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#Bank Holiday

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GoSafe speed camera workers announce 72-hour strike over bank holiday weekend
# Work Stoppage
# Work Stoppage

GoSafe speed camera workers announce 72-hour strike over bank holiday weekend

Oct 16th 2019, 8:52 PM 15,941 Views 64 Comments

The work stoppage centres around a dispute over working conditions and union recognition.

Gardaí arrest six people in traffic operation targeting bank holiday drink drivers
# Operation Lockdown
# Operation Lockdown

Gardaí arrest six people in traffic operation targeting bank holiday drink drivers

Updated Aug 4th 2019, 12:24 PM 51,816 Views 32 Comments

Over 350 drivers were tested.

Event Guide: It's the August bank holiday weekend - here's what is going on
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Event Guide: It's the August bank holiday weekend - here's what is going on

Aug 3rd 2019, 9:30 AM 32,748 Views 17 Comments

Go Medieval or dance to country music for the next few days.

Road deaths up 7% on last year as drivers told to slow down this bank holiday
# Warning
# Warning

Road deaths up 7% on last year as drivers told to slow down this bank holiday

Aug 1st 2019, 1:41 PM 6,323 Views 12 Comments

January and February were the worst months for road fatalities with 16 deaths in each month.

Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth
# Road Closed
# Road Closed

Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth

Jun 2nd 2019, 4:39 PM 48,490 Views 23 Comments

Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 1st 2019, 8:04 PM 10,444 Views 4 Comments

Here’s all you need to know from today’s news including a shooting in Dublin, bank fees and Ian Bailey on France’s guilty verdict.

Gardaí investigating hit-and-run in Louth as a 'deliberate act of endangerment'
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí investigating hit-and-run in Louth as a 'deliberate act of endangerment'

Updated Jun 1st 2019, 5:00 PM 28,674 Views 14 Comments

Anyone with information on a silver Ford Focus is asked to contact Gardaí.

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018
# Joint Up Thinking
# Joint Up Thinking

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018

May 28th 2019, 10:42 PM 14,972 Views 44 Comments

An awareness campaign is being launched to tackle what Transport Minister Shane Ross called “killer behaviour”.

Irish Rail services face disruption this Bank Holiday weekend as the company carries out repairs
# Repair Works
# Repair Works

Irish Rail services face disruption this Bank Holiday weekend as the company carries out repairs

May 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 17,979 Views 27 Comments

Passengers have been reminded to check timetables before travelling.

Event guide: On the lookout for things to do this bank holiday weekend? Here are 7 great ideas
# May Day
# May Day

Event guide: On the lookout for things to do this bank holiday weekend? Here are 7 great ideas

May 4th 2019, 9:00 AM 29,693 Views 14 Comments

Aerial acrobatics, Father Ted, and young tech geniuses…

Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day
# May Day May Day
# May Day May Day

Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day

Jan 31st 2019, 10:05 PM 72,162 Views 75 Comments

A campaign has begun in Europe to create a public holiday across the continent on 9 May.

Poll: Do you think 21 January should be recognised as Ireland's Independence Day?
# Politics
# Politics

Poll: Do you think 21 January should be recognised as Ireland's Independence Day?

Jan 21st 2019, 1:00 PM 33,258 Views 133 Comments

The Declaration of Independence Day Bill would declare January 21st as Ireland’s Independence Day.

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h
# Speeding
# Speeding

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h

Oct 29th 2018, 4:04 PM 45,471 Views 50 Comments

The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.

No plans for the October bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend
# Something For The Weekend
# Something For The Weekend

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

Oct 27th 2018, 8:50 AM 19,008 Views 10 Comments

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

It's going to hit -3 degrees on this chilly long weekend - here's how to stay safe on the roads
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

It's going to hit -3 degrees on this chilly long weekend - here's how to stay safe on the roads

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 2:45 PM 32,450 Views 20 Comments

Temperatures could drop into the minus figures on Saturday and Sunday night.

Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend
# Something For The Weekend
# Something For The Weekend

Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend

Aug 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,541 Views 7 Comments

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

People warned not to swim in quarries over bank holiday weekend
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

People warned not to swim in quarries over bank holiday weekend

Jun 2nd 2018, 9:15 AM 20,975 Views 30 Comments

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

What Should You Do Over The Bank Holiday Weekend?
# Bank Holiday
From The Daily Edge
# Bank Holiday

What Should You Do Over The Bank Holiday Weekend?

May 4th 2018, 9:05 PM 6,856 Views 0 Comments

Let us decide.

Poll: Well, are you up to much this Bank Holiday weekend?
# It's Sunshine Or Bust
# It's Sunshine Or Bust

Poll: Well, are you up to much this Bank Holiday weekend?

May 4th 2018, 8:42 AM 19,100 Views 43 Comments

Any craic?

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

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

May 3rd 2018, 3:45 PM 7,604 Views 1 Comment

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

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day
# No Day Off
# No Day Off

Cabinet to discuss possibility of Ireland getting its own Independence Day

Apr 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 26,229 Views 106 Comments

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

Ireland could get an Independence Day - but it wouldn't be a holiday
# No Days Off
# No Days Off

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

Jan 20th 2018, 6:04 PM 25,648 Views 132 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 27th 2017, 6:01 AM 12,227 Views 23 Comments

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.

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

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

Aug 5th 2017, 8:03 PM 34,597 Views 56 Comments

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
# Survey
# Survey

Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is

Aug 5th 2017, 1:00 PM 15,986 Views 51 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 4th 2017, 10:30 PM 18,291 Views 12 Comments

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
# South Quay
# South Quay

Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect

Aug 4th 2017, 9:30 PM 32,284 Views 24 Comments

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
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

From busking to vintage fairs: Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend

Aug 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 17,143 Views 21 Comments

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

From campervans to paddleboarding: Here's what's happening this bank holiday weekend
# Things To Do
# Things To Do

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:30 AM 13,739 Views 8 Comments

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
# Swimming
# Swimming

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 6,262 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 2nd 2017, 7:48 AM 29,490 Views 16 Comments

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

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

A shop in Kilkenny decided not to open the day after the Bank Holiday, because of The Fear

May 4th 2017, 10:08 AM 11,416 Views 1 Comment

We know the feeling.

Looking for something to do? Here's what happening across the country this bank holiday weekend
# Don't Be Bored
# Don't Be Bored

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

Apr 29th 2017, 6:00 AM 19,489 Views 12 Comments

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

Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?
# May Bank Holiday
# May Bank Holiday

Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?

Apr 27th 2017, 9:29 AM 31,298 Views 105 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 29th 2016, 9:30 AM 35,261 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 3rd 2016, 9:28 AM 8,728 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 30th 2016, 11:43 AM 15,707 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 26th 2016, 4:34 PM 15,977 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 4th 2016, 1:39 PM 20,341 Views 64 Comments

Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.