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The DailyEdge.ie Guide to Surviving the Clocks Going Back

WHAT TIME IS IT?

IF YOU’VE JUST woken up, it’s a hour earlier than you were expecting it to be.

If you’re heading to work or to an appointment, there’s a slight chance you’re an hour early if you forgot to reset your watch.

If you’ve nothing on this morning and the kids aren’t jumping on your head then congrats, you’ve got a extra hour in bed.

Don’t worry or panic, because we’re here to guide you through all of the stages of surviving the clocks going back.

Firstly there’s…

Confusion

 

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In the early hours of this morning, the clocks went back an hour. If you have a smartphone it’s probably made the change for you (er, unless your iPhone decides to act the maggot).

This article was first published at 9.30am, if that helps in any way.

Then there’s…

Relief

It’s Bank Holiday Sunday, and you get an extra hour in bed. Joy.

 

With maybe a hint of…

Regret

There’s a chance you spent an extra hour partying/watching ‘one more episode’/looking at cat gifs last night.

This may lead to symptoms of fear, nausea and tiredness.

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But then, a second wave of…

PANIC

Calm down! It’s Sunday! And if you are working or meeting someone this morning, you’re unlikely to be late if you haven’t changed your clocks.

Then comes some…

Joy

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Followed by the invitable…

Sunday evening fear and bitterness

But wait!

Monday is a Bank Holiday!

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 Aaaand relax

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Psst if you’re working this Bank Holiday, we’re here for you

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