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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Bank Holiday Weekend

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# the fear
7 people suffering from epic, emotional Bank Holiday Weekend Fear
And the different reasons why.
# Your Say
Poll: Should double penalty points be applied during bank holiday weekends?
A similar rule already applies in Australia.
# Bank Holiday
Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend
You’d better read this if you’re planning on using the rail services this Bank Holiday weekend.
# bank humbug
QUIZ: Is the Bank Holiday weekend all it’s cracked up to be?
The Bank Holiday has come and gone. Take this quiz to see if you got any craic out of it.
# Road Safety
Most drivers sing, talk to themselves or open the window to combat tiredness
Gardaí and the Road Safety Authority are issuing an appeal about driver fatigue ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend.
# Not so fun in the sun
11 people who regret ever sunbathing
They are raging. Also a bit red from the sun.
# Roads
Gardaí warn of 'enhanced' traffic duty as road deaths creep up
Road deaths are up by 25 per cent so far this year – leading to a Garda warning ahead of the long weekend.
# Dilemma
The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day?
It’s the end of the bank holiday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# Attack
Teenager appears before court over Tuam assault
A 22-year-old man was seriously injured when a rock was thrown at his head in the incident.
It's International Beer Day...
It’s a bank holiday weekend and International Beer Day? It would be rude not to…
# Weather
Here's the latest rainfall radar pic for Ireland
Pretty mixed conditions…
# Weather
Your August bank holiday weekend weather forecast
(Bring a brolly…)
# Penalty Points
Motorists facing more penalty points for seatbelt offences
A number of offences related to seatbelt wearing will now carry with them penalty points, the Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said.
# Weather
Weatherwatch: don't get too excited - rain ahead for the bank holiday weekend
Karl Mehlhorn of the irish Weather Network says to expect rain for most of the bank holiday weekend. Sigh.
# Motoring
Drivers asked to take extra care this Bank Holiday weekend
During the first weekend of June last year, one person was killed and 12 people seriously injured on Irish roads.
Fancy getting Leia-ed? Star Wars couples should visit Dublin...
May the “fourth” (of May) be with you. Star Wars convention opens today – and will give its unofficial blessing to couples.
# Bank Holiday
Gallery: Your bank holiday weekend in pictures
A selection of photos from the weekend as snapped by you.
# Bank Holiday
What’s going on this Bank Holiday Sunday?
Want to do something with your day – but not sure where to go? Here’s a nutshell guide to what’s happening and where.
# Bank Holiday
Poll: Which is Ireland's best beach?
The weather’s good and it’s a long weekend, so we want you to choose Ireland’s best sandy sun spot.
# Bank Holiday
What's going on this Bank Holiday Saturday?
Want to do something with your day – but not sure where to go? Here’s a nutshell guide to what’s happening and where.
# Summer
Music, flowers, sheep, fun and some SUN! What the June Bank Holiday has in store
With temperatures of 25c and sunny spells predicted for some parts of the country, here’s’s guide to a great bank holiday. Sheep shearing and rocking out included.
# Roads
Four men die on roads over Bank Holiday weekend
The two teenage victims of yesterday’s crash in Enniscorthy are named, bringing to four the number of dead this weekend.