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#Lá na Poblachta

From TheJournal.ie Today marks 70 years since Ireland became a republic Lá Na Poblachta

Today marks 70 years since Ireland became a republic

This meant that Ireland left the Commonwealth, and formally ended the statutory role of the British monarchy in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie We won't be getting a bank holiday to celebrate the Easter Rising Our Day Won't Come

We won't be getting a bank holiday to celebrate the Easter Rising

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said it isn’t necessary.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen Lá Na Poblachta

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen

What if 24 April was a national public holiday every year?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?

It’s coming up to St Patrick’s Day – and Sinn Féin has published a bill to make April 24, when the Easter Rising began, a holiday.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday Bank Holiday

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday

April 24 would become ‘Lá na Poblachta’ – or ‘Republic Day’ – under a Bill introduced by Aengus Ó Snodaigh today.