after a night out

Jun 2nd 2021, 3:35 PM 15,666 Views 31 Comments

A quarter of people surveyed by the Road Safety Authority said that they may have been over the legal drink-driving limit while driving the morning after a night out.

Status Yellow wind and rain warning in place for 11 counties
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# Wet And Windy

Status Yellow wind and rain warning in place for 11 counties

May 3rd 2021, 8:04 AM 39,252 Views 24 Comments

This May Bank Holiday is set to be wet and windy.

'Don't assume it's safe': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
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'Don't assume it's safe': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

May 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 13,651 Views 5 Comments

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

Taoiseach says government will consider extra bank holiday for 2021
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Taoiseach says government will consider extra bank holiday for 2021

Dec 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 46,099 Views 65 Comments

There have been calls for another bank holiday in a bid to boost tourism next year.

Poll: If we were to get an extra bank holiday, when would you like it to be?
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Poll: If we were to get an extra bank holiday, when would you like it to be?

Oct 7th 2020, 8:42 AM 65,068 Views 93 Comments

The idea is under consideration from the government.

Taoiseach denies 'bottling' extra bank holiday but next year seen as more likely option
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Taoiseach denies 'bottling' extra bank holiday but next year seen as more likely option

Oct 6th 2020, 6:32 PM 47,943 Views 25 Comments

The idea of Ireland having an extra bank holiday to boost the tourism sector has been mooted for several months.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:45 PM 27,991 Views 0 Comments

A day to remember one of Ireland’s greatest heroes: politician and peace activist John Hume.

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?
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Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?

Jul 31st 2020, 8:15 PM 73,466 Views 63 Comments

Public health officials continue to impress our need to follow advice, particularly after a spike in Covid-19 cases on Thursday.

'Don't be scared': HSE chief urges public to be diligent this weekend after sharp increase in Covid-19 cases
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'Don't be scared': HSE chief urges public to be diligent this weekend after sharp increase in Covid-19 cases

Jul 31st 2020, 9:38 AM 36,783 Views 79 Comments

Eighty-five new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed yesterday in a worrying escalation.

People urged to keep record of who they meet to help contact tracers stop spread of Covid-19
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People urged to keep record of who they meet to help contact tracers stop spread of Covid-19

May 29th 2020, 9:01 PM 23,796 Views 46 Comments

NPHET this evening continued to urge people to comply with social distancing over the bank holiday weekend.

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork
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Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork

May 28th 2020, 11:50 AM 27,684 Views 2 Comments

Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are expected to reach the high 20s.

Justice Ministers remind public to 'please stay at home' over NI bank holiday weekend
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Justice Ministers remind public to 'please stay at home' over NI bank holiday weekend

May 7th 2020, 9:59 PM 13,668 Views 18 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan and Northern Ireland Minister for Justice Naomi Long issued a joint statement this evening.

Temperatures to reach as high as 19 degrees for the Bank Holiday - but we can expect some showers too
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Temperatures to reach as high as 19 degrees for the Bank Holiday - but we can expect some showers too

Apr 30th 2020, 5:09 PM 21,860 Views 35 Comments

Temperatures will be “higher than typical for this time of year” going into next week, Met Éireann said.

'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise
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'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise

Apr 30th 2020, 3:18 PM 11,593 Views 11 Comments

It’s feared that people may become complacent and be tempted to take to the water or visit coastal areas this bank holiday weekend.

From virtual raves to a tour around Dublin Zoo - here are some online events to check out this Bank Holiday weekend
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From virtual raves to a tour around Dublin Zoo - here are some online events to check out this Bank Holiday weekend

Apr 11th 2020, 9:30 AM 32,542 Views 3 Comments

With people being asked to stay indoors for the bank holiday weekend, plenty of events are being held online.

GoSafe speed camera workers announce 72-hour strike over bank holiday weekend
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GoSafe speed camera workers announce 72-hour strike over bank holiday weekend

Oct 16th 2019, 8:52 PM 15,894 Views 64 Comments

The work stoppage centres around a dispute over working conditions and union recognition.

Gardaí arrest six people in traffic operation targeting bank holiday drink drivers
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Gardaí arrest six people in traffic operation targeting bank holiday drink drivers

Updated Aug 4th 2019, 12:24 PM 51,802 Views 32 Comments

Over 350 drivers were tested.

Event Guide: It's the August bank holiday weekend - here's what is going on
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Event Guide: It's the August bank holiday weekend - here's what is going on

Aug 3rd 2019, 9:30 AM 32,715 Views 17 Comments

Go Medieval or dance to country music for the next few days.

Road deaths up 7% on last year as drivers told to slow down this bank holiday
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Road deaths up 7% on last year as drivers told to slow down this bank holiday

Aug 1st 2019, 1:41 PM 6,294 Views 12 Comments

January and February were the worst months for road fatalities with 16 deaths in each month.

Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth
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Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth

Jun 2nd 2019, 4:39 PM 48,455 Views 23 Comments

Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 1st 2019, 8:04 PM 10,430 Views 4 Comments

Here’s all you need to know from today’s news including a shooting in Dublin, bank fees and Ian Bailey on France’s guilty verdict.

Gardaí investigating hit-and-run in Louth as a 'deliberate act of endangerment'
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Gardaí investigating hit-and-run in Louth as a 'deliberate act of endangerment'

Updated Jun 1st 2019, 5:00 PM 28,646 Views 14 Comments

Anyone with information on a silver Ford Focus is asked to contact Gardaí.

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018
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# Joint Up Thinking

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018

May 28th 2019, 10:42 PM 14,954 Views 44 Comments

An awareness campaign is being launched to tackle what Transport Minister Shane Ross called “killer behaviour”.

Irish Rail services face disruption this Bank Holiday weekend as the company carries out repairs
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Irish Rail services face disruption this Bank Holiday weekend as the company carries out repairs

May 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 17,954 Views 27 Comments

Passengers have been reminded to check timetables before travelling.

Event guide: On the lookout for things to do this bank holiday weekend? Here are 7 great ideas
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Event guide: On the lookout for things to do this bank holiday weekend? Here are 7 great ideas

May 4th 2019, 9:00 AM 29,673 Views 14 Comments

Aerial acrobatics, Father Ted, and young tech geniuses…

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

Jan 31st 2019, 10:05 PM 72,138 Views 75 Comments

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

Poll: Do you think 21 January should be recognised as Ireland's Independence Day?
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Poll: Do you think 21 January should be recognised as Ireland's Independence Day?

Jan 21st 2019, 1:00 PM 33,185 Views 128 Comments

The Declaration of Independence Day Bill would declare January 21st as Ireland’s Independence Day.

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