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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 65,042 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 47,870 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 27,984 Views 0 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Aug 3rd 2020, 8:48 AM 23,545 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

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 73,410 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 36,761 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 23,789 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 27,525 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 13,666 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 21,858 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 11,569 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 32,497 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 15,862 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 51,797 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 32,621 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 6,284 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 48,446 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 10,426 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 28,634 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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Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018

May 28th 2019, 10:42 PM 14,940 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 17,887 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 29,646 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 72,120 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 33,098 Views 128 Comments

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

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h
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Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h

Oct 29th 2018, 4:04 PM 45,379 Views 50 Comments

The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.

No plans for the October bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend
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No plans for the October bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend

Oct 27th 2018, 8:50 AM 18,868 Views 10 Comments

A quick round-up of the weekend’s best events.

It's going to hit -3 degrees on this chilly long weekend - here's how to stay safe on the roads
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It's going to hit -3 degrees on this chilly long weekend - here's how to stay safe on the roads

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 2:45 PM 32,435 Views 20 Comments

Temperatures could drop into the minus figures on Saturday and Sunday night.

Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend
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Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend

Aug 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,505 Views 7 Comments

Here’s a round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Jun 4th 2018, 8:58 AM 10,606 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what’s making headlines this Bank Holiday Monday.

People warned not to swim in quarries over bank holiday weekend
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People warned not to swim in quarries over bank holiday weekend

Jun 2nd 2018, 9:15 AM 20,562 Views 30 Comments

According to Irish Water Safety, 62% of drownings occur inland where river and lake beds can be difficult to see.

What Should You Do Over The Bank Holiday Weekend?
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What Should You Do Over The Bank Holiday Weekend?

May 4th 2018, 9:05 PM 6,841 Views 0 Comments

Let us decide.

Poll: Well, are you up to much this Bank Holiday weekend?
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Poll: Well, are you up to much this Bank Holiday weekend?

May 4th 2018, 8:42 AM 19,094 Views 43 Comments

Any craic?

Here are all of the best things coming to Netflix over the bank holiday weekend
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Here are all of the best things coming to Netflix over the bank holiday weekend

May 3rd 2018, 3:45 PM 7,594 Views 1 Comment

Sure, the weather might be nice… But do you really want to miss Dear White People: Volume 2?

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day
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Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day

Apr 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 26,190 Views 106 Comments

A proposed Bill seeks to designate 21 January Ireland’s Independence Day – but it wouldn’t be a bank holiday.

Ireland could get an Independence Day - but it wouldn't be a holiday
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Ireland could get an Independence Day - but it wouldn't be a holiday

Jan 20th 2018, 6:04 PM 25,569 Views 132 Comments

There have been a number of calls for an extra bank holiday to be added to the calendar.

Road authority to provide free cups of coffee to drivers over bank holiday weekend
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Road authority to provide free cups of coffee to drivers over bank holiday weekend

Oct 27th 2017, 6:01 AM 12,194 Views 23 Comments

The RSA and gardaí have implored cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians to wear high-visibility clothing when on the roads over the weekend as the clocks go back.

Gardaí out in force after high number of road deaths this week
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Gardaí out in force after high number of road deaths this week

Aug 5th 2017, 8:03 PM 34,549 Views 56 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade were called to a number of crashes last night.

Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is
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Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is

Aug 5th 2017, 1:00 PM 15,949 Views 51 Comments

But over two-thirds of people said they were more aware of the harmful effects alcohol can have.

There's a lot of patchy rain expected for the long weekend...
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There's a lot of patchy rain expected for the long weekend...

Aug 4th 2017, 10:30 PM 18,276 Views 12 Comments

Tuesday’s weather will be dry across most of the country with sunny spells, according to Met Éireann.

Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect
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Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect

Aug 4th 2017, 9:30 PM 32,252 Views 24 Comments

Have a look at what route is closed so you don’t spend too much of the Bank Holiday weekend stuck in traffic.

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