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#Bank Holiday

# bank-holiday - All time

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

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

Jun 4th 2016, 7:45 AM 19,776 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 4th 2016, 6:30 AM 8,266 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 3rd 2016, 6:02 AM 15,598 Views 23 Comments

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

It looks like Ireland's exam weather is coming in right on time
# June Bank Holiday
# June Bank Holiday

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

May 29th 2016, 12:55 PM 36,449 Views 19 Comments

Temperatures are predicted to reach 22 degrees by Thursday.

Going out? Here are some things to do this Bank Holiday weekend
# Dates For Your Diary
# Dates For Your Diary

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

Apr 30th 2016, 9:00 AM 19,795 Views 26 Comments

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Flood gates and defences are in place in Dublin this evening
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Flood gates and defences are in place in Dublin this evening

Oct 26th 2015, 8:27 AM 49,386 Views 11 Comments

Rain, rain, go away.

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

8 lies everyone working a bank holiday Monday tells themselves

Oct 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,574 Views 3 Comments

All hope is lost.

Here's what the weather looks like for this bank holiday weekend
# Not Great
# Not Great

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

Oct 24th 2015, 1:09 PM 20,553 Views 15 Comments

It’s going to be meh.

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

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

Oct 23rd 2015, 6:19 PM 15,504 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 24,820 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 9th 2015, 3:12 PM 16,011 Views 19 Comments

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

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

How Bad Is Your Bank Holiday Fear?

Aug 3rd 2015, 9:30 PM 7,958 Views 5 Comments

Stop all the clocks…

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

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

Jul 30th 2015, 6:10 AM 38,836 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 28th 2015, 1:15 PM 24,876 Views 20 Comments

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

Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland
# July
From The Daily Edge
# July

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

Jul 1st 2015, 9:40 AM 3,903 Views 1 Comment

WHERE’S OUR JULY BANK HOLIDAY?

It's going to lash rain today and tomorrow
# Typical
# Typical

It's going to lash rain today and tomorrow

May 31st 2015, 12:25 PM 21,102 Views 26 Comments

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

It's the June Bank Holiday ... Here are 7 VERY different festivals to check out this weekend
# Life Is Short
# Life Is Short

It's the June Bank Holiday ... Here are 7 VERY different festivals to check out this weekend

May 30th 2015, 9:15 AM 21,809 Views 28 Comments

As Grandpa Simpson once said (admittedly, before dozing off) you shouldn’t kill time … you should savour it.

Here's when you're going to need your umbrella this Bank Holiday weekend
# Rain Rain Go Away
From The Daily Edge
# Rain Rain Go Away

Here's when you're going to need your umbrella this Bank Holiday weekend

May 29th 2015, 5:03 PM 4,661 Views 4 Comments

We hate to break it to you lads, but… It’s gonna be bad.

The weather is going to be SHITE for the bank holiday
# FROST FFS
From The Daily Edge
# FROST FFS

The weather is going to be SHITE for the bank holiday

May 26th 2015, 9:57 AM 7,809 Views 2 Comments

FROST?I?!

12 stages of a bank holiday weekend we all go through
# Bonus Day
From The Daily Edge
# Bonus Day

12 stages of a bank holiday weekend we all go through

May 3rd 2015, 11:00 AM 7,884 Views 2 Comments

That extra day means so, so much.

Poll: Do we need more bank holidays?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do we need more bank holidays?

Apr 26th 2015, 12:22 PM 21,787 Views 64 Comments

UKIP is campaigning for an extra one to be brought in to mark St George’s Day – but do we need another one here?

Man dies in car crash in Bandon
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Man dies in car crash in Bandon

Apr 6th 2015, 9:05 AM 21,145 Views 2 Comments

The deceased was the driver and sole occupant of the car.

The Bank Holiday weather forecast is pretty good
# Let The Sun Shine
# Let The Sun Shine

The Bank Holiday weather forecast is pretty good

Apr 5th 2015, 6:47 PM 17,098 Views 22 Comments

Sun! No rain! The stuff dreams are made of.

Pensioner and young adult die in Newry car crash
# Dublin Road
# Dublin Road

Pensioner and young adult die in Newry car crash

Aug 3rd 2014, 9:03 AM 8,321 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday at around 5.25pm on the Dublin Road.

