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#Bank Holiday

Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend
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# Something For The Weekend

Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend

Aug 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,520 Views 7 Comments

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

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 20,808 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 6,844 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 19,095 Views 43 Comments

Any craic?

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

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

May 3rd 2018, 3:45 PM 7,595 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 26,197 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 25,610 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 12,195 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 34,553 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 15,955 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 18,278 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 32,254 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.

From busking to vintage fairs: Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend
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From busking to vintage fairs: Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend

Aug 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 17,128 Views 21 Comments

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

From campervans to paddleboarding: Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend
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From campervans to paddleboarding: Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:30 AM 13,726 Views 8 Comments

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

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
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'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 6,240 Views 5 Comments

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

Heavy rain forecast as we're set for a wetter, cooler bank holiday weekend
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Heavy rain forecast as we're set for a wetter, cooler bank holiday weekend

Jun 2nd 2017, 7:48 AM 29,466 Views 16 Comments

Make sure to enjoy today, as it is set to be the driest and brightest of the weekend according to Met Éireann.

A shop in Kilkenny decided not to open the day after the Bank Holiday, because of The Fear
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# Life Is A Rollercoaster

A shop in Kilkenny decided not to open the day after the Bank Holiday, because of The Fear

May 4th 2017, 10:08 AM 11,379 Views 1 Comment

We know the feeling.

Looking for something to do? Here's what happening across the country this bank holiday weekend
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Looking for something to do? Here's what happening across the country this bank holiday weekend

Apr 29th 2017, 6:00 AM 19,476 Views 12 Comments

A quick round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.

Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?
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Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?

Apr 27th 2017, 9:29 AM 31,274 Views 105 Comments

Ireland has fewer bank holidays than a lot of our EU counterparts.

The Dublin Marathon is taking place on Sunday (not Monday) and here's what you need to know
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The Dublin Marathon is taking place on Sunday (not Monday) and here's what you need to know

Oct 29th 2016, 9:30 AM 35,102 Views 23 Comments

A race was moved to Sunday in a bid to attract more international runners.

Thousands of people signed up for 'Ireland's largest water fight'... Here's how many showed up
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# Water Water Everywhere

Thousands of people signed up for 'Ireland's largest water fight'... Here's how many showed up

Aug 3rd 2016, 9:28 AM 8,698 Views 3 Comments

Over 17,000 people were interested in the Facebook event. Seventeen thousand!

Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend
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Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend

Jul 30th 2016, 11:43 AM 15,695 Views 29 Comments

Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.

Up to 80 more people may die in 2016 if road users don't wake up
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Up to 80 more people may die in 2016 if road users don't wake up

Jul 26th 2016, 4:34 PM 15,958 Views 41 Comments

The Road Safety Authority issued a warning to all road users ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving
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Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving

Jun 4th 2016, 1:39 PM 20,302 Views 64 Comments

Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.

The weekend's set to be a scorcher - here are seven interesting things to do
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# Weekend Guide

The weekend's set to be a scorcher - here are seven interesting things to do

Jun 4th 2016, 7:45 AM 19,723 Views 19 Comments

Stuck for ideas for the long weekend? Check out our event guide here.

Going somewhere nice for the Bank Holiday? Check your travel plans
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Going somewhere nice for the Bank Holiday? Check your travel plans

Jun 4th 2016, 6:30 AM 8,250 Views 6 Comments

Transport providers have issued a number of travel warnings as we head into the June Bank Holiday weekend.

Traffic delays expected as East Link bridge comes up to let the tall ships through
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Traffic delays expected as East Link bridge comes up to let the tall ships through

Jun 3rd 2016, 6:02 AM 15,561 Views 23 Comments

Dublin Port Riverfest takes place this weekend and the ships are the star attraction.

It looks like Ireland's exam weather is coming in right on time
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# June Bank Holiday

It looks like Ireland's exam weather is coming in right on time

May 29th 2016, 12:55 PM 36,417 Views 19 Comments

Temperatures are predicted to reach 22 degrees by Thursday.

Going out? Here are some things to do this Bank Holiday weekend
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Going out? Here are some things to do this Bank Holiday weekend

Apr 30th 2016, 9:00 AM 19,786 Views 26 Comments

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Flood gates and defences are in place in Dublin this evening
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Flood gates and defences are in place in Dublin this evening

Oct 26th 2015, 8:27 AM 49,360 Views 11 Comments

Rain, rain, go away.

8 lies everyone working a bank holiday Monday tells themselves
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# Bank Holiday

8 lies everyone working a bank holiday Monday tells themselves

Oct 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,557 Views 3 Comments

All hope is lost.

Here's what the weather looks like for this bank holiday weekend
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Here's what the weather looks like for this bank holiday weekend

Oct 24th 2015, 1:09 PM 20,531 Views 15 Comments

It’s going to be meh.

No plans for the bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend
# Weekend Guide
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# Weekend Guide

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

Oct 23rd 2015, 6:19 PM 15,478 Views 18 Comments

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

Poll: Should the next government bring in a new bank holiday?
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Poll: Should the next government bring in a new bank holiday?

Oct 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 24,815 Views 66 Comments

Sinn Féin are pretty fond of the idea – but do we need one?

Next stop, peace? Talks to end rush hour train strikes happen next week
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Next stop, peace? Talks to end rush hour train strikes happen next week

Oct 9th 2015, 3:12 PM 15,984 Views 19 Comments

The first strike is scheduled for the Friday of the bank holiday weekend, between 6 and 9am.

How Bad Is Your Bank Holiday Fear?
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# Quiz

How Bad Is Your Bank Holiday Fear?

Aug 3rd 2015, 9:30 PM 7,947 Views 5 Comments

Stop all the clocks…

A full moon will be making the beaches of Ireland more dangerous this weekend
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A full moon will be making the beaches of Ireland more dangerous this weekend

Jul 30th 2015, 6:10 AM 38,806 Views 21 Comments

Irish Water Safety are warning swimmers to watch out for rip tides.

The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change
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The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change

Jul 28th 2015, 1:15 PM 24,858 Views 20 Comments

Speaking this morning Met Eireann’s Siobhan Ryan said there is a small chance of improvement in August.

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

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

Jul 1st 2015, 9:40 AM 3,855 Views 1 Comment

WHERE’S OUR JULY BANK HOLIDAY?