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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 19 July, 2018

#Bank Holiday

# bank-holiday - Monday 4 June, 2018

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

# bank-holiday - Saturday 2 June, 2018

People warned not to swim in quarries over bank holiday weekend

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

# bank-holiday - Friday 4 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge What Should You Do Over The Bank Holiday Weekend? Bank Holiday
Poll: Well, are you up to much this Bank Holiday weekend? It's Sunshine Or Bust This post contains a poll

# bank-holiday - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here are all of the best things coming to Netflix over the bank holiday weekend Netflix

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

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

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day

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

# bank-holiday - Saturday 20 January, 2018

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

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

# bank-holiday - Friday 27 October, 2017

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

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.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 5 August, 2017

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

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

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

# bank-holiday - Friday 4 August, 2017

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

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

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

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

# bank-holiday - Saturday 3 June, 2017

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

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

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

# bank-holiday - Friday 2 June, 2017

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

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

# bank-holiday - Thursday 4 May, 2017

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

# bank-holiday - Saturday 29 April, 2017

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

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

# bank-holiday - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays? May Bank Holiday This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?

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

# bank-holiday - Saturday 29 October, 2016

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

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

# bank-holiday - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Thousands of people signed up for 'Ireland's largest water fight'... Here's how many showed up Water Water Everywhere

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

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

# bank-holiday - Saturday 30 July, 2016

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

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

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

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

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

# bank-holiday - Saturday 4 June, 2016

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

Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.

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

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

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

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

# bank-holiday - Friday 3 June, 2016

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

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

# bank-holiday - Sunday 29 May, 2016

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

Temperatures are predicted to reach 22 degrees by Thursday.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 30 April, 2016

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

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# bank-holiday - Monday 26 October, 2015

# bank-holiday - Sunday 25 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 lies everyone working a bank holiday Monday tells themselves Bank Holiday

# bank-holiday - Saturday 24 October, 2015

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

It’s going to be meh.

# bank-holiday - Friday 23 October, 2015

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

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

# bank-holiday - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Poll: Should the next government bring in a new bank holiday? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# bank-holiday - Friday 9 October, 2015

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

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

# bank-holiday - Monday 3 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge How Bad Is Your Bank Holiday Fear? Quiz

How Bad Is Your Bank Holiday Fear?

Stop all the clocks…

# bank-holiday - Thursday 30 July, 2015

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

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

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

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

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

# bank-holiday - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland July This post contains a poll

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

WHERE’S OUR JULY BANK HOLIDAY?

# bank-holiday - Sunday 31 May, 2015

It's going to lash rain today and tomorrow

But don’t worry, the sun will start shining just in time for everyone doing their Leaving Cert.

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