Put the barbecue away... It's going to rain heavily tomorrow. ALL DAY
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Put the barbecue away... It's going to rain heavily tomorrow. ALL DAY

Aug 1st 2014, 10:47 PM 34,137 Views 32 Comments

Met Éireann has issued a ‘status orange’ rainfall warning for Leinster, Tipperary and Waterford.

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules

Aug 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 24,990 Views 70 Comments

There is a new category of driver on the roads from today – the novice driver.

7 original things to do this Bank Holiday Weekend
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By 7up Free

7 original things to do this Bank Holiday Weekend

Jul 31st 2014, 4:48 PM 40,220 Views 23 Comments

Go on, you’ve no excuse.

The 11 guilt-ridden stages of not running a Bank Holiday marathon
# Guilt
From The Daily Edge
# Guilt

The 11 guilt-ridden stages of not running a Bank Holiday marathon

Jun 2nd 2014, 3:15 PM 4,601 Views 2 Comments

There ain’t nothing MINI about our guilt, wha?

Brennan's bread, cannabis, and the world's heaviest man: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Brennan's bread, cannabis, and the world's heaviest man: The week in numbers

May 31st 2014, 7:30 PM 13,901 Views 1 Comment

Plus: How many postmen are attacked by dogs every week.

Camp for sick children will put Bloomin' lovely garden to fun use
# Lovely
# Lovely

Camp for sick children will put Bloomin' lovely garden to fun use

May 31st 2014, 5:30 PM 6,674 Views 2 Comments

The designer garden will be transplanted to Barretstown after the Bloom festival ends this weekend.

6 indispensable lifehacks for your garden this summer
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie

6 indispensable lifehacks for your garden this summer

May 30th 2014, 5:10 PM 27,479 Views 46 Comments

Green fingers or not, we’ve got the tips to help.

Here's how much the threatened Aer Lingus strike is adding to travel costs
# Striiiiikkeeee
# Striiiiikkeeee

Here's how much the threatened Aer Lingus strike is adding to travel costs

May 20th 2014, 5:44 PM 11,329 Views 33 Comments

The prospect of competition-free skies has led Ryanair to hike its prices for the bank holiday weekend

7 people suffering from epic, emotional Bank Holiday Weekend Fear
# The Fear
From The Daily Edge
# The Fear

7 people suffering from epic, emotional Bank Holiday Weekend Fear

May 5th 2014, 3:00 PM 6,492 Views 4 Comments

And the different reasons why.

6 pictures you'll see on Irish people's Instagrams on a Bank Holiday
# No Filter
From The Daily Edge
# No Filter

6 pictures you'll see on Irish people's Instagrams on a Bank Holiday

May 5th 2014, 11:30 AM 6,177 Views 5 Comments

#nooffence.

Man killed when his car struck a ditch in the early hours of this morning
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Man killed when his car struck a ditch in the early hours of this morning

May 5th 2014, 7:53 AM 29,014 Views 24 Comments

The 24 year old was pronounced dead at the scene.

"No residual issues" - but some delays - after banking 'holiday' yesterday
# Sepa Holiday
# Sepa Holiday

"No residual issues" - but some delays - after banking 'holiday' yesterday

May 2nd 2014, 11:15 AM 13,493 Views 38 Comments

A holiday for European banks meant that wages didn’t appear in bank accounts yesterday.

Important public service announcement!
# What Day Is It?
From The Daily Edge
# What Day Is It?

Important public service announcement!

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:16 AM 4,267 Views 1 Comment

Stop everything.

The 9 feelings you're all having after the long weekend
# What Bank Holiday?
From The Daily Edge
# What Bank Holiday?

The 9 feelings you're all having after the long weekend

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:35 AM 5,903 Views 0 Comments

Hold us.

Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year
# Breath Test
# Breath Test

Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year

Apr 19th 2014, 4:45 PM 8,174 Views 29 Comments

A number of Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints will be set up around the country this weekend.

7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday
# Grand Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Grand Friday

7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday

Apr 18th 2014, 11:00 AM 6,027 Views 2 Comments

You’ve got to start thinking outside the box for these holidays.