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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Bank Holiday

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'Don't be scared': HSE chief urges public to be diligent this weekend after sharp increase in Covid-19 cases
Eighty-five new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed yesterday in a worrying escalation.
People urged to keep record of who they meet to help contact tracers stop spread of Covid-19
NPHET this evening continued to urge people to comply with social distancing over the bank holiday weekend.
Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork
Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are expected to reach the high 20s.
Justice Ministers remind public to 'please stay at home' over NI bank holiday weekend
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan and Northern Ireland Minister for Justice Naomi Long issued a joint statement this evening.
Temperatures to reach as high as 19 degrees for the Bank Holiday - but we can expect some showers too
Temperatures will be “higher than typical for this time of year” going into next week, Met Éireann said.
'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise
It’s feared that people may become complacent and be tempted to take to the water or visit coastal areas this bank holiday weekend.
From virtual raves to a tour around Dublin Zoo - here are some online events to check out this Bank Holiday weekend
With people being asked to stay indoors for the bank holiday weekend, plenty of events are being held online.
GoSafe speed camera workers announce 72-hour strike over bank holiday weekend
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
Over 350 drivers were tested.
Event Guide: It's the August bank holiday weekend - here's what is going on
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
January and February were the worst months for road fatalities with 16 deaths in each month.
Emergency services at scene of collision in Howth
Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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'
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
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
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
Aerial acrobatics, Father Ted, and young tech geniuses…
Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day
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?
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
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
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
Temperatures could drop into the minus figures on Saturday and Sunday night.
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.
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.
What Should You Do Over The Bank Holiday Weekend?
Let us decide.
Poll: Well, are you up to much this Bank Holiday weekend?
Any craic?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A shop in Kilkenny decided not to open the day after the Bank Holiday, because of The Fear
We know the feeling.