Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 30 May, 2023

# Christmas break

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# Your Say
Poll: Should the government delay reopening schools after Christmas?
The INTO has called for primary schools to stay closed until at least 11 January.
# Christmas break
Education Minister says there's no reason to close schools early ahead of Christmas or open them later after New Year
Norma Foley says there’s no public health advice suggesting this should happen.
# Your Say
Poll: Should schools close early for Christmas break?
The teachers’ union is suggesting schools close on Friday 18 December.
# christmas comedown
11 things that will cheer you up this Moody Monday*
Aka the most depressing day of the holidays*.
# Christmas break
And it's off... Chepstow postpones Welsh National meeting
The jumps showpiece has been rescheduled for 5 January following further rain at the Welsh course.
# Bon Nadal
Barcelona the top destination for Irish seeking festive getaway
New figures show that Irish spend on average €441 for a festive getaway over the Christmas and New Year period, just below the European average